Short Trips Review: The Turn of the Screw

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


Yee Jee Tso returns in his Vault working Charlie Sato guise to deliver this 8th Doctor story. Charlie is on the hunt for an artefact that may be small in size but big in power. But when he gets caught and captured he runs into a torturer who turns out not to be as he seems who also wants the mysterious device. Continue reading

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Review – ‘Space Helmet for a Cow: The Mad, True Story of Doctor Who’ Volume 2′

Written by Lewis Mainwaring


Space Helmet for a Cow: The Mad, True Story of Doctor Who Volume 2‘  covers the behind-the-scenes history of the British science-fiction television programme Doctor Who (produced by the BBC).

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This book follows on from the 2015 Space Helmet for a Cow: The Mad, True Story of Doctor Who – Volume 1‘ – which covered the shows original run between 1963 to it’s cancellation in 1989.  Continue reading

Review: Doctor Who Experience 2016

Written by Lewis Mainwaring & Ben Gummery


The Doctor Who Experience (located in Cardiff Bay, South Wales) is one of the largest and most ambitious Doctor Who exhibitions ever staged. Featuring props and costumes from throughout the shows history encompassing both the classic and modern era of Who.

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Doctor Who TV Movie 20th Anniversary: Interview with Matthew Jacobs

MatthewJacobsOnSetToday marks the 20th Anniversary of the first broadcast of the Doctor Who TV Movie in the USA.

We spoke with the film’s writer Matthew Jacobs who has also been involved with The Emperor’s New Groove, Lassie and the Young Indiana Jones Chronicles.

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Doctor Who TV Movie 20th Anniversary: Interview with Yee Jee Tso

 

downloadToday marks the 20th Anniversary of the first broadcast of the Doctor Who TV Movie in the USA.

We caught up with actor Yee Jee Tso known for his role as ‘Chang Lee’ to talk about the lasting impact of the film 20 years later. Continue reading

Interview with Yee Jee Tso (Doctor Who TV Movie)

2We spoke with actor Yee Jee Tso known for his role as ‘Chang Lee’ in the Doctor Who Telemovie (1996).

“Making movies is awesome!”


What inspired you to become an actor?
I kind of fell into my first couple of gigs actually, by luck. On the 2nd occasion, filming was on location at an abandoned railway tunnel. The entire cast was dressed in 1890s period attire, and the set was decorated with historical accuracy as a coolie camp. “Coolie” was the term used for Chinese immigrant railway workers. I was sitting on an “apple box” and directly in front of me was the camera crane in all its technological glory and coolness, set against the historic backdrop in a surreal juxtaposition. That moment was when I got hooked. “Making movies is awesome!” I thought (or something to that effect). Continue reading

‘New Who’ 10th Anniversary

Written by Lewis Mainwaring


When Doctor Who came back to our TV screens in 2005 both audiences and critics were wowed as it ushered in a new era of time and space antics.

Russell T Davies was the mastermind behind the shows reintroduction and turned the programme from ‘a bit of a joke’ into TV gold over-night following a 16 year gap (not including the TV movie).

The casting of Christopher Eccleston as as the post time war doctor and Billie Piper as his companion was great casting and started the show off with a bang. Continue reading