Tag Archives: Sylvester McCoy

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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48. Birdbath

Listen here                                                             Subscribe on iTunes Or “Worse than Tom Baker blowing … Continue reading

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OTTL Book Club #3: “Doctor Who and the Bloody, Shitting, Vomiting Creature”

He examined his sleeve. Blood!? Blood. Crimson copper-smelling blood, his blood. Blood. Blood. Blood….And bits of sick. – Garth Marenghi “Slicer” There’s a moment about halfway through Timewyrm: Apocalypse where Ace discovers a nightmarish creature “…writhing in its own excrement, blood … Continue reading

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OTTL Book Club #1: “Doctor Who and the Sainted Prostitutes of Ishtar”

First in a regular feature in which Mark works his way through the Virgin New Adventures novels published between 1991-97  In Russell T Davies and Benjamin Cook’s indispensable The Writer’s Tale RTD reflects on the use of “fuck” in the opening episode of Torchwood; … Continue reading

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Episode #17: The Hip Flask of Fenric

Listen HERE          Subscribe on iTunes With very special guest Tomek Borkowy! Ben and Mark deal with the weighty issues of evil, faith and hope as they discuss The Impossible Planet/The Satan Pit and The Curse of Fenric.

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