Doctor Who (Classic): “The Pirate Planet” · TV Club … – The AV Club

And, of course, it's got a script by Hitch-Hikers' Guide To The Galaxy author Douglas Adams, exactly the writer you'd want to help usher in the comedic approach to sci-fi that Doctor Who strove for in its sixteenth season, which Continue reading

Doctor Who News: Director Mackinnon returns for series eight

Director Douglas Mackinnon has today announced on Twitter that he will be returning to Doctor Who to for series eight in 2014, the first to star Peter Capaldi as the Doctor. Mackinnon – who previously helmed The Sontaran Continue reading

The Doctor Who TARDISblend 61: Cold War | Geeks of Doom

Classic Doctor Who villains, THE ICE WARRIORS, make a triumphant return in Cold War this week, as the 7th Series of modern Doctor Who continues. In the story written by Mark Gatiss and directed by Douglas Mackinnon, … Continue reading

TV Review: Doctor Who 7.9: Cold War | Geeks of Doom

Doctor Who Series 7, Episode 9 – “Cold War” Directed by Douglas Mackinnon Written by Mark Gatiss Starring: Matt Smith, Jenna-Louise Coleman, Charlie Anson, Nicholas Briggs, Liam Cunningham, Tobias Menzies, James … Continue reading

Doctor Who (Classic): "Shada" · TV Club · The A.V. Club

“Shada” (season 17, episodes 21-26. Filmed in 1979; never aired.) In 1979, Douglas Adams, then script editor for Doctor Who , wrote a story for the show in which the villain disastrously shatters into half a dozen fragments of Continue reading