Terrance Dicks and Barry Letts. Photo courtesy Keith Barnfather/Reeltime Pictures

In Memoriam: Doctor Who Script Editor and Novelist Terrance Dicks

A Tribute by Tymbus Robins Terrance Dicks, the generous and avuncular writer and script editor for Doctor Who has died aged 84. For a while, when Dicks’ death was announced, his name topped Twitter’s list of trending topics as tributes were posted across social media in the UK. Authors such as Jenny Colgan and NeilContinue reading In Memoriam: Doctor Who Script Editor and Novelist Terrance Dicks

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Celebrating Scatterbrook: “Scatterbrook Days”, a Moving Tribute to “Worzel Gummidge”

2019 marks the 40th Anniversary of the TV series Worzel Gummidge starring Jon Pertwee as the scarecrow scallywag, and the centenary of the much-loved Jon Pertwee himself. To celebrate, Ten Acre Films took a trip to the countryside with some old friends, to relive those Scatterbrook Days, a charming not for profit film we thinkContinue reading Celebrating Scatterbrook: “Scatterbrook Days”, a Moving Tribute to “Worzel Gummidge”

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Coming Soon to Radio 4: The Jon Pertwee File

Designer Stuart Manning, perhaps best known for his stunning Doctor Who posters and promotional work has co-produced a new radio documentary with Sean Pertwee celebrating the centenary of the Third Doctor and his childhood hero, the brilliant Jon PertweeContinue reading Coming Soon to Radio 4: The Jon Pertwee File

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In Review: Comics Unstripped – An Exhibition of Original Comic Art

If you happen to find yourself in Kettering over the next two months, I can thoroughly recommend spending a little time to find the Alfred East Art Gallery (part of Kettering Museum), which is hosting the free Comics Unstripped exhibition until 20th August 2016. This exhibition features work from the US and British comic scene and honoursContinue reading In Review: Comics Unstripped – An Exhibition of Original Comic Art

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Third Doctor Returns to comics in all-new Doctor Who story from Paul Cornell

BBC Worldwide North America and Titan Comics have announced the return of the Third Doctor this August, in comics! This brand-new five-part comic series, written by Paul Cornell (Doctor Who, Wolverine, Action Comics, The Severed Streets), stars the Third Doctor, as played by Jon Pertwee, alongside companions Jo Grant (Katy Manning) and the Brigadier (Nicholas Courtney)Continue reading Third Doctor Returns to comics in all-new Doctor Who story from Paul Cornell