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Alwyn Turner on Terry Nation

Alwyn Turner is the man behind the recent Terry Nation biography, released earlier this year. The Man Who Invented the Daleks: The Strange Worlds of Terry Nation charts the career of the Dalek creator from inauspicious beginnings in wartime Wales to his death in 1996, covering virtually every “Exterminate!” comedy script and action adventure TV…

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Kraals Are Coming to Get You!

So, we’ve had this year’s entire classic Doctor Who DVD releases-did you get all of yours? Meanwhile we’ve now got a fresh batch of releases to look forward to in 2012 as we start to reach the endgame of 2|entertain’s grand plan for the shiny disc collection of Doctor Who. January’s offering is a lovely…

The Who That Never Was

Over the years, Doctor Who has produced hundreds of hours of quality television pouring through TV signals and into our living rooms where we’ve been constantly amazed by this wonderful show. But as with all TV shows, some ideas never made it to production and other ideas headed out into other formats such as spin-offs…

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Inquest into Death of Terry Nation’s Agent

Roger Hancock, agent to Dalek creator Terry Nation, who also represented his brother, the legendary comedian Tony Hancock, has died in ‘unnatural circumstances’ reports the Daily Telegraph. Both the Hancock brothers played a small but crucial part in Doctor Who’s history. Terry Nation had written for the show Hancock until he was fired by Tony- enabling him to…

Writers We Want For Doctor Who

It’s incredible how much high-calibre writing talent Doctor Who can attract. Douglas Adams, who would go on to write The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Terry Nation, who would go on to engineer Survivors and Blake’s 7, and Dennis Spooner all have their names stamped on multiple opening vortex sequences, as well as not-quite-as-famous-but-fairly-well-known personalities…

The PodKast’s Wife!

This week’s podKast (with a “K”) features Christian Cawley and James McLean (and improved sound quality!) discussing the wonderful episode The Doctor’s Wife as only they can, as well as the recent Torchwood: Miracle Day teaser trailer and a couple of Dalek-related book releases! There is little criticism that can be levelled at The Doctor’s…

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