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The Doctors: Monsters!

It’s a rather clichéd criticism that Doctor Who monsters are unconvincing men in poorly fitted rubber suits. The 1990s in particular saw a variety of programmes hosted by the likes of Clive James and Paul Merton poking fun at some of the … Continue reading

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OTTL Film Club: The Party’s Just Beginning

dir. Karen Gillan Cast: Karen Gillan, Lee Pace, Matthew Beard Marking the former Ms. Pond’s first foray into feature writing/directing, The Party’s Just Beginning, which premiered at the Glasgow Film Festival over the weekend, focuses on Luisaidh (Gillan), a 20-something supermarket cheese … Continue reading

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The Doctors: The William Hartnell Years

As the modern series prepares to pay tribute to the First Doctor once more on Christmas Day, Koch Media’s release of The Doctors: The William Hartnell Years is a timely celebration of the man who started it all. Collecting five of ReelTime’s Myth … Continue reading

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OTTL Book Club #8: Doctor Who Meets Professor Nightshade!

Ghosts from the past are haunting the Yorkshire village of Crook Marsham, which has fatal consequences for the living. Meanwhile; the Doctor thinks it’s time to retire whilst Ace thinks it’s time to settle down.

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OTTL Book Club #7: Doctor Who goes There and Back Again

A coach full of unidentified tourists crashes, killing everyone on board. Meanwhile in the Welsh village of Llanfairnoch; the local vet thinks he’s found a unicorn, two American students stumble upon a wounded centaur and the Doctor and Ace are … Continue reading

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OTTL Book Club #6: Cartmel Masterplan or Cartmel Disaster Panned?

With the TARDIS still recovering from the previous novel’s trauma, the Doctor and Ace find themselves on Earth in the near future. Choking with pollution and torn apart by gang warfare and evil multinationals, it’s time somebody fights back. Thankfully, … Continue reading

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OTTL Book Club #5: Doctor Wilby and the Whitewash of Rassilon

The Doctor and Ace are under attack from an unseen force, the TARDIS explodes and Ace finds herself  in a strange city, cut off from the Doctor. Is he really dead? Why does the city seem so familiar? Just what, … Continue reading

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