Tagged Jamie McCrimmon

Cybermen attack in Doctor Who: The Moonbase
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033 The Moonbase

The Cybermen returned for a second appearance just four serials after their first in 1966, kicking off what would become known as the Monster Era and cementing their place in Doctor Who history as a memorable foe. Kowtowing to the Daleks aside, imagine how exciting this blurb from the back cover of Gerry Davis’s Doctor…

Doctor Who: The Underwater Menace
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032 The Underwater Menace

A kidnapped highlander joins the Doctor on an adventure west of Gibraltar and south of the Azores in what little remains of lost Atlantis – just in time to be sacrificed to hungry sharks at the Festival of the Vernal Equinox and to witness the end of the world… Geoffrey Orme’s The Underwater Menace has…

Doctor Who: The Highlanders
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031 The Highlanders

Received wisdom has it that The Highlanders is the first story to feature Jamie as a companion and the last “pure” historical until Black Orchid, way in the future (as far as these reviews are concerned) at the start of the Peter Davison era. Neither of these things are particularly true. For a start, Jamie…

Doctor Who: The Ice Warriors animated!
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BBC Reveals Ice Warriors DVD Extras

Need more Martians after the superb Cold War? BBC Worldwide has released further details of the forthcoming DVD animated reconstruction of The Ice Warriors, the mostly-lost Doctor Who serial from 1967 which introduced the green giants from Mars. In addition, further images have been released. The synopsis is as follows: In the distant future, Earth…

Shadow of Death is the second part of Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctor
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Reviewed: Shadow of Death

Shadow of Death, the second of eleven stories in the Destiny of the Doctor series, is perhaps going to be more notably scrutinised than its predecessor. Hunters of Earth took place in a period just before we met the First Doctor. There are suitable reassuring place markings in the piece to ensure that we know…

Being chased by the Yeti, alongside Deborah Watling.
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PodKast with Some 50th Anniversary Wishes

Dear Kasterborite, it is March, Doctor Who is back within a matter of days, so to get you in the mood here is the latest Kasterborous podKast (with a “K”)! The full team of Christian Cawley, James McLean and Brian Terranova is on board this week to discuss a selection of topical and interesting subjects….

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