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Doctor Who: The Dominators
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044 The Dominators

How do you tackle the weighty argument of pacifism versus aggression; a true 1960s ideology that – in a microcosm of society – played out with America’s unrest over the war in Vietnam? Well, if you’re Doctor Who, you stick two men in comedy armadillo costumes, add some walking pizza ovens (with paddles sticking out the…

Anthony Ainley as the Master in Destiny of the Doctors
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Recalling Destiny of the Doctors

With the impending release of The Eternity Clock, regular contributor Mez Burdett recalls another big Doctor Who video game release, Destiny of the Doctors… It was simply the best thing you could think of in 1997 if you were a fan of Doctor Who. A computer game that was set primarily inside the TARDIS, featuring…

Tucker Teases Experience Exhibit

Special effects designer Mike Tucker, a chap whose resume is practically drowning in involvement on both classic and modern Doctor Who, seems to be heavily engaged in preparations for the upcoming most attractive attraction of all time, The Doctor Who Experience. At the very least, Tucker’s in on it enough to warrant an interview with…

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…

DVDs You Want For Christmas

If you haven’t managed to get excited about A Christmas Carol, then you’re just a Scrooge Kazran.  But this holiday season, why just have the gift of over-the-air Who when you can give to (or better yet, beg to receive from) a friend or loved one Doctor Who DVDs, to enjoy over and over again? …

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,…

The Dominators

Written at a time when peace and love was just about to turn into anxiety and hate, The Dominators is one of those Second Doctor adventures that not only reflects its time but is also a brilliantly constructed piece of drama. Directed by the legendary Morris Barry and famous for the new baddies known as…

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