Tagged Jon Pertwee

The Ambassadors of Death in October!

Third Doctor adventure, The Ambassadors of Death will be released on DVD on 1st October! The 1970 seven-parter is the final story of Season 7 to be released, featuring Liz Shaw (the late, great Caroline John) alongside Jon Pertwee’s Doctor and Nicholas Courtney’s Brigadier. It’s also the last to be partly-written by David Whitaker (The…

The Autons invade in Spearhead from Space!
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The Season 7 Celebration PodKast

In honour of the late Caroline John, this week’s Kasterborous podKast (with a “K”) focuses almost completely (with a quick mention of Daleks and asylums) on Season 7, the make-or-break series from 1970 starring Jon Pertwee as the Third Doctor, John as Dr Liz Shaw and Nick Courtney as the legendary Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart. This…

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Death To The Daleks

Stilted, over-long and flat, Death To The Daleks is one of the weaker adventures for Doctor Who’s number one bad guys. It looks cheap, the Daleks even cheaper and Pertwee looks as bored as I was watching it. Yes, I know this is harsh, but time has not been kind to this story. Even forgiving…

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Death to the Daleks on DVD!

What better way to plan for the summer than with some classic Doctor Who to choose from? It doesn’t get more classic than Death to the Daleks, coming out in June. Starring Jon Pertwee and Lis Sladen as the Doctor and Sarah Jane Smith, Death to the Daleks pits our heroes against Daleks with pistols…

Roger Delgado - still the ultimate Master
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Introducing: The Dæmons

Doctor Who has a history with the occult. Look at all those clans, summoning strange forces and worshipping something far from their understanding. It’s laced throughout classics like The Masque of Mandragora; The Curse of Fenric; The Brain of Morbius, while Gods and devils have manifested themselves in tales including Pyramids of Mars; The Impossible…

Third Doctor Who actor Jon Pertwee was also Worzel Gummidge!
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Matt’s Gummidge Surprise

Recently, as some of you may know or as some of you may have been to in attendance, Doctor Who had an official convention. There was Steven Moffat, there was Matt Smith, There were the Ponds and a whole host of other special people that work around the clock to bring us the television show…

Doctor Who: The Daemons on DVD
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The Dæmons DVD Review

Of all the classic Doctor Who run of adventures the final one from Season 8 seems to always rank high in people’s list of Top 10 favourites. The Dæmons is often hailed as Doctor Who at its best, but to me it was too reliant on the U.N.I.T. family, the Master is too melodramatic, the…

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