Tagged John Nathan-Turner

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JN-T and Downie in BBC Sex Scandal?

Ex-Doctor Who producer, John Nathan-Turner has been accused of sexually abusing young male fans during the 1980s. An upcoming book, JN-T: The Life and Scandalous Times of John Nathan-Turner, alleges that both Nathan-Turner and his partner (and production manager) Gary Downie groomed fans under the then-legal homosexual age of consent of 21. The book is…

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Introducing: Vengeance on Varos

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… Welcome to Varos. There’s plenty of the rare mineral, Zeiton-7 (at the right price); there’s food rationing; a…

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The Trial of a Mel Lover

The atmosphere in the living room come courtroom is tense. Major events will be decided here today, once and for all, and it’s been a long time coming. Present in the court are arch enemies, Joe “The Doctor” Siegler – a man with little sartorial taste, which marks him out as a follower of the…

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Reviewed: The Legacy Collection

Shada and More Than Thirty Years In The TARDIS; hardly inspiring contents for a DVD boxset in Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary year, right? Well, actually: wrong. When these discs arrived I admit I was underwhelmed at the prospect of sitting through what was left of Shada and the embarrassment of Toyah Wilcox’s Cybermen PVC fetish,…

John Nathan-Turner, Doctor Who producer from 1980-1989
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The John Nathan-Turner PodKast

We’ve been talking about doing this podKast for literally months, but thanks to the end of Series 7 we’ve finally got around to dedicating a podKast to arguably Doctor Who‘s most divisive producer, John Nathan-Turner! Starting with his first series in charge and making reference to his success as a production unit manager, we look…

Former Doctor Who chief John Nathan-Turner with Sixth Doctor Colin Baker
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Scandalous Times!

J.N.T. The Life and Scandalous Times of John Nathan-Turner – a biography by former DWM writer and producer/director of the fantastic Tales from Television Centre documentary, Richard Marson, seeks to tell the ‘true story’ behind the man who for over a decade was responsible for every creative and artistic decision affecting Doctor Who. As revealed…

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