The Doctor and Romana are in Paris, enjoying the culture and art. However trouble is not far behind, just what are the Count and Countess Scarlioni up to and what are their plans for the Mona Lisa? What is causing the time distortions that the Doctor and Romana have felt? And just who is this chap Duggan, and what is his role in all of this? All will be revealed in the ‘City Of Death’.
So where do we begin? Although the writer of this is ‘”David Agnew”, it is in fact a pseudonym for David Fisher (original idea), Graham Williams (producer) and Douglas Adams (God) and it is the last one, Douglas Adams, who [...]
Much like with An Unearthly Child, The Daleks will forever stand as an iconic serial in the annals of the show’s history, setting Doctor Who on the road to 51 years of (mostly) success and kicking off the era of Dalekmania.
There can be little doubt that writer [p2p type=”slug” value=”feature-terry-nation-raymond-cusick-birth-daleks”]Terry Nation must share some of the credit[/p2p] for the Daleks with Raymond Cusick, Brain Hodgson, David Whitaker, Christopher Barry and Richard Martin, the script combining in perfect fashion with the iconic design and voice of the creatures, creating the [...]
There could be an argument that whether An Unearthly Child is actually any good, is largely irrelevant. As the start-point for the longest running science-fiction series in the world and one of the longest running of any genre, it’s place in televisual history is assured. Serving as an introduction to the series, it’s characters and situations, the serial was famously broadcast just a day after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
Reader feedback to DWW often highlighted the differences between the serial’s opening episode and the three set in 100,000 BC, often negatively, with the first [...]
Androzani Minor, The Doctor and Peri land in the middle of a war over spectrox, the most valuable substance in the universe. In a battle between Sharaz Jek and Morgus for control of Spectrox, the Doctor must find a way of getting off the planet with the cure for the spectrox poisoning that he and peri have contracted, but is this a battle that the Doctor is destined to lose?
Caves has been voted the greatest story ever in the shows 50+ year history a few times now. But what is it about this story that gives [...]