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Myth Makers: Jon Davey

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Category: Reeltime Myth Makers, Drama and Documentary DVDs

Jon Davey has, to date, featured in 42 episodes of Doctor Who, as various monsters including: a Dalek, Cyberman, Ood, Judoon, Whisperman and Unit Soldier. He has also performed and assisted with choreography in Doctor Who LIVE in 2010, Doctor Who Proms 2013 and The Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular in Australia and the UK. He has also featured in Torchwood, The Sarah Jane Adventures, Merlin, Wizard vs Aliens, Casualty and Atlantis!

 

He’s also a freelance camera operator and still photographer. He has worked on projects for Big Brother, X-Factor, Robbie Williams and Samsung. Jon has also worked on over 40 music videos!

 

A lot for Nick Briggs to get through with him! But they do try, during a break at the Doctor Who Appreciation Society event The Capitol II in May 2017.

 

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About Time 8

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Category: Doctor Who Reference Books

In About Time, the whole of Doctor Who is examined through the lens of the real-world social and political changes as well as ongoing developments in television production that influenced the series in ways big and small over the course of a generation. Armed with these guidebooks, readers will be able to cast their minds back to 1975, 1982, 2005 and other years to best appreciate the series' content and character.

 

Volume 8 of this series focuses on Series 3 (2007) of the revamped Doctor Who starring David Tennant, as well as the Christmas special Voyage of the Damned and the animated story The Infinite Quest. Essays in this volume include: "Why Weren't We Bovvered?," "How Messed-Up Can Narrative Get?," "Which are the Most Over-Specialised Daleks?," and "Is Kylie from Planet Zog?"

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Doctor Who Audio Annual

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Category: BBC Radio Collection Classic Soundtracks

For two decades, from the mid-1960s to the mid-1980s, every fan of the Doctor hoped to find The Doctor Who Annual in their Christmas stocking. Larger than life and twice as colourful, the stories within were exuberant ― and often charmingly naive ― in their take on ‘the children’s own programme which adults adore’.

 

Here, for the first time on audio, Peter Purves (Steven), Anneke Wills (Polly), Geoffrey Beevers (the Master), Matthew Waterhouse (Adric) and Nicola Bryant (Peri) read a selection of these colourful and energetic tales.

 

In The Sons of Grekk, the First Doctor is held prisoner in a brutal, otherworldly society. The King of Golden Death finds that the Second Doctor, Polly and Ben have materialised inside an Ancient Egyptian pyramid. The Third Doctor, Jo and the Brigadier confront a familiar adversary in Dark Intruders, whilst in Conundrum the Fourth Doctor, Adric and K9 experience warped physics in the corridors of the TARDIS. FacingThe Penalty, a delirious Fifth Doctor finds old friends and adversaries ganging up on him, and the Sixth Doctor and Peri plunge into a dangerous period of British history in The Real Hereward.

 

Also included are two vintage essays on the character of our favourite Time Lord: Who is Doctor Who? from 1966 and The Phoenix in the TARDIS from 1968.

 

Take a nostalgic journey through time with these vintage Doctor Who tales.

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Classic Audio Book: Tenth Planet, The

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Category: Classic Audio Books

An unabridged reading of this classic novelisation featuring the First Doctor's original encounter with the Cybermen. The TARDIS brings the Doctor, Ben and Polly to a space tracking station in the Antarctic - and straight into trouble. A space mission is going badly wrong, and a new planet has appeared in the sky. Mondas, ancient fabled twin planet of Earth, has returned. Soon its inhabitants arrive. But while they used to be just like the humans of Earth, now they are very different. Devoid of emotions, their bodies replaced with plastic and steel, the Cybermen are here.Humanity needs all the help it can get, but as the Cybermen take over, the Doctor is dying... Gerry Davis's novelisation of his own 1966 TV serial describes the lead-up to the Doctor's first ever regeneration.

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Faction Paradox: Spinning Jenny

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Category: Faction Paradox Books

One snowy night in 1854, Elizabeth Howkins arrives in Strines. Back in the place where the gods took her Bill from her, all those years ago.

 

But now, she has learned their secrets. Now, she knows their weaknesses. Now, she is ready to exact her revenge.

 

But Elizabeth isn’t the only visitor to Strines. Major Webber and his team have tracked her to the four corners of the Empire. In Strines, they are determined that she must meet her destiny, in the name of the Queen.

