An Adventure in Time and Space

The folks at IO9 mentioned how genuinely moving and emotional this reenactment of the beginnings of Doctor Who is. I agree. There are some truly powerful moments, and the entire story is one that Doctor Who fans will particularly love, but can be enjoyed by anyone. It is about the BBC's first female producer and [Read More...]

Doctor Who: The Original Concept

I had it drawn to my attention that the original background notes for the TV show Doctor Who, written by Cecil E. Webber and Sydney Newman, is available on the BBC website¬†(I’ve embedded the entire thing below). The document sets forth a vision for where the show would go. It appears that the Doctor’s identity [Read More...]

Doctor Who, Judaism, and the Ineffable Name

Tablet magazine has an article about Doctor Who from a Jewish perspective. It includes less well known details, such as the Jewish background of the show’s creator Sydney Newman, as well as more familiar topics such as the depiction of Nazism in the form of the Daleks, and the seemingly ineffable name of the Doctor [Read More...]


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