Tagged Patrick Troughton

Mervyn Haisman

Unfortunately we must report the passing of Mervyn Haisman, who suffered a heart failure and died at 82 years old. Haisman and partner Henry Lincoln were responsible for writing three Troughton stories.  Their first, The Abominable Snowmen, featured the first appearance of the Yeti.  The Web of Fear, their second story, saw the return of…

Christmas Theatrics

Three actors from Doctor Who past; Catherine Tate, Mark Gatiss, and David Troughton, are appearing in the holiday-themed theatrical production of Alan Ayckbourn’s Season’s Greetings this winter, running in London from this month until March. Tate, who played the first long-term companion since 2005 to possess zero fantasies of snogging the Doctor, has landed the…

Christmas Audio Picks

As Christmas is right on our door, it’s high time that everyone started writing their gift list and being Doctor Who fans, your list will more than likely contain an abundance of Who related goodies to be placed under the Christmas tree. But what to ask for? With such a rich and varied amount of…

Sylvester Up for Reunion

Sylvester McCoy – currently appearing on stage in London – has revealed that he would be happy to appear in a multi-Doctor reunion special in 2013 to commemorate 50 years of Doctor Who. “Would I do it? Yes, I’d be delighted to.” “I am a part of it, it hasn’t ever gone away and I…

More Lost Stories In Glorious Hi Res!

Big Finish has released this superb hi-resolution (below, click it to really see it) image detailing the cover and disc designs of The Second Doctor Box Set, part of the second series of The Lost Stories. Following the recent Sixth Doctor Lost Stories and the upcoming First Doctor Box Set, the Second Doctor’s missing adventure,…

Quirky Quarks & Daleks With Legs!

Doctor Who reviews blog Shall We Destroy has come across an interesting web page, where a bloke who calls himself Niklas Jansson has been showcasing his project of Doctor Who redesigns that he’s named, well, The Doctor Who Redesign Project. Since 2005, Jansson has essentially been taking monsters, ships, etc., mostly from the classic era,…

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