Tagged Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart

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Reviewed: The Legacy Collection

Shada and More Than Thirty Years In The TARDIS; hardly inspiring contents for a DVD boxset in Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary year, right? Well, actually: wrong. When these discs arrived I admit I was underwhelmed at the prospect of sitting through what was left of Shada and the embarrassment of Toyah Wilcox’s Cybermen PVC fetish,…

The Three Doctors Collectors Set 1972
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The Three Doctors Collectors Set!

Coming in January, a Forbidden Planet Doctor Who Exclusive: The Three Doctors Collectors Set 1972, which brings together the Brigadier, Jo Grant and their mutual enemy the Gel Guards. Joining the already released Third Doctor figure and Omega – who was available in the Enemies of the Third Doctor bundle – The Brigadier comes in…

Jon Pertwee stars in The Ambassadors of Death
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The Ambassadors of Death

Heading to DVD on October 1st 2012 is the remastered release of the Season 7 classic The Ambassadors of Death, starring Jon Pertwee as the Doctor. Utilising advances in technology and technique, all of the episodes – not just those that existed purely in black and white – have been restored, and are supported by…

The Ambassadors of Death in October!

Third Doctor adventure, The Ambassadors of Death will be released on DVD on 1st October! The 1970 seven-parter is the final story of Season 7 to be released, featuring Liz Shaw (the late, great Caroline John) alongside Jon Pertwee’s Doctor and Nicholas Courtney’s Brigadier. It’s also the last to be partly-written by David Whitaker (The…

The Autons invade in Spearhead from Space!
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The Season 7 Celebration PodKast

In honour of the late Caroline John, this week’s Kasterborous podKast (with a “K”) focuses almost completely (with a quick mention of Daleks and asylums) on Season 7, the make-or-break series from 1970 starring Jon Pertwee as the Third Doctor, John as Dr Liz Shaw and Nick Courtney as the legendary Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart. This…

Roger Delgado - still the ultimate Master
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Introducing: The Dæmons

Doctor Who has a history with the occult. Look at all those clans, summoning strange forces and worshipping something far from their understanding. It’s laced throughout classics like The Masque of Mandragora; The Curse of Fenric; The Brain of Morbius, while Gods and devils have manifested themselves in tales including Pyramids of Mars; The Impossible…

Doctor Who: The Daemons on DVD
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The Dæmons DVD Review

Of all the classic Doctor Who run of adventures the final one from Season 8 seems to always rank high in people’s list of Top 10 favourites. The Dæmons is often hailed as Doctor Who at its best, but to me it was too reliant on the U.N.I.T. family, the Master is too melodramatic, the…

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