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The BBC Chronicles

Will future generations be able to remember important BBC television episodes that are lost forever? If researchers at the BBC have anything to do with it, then yes. Helen Papadopoulos (the Project Manager) has been set the task of chronicling a complete and comprehensive broadcast history by the BBC from its inception in 1922, the…

Veteran Costume Designer Returns

Velvet smoking jackets, scarf’s that could conceivable cover an entire human body,  crickety cricket wear; Barbara Kidd has taken the Doctor down some usual sartorial routes and now she’s returning to the series for the Christmas special and the next series. Kidd worked on Doctor Who at the beginning of her career creating costumes for…

Max Faulkner

Doctor Who fight arranger, actor, stunt man Max Faulkner passed away within the last few weeks. During the late 1950s and 1960s he appeared in The ITV Play Of The Week (1958), International Detective (1960), The Saint (1963) and two episodes of The Prisoner (1968). However, it is his work during the golden age of…

Influenced By, Influence On…

“They don’t call it plagiarism anymore, they call it homage” – Tom Baker Doctor Who has a fine heritage of pilfering from literary sources. The Frankenstein episodes and The Prisoner of Zenda knock-off are famous for being just that. But Doctor Who isn’t literature. It doesn’t even feel literary in the aforementioned stories. So what…

Genesis of The Daleks Review

It’s been a busy old week over here at Kasterborous towers what with the new series, somewhat whimpering into existence, new publications hitting the shelves, both mine and Christian’s football teams competing for silverware and of course a certain copy of Genesis of The Daleks that popped onto my doormat a good two days earlier…

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