Tagged Robert Holmes

The Talons of Weng-Chiang, read by Christopher Benjamin
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Talons Audiobook Release Confirmed!

AudioGO are starting January 2013 off splendidly for Doctor Who fans with the release of The Talons of Weng-Chiang on audio read by none other than Christopher Benjamin. The unabridged story, written by Terrance Dicks and adapted from Robert Holmes’ television story of the same name, was first published in 1977 and has now been…

Sylvester McCoy's newly regenerated Doctor is fooled by the Rani
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PodKast with(out) the Bakers!

A little later than usual, it’s time for the podKast! This week, Christian, James McLean and Brian Terranova discuss the horror that is…. Pip and Jane Baker! The husband-and-wife team had four sets of scripts on Doctor Who in the 1980s: Mark of the Rani, Terror of the Vervoids, The Ultimate Foe part 2 (both…

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The Krotons

Another month another monochrome adventure for the Doctor and his companions and like most black and white serials this one has a rather chequered relationship with fans even though it was the first to come from the pen of Doctor Who legend Robert Holmes. When the TARDIS arrives on the planet of the Gonds, the…

The Autons invade in Spearhead from Space!
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Robert Holmes PodKast Special

This week’s Kasterborous podKast (with a “K”) features regulars Christian Cawley, Brian Terranova and James McLean discussing the legendary Robert Holmes, one of the classic series’ most prolific and remarkable writers… …or was he? Well, that’s the crux of the conversation, which follows on from James’ assertion that as good as Holmes was, a good…

The Sun Makers on DVD!

Cover art has been released for the Fourth Doctor classic The Sun Makers, which will be available on DVD from 1st August with an RRP of £20.42. Featuring newly remastered episodes, the serial has been subjected to advances in technology and technique to produce a the best ever version of Robert Holmes’ attack on the…

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