Dr Who on the Box

Like the Tardis, the small television box is far larger on the inside; it's our passport to a kind of tourism, our window on wonders. Our control over the time flow of TV has increased tremendously since Doctor Who's first broadcast in November 1963, when we were helplessly subject to the linear direction of scheduled programmes. Back then, if you missed an episode there was rarely a second chance to see it; and indeed, a whole…

Poster Spotting on Dr Who

17th April 2010: "The Doctor is summoned to Blitz-torn London by Winston Churchill, and the Daleks are waiting for him!" Visit the BBC site. Interestingly, I didn't recognise any of the posters, but the above is MOST DEFINITELY not a real wartime poster (here's one of the real ones), interesting decision by the BBC not to use real posters! http://imdoctorwho.blogspot.com/2010/04/dalek-victory-poster.html http://lifetheuniverseandcombom.blogspot.com/2010/04/doctor-who-daleks-wwii-keep-calm.html