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Hallowe’en Who in Chicago!

Horror-based Who is coming to Chicago this Hallowe’en at the Next Door Café. The Meetup website has an active, 480-strong Doctor Who group who meet for screenings of favourite episodes and indulge in glorious Geekdom. On Sunday October 27th the group will be screening two fear-infused stories: Hide from Series 7 starring Matt Smith and…

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Terror of the Zygons DVD Review

If, like me, you have all of Doctor Who at your fingertips, you’re probably aware that it’s easy to take segments of this amazing body of work for granted.  In the case of Terror of the Zygons, I probably never will. I started watching Doctor Who in February 1974.  I was three years old.  Pulled in by the electric thrill…

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Introducing: The Ark in Space

As part of our 50th anniversary celebrations, we’re looking back at some of the pivotal tales of all of time and space, taking on one Doctor each month, running up to November – and An Unearthly Child… 1975’s The Ark in Space is a masterclass in Doctor Who, written by arguably the person who knew…

Nicola Bryant as Peri with Robert Glenister as Salateen in 1984 Doctor Who serial The Caves of Androzani
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BFI Screenings: It’s a Holmes-fest!

It’s an absolute Robert Holmes fest in the coming months as the BFI continues its Doctor Who at 50 celebrations. One of Doctor Who’s most celebrated writers and script editors, Holmes’ work weaves throughout the classic series like a golden thread. Marking the reign of the Fifth Doctor, actors Peter Davison, Sarah Sutton, and Janet…

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