Heroes of Doctor Who: Jackie Tyler

By Owen Quinn author of the Time Warriors and Zombie Blues The mother of Rose Tyler, Jackie is the first example of a companion’s parent taking centre stage in the show. Russell T Davies wanted to encapsulate how life with the Doctor affects those left behind and Jackie was our door to it. It wasContinue reading “Heroes of Doctor Who: Jackie Tyler”

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: Ben & Polly

By Owen Quinn author of the Time Warriors and Zombie Blues Once again, it’s Owen’s weekly look back over the legacy of characters who inhabit the worlds and universe of Doctor Who. We look at the characters, some you’ll know, many you won’t, who have formed the Doctor and his legacy… It was the swingingContinue reading “Heroes of Doctor Who: Ben & Polly”

Heroes of Doctor Who: Adric

By Owen Quinn author of the Time Warriors and Zombie Blues One of the most maligned companions ever, Adric, played by Matthew Waterhouse was introduced to replace outgoing companions Romana and K9 in Tom Baker’s final season. The character outline was for Adric to be an Artful Dodger type, straight out of Oliver Twist. TheContinue reading “Heroes of Doctor Who: Adric”