Tagged Raymond Cusick

Panic Moon December 2013
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This Month’s Panic Moon Out Now!

Don’t panic! The newest issue of the Panic Moon fanzine is now available! It’s an “old fashioned” paper-n-ink zine filled with lots of Doctor Who goodness. The December 2013 issue features an eye-catching illustration of a be-scarfed Peter Capaldi as how he might appear as the Twelfth Doctor. In the interior pages are reviews and…

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Cover Story: Radio Times at 90

The Radio Times is a British institution. To celebrate the listing magazine’s 90th birthday, the Museum of London is holding an exhibition dedicated to the iconic publication. Covers adorn the walls and, accompanied by facts, figures and trivia, visitors can explore the history of Radio Times from small beginnings, through the war, paying tribute to…

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Irony of the Daleks

The West Sussex Gazette has paid tribute to Dalek designer Ray Cusick, the original designer of the Daleks, with memories from his family, co-workers and friends. Cusick passed away recently after a short illness but leaves behind a design legacy that will last for millions of years. His youngest daughter Claire Heawood recalled growing up…

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Did Chimneys Inspire the Daleks?

Daleks? Oh, they’re based on salt and pepper pots. WRONG! What idiot told you that?! They’re actually based on chimneys. Don’t look at me like that. Okay, so there’s a sort of truth behind the salt and pepper thing – but only in that designer, Raymond Cusick, pushed a shaker around a table once to…

The Doctor encounters the Daleks for the first time
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Web Obituaries for Raymond Cusick

Dalek designer Raymond Cusick’s impact upon Doctor Who and popular culture cannot be understated. Coming from a place of logic and elegant economy; his story is the story of Doctor Who – of talented self-depreciating in house producers asked to craft far away worlds of limitless potential with the most meagre and humble of resources;…

Vicki (Maureen O Brien) joins the time travellers in The Rescue
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011 The Rescue

After the epic scale of Dalek Invasion of Earth, the second series of Doctor Who continues with a smaller-scale adventure on the largely-deserted planet Dido, and in particular, within an Earth spaceship that has crashed there… We see the crashed ship in a craggy alien environment, a decent model shot for this era of the…

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