Heroes of Doctor Who: Mel Bush

By Owen Quinn author of the Time Warriors and Zombie Blues First up I like Bonnie Langford who played the controversial sixth Doctor companion Melanie Bush from Pease Pottage. There. I said it. She was unfairly dissed by fandom at the time as another example of John Nathan Turner’s predilection for star names in theContinue reading “Heroes of Doctor Who: Mel Bush”

Heroes of Doctor Who: Susan

By Owen Quinn author of the Time Warriors and Zombie Blues Every week Owen looks back at a character from Doctor Who, some you’ll recall, others you won’t, but all were important to the story of our favourite time-traveller… To date the only known living relative of the Doctor, Susan, played by Carole Ann Ford,Continue reading “Heroes of Doctor Who: Susan”

Heroes of Doctor Who: Grace Holloway

By Owen Quinn author of the Time Warriors and Zombie Blues Once again we look back at the history of Doctor Who and pick out one of the people that helped define one of sci-fi’s most enduring characters… Doctor Grace Holloway, played by Daphne Ashbrook, was one of those limited number of companions that oversaw oneContinue reading “Heroes of Doctor Who: Grace Holloway”

Heroes of Doctor Who: Mike Yates

By Owen Quinn author of the Time Warriors and Zombie Blues Once again we wander through the past of Doctor Who and the people who have helped him on his adventures. This week it’s UNIT’s very own Mike Yates… Part of the acclaimed UNIT family from the Jon Pertwee era, Mike Yates was the Brigadier’sContinue reading “Heroes of Doctor Who: Mike Yates”

Heroes of Doctor Who: Jack Harkness

By Owen Quinn author of the Time Warriors and Zombie Blues In the beginning, the ninth Doctor saw right through Jack on meeting him in London during World War Two when Jack tried to sell an alien ambulance for a quick profit. However, Jack didn’t realize it contained nanogenes that were turning people into gas-maskedContinue reading “Heroes of Doctor Who: Jack Harkness”

John Bishop joins Doctor Who as Dan!

By Owen Quinn author of the Time Warriors and Zombie Blues Hot on the heels of Revolution of the Daleks, the BBC have run a quick trailer introducing new companion Dan played by actor and comedian John Bishop. Entitled Welcome to the Tardis it shows Dan and a work mat who is telling an whatContinue reading “John Bishop joins Doctor Who as Dan!”

Heroes of Doctor Who: Ian & Barbara

By Owen Quinn author of the Time Warriors and Zombie Blues Once again we take our weekly look back at characters who have helped make The Doctor the Timelordwe love today, be they big or small, every person in his life has helped create him…  Two for one here as Ian Chesterton and Barbara WrightContinue reading “Heroes of Doctor Who: Ian & Barbara”

Heroes of Doctor Who: Jamie

By Owen Quinn author of the Time Warriors and Zombie Blues Once again we look back at the legacy of Doctor Who and pinpoint the characters that have helped make him the hero he is today… There are few Doctor Who companions that immediately spring to mind if you asked ordinary Joe public but thereContinue reading “Heroes of Doctor Who: Jamie”

Heroes of Doctor Who: Zoe

By Owen Quinn author of the Time Warriors and Zombie Blues Once again we look back through Doctor Who’s long history and look at one of the characters who shaped the Timelord we know and love so well… Having left Victoria behind in modern day England with her new adopted family, the second Doctor andContinue reading “Heroes of Doctor Who: Zoe”

Heroes of Doctor Who: Jo Grant

By Owen Quinn author of the Time Warriors and Zombie Blues In our new regular feature each week we’ll be looking back at characters that have come and gone in the Doctor Who mythology and we do our bit to ensure they will never be forgotten. This week, the third Doctor, John Pertwee’s companion: JoContinue reading “Heroes of Doctor Who: Jo Grant”