Tagged Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart

Doctor Who: The Web of Fear
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041 The Web of Fear

I’ll be honest.  80% of this review is going to come from my recollections of the Web of Fear book I read and re-read as a kid. I loved this story. It was set on the Underground, where my dad worked (my dad was a London Transport Schedule maker – he worked out the routes and the…

Mind of Evil
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Reviewed: The Mind of Evil DVD

Released this week was The Mind of Evil, the remaining Jon Pertwee era DVD yet to fall into the hands of fans (officially, at least). Starring Jon Pertwee as the Doctor and Katy Manning as Jo Grant, the serial is notable for being one of the Master’s finest ever schemes. Roger Delgado is superb, as…

Doctor Who: The Mind of Evil finally released on DVD!
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Mind of Evil DVD Trailer

Are you ready to see Jon Pertwee and Roger Delgado at their finest in the remastered The Mind of Evil? The Doctor Who classic is released on DVD for the first time on Monday, and if you haven’t got your copy yet, click play to see what you’re missing… This is truly a UNIT era…

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Remembering Nicholas Courtney

Until his sad death in 2011, Nicholas Courtney – better known as Brigadier Sir Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart – was the grand old man of Doctor Who, the paternal figure of fandom and honorary president of the Doctor Who Appreciation Society. As the Brigadier, Courtney appeared in episodes spanning 1968-1989 (From The Web of Fear to…

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Reviewed: Inferno Special Edition DVD

Set for DVD release on May 27th is Inferno, the seven-part serial that closed Doctor Who‘s seventh season in 1970. But as it was only out on DVD in 2006, do you really need to buy it again? Starring Jon Pertwee and Caroline John as the Doctor and Liz Shaw, this particular serial gives Nicholas…

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Introducing: Mawdryn Undead

As part of our 50th anniversary celebrations, we’re looking back at some of the pivotal tales of all of time and space, taking on one Doctor each month, running up to November – and An Unearthly Child… Time travel can’t be real. That’s the conclusion many have come to after pondering on the notion of…

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