Tagged Frazer Hines

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038 The Abominable Snowmen

Alongside The Web of Fear, The Abominable Snowmen remains a popular story, but it’s gained a more important status thanks to the Great Intelligence cropping up again in The Snowmen, The Bells of Saint John and The Name of the Doctor. From the being’s first ‘appearance,’ you can see the potential. It’s no wonder producer,…

Doctor Who classic: The Tomb of the Cybermen
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037 Tomb of the Cybermen

It’s brilliant! That’s for those of you who have neither the time nor inclination to read reviews in full, preferring to confirm your own assessment by reading only the first line. I’ll make the same exclamation at the end of this piece for those who find that the last line of reviews often offers a…

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Introducing: The Moonbase

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… If it weren’t for The Moonbase, we might not have definitive tales like Tomb of the Cybermen, Earthshock…

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035 The Faceless Ones

There’s a line said by Polly in The Faceless Ones, her and Ben’s last serial, which particularly sticks in the mind: “You don’t think my friends will forget me like that, do you?” It’s a fair concern as the last companion to leave, Dodo, was kicked off stage quite unceremoniously in The War Machines (Polly…

Doctor Who: The Macra Terror
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034 The Macra Terror

I was looking forward to seeing The Macra Terror.  And of course, I still do. I’ll only be “seeing” the story in my head because it’s one of Doctor Who‘s lost tales.  So it’s recon time. The Macra Terror starts off with a guy named Medok evading guards in a society that seemed to be…

The Apocalypse Mirror
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May’s Big Finish Releases Out Now!

Roll up, roll up, the latest adventures of the Doctor are now available for purchase from Big Finish and in case you’ve forgotten, here are May 2013’s offerings! The Fifth Doctor trilogy continues the main range this month with The Lady of Mercia, which finds Tegan taking centre stage in an offering from the wonderful…

Celebrate The Doctor Who 50th Anniversary!
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The Light at the End Guest Cast Announced

There’s been grumblings recently regarding the news that the televised Doctor Who episode for the 50th Anniversary in November 2013 won’t be featuring any of the past Doctors apart from David Tennant as the Tenth. But never mind, that’s where Big Finish come in, providing a multi-Doctor tale so that every incarnation gets a birthday gift. And…

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