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Tennant’s Storm in a Time Machine

Has David Tennant’s latest Virgin advert caused a storm in a vortex at the BBC? Or is the Daily Mail blowing things up out of all (transcendental) proportions? There are a couple of commercials doing the rounds, but the one causing the problem features the Tenth Doctor actor and Virgin multi-billionaire beatnik Richard Branson with…


Happy Belated Birthday To The Creator!

Fans in the know will no doubt have marked April Fool’s Day into their calendar for a different reason – the creator of Doctor Who and The Avengers, Sydney Newman, was born on that day in 1917. We’ll claim that the date is the reason this wasn’t posted earlier. Definitely. Everyone at Kasterborous; indeed, every…

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The Doctor Rehoused!

We’re always fretting, us Doctor Who fans, worrying about our favourite show’s longevity and if it will get the boot in the blink of an eye. We’ve been hurt before, after all, the emotional scars of the show’s cancellation in 1989 still linger with us today and the failure of the studios to pick up…

Doctor Who is produced by Britain's public service broadcaster, the BBC

Time to Pay for iPlayer?

Could BBC’s hugely successful iPlayer service be the basis for a new pay-to-download service for new and old BBC TV shows? Industry website paidContent has learned that the BBC is developing Project Barcelona, a scheme whereby viewers can purchase programming under download-to-own arrangement. The project requires that the rights for some shows are arranged with…


New Script-To-Screen Competition

It’s back!  The competition that creates palpable sparks of creativity in Britain’s Primary School children and howls of bitter, bitter envy in older writers – it’s the Doctor Who Script-To-Screen Competition! This time around children aged 9-11 are being asked to help the Doctor, Amy and Rory escape from The Land of Fiction (yes, the…

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