Tagged Nicholas Courtney

Doctor Who: The Daemons on DVD
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The Dæmons DVD Review

Of all the classic Doctor Who run of adventures the final one from Season 8 seems to always rank high in people’s list of Top 10 favourites. The Dæmons is often hailed as Doctor Who at its best, but to me it was too reliant on the U.N.I.T. family, the Master is too melodramatic, the…

Doctor Who: The Daemons on DVD
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Behind the Scenes in Aldbourne!

Want to see what went on behind the scenes on location in Aldbourne back in 1971? The shoot for The Daemons – with Jon Pertwee, Roger Delgado, Nicholas Courtney, John Levene and Richard Franklin all present – took place on several summery days, footage of which was captured on a cine camera and stored for…

The Scarifyers, starring Terry Molloy and David Warner
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The Magic Circle

The newest tale in The Scarifyers series, “The Magic Circle”, sees a new dynamic duo forming. Terry Molloy’s doddery writer/MI13 investigator Professor Dunning finds himself working with retiree Harry “Thumper” Crow, an old colleague of Lionheart’s played by David Warner. For those of you unfamiliar with the series, it’s a bit like Jago and Litefoot…

Day of the Daleks Special Edition #2

When I read that Day of the Daleks achieved 71st place in DWM’s Mighty 200, the 2009 survey to rank all 200 stories, I couldn’t believe it. I mean, c’mon! 17th, I could deal with… but 71st…?! It’s ambitious, enticing, imaginative and fun, with the three leads (I’m counting the Brig alongside the Doctor and…

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