Tagged Jon Pertwee

Sylvester Up for Reunion

Sylvester McCoy – currently appearing on stage in London – has revealed that he would be happy to appear in a multi-Doctor reunion special in 2013 to commemorate 50 years of Doctor Who. “Would I do it? Yes, I’d be delighted to.” “I am a part of it, it hasn’t ever gone away and I…

The Mutants

Coming to DVD on 31st January 2011 is The Mutants, a six-part adventure starring Jon Pertwee and Katy Manning originally originally broadcast in April and May 1972. Co-starring George Pravda (Deadly Assassin) as Jaeger and notable for an appearance by Geoffrey Palmer (The Silurians, Voyage of the Damned) as the Administrator, the adventure sees the…

Ingrid Pitt

It might be Doctor Who’s birthday, but it is our very sad duty to relate the death of European horror scream queen Ingrid Pitt, who died earlier today aged 73. A Polish-born actress (21 November 1937 – 23 November 2010), she made her name as a mainstay of the Hammer movie studio’s horror flicks of the…

A True Gentleman

Sussex writer Jamie Hailstone was one of the lucky writers to have their Doctor Who short story published in the current Short Trips audio book from Big Finish. The former journalist is a lifelong fan of the series and was understandably thrilled to learn that his story had been accepted. A True Gentleman is a…

A Master-Piece & a Doctor-Piece

If you were at BristolCon ’10 earlier this month, which seems to be Bristol’s only sci-fi convention, you would likely have seen Who writer Paul Cornell, 80s visual-effects-man Mike Tucker, and a spectacular display of Doctor Who art, including a reappearance from a couple of memorable faces from a bygone era – Jon Pertwee’s Third…

Death of the Doctor

This particular adventure was billed as the series highlight – featuring Matt Smith, Katy Manning and with Russell T Davies writing for the Eleventh Doctor – but did the anticipation pay off? I’d say: well, sort of… The story starts off strongly, with UNIT advising Sarah Jane of, erm, the death of the Doctor. A shock revelation,…

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