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Avon and Servalan, Paul and Jacqueline - memoirs

Call me Jacks – Jacqueline Pearce in conversation Audio CD

You’re him, aren’t you? An autobiography by Paul Darrow

From 1978 till 1981 the British sci-fi series Blake’s 7 was broadcast on TV across four seasons, 52 episodes in all. 1,535 more words


Editorial: Top 10 Best Writers

In the 50+ years Doctor Who has been on the air, the show has had many great writers. While some have only made a minimal impact on the show’s history, others like Terry Nation and Russell T. 730 more words

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TIBERIAN THOUGHTS - Tibbles and the Daleks #3: National-Socialist Dalek

The one where I say bad stuff about beloved stories and quote a lot of clever people to make it seem like I know what I’m talking about. 5,892 more words


Doctor Who - Destiny of the Daleks

There may be a few production missteps (tatty looking Daleks, David Gooderson squeezed into Michael Wisher’s old mask) and scenes which should have gone to a second take (“spack off!”)  but the positives far outweigh the negatives. 478 more words

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The Mechanical Planet (audio) review

Free with Vworp, Vworp 3 on CD is a 16 minute version of The Mechanical Planet. Originally a comic strip written by Terry Nation and David Whitaker from 1965, this audio version is a delight. 171 more words

Novels / Books

The Name of the Daleks [April Fool]

When I grew up, it was common knowledge (and an urban myth) that Terry Nation got the name Dalek from the spine of an encyclopedia (DAL-EK or DAL-LEK). 236 more words

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Book Review: Survivors by Terry Nation

This is the original book on which two BBC TV series were based. The first ran for three seasons between 1975-77. The second ran for two seasons between 2008-10 before being killed on a cliffhanger. 516 more words

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