Tagged Patrick Troughton

David Myerscough-Jones

Kasterborous is saddened to report that renowned set designer David Myerscough- Jones has passed away at the age of 75. Born on September 15th 1934 in Lancashire, he was educated at Bickerton House School before enrolling in the local school of art. In London, he achieved a diploma with a distinction in stage design and…

Slimline “Wilkie” Dalek Auction

An original narrow-based ‘Wilkie’ Dalek is to be auctioned at Bonhams of London on the Wednesday, 23rd June. The ‘Wilkie’ Dalek – named after designer Bernard Wilkie, co-founder of the BBC Visual Effects Department – was designed for the Troughton era episodes The Evil of the Daleks and was rumoured to have a narrower skirt…

The Three Doctors Audiobook

Doctor Who’s 10th anniversary was celebrated with the first ever multi-Doctor story, The Three Doctors. Written by Robert Baker and Dave Martin it was an ambitious tale let down by the restricted effects of its time. This is not to say it’s not fun, it is and rightly holds a place in fans memories. This…

The Dominators on DVD

Starring Patrick Troughton, The Dominators follows the Second Doctor’s battles with a cruel alien race set on spoiling the Doctors holiday! The Dominators, self-acclaimed masters of the ten galaxies, and their robot servants, the Quarks, arrive on the planet Dulkis with evil intentions as the Doctor and his friends touch down for a peaceful holiday….

Who Did What Next

With David Tennant appearing in a couple of movies (Glorious 39 and St. Trinian’s II: The Legend of Fritton’s Gold) since leaving Doctor Who and his predecessor Christopher Eccleston appearing in GI Joe: The Rise of COBRA, with an upcoming role as John Lennon in a new BBC film, you might be wondering what other…

Hines Sight

When you open a book concerning an actor from Doctor Who the last thing you’d expect to see is a foreword from comedy duo The Krankies. But here it is in black and white at the start of this solid autobiography from Jamie McCrimmon himself Frazer Hines. Bizarre as it might be it actually sets…

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