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

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‘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