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Doctor Who Director Fiona Cumming Dies Aged 77

Renowned Doctor Who director Fiona Cumming , best known for her extensive work in the Classic Who era, has died at the age of 77. Her many episodes included big stories within the Fifth Doctor Peter Davison’s reign from his first, Castrovalva, to Planet of Fire and the arrival of Peri. Her work also extended to…

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Doctor Who: Twelve for Twelve – Castrovalva Review (Fifth Doctor)

The beginning of 1982 was something of a watershed moment for Doctor Who. The show had just faced the departure of its long-time star, Tom Baker, whose toothy grin, wild curls and trademark long scarf had impressed themselves upon a whole generation of fans. However, Baker’s seven years in the TARDIS proved to be both…

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Adric Returns In New Big Finish Audio

Matthew Waterhouse, who played companion Adric during the 80s, is set to make his Big Finish debut this summer, reuniting him with Peter Davison as The Doctor, Janet Fielding as Tegan and Sarah Sutton as Nyssa in The Fifth Doctor Box Set. The five-disc set consists of two new four-part adventures and an 60 minute…

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Doctor Who: Prisoners of Fate (June 2013) Review

Big Finish June 2013 Release Doctor Who Main Range 174 Prisoners of Fate Cast: Peter Davison (The Doctor), Janet Fielding (Tegan), Mark Strickson (Turlough), Sarah Sutton (Nyssa), Sarah Dougles (Sibor), Alistair Mackenzie (Galen), Anjella Mackintosh (Mahandra), Jez Fielder (Kartis) Written by: Jonathan Morris Directed by: Ken Bentley Reviewed by James Bullen for The Gallifrey Times. This…

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Doctor Who: 50th Anniversary Micro-Figures Announced

The BBC have licensed toy maker Character Options to make a special 50th Anniversary wave of micro-figures featuring rare, super-rare and ultra-rare figures. Each highly detailed and fully articulated micro-figure is sealed within a bag to keep the figure hidden, giving the buyer no way of knowing which figure they have bought each time. Finding…

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BBC America’s Doctor Who Revisited: Peter Davison Trailer

BBC America have released a trailer for the fifth of their series of specials, Doctor Who Revisited. There will be a 25-minute special celebrating the Fifth Doctor, Peter Davison, followed by classic Cyberman serial Earthshock, broadcast on Sunday 26th May at 8pm ET. Take an in-depth look at the fifth incarnation of the truly timeless…

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Doctor Who – Destiny of the Doctor 5: Smoke and Mirrors (May 2013) Review

AudioGo/Big Finish May 2013 Release Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctor 5 Smoke and Mirrors Cast: Janet Fielding (Tegan), Tim Beckmann (Harry Houdini) Written by: Steve Lyons Directed by: John Ainsworth Sound Design and Music by: Steve Foxon Reviewed by Louis Rabinowitz for The Gallifrey Times This review may contain spoilers There are certain rites…

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Geek Crash Course – What We Missed

Because Doctor Who has been on our screens over the past few weeks, we’ve been extremely busy at The Gallifrey Times and sadly we’ve missed a few episodes of Geek Crash Course. But fear not, because all of the episodes we’ve missed can be found below! Don’t forget we’re affiliated with Geek Crash Course! You…

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Peter Davison Teases Doctor Who's 50th Anniversary

Peter Davison, who played the Fifth Doctor, recently spoke about the much rumoured idea of previous Doctors returning for the 50th anniversary. During February’s MystiCon he said: “I honestly don’t know very much. I know that Steven Moffat will have something planned. I don’t think it will involve the older Doctors, certainly in their present…

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