Andrew Cartmel

Doctor Who Season 24: The Seventh Doctors Debut Comes to Blu-Ray/DVD

Doctor Who Season 24: The Seventh Doctor's Debut Comes to Blu-Ray/DVD

Apparently one of the most reviled seasons of Doctor Who, season 24 actually marked the arrival of script editor Andrew Cartmel, who often clashed with producer John Nathan-Turner on the direction of the show, but Cartmel was able to start laying the groundwork for the next two seasons, which made the 7th Doctor darker, more[...]

Doctor Who Survival Supercut: The 7th Doctors Finale Still Holds Up

Doctor Who "Survival" Supercut: The 7th Doctor's Finale Still Holds Up

Once again, the templates of the current version of the show are established here in story editor Andrew Cartmel’s era Munro’s naturalistic style makes the story one of the most grounded in its contemporary setting than most Doctor Who stories The current version of the show chooses that approach as often as possible[...]

Doctor Who: Impenetrable Ghost Light Gets Incomplete Supercut

Doctor Who: Impenetrable "Ghost Light" Gets Incomplete Supercut

I guess the BBC has decided to tease fans horrible and force them to buy the boxset of Season 26, the most thematically and conceptually ambitious season of the show under story editor Andrew Cartmel and his unfinished Masterplan. “Ghost Light” now has a half-hour supercut on the official Doctor Who YouTube Channel It is[...]

If I Ran Doctor Who: Time for The Fantasy Showrunner Game

If I Ran Doctor Who: Time for The Fantasy Showrunner Game

I would love to have a story where The Doctor went to Imperial China and met the Empress Dowager in a tale of court intrigue involving warring kingdoms and alien assassins, trying to take over China and use it as a stronghold to conquer the rest of the Earth. Bring Back Andrew Cartmel and Ben Aaronovitch[...]

Doctor Who Battlefield: 7th Doctor Story Now in 30 Minutes or Less

Doctor Who Battlefield: 7th Doctor Story, Now in 30 Minutes or Less!

Now you can see the cut-down "For Dummies" version.[caption id="attachment_1225588" align="aligncenter" width="600"] DoctorWho" "Battlefield", BBC Studios[/caption]Then Story Editor Andrew Cartmel, who was sort of the showrunner but had to take orders from producer John Nathan-Turner, had grand plans for the story and the show Architect of the so-called “Cartmel Masterplan”, Cartmel was in the process[...]

Doctor Who: The Collection Season 26: Ace Returns [TRAILER]

"Doctor Who: The Collection" Season 26: Ace Returns! [TRAILER]

Contributors include Peter Davison and Colin Baker. Making ‘The Curse of Fenric’- a brand new documentary featuring Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred, Tomek Bork, Nicholas Parsons, Cory Pulman, Marek Anton, Ian Briggs, Andrew Cartmel, Mark Ayres and Ian Collins featuring unseen behind-the-scenes footage and photographs. In Conversation- Matthew Sweet chats to companion Sophie Aldred. The Writers’[...]

Doctor Who: Ace &#8211 The Doctors Social Justice Warrior Companion [OPINION]

"Doctor Who": Ace – The Doctor's "Social Justice Warrior" Companion [OPINION]

The writers and producers of Doctor Who always wore their antifascism on their sleeves with pride.[caption id="attachment_1055472" align="alignnone" width="1600"] BBC[/caption] The Angry Teen Companion 1987, Andrew Cartmel became the script editor of the show and had ambitious plans He was a card-carrying anti-Thatcherite and wanted a new companion for the Doctor who embodied his more political[...]

Rich Johnston At The London Film And Comic Con Tomorrow Table 38

Rich Johnston At The London Film And Comic Con Tomorrow, Table 38

Anything you can do to entertain them will also be welcomed.The London Film And Comic-Con will be at the Olympia exhibition hall near Earl's Court and Brompton Park.Joining me at the show are Marv Wolfman, Tommy Yune, Andy Diggle, Geoff Senior, Rantz Hoseley, Simon Furman, Jessica Martin, Ben Templesmith, Will Simpson, Amrit Birdi, Paul Cornell,[...]

A Look Inside Rivers Of London: Night Witch #1

A Look Inside Rivers Of London: Night Witch #1

The book will hit stores on March 16th and is written by Ben Aaronovitch and Andrew Cartmel with art by Lee Sullivan It features covers by Paul McCaffery, Alex Ronald and Lee Sullivan as well as a blank cover variant.RIVERS OF LONDON: NIGHT WITCH #1 Writers: Ben Aaronovitch & Andrew Cartmel Artist: Lee SullivanA police vehicle on[...]

The Rivers Of London Novels Are Branching Out Into Comics This July

The Rivers Of London Novels Are Branching Out Into Comics This July

Written by Aaronovitch and Andrew Cartmel (Doctor Who), with art from Lee Sullivan (Doctor Who Comics), Rivers of London will be releasing in five parts.For those of you who don’t know, the novels follow the adventures of Peter Grant, a young officer in the London Metropolitan Police who is recruited into a special branch of[...]