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Do You Remember the First Time?

The Dæmons. The Face of Evil. Full Circle. Warrior’s Gate. Kinda. Enlightenment. Remembrance of the Daleks. Ghost Light. Survival. Dalek. Daleks in Manhattan. Fairly exciting list of episodes, no? Diverse, you must admit. I’ve heard from people who don’t like The Face of Evil (I know!), but The Robots of Death has a lofty reputation….

Reaction of the Terraphiles

Now that the much-reported Michael Moorcock foray into the Doctor Who world with his novel The Coming of the Terraphiles has been released, it’s to be expected that people have started reading it.  And while people have been reading it, they’ve naturally begun to develop opinions about the book as well.  The people at Den…

Series 6 Shooting Begins!

Shooting has commenced this morning in Cardiff for the 2011 series of Doctor Who, reports GallifreyNewsBase. Apparently the first episodes to be produced will be 3 and 4 – these are directed by Richard Clark who previously directed 2007’s Gridlock and The Lazarus Experiment, and include the much-anticipated episode by fantasy author Neil Gaiman, as…

Gridlock!

Anyone seen Sally Calypso lately? The poor souls stuck in a 60-mile-long traffic jam in China might well expect to… News reports over the past few days indicate that drivers between the Chinese capital of Beijing and the neighbouring country of Mongolia have been stuck in a massive 10 day long jam. While not to…

Who’s Human?

Being Human producer Matthew Bouch has dismissed suggestions that the popular supernatural comedy drama could be part of a Doctor Who crossover. This is particularly good news – both are very different series, sharing only writers and some cast members – and Bouch himself is clear as to why it won’t happen. “Doctor Who exists…

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…

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