 

And something about the upcoming conflict has attracted the attention of someone with their own plans for the chaos to come. No less than the resurrection of that old, doomed, time-travelling voodoo cult, Faction Paradox…

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The Black Archive 14: The Ultimate Foe

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Category: Black Archive, The

After almost 18 months off-air Doctor Who returned to television in September 1986 with the 14-episode The Trial of a Time Lord, an epic serial intended by its production team as a grand statement about both the programme and its lead character.

 

Its final two episodes, ‘The Ultimate Foe’, would prove to be the climax, if not the resolution, to the longest ever Doctor Who serial and to behind-the-scenes issues, both inside and outside the programme’s own production office, that had dogged the series for over a year.

 

Suffering from unprecedented scripting issues, including the death of its original writer and the withdrawal of his successor’s replacement script for the final episode after it had been issued to the cast and crew, this serial, while not intended as such, also came to serve as the finale for Colin Baker’s interpretation of the Doctor on television.

 

This Black Archive examines multiple drafts of both episodes’ scripts to look at creative conflicts behind the conclusion to this epic adventure, and the clash of intentions and interpretations that resulted in what was seen in the final transmitted programmes.

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Early Adventures 4:2 The Outliers

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Category: Doctor Who: Early Adventures

The TARDIS takes the Doctor, Ben, Polly and Jamie to a flooded underground town on an alien world. The streets are empty. The houses are bare. Not a trace of life.

 

The miners working here are vanishing. And it isn’t long before the time-travellers are suspected of being responsible for the disappearances. But even the authorities haven’t fully realised the scale of the problem.

 

There’s something else on this world. Something dragging people away. And it won’t stop until it’s taken them all.

 

Cast: Anneke Wills (Polly Wright/Narrator), Frazer Hines (Jamie McCrimmon/The Doctor), Elliot Chapman (Ben Jackson), Alistair Petrie (Richard Tipple), Debbie Chazen (Dr Goro).

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Shada Blu ray

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Category: 4th Doctor DVDs

"Delicate matter, slightly. It's about a book..."

 

Chris Parsons is happily engrossed in studying post-graduate physics at Cambridge, when one day he finds an old book, sitting on a dusty shelf in an ageing professor's library. Written in a language nobody can read and made of a paper that can't be torn, this is no ordinary book. And when it enters his life, everything changes for young Chris Parsons.

 

Soon finding himself aboard an invisible space-ship, chased by monsters made of molten rock; aboard an alien prison on a distant planet and attacked by a horde of mind-control zombies. Chris also meets a strange man with a very long scarf who claims he can travel through time and space... in a police box.

 

It's going to be a busy day for Chris Parsons.

 

An abandoned Doctor Who classic is brought to life. Starring Tom Baker and written by Douglas Adams, this is “Shada” for a modern audience, with footage upscaled to high definition, and incomplete footage now completed using high-quality animation.

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Shada DVD

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Category: 4th Doctor DVDs

"Delicate matter, slightly. It's about a book..."

 

Chris Parsons is happily engrossed in studying post-graduate physics at Cambridge, when one day he finds an old book, sitting on a dusty shelf in an ageing professor's library. Written in a language nobody can read and made of a paper that can't be torn, this is no ordinary book. And when it enters his life, everything changes for young Chris Parsons.

 

Soon finding himself aboard an invisible space-ship, chased by monsters made of molten rock; aboard an alien prison on a distant planet and attacked by a horde of mind-control zombies. Chris also meets a strange man with a very long scarf who claims he can travel through time and space... in a police box.

 

It's going to be a busy day for Chris Parsons.

 

An abandoned Doctor Who classic is brought to life. Starring Tom Baker and written by Douglas Adams, this is “Shada” for a modern audience, with footage upscaled to high definition, and incomplete footage now completed using high-quality animation.

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Blake's 7 4:1 Crossifre Part 1

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Category: Blake's 7

Four new brand-new full-cast Blake's 7 adventures set during the TV series' third season

 

1 Paradise Lost by Steve Lyons

Erewhon was a legendary vacation planet - until it was ravaged by acid storms. A new friend brings the Liberator crew here, their objective: to assassinate an old enemy. But what they find beneath Erewhon’s surface will plunge the galaxy into turmoil.

 

2 True Believers by Simon Clark

A mysterious voice forces Cally to a barren world where barbarians threaten a beleaguered city. There, Cally joins a dangerous quest to the Singing Grave, encountering evil of immense ferocity and power.

 

3 Resurgence by Mark Wright

A distress signal lures the Liberator to an uncharted world, where the ship’s systems come under attack from an outside influence. Avon and the crew face a spectre of the past that could destroy their hopes for the future.

