Time Warriors remember Peter Cushing

By Owen Quinn author of the Time Warriors and Zombie Blues Ask anyone to name an actor associated with British horror and two will always come up.  Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing. I never got to meet him which I regret. He terrified me in the Hammer horror movies and swept me along in hisContinue reading “Time Warriors remember Peter Cushing”

Doctor Who The Ark DVD Review

By Owen Quinn author of the Time Warriors and Zombie Blues There is no doubt that this story, the second outing for Tom Baker as the fourth Doctor, is a timeless classic. It is now out again, digitally remastered and packed with extras which were missing from its earlier release several years ago. For manyContinue reading “Doctor Who The Ark DVD Review”

Heroes of Doctor Who: The Brigadier

By Oen Quinn author of the Time Warriors and Zombie Blues Who’d have thought that the character of the Brigadier, played by Nicholas Courtney, would become a mainstay in the Doctor’s life when he was introduced way back in Patrick Troughton’s era in battles with the Yeti and the Cybermen? When the programme was facingContinue reading “Heroes of Doctor Who: The Brigadier”

Doctor Who: A Little Appreciation

By Owen Quinn author of the Time Warriors and Zombie Blues Like millions of other Doctor Who fans I was delighted to hear Doctor Who was coming back, revamped and reimagined by Russell T Davies. I knew he was a long-time fan from his Queer As Folk series where he placed a Doctor Who fanContinue reading “Doctor Who: A Little Appreciation”

Heroes of Doctor Who: Rose Tyler

By Owen Quinn author of the Time Warriors and Zombie Blues Once again we look at the supporting characters that have helped define the Doctor. This week, Billie Piper as Rose Tyler… When the series returned revamped for the 21st century, Russell T Davies insisted that the role of Rose Tyler was an equal roleContinue reading “Heroes of Doctor Who: Rose Tyler”

Heroes of Doctor Who: Ace

By Owen Quinn author of the Time Warriors and Zombie Blues Once again we look back at the catalogue of characters who have touched the Doctor’s life – this week, the very lovely Sophie Aldred as Ace… Ace was the seventh Doctor’s main companion and was the basis for such successes as Rose Tyler, whetherContinue reading “Heroes of Doctor Who: Ace”

Scientific breakthrough echoes Time Warriors story

By Owen Quinn author of the Time Warriors and Zombie Blues Novelist Owen Quinn has had a rather prophetic incident… Scientists have revealed they have created a new jellyfish life form called a Medusoid (pictured below).In a surprising twist of reality paralleling fiction, Owen Quinn’s story Experiment Four in his first novel The Time Warriors: FirstContinue reading “Scientific breakthrough echoes Time Warriors story”

How the Doctor Lost his Balls

By Owen Quinn author of the Time Warriors and Zombie Blues So we’re about to enter a new era for Doctor Who which despite what you may have read, has caused a massive division in fandom. Many see it as a PC stunt and a desperate attempt to revitalise the show given its falling ratings.Continue reading “How the Doctor Lost his Balls”

Heroes of Doctor Who: Kamelion

By Owen Quinn author of the Time Warriors and Zombie Blues Owen once again looks at the characters from the history of Doctor Who who have helped form the character. All these characters – some you’ll recall, some you won’t – were vital to the series that we all love so well. This week… Kamelion.Continue reading “Heroes of Doctor Who: Kamelion”

Doctor Who The Candle

The Doctor closed his eyes as the Tardis began its familiar materialisation procedure. He shut the wheezing, groaning crescendo from his senses, letting the temporal vibrations wash through him. He had heard her a million times before but had never taken the time to try and feel how she felt when the time machine slippedContinue reading “Doctor Who The Candle”