Tagged Ian Chesterton

The time travellers narrowly escape their first adventure in 100,000 BC
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001 An Unearthly Child/100,000 BC

So, back to the beginning. Remarkably, after 7 years of Kasterborous, this is the first time that anyone has reviewed the very first episode, the one that started it all off back on November 23rd 1963, and the three following episodes that comprise 100,000 BC. To commemorate next year’s 50th anniversary of Doctor Who, we’re…

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Planet of Giants on DVD!

The third of this summer’s recently confirmed Doctor Who DVD releases is Planet of Giants, the 1964 serial starring William Hartnell! Written by Louis Marks, Planet of Giants sees our travellers encountering some dimensional issues – but not the sort usually associated with Doctor Who. Indeed, a similar story was at one point intended as…

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In With The Old And The New!

The beginning of May sees new audio adventures at both ends of the Doctor’s lifetime, in both the First and the Eleventh incarnations. The Sensorites is a reading by William Russell of the novelisation of the First Doctor’s television adventure, written by Nigel Robinson. When the Doctor and his first companions land on a dying…

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PodKast with a Fanboy Hope

Last wek we brought you the astonishing showreel of John Guilor, a voice artist whose recent work has including reproducing the voices of several former Doctors. So amazing was this news that we naturally decided to dedicate an entire podKast (with a “K”) to the news and its implications (apart from the bit when we…

The Sensorites of the eponymous Doctor Who serial
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Introducing: The Sensorites

The Sensorites is important. Modern audiences are beginning to appreciate these gems; frankly, any surviving black-and-white stories should be treasured. It’s amazing that we’re still able to see the spectacular William Hartnell as the first Doctor; William Russell as Ian; Jacqueline Hill’s Barbara; and Carol Ann Ford as Susan… in all her screaming glory. Sitting…

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Gallifrey One Is Coming!

Those who attended Big Finish Day 2 last Saturday will have surely had a fantastic time but the company and its hard working employees have no time to rest on their laurels, no sir, they’re now getting ready for Gallifrey One – the longest running Doctor Who convention in the world! There are plenty of…

John Guilor (left) voices the First Doctor, alongside Carole Ann Ford, William Russell and Katherine Mount
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John Guilor IS the Doctor(s)!

You know, all sorts of things are going on over at BBC Worldwide, regardless of what their current assigned name for 2|extinct 2|entertain might be. After all, you never know when they might be reconstructing lost episodes of Doctor Who… or even rebuilding heavily edited serials such as Planet of the Giants, the 1964 story…

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