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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[...]

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

Season 26 featured four epic adventures traversing a future Britain invaded by inter-dimensional knights, a strange Victorian house haunted by ghosts from Ace’s past, an alien world populated by Cheetah People and a 1940s army camp under siege from monstrous vampires. With guest stars including Nicholas Courtney (Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart), Anthony Ainley (The Master), Jean Marsh, Nicholas[...]

Tread Perilously Podcast — Doctor Who: The Happiness Patrol

Will this story end up Justin's favorite of the John Nathan-Turner era?Erik and Justin's Doctor Who excursion brings them to 1988 and "The Happiness Patrol," a Sylvester McCoy episode featuring the infamous Kandy Man.The Doctor and Ace land on Terra Alpha, an Earth colony in the grip of the Thatcher-esque Helen A With her Happiness Patrol,[...]

Tread Perilously Podcast — Doctor Who: The Twin Dilemma

He's kidnapped a pair of genius twins to aid in the master plan of Mestor, a giant gastropod with designs on the galaxy.Erik and Justin try their best not to blame producer John Nathan-Turner for the excesses in the story, C Baker's performance and the Sixth Doctor's clothes Erik theorizes why some Timelords take on[...]

Tread Perilously Podcast — Doctor Who: Snakedance

Erik and Justin return to Doctor Who with the Peter Davison era episode "Snakedance" and wonder how the show survived with John Nathan-Turner in the producer's chair.When the TARDIS arrives on Manussa, Tegan dreams of a snake god known as the Mara Meanwhile a bored Joffrey Baratheon type gets ready for the local festival of[...]

New Doctor Who Showrunner Chris Chibnall Challenges Writers … In 1986

"It would be nice to have something different to the norm."When then-producer John Nathan-Turner joined the discussion, he called the criticisms "over the top." But if you've ever watched The Terror of the Vervoids, you know Chibnall is indeed correct.Of course, these words could live to haunt the Broadchurch creator when he finds himself in[...]