Tagged Elisabeth Sladen

Challis Recalls Krynoid

John Challis – villain Scorby in 1976’s The Seeds of Doom and pictured here in his most famous role of Boycie in Only Fools and Horses – has recently been interviewed for a local paper and spoke fondly of his time on Doctor Who. As Scorby, Challis was in charge of security for insane millionaire…

Mark Jones

As reported by GallifreyNewsBase, Doctor Who guest actor Mark Jones died recently, aged 70. Following appearances in A Family at War (1970-72) and Z Cars (1971), Jones played Arnold Keeler in The Seeds of Doom, the 1976 classic that pits the Fourth Doctor (Tom Baker) and Sarah Jane Smith (Elisabeth Sladen) against the might of…

The Masque Of Mandragora DVD

Created to form part of Doctor Who’s gothic period, The Masque Of Mandragora hits DVD with a wonderful splash of colour and melodrama. It also gave one of the show’s most iconic props a bit of a face-lift, sort of! After an encounter with the deadly Mandragora Helix, the Doctor and Sarah Jane land in…

SFX Weekender Programme

The program for the SFX Weekender 2010 event has been released – and there’s plenty of Doctor Who flavoured interest for anyone attending next weekend, the 5th and 6th of February! Doctor Who related content is as follows (check the link above for the full programme): Friday February 5th Slaughtered Lamb Stage 12.30 – 13.00…

North America DVD Releases

Classic Doctor Who releases The Masque of Mandragora, The Curse of Peladon and The Monster of Peladon are scheduled for release in North America later this year, with one key difference to the UK versions. All of these discs are available in the UK either this month or next, with Jon Pertwee and Katy Manning…

A Legend Reborn!

Doctor Who at the BBC: A Legend Reborn is a new release from BBC Audio, a documentary look at the revival of the series and its continuing success from Rose all the way up to Planet of the Dead. Featuring the voices of David Tennant, Catherine Tate, Christopher Eccleston, Kylie Minogue, Freema Agyeman, Russell T…

David Tennant wins NTA

David Tennant and Doctor Who both did very well at the National Television Awards on Wednesday, with an award for Outstanding Drama Performance and Best Drama! It’s the fifth time Doctor Who has won since the series returned in 2005, quite a record! Tennant’s reception was considerable – understandable given that he was able to…

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