Tagged William Hartnell

Second Series Highs and Lows

It’s podKast (with a K) time again here at Kasterborous Towers, so before we proceed, a warning. We recorded the podKast below (also available via direct download, from iTunes or by subscribing to the RSS feed) on Monday of this week, which is why there is no mention of the sad passing of Elisabeth Sladen…

American Awakening

This year is certainly another good year to be a Doctor Who fan as the amount of merchandise continues to grow! One of the most popular items is of course the BBC’s “classic” Doctor Who DVD range which has been stepping up the number of releases over the last couple of years to get the…

Michael Gough

Following some rumours earlier this morning, Doctor Who Magazine has confirmed (via Twitter) the sad loss of the great Michael Gough, who has died aged 94. A towering actor in both height and ability, he is best known to Doctor Who fans as the eponymous Celestrial Toymaker (1966) and Councillor Hedin (1983’s Arc of Infinity)…

Norman Taylor

Kasterborous is sad to report the passing of Norman Taylor, one of the technicians behind the original, groundbreaking Doctor Who title sequence. Norman was Technical Operations Manager on Crew 9 based at Lime Grove, London, who, during down time made the serendipitous discover of the ‘visual howl-around’- the haunting effect that was a mainstay of the…

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