Posts Tagged ‘Colin Baker’

Peter Davison discusses classic era in new interview

The Doctor Who: The Collection Season 19 is set to release on 10 December. Featuring Peter Davison as the Fifth Doctor, this limited edition set has some exciting extras. For instance, we get to hear the former Doctor talk about his time working on Doctor Who. Apparently, Davison believes leaving when he did was a…

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Doctor Who: Blue Plaque In Honour Of Delia Derbyshire Unveiled

Doctor Who composer Delia Derbyshire has today been honoured with the unveiling of a blue plaque in her hometown of Coventry. Derbyshire, who is best known for her pioneering electronic arrangement of Ron Grainer’s theme for Doctor Who created during her time at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, was born and grew up in the West…

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Cover For Doctor Who Magazine #489 Revealed

Doctor Who Magazine has revealed the cover for this month’s issue (#489) via their Twitter account. Featuring Colin Baker, the Sixth Doctor, the magazine promises an exclusive interview with him, as well as a new comic story. Doctor Who Magazine #489 will be available to buy this Thursday, 23 July. A large image of the…

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Happy Birthday Colin Baker!

Colin Baker, who played the enigmatic Sixth Doctor, today celebrates his 72nd birthday. Baker played the Doctor from 1984 – 1986, and thanks to a fiery persona and a brightly coloured costume, his Doctor became one of the most controversial incarnations. Since his time on the show, Baker has worked on numerous Big Finish audios…

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Doctor Who: Timewarp Convention Report

On the 5th and 6th of July I had the pleasure to attend the Doctor Who: Timewarp convention in Weston-super-Mare. With a guest list including Colin Baker, Wendy Padbury, Sarah Sutton, Katy Manning, Louise Jameson, Nicola Bryant, Deborah Watling, Mark Strickson and many more, I had an extremely enjoyable weekend. All the cast were very…

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Baker on Doctor Who’s Female Fans

In an interview with RCNTV, Sixth Doctor actor  Colin Baker explained that he believed that the show’s recent female following due to Matt Smith and David Tennant, the two most recent incarnations of the Time Lord. Colin said he is hopeful about the casting of Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor, as the show needs…

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Production Begins on ‘The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot’ Sequel

Former Doctor Paul McGann has revealed that a sequel to the hilarious The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot is in the works. The Withnail and I actor, who himself made a brief cameo appearance in the popular comedy short, was speaking yesterday at an event for the Cambridge Union Society, where he also claimed the BBC had ‘missed a…

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Happy 71st Birthday, Colin Baker!

Colin Baker, who played the Sixth Doctor between 1984 and 1986, turns 71 years old today! Baker took over from Peter Davison at the end of 1984’s The Caves of Androzani, and after the show was put on hiatus, Baker returned in 1986 for the 14-part The Trial of a Time Lord series. This was to…

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The Doctors Revisited On Watch: New Clip Featuring Colin Baker

To celebrate Doctor Who entering its 50th anniversary year, Watch launch an exclusive landmark season of programming – ‘Doctor Who: The Doctors Revisited’. A must-watch for all Doctor Who fans, the show takes viewers back in time to relive the most magical moments of one of the UK’s most loved TV shows.  Watch will air…

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