Tagged John Nathan-Turner

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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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Series 7 Previews in DWM 451!

Doctor Who Magazine issue 451, published on Thursday 30 August, features exclusive previews of the new series of Doctor Who – and the show’s executive producer, Steven Moffat, teases the ultimate fate of the Ponds: Available in three different covers (as seen here – click to view in a larger resolution), the new issue of…

Doctor Who Costume Designer Colin Lavers Dies
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Designer Colin Lavers Dies

The man behind the Fifth Doctor’s iconic costume, Colin Lavers, has passed away reports Doctor Who News. Lavers was a costume designer at the BBC when in 1982 he was scheduled to work on Four to Doomsday, the first recorded story for the Fifth Doctor Peter Davison, giving Lavers responsibility to realise the new Doctors…

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Introducing: Dragonfire

Dragonfire is both the end of an era – and the start of a new one. The story about Kane and Iceworld came at the end of Season 24, the start of which introduced Sylvester McCoy as the Doctor. It was a time of great change for the show. Colin Baker had been very publically…

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