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Bert and Dickie
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A Who’s Who in Bert and Dickie!

BBC One’s upcoming Olympic-themed drama, Bert and Dickie, is due to hit our screens on Wednesday 25th July at 8.30pm, and features a host of familiar faces. Most obviously, the Doctor himself, Matt Smith, is one of the two leads, Bert Bushnell, alongside Sam Hoare’s Richard ‘Dickie’ Burnell. Based on real-life story, the two were…

Unlucky Number Seven

Poor Sylvester McCoy; his Doctor just can’t seem to catch a break. He may have played the Doctor longer than any other actor (1987 to 1996), but that didn’t stop TV quiz question setters trying to give that honour to David Tennant’s Doctor (2005-2010). And it doesn’t stop there for the poor Seventh Doctor. Initial…

Paradise Towers DVD Details

It’s finally being released… the latest (very strong and most likely happening) rumour for the Doctor Who DVD release schedule has turned up in the shape of Paradise Towers. A 1987 adventure for the Seventh Doctor and Mel, the story sees them arrive at said towers to find that all is not well. Violent gangs…

Influenced By, Influence On…

“They don’t call it plagiarism anymore, they call it homage” – Tom Baker Doctor Who has a fine heritage of pilfering from literary sources. The Frankenstein episodes and The Prisoner of Zenda knock-off are famous for being just that. But Doctor Who isn’t literature. It doesn’t even feel literary in the aforementioned stories. So what…

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