Downtime –
A 90s Time Capsule

Doctor Who’s original run ended 1989. The Paul McGann special notwithstanding, it didn’t return to TV screens until 2005. But that didn’t mean the intervening years were entirely Doctor Who-less. A number of non-BBC productions emerged in that time, created by enthusiasts desperate to fill the gap. None of these stories featured the Doctor, instead […]

Writing Heroes: Alistair MacLean

(This is going to be a long one. Partly, it’s because I can’t be bothered to split the topic down into two blogs. Mostly, it’s because I’ve a long weekend ahead running around Tube stations, so may not have chance to blog next week.) Though largely forgotten now, Alistair MacLean was a best-selling author throughout […]