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Unearthly Child - predictable and depressing

Thanks to Clayton Hickman for tweeting the first ever Guardian review for Doctor Who episode An Unearthly Child  (aka 100,000 BC). To say reviewer Mary Crozier was unimpressed is an understatement and the Guardian themselves brought the subject up with not quite an apology some 48 years later:  46 more words

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Coming March 2017

Coming in March 2017, a brand new Brief Encounter story featuring the First Doctor, Steven and Dodo


Companion Chronicles: Mother Russia (1st Doctor, Steven Taylor, and Dodo)

Writer: Marc Platt

Director: Nigel Fairs

Companions: Steven Taylor (Peter Purves, Narrator), Dodo

Running Time: 1 hour, 20 minutes

Summary: A shapeshifting alien is interrogating Steven Taylor. 130 more words

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Recent Brief Encounter Stories

Have you read any of our recent Brief Encounter stories?  

They’re free to download in PDF format at the following link.

A Winters Tale… 39 more words


Episode #011 – The Garlics 6 – The Oatmeal

As the haunting keys of Mozart’s concerto in E minor fade into the sound of the fourth wall breaking, our travellers must come to terms with their situation and the companionship of those who seek the autographs of many. 82 more words

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Picture of the Day: Just a bit off the top

From 1964: William Hartnell gets his Wig on in 1965.


Peter Purves interview on IndieMacUser

There’s a great interview with Peter Purves over on Indie Mac User: Interview: Peter Purves (Doctor Who)It’s a great piece in which Peter talks about Steven Taylor, the Hartnell era and BIg Finish.

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