 

4 Fearless by David Bryher

A criminal scheme threatens the balance of power in the Federation, and Vila's skills offer the best hope of containing the chaos. Bolstered by Cally's telepathy, he leaps into action - but when Servalan arrives on the scene, the situation quickly spirals out of control...

 

Cast: Paul Darrow (Kerr Avon), Michael Keating (Vila Restal), Jan Chappell (Cally), Steven Pacey (Del Tarrant), Jacqueline Pearce (Servalan), Yasmin Bannerman (Dayna Mellanby), Alistair Lock (Zen/Orac), Clare Vousden (Winterhaven), John Green (Mordekain), Hugh Fraser (The President), Rebecca Grant (Gwen Parker), Walles Hamonde (Gunner Kalvert), Becky Wright (Goddess / Distributor / Curator), Abi Harris (Alta-Six), Donovan Christian-Carey (Herrick), Rebecca Crankshaw (Zeera Vos), Daniel Collard (Jallen)

 

Other parts played by the cast

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231: The Behemoth

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Category: Doctor Who Main Range 201 onwards

Bath, 1756 – and a very dashing gentleman known only as the Doctor is newly arrived in town, accompanied by his lady friends Mrs Clarke and Mrs Ramon. He’s created a stir among the gentlefolk of Georgian high society – and a stir in the heart of merry widow Mrs Theodosia Middlemint, rumour has it.

 

They are not the only strangers from abroad causing tongues to wag, however. The mysterious Lady Clara, come from Amsterdam in the company of the noble Captain Van Der Meer, has the whole of Bath agog. Who is she, really? What is she, really?

 

But there’s something terrible beneath the veneer of Georgian gentility. As awful a horror as the Doctor has ever exposed, hidden inside Balsam’s Brassworks. Something that needs to be brought to light, for the sake of all humanity.

 

Cast: Colin Baker (The Doctor), Lisa Greenwood (Flip Jackson), Miranda Raison (Mrs Constance Clarke), Glynn Sweet (Sir Geoffrey Balsam), Georgina Moon (Mrs Middlemint), Liam McKenna (Titus Craven), Wayne Forester (Rev Mr Philip Naylor), Giles New (Captain Douwemout Van Der Meer), Diveen Henry (Sarah), Ben Arogundade (Gorembe)

 

Other roles played by the cast.

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Doctor Who Magazine 519

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Category: Doctor Who Magazine

Issue 519 of Doctor Who Magazine has an exclusive interview with the new first doctor, David Bradley.

 

Four years ago he played William Hartnell in BBC Two’s An Adventure in Space and Time. Now David Bradley is returning as the First Doctor himself for this year’s Christmas Special Twice Upon a Time...

I was playing the guy who was playing the Doctor, but now I’m the Doctor... It’s absolutely thrilling.

ALSO IN THIS ISSUE…

 

FRIGHT KNIGHT

Sir Derek Jacobi talks to DWM about bringing back his version of the Master for Big Finish’s new series of audio adventures.

DEDICATED FOLLOWERS

DWM meets Jared Garfield and Lily Travers, the actors playing Ben and Polly in Twice Upon a Time.

BEN ZEN

In a previously unpublished interview from 1997, Michael Craze reflects on the time he spent playing Ben Jackson in Doctor Who from 1966 to 1967.

DOC MARTIN

In what turned out to be his final interview, Trevor Martin discusses playing the Doctor in the stage play Seven Keys to Doomsday. Elsewhere in this issue DWM pays tribute to his long career.

DRESSING THE DOCTOR

Costume designer Hayley Nebauer explains how she created the First Doctor’s 2017 look.

ANNUAL REPORT

BBC Audio is reviving stories from the Doctor Who annuals. Readers Peter Purves and Matthew Waterhouse are in the studio...

54 FIRST DATES

What’s so special about the 23rd of November? And what else has happened on Doctor Who’s big day? DWM investigates...

THE PHANTOM PIPER

A brand-new comic strip adventure for the Doctor and Bill in part one of The Phantom Piper, written by Scott Gray and illustrated by Martin Geraghty.

THE TIME TEAM

The Time Team continues its mission to watch every episode of Doctor Who with 2011’s The Almost People.

THE FACT OF FICTION

Uncovering the details hidden in the 2007 episode The Lazarus Experiment.

THE BLOGS OF DOOM

DWM’s brand-new column begins...

 

PLUS! Previews, book and audio reviews, news, prize-winning competitions and more.

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