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Doctor Who Magazine 448 interviews William Russell
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William Russell in DWM 448

Original companion William Russell features in the latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine, in which he recalls the days working on the show in 1963, leaving and of course his thoughts on the new show (not to mention William Hartnell…) Sixties action hero William Russell talks to DWM about his role as science teacher Ian Chesterton, companion…

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003 The Edge of Destruction

Most of us who are regular readers of this or similar Doctor Who sites have at one point or another wanted to write our own on-screen adventure or two about the Doctor and his companions.  I for one have conjured up numerous tales in my head over the last few years.  Of all the baffling…

Doctor Who's greatest monsters, the Daleks, in their first appearance
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002 The Daleks

The Daleks.  Something almost as old as Doctor Who itself.  As Doctor Who is approaching its 50th anniversary, so are the Daleks themselves.  They’ve appeared with every incarnation of the Doctor in all these years (although the McGann one is a bit spurious).  They’ve been loved, mocked, made fun of, remounted, turned into color coded…

The time travellers narrowly escape their first adventure in 100,000 BC
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001 An Unearthly Child/100,000 BC

So, back to the beginning. Remarkably, after 7 years of Kasterborous, this is the first time that anyone has reviewed the very first episode, the one that started it all off back on November 23rd 1963, and the three following episodes that comprise 100,000 BC. To commemorate next year’s 50th anniversary of Doctor Who, we’re…

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Planet of Giants on DVD!

The third of this summer’s recently confirmed Doctor Who DVD releases is Planet of Giants, the 1964 serial starring William Hartnell! Written by Louis Marks, Planet of Giants sees our travellers encountering some dimensional issues – but not the sort usually associated with Doctor Who. Indeed, a similar story was at one point intended as…

Doctor Who DVD collection nears completion in summer 2012
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Doctor Who DVDs for Summer 2012!

BBC Worldwide have provided confirmation of the release schedule of three classic Doctor Who DVDs this summer! Featuring the first, second and seventh Doctors, these DVDs will help to fill the glaring holes in your collection. The Krotons, starring Patrick Troughton, comes in early July with The Greatest Show in the Galaxy – a classic…

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