Tagged Jon Pertwee

The Mutants

Social commentary in Doctor Who isn’t a new idea and over its decades the show has made its views and opinions known on most aspects of life. The Mutants was one of the most blatant of the show’s run, hitting targets such as race discrimination, colonisation and apartheid head on and is, at times pretty…

Tom Baker vs Jon Pertwee

Digital Spy and tabloid The Mirror have observed Tom Baker’s comments that he made in Doctor Who Magazine a little while ago regarding his thoughts on his predecessor Jon Pertwee. Bakers’ remarks are a little cutting and if you’re a fan of Jon Pertwee, you may not like what he had to say. Remarking on his…

Doctor Who History 1963-2010

Kasterborous contributor Joe Siegler has been extremely busy recently, compiling and editing a marvellous compilation of Doctor Who clips from every every single episode (and then some) between 1963 and 2010! Covering all eleven Doctors and featuring almost every companion, these clips aren’t exactly the obvious ones either, so it is well worth setting aside…

Restoration of the Doctor!

The story as we all know it is a tragic one, in 1967 the BBC started deleting its extensive archive to make way for the storage of new show and TV serials. During this time, many episodes of Doctor Who were wiped away forever, never to be enjoyed again. Serials such as Marco Polo, The…

Twelve Days of Christmas

Tor.com is featuring a special “Twelve Days of Christmas” over the next week or so, with a series of Doctor Who articles and essays from a series of special guest posters. Each writer will focus on a particular Doctor, as follows…. December 26th, U.K. author George Mann will be celebrating the First Doctor, William Hartnell!…

Going, Going, Gone!

Three items from the classic series of Doctor Who have been sold as part of Bonhams Entertainment Memorabila Auction. Lot 101: a black jacket worn by Jon Pertwee, estimated to raise between £3,000 to £4,000, sold for £3,240, Lot 102; a script from Fifth Doctor serial Resurrection of the Daleks, estimated to fetch £200 to…

Oswald the Otter?

Dinosaurs are on Doctor Who star Matt Smith’s wishlist for the future, while he also has a pet in mind for the Time Lord! A return to an Invasion of the Dinosaurs (a 1974 Jon Pertwee adventure) scenario should be welcomed – but knowing the Doctor Who production team and Steven Moffat in particular the…

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