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Hallowe’en Week: Wolves, Witches & Giants

HALLOWE’EN WEEK: It’s a time for scares and surprises and things that go bump in the night. Doctor Who should be watched from behind the sofa, swamped in darkness. But how does the show deal with familiar horror tropes? Today, we take a look at modern fairytales: of men who turn into animals, of towering…

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A Mary Tamm PodKast

Doctor Who fans were left aghast recently at the sad loss of the original Romana, Mary Tamm, who died aged just 62. A few days later, character actor and one-time guest on the show (Trial of a Time Lord conclusion The Ultimate Foe) Geoffrey Hughes, known to millions as Coronation Street‘s Eddie Yates and Keeping…

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Mary Tamm Dies at 62

Kasterborous is sad to relay the passing of former Doctor Who companion Mary Tamm, who has died from a cancer related illness aged 62. The stunning actress played the first incarnation of the Time Lady Romanadvoratrelundar (“Fred” for short) during the 1978 Key to Time season, appearing in the serials The Ribos Operation, The Pirate…

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Philip Madoc 1934-2012

Welsh actor Philip Madoc has passed away aged 77, after a short illness reports BBC News. Madoc had several encounters with the Doctor throughout his career staring with the 1966 spin off movie Daleks: Invasion Earth 2150 AD, where he played the hilarious duplicitous double crossing smuggler Brockley opposite Peter Cushing. From there he made…

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PodKast with a Tribute

The late, great Philip Madoc is the core of our Kasterborous podKast (with a “K”) this week, as we discuss his appearances in The Krotons, The War Games, The Brain of Morbius and The Power of Kroll. Probably best known as the War Lord or Mehendri Solon, Madoc also appeared in the second Dalek movie, Daleks…

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