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Suzanne says… music is part of Doctor Who’s DNA

With Delia Derbyshire awarded with a posthumous honorary doctorate of arts and the recent passing of Who music legend Dudley Simpson, I felt compelled to write about how important music is in Doctor Who. First, let me state an obvious fact: opening credits are part of a TV show’s identity. You hear a certain tune…

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TGT Podcast Episode 4 – Pyramids of Reflection

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This week we pay tribute to the recently departed Paddy Russell and Dudley Simpson by watching one of their episodes. This week we discuss the Fourth Doctor episode The Pyramids Of Mars, and as usual Andrew has the latest news and Ben has a song, which this week is a parody of The Killers’ Jenny…

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Doctor Who composer Dudley Simpson dies aged 95

It is with sadness that we report the death of Doctor Who composer Dudley Simpson at the age of 95. The Melbourne-born composer wrote incidental music for 62 Doctor Who stories – over 290 episodes – making him one of the most significant and prolific contributors of the show’s history. Simpson’s time on Doctor Who…

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