Tagged Nicholas Courtney

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The Web of Fear DVD – Reviewed!

If you read my review of the DVD release of The Enemy of the World, then you’ll perhaps understand why this is yet another tough release to cover. To summarise briefly, The Web of Fear has long been acknowledged as a ‘classic’; as, perhaps, Patrick Troughton’s best ever story (once Tomb of the Cybermen ruined…

Men (and Women) of Action!
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Men (and Women) of Action!

Who does the Doctor call on when he needs someone to do the “dirty work” that he can’t – or just doesn’t want – to do? Well, as we’ve seen over the years, the Doctor often relies on his friends to play the action hero role for him. And in many instances over the last…

Doctor Who at the BBC Volume 8: Lost Treasures
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Doctor Who at the BBC Volume 8: Lost Treasures

Last month, Doctor Who at the BBC Volume 8: Lost Treasures was released. This is a 2-CD set of rare and hard-to-find radio programme interviews with many important people involved in Doctor Who‘s production through the years. From the BBCShop description of Volume 8: “A brand new volume of Doctor Who-related interviews and features from the…

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Terror of the Zygons DVD Review

If, like me, you have all of Doctor Who at your fingertips, you’re probably aware that it’s easy to take segments of this amazing body of work for granted.  In the case of Terror of the Zygons, I probably never will. I started watching Doctor Who in February 1974.  I was three years old.  Pulled in by the electric thrill…

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