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We’ve got Doctor Who coming from Venus, but we can’t get you from Maidstone

October 14, 2013

A telemessage arrived at home asking me to get in touch with the production office of ITV’s new Saturday morning kids show, WAC90. For some reason our telephone at home wasn’t working, and they had been trying to get in touch for several days. It was 1990, before the rise of the mobile phone. They wanted me […]

These shoes, they fit perfectly

October 7, 2013

I was at the BFI on Saturday for the latest in the 50th anniversary celebratory screenings of Doctor Who stories. And I should be writing about that. But yesterday was special for another reason: After the screening a whole collection of friends joined me in the bar at the BFI to have some slightly-premature informal […]

What do you feel? Anger? Sorrow? Despair?

September 30, 2013

Fortunately those emotions were the furthest from my mind yesterday as I attended the latest of the screenings at the BFI to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who. This time the focus was on the tenth Doctor’s era, with the double bill of “The Stolen Earth” and “Journey’s End”. You would have to have […]

Still time to get tickets for the 8th Doctor BFI screening

September 16, 2013

There’s still just under a week to be in with a chance to get your hands on two tickets for the BFI Doctor Who 50th anniversary screening of the Paul McGann TV movie. The man himself is going to be there on the 5th October to be part of the panel after the screening. I’m […]

Tickets for BFI 8th Doctor screenings up for grabs

September 9, 2013

I recently gave away a couple of tickets to the BFI Doctor Who 50th anniversary screening for the 9th Doctor as a thank you for donating to my charity fundraising. Well, I’ve got a spare pair of tickets for the screening of Doctor Who: The Movie at BFI Southbank on Saturday 5th October too. So I’m […]