Tagged Jon Pertwee

Planet Of The Spiders

This review is respectively dedicated to Nicholas Courtney, for the incredible person that he was and for his generous spirit that he so regularly shared with fans. Planet Of The Spiders contains one of my earliest memories of Doctor Who, namely that of Sarah Jane Smith with a huge arachnid attached to her back. This…

Doctor Who: The BBC Radio Episodes

Doctor Who has always had the virtue of being spread wide across many forms of media beyond television such as books and audio productions, something the newly formed company AudioGO (The new name for BBC Audiobooks) is flaunting with the release of Doctor Who: The BBC Radio Episodes, which will be released on the 7th…

Planet of the Spiders DVD Cover!

Thanks to 2|entertain we have the final cover for the new Planet of the Spiders DVD, set for release in April! Starring Jon Pertwee and Lis Sladen, Planet of the Spiders ties up various loose ends from the last two seasons of the Third Doctor’s adventures… At a Tibetan retreat in the English countryside, a…

Nicholas Courtney

As announced by the Doctor Who News site, we have to relate the loss of a true Who legend, Nicholas Courtney, who has died aged 81. Born in Egypt on 16th December 1929, William Nicholas Stone Courtney completed National Service in 1950 and joined the Webber Douglas School of Singing and Dramatic Art before entering…

More Doctor Who Busts!

Yet more collectibles are on the way from the good people at Forbidden Planet in the shape of a “Maxi Bust”! Available for pre order now, these stunning and wonderfully detailed busts by Titan Merchandise encapsulate two excellent pieces from the Doctor Who universe. First up is the Third Doctor, sporting his recognisable outfit from…

The Finished Product #7

It’s been a few months since The Finished Product #6 came out, but Big Finish is finally releasing Issue Seven of its acclaimed fanzine!  This edition observes the audio tales of two notable characters from the Tom Baker era: Sarah Jane Smith and Davros (the former having actually emerged onto our screens during Jon Pertwee’s…

Return of the Morris Dancers

Ever watched the 1971 Doctor Who adventure The Daemons and thought to yourself “I wonder what happened to those Morris Dancers who attacked the Doctor? Are they real Morris Dancers? Are they still going?” Well the answer to both those questions is a resounding yes and you can go and meet them face to face…

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