Tagged Lalla Ward

Adric vs the Fourth Doctor

Avid followers of actor Matthew Waterhouse (hello?) may have read in Doctor Who Magazine (ah, there you all are!) that the former TARDIS member has released  a book entitled Blue Box Boy, in which he recalls his time playing Adric in Doctor Who with Tom Baker and Peter Davison as the fourth and fifth Doctors,…

The Doctor, Romana, And Prime!

Why don’t they make adverts like these anymore?  Let’s take the TARDIS back to the 1980s Tom Baker episodes, watch them, slice them all up, and insert in between them (like they’d do in America) these Prime computer commercials starring Tom Baker as the Doctor and Lalla Ward as Romana! Need I say more?  Forget…

Matthew Waterhouse in DWM

The current issue of Doctor Who Magazine (424) has an exclusive, rare interview with 1980s companion Matthew Waterhouse, who played Adric. Waterhouse is releasing his memoir, Blue Box Boy, and has taken the opportunity to speak with DWM for the first time since 1995. It is a fascinating interview, apparently conducted via telephone by Benjamin…

The Creature from the Pit Reviewed

James Whittington reviews the latest classic Doctor Who DVD release – The Creature from the Pit. Following a classic story such as City Of Death would have been a hard task for any writer, but David Fisher did a sterling job by presenting The Creature from the Pit, a traditional Doctor Who tale that brought…

Creature from the Pit on DVD

Featuring fan favourite Tom Baker as the Fourth Doctor along with Lalla Ward as Romana and David Brierley as the voice of K9, Creature From The Pit will be available on DVD from 2entertain, with a release date of 3rd May 2010 priced at £19.99. Packed with extras, Creature from the Pit is one of…

Doctor Who – Myths And Legends

New out this week, the Myths And Legends DVD boxset features 3 classic Doctor Who adventures – The Time Monster, Underworld and The Horns of Nimon. James Whittington was lucky enough to view them all… Another month another Doctor Who box set. Now don’t get me wrong, I thoroughly enjoy these DVD releases but as…

Hack of the Week!

A bastion of Olde Englande, morality and sympathising with fascists, the Daily Mail has a unique place in British culture – just like Doctor Who. But while Doctor Who is generally loved and appreciated, the Daily Mail is largely ridiculed – and columnists like Allison Pearson don’t exactly help matters. This week, she took umbrage…

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