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5 reasons why Paul McGann’s Doctor should be your favourite

As a life-long Doctor Who fan, the hardest and most annoying question to answer is, “Who’s your favourite Doctor?” Here Liam South provides five reasons why the Eighth Doctor should be your answer…   McGann’s tenure as the Doctor may have been brief on television, but his Big Finish work is truly astounding.   In the...

‘Doctor Who’ companions’ 5 best first trips to the future

“Past or future?” The question asked of Bill Potts in ‘Smile’ as she is offered her first proper trip in the TARDIS, is one that the Doctor often poses of his new travelling companions these days. Pre-order the new season on DVD on Amazon here. Pre-order the new season on Blu-ray on Amazon here. With Bill enjoying her...

5 reasons why Sylvester McCoy’s Doctor should be your favourite

As a life-long Doctor Who fan, the hardest and most annoying question to answer is, “Who’s your favourite Doctor?” Here Liam South provides five reasons why the Seventh Doctor should be your answer…   Sylvester McCoy manages to bring some mystery back to the Doctor. A conscious move on the part of Script Editor Andrew Cartmel....

5 reasons why Colin Baker’s Doctor should be your favourite

As a life-long Doctor Who fan, the hardest and most annoying question to answer is, “Who’s your favourite Doctor?” Here Liam South provides five reasons why the Sixth Doctor should be your answer…   If Troughton’s look is definitive 60’s and Pertwee’s is definitive 70’s, Colin Baker’s is definitive 80’s. It has all the colours and...

5 reasons why Peter Davison’s Doctor should be your favourite

As a life-long Doctor Who fan, the hardest and most annoying question to answer is, “Who’s your favourite Doctor?” Here Liam South provides five reasons why the Fifth Doctor should be your answer…   The youngest Doctor at the time, Peter Davison’s Doctor is far more physically energetic than any Doctor previous.   The cricket-themed outfit...

4 invisible monsters in ‘Doctor Who’ that were still terrifying

Doctor Who’s CGI and prosthetics teams have done sterling work creating some iconic monsters over the years, but some scripts don’t require their input at all. Not just a cost-cutting exercise, some of the creepiest and most thought-provoking episodes of Doctor Who revolve around creatures that we never actually see. Here CultBox guest writer Ellie Mann takes...

5 reasons why Tom Baker’s Doctor should be your favourite

As a life-long Doctor Who fan, the hardest and most annoying question to answer is, “Who’s your favourite Doctor?” Here Liam South provides five reasons why the Fourth Doctor should be your answer…   That scarf.   That hair.   That voice.   Tom Baker’s performance is truly mad, constantly walking the line between childishly silly,...

5 reasons why Jon Pertwee’s Doctor should be your favourite

As a life-long Doctor Who fan, the hardest and most annoying question to answer is, “Who’s your favourite Doctor?” Here Liam South provides five reasons why the Third Doctor should be your answer…   Pertwee’s era is set predominantly on Earth, meaning that the alien invasions happen around familiar locations.   Pertwee’s Doctor, like Hartnell’s, demands...

5 reasons why Patrick Troughton’s Doctor should be your favourite

As a life-long Doctor Who fan, the hardest and most annoying question to answer is, “Who’s your favourite Doctor?” Here Liam South provides five reasons why the Second Doctor should be your answer…   Patrick Troughton’s physical comedy is joyous and is often employed as a way to advance the scene, not just for a...

5 reasons why William Hartnell’s Doctor should be your favourite

As a life-long Doctor Who fan, the hardest and most annoying question to answer is, “Who’s your favourite Doctor?” Here Liam South provides five reasons why the First Doctor should be your answer…   He doesn’t take any s**t from anyone and, as a result, gets in some wicked burns.   As the very first...