Tagged Robert Holmes

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Doctor Who Screenings in Rockland, Maine

The Rockland Public Library, Maine, will celebrate Doctor Who’s anniversary year with two special screenings this month. The Sun Makers (1977), starring Tom Baker’s Fourth Doctor and Louise Jameson as Leela (with John Leeson as K9), will be aired on 14th February, and sees the Time Lord tackle the ‘Company,’ who rule over the overtaxed…

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The Ark in Space Special Edition Details

A much-anticipated DVD special edition is heading your way on 18th February as Robert Holmes’ The Ark in Space is re-released with a wealth of extra features and re-mastered sounds and visuals. Starring Tom Baker as the Doctor, The Ark in Space is set on an apparently deserted and deactivated space station Nerva, otherwise known as…

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…

Doctor Who: The Krotons
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America’s Got Krotons!

Manipulating Doctor Who fans for their mental (and fiscal) powers The Krotons heads to DVD this year, but rather than fight back by learning a bit about chemistry The Doctor Who Site have distracted us with some pretty American DVD box art. While a UK release date has yet to be confirmed the Region 1…

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