Enlightenment

Issue 157

STATE OF CHANGE: The changing face of Doctor Who: how to stop worrying when your favourite program becomes something completely different. PLUS:

  • How has the title sequence reflected the changes in Doctor Who?
  • What will the kids make of Matt Smith?
  • News and reviews of the latest releases, including Remembrance of the Daleks: The Special Edition, Chicks Dig Time Lords, and more!

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Issue 156

THE END: A look at The End of Time and the end of the Tenth Doctor’s era PLUS:

  • A look back at David Tennant’s career as the Tenth Doctor
  • Who is Wilfred Mott?
  • Looking back at Logopolis
  • The role of plot in the new series
  • News and reviews of all the latest books, audios and DVDs including: The Dalek War DVD set, Death In Blackpool, Mission to Magnus, Leviathan and more!

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Issue 155

THE DVD ISSUE: A special issue looking at the Doctor Who DVD range featuring the results of DWIN’s poll listing the Top 10 Doctor Who DVDs! PLUS:

  • Reviews of the Top 10 DVDs as well as the Best Commentary and Special Feature
  • An interview with Doctor Who Restoration Team members Steve Roberts and Mark Ayres on the early days of the range
  • News and reviews of all the latest books, audios and DVDs including: The Black Guardian Trilogy, Paper Cuts, Blue Forgotten Planet, Autonomy and more!

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Issue 154

TENTH PLANET: As the end draws near, we celebrate David Tennant’s Tenth Doctor PLUS:

  • A review of The Waters of Mars and the third season of The Sarah Jane Adventures
  • Colin Baker: The Lost Interview
  • Emotion in the new series
  • News and reviews of all the latest books, audios and DVDs including: The War Games, Paper Cuts, Blue Forgotten Planet, Autonomy and more!

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Issue 153

DOCTOR WHO COMICS: Our special essay (in graphic novel format) explores the past, present and future of Doctor Who in comic book form and asks what will it take to get a good Doctor Who comic? Plus:

  • Anatomy of a Fangirl Meltdown: We explore why Ianto’s death on Torchwood pressed so many buttons
  • What can the Hartnell historical stories teach us today?
  • Doctor Who Playsets you wish you could own
  • News and reviews of all the latest books, audios and DVDs including: Hornets’ Nest: The Stuff of Nightmares, The Cannibalists, The Eight Truths, The Forgotten, The Deadly Assassin, Delta and the Bannermen and more!

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Issue 152

CHILDREN OF EARTH: We review Torchwood series 3 and ask the hard questions about what Torchwood is and what it is to become Plus:

  • Moffat Vs. Davies: We give odds on both writer/producers and talks about what makes each of them tick
  • How is Captain Jack’s character so different depending on the series and circumstances?
  • Is it time for the novelisations to return?
  • News and reviews of all the latest books, audios and DVDs including: E-Space Trilogy DVD, Wirrn Dawn, The Slitheen Excursion, Time Unincorporated Volume 1, The Rescue / The Romans, Attack of the Cybermen and more!

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Issue 151

DEATH OF A PLANET We review the 2009 Easter Special Planet of the Dead and ask if the days of space travel is over in Doctor Who. Plus:

  • Death of a National Dream: How Doctor Who went from being a hit on CBC to being completely ignored
  • How did the Master get to where he is? Lance Parkin has a theory…
  • How do you get your children to become Doctor Who fans?
  • News and reviews of all the latest books, audios and DVDs including: The Key To Time Special Edition DVD, Orbis, Hothouse, Key2Time, Four To Doomsday, Battlefield and more!

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Issue 150

CELEBRATE 25 YEARS AND 150 ISSUES OF ENLIGHTENMENT! It’s a party celebrating Enlghtenment’s silver anniversary and 150th issue. Featuring:

  • A look back on the past 25 years of Enlightenment
  • The Two-Four crew are back and getting intoxicated while watching the new series!
  • Review of series two of the Sarah Jane Adventures
  • News and reviews of all the latest books, audios and DVDs including: The Complete Fourth Series DVD, The Story of Martha, Forty-Five, Return of the Krotons, The Eyeless, The Raincloud Man, Trial of a Time Lord and more!

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Issue 149


WHO AT 45 (PLUS)! We celebrate the 45th anniversary of Doctor Who and look toward its exciting future Featuring:

  • Matt Smith is the Eleventh Doctor! We have a full report and an open letter to the new Doctor
  • A review of the 2008 Christmas special The Next Doctor
  • A look back at Doctor Who’s ‘fifth’ anniversaries
  • Predictions of Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary in 2013!
  • News and reviews of all the latest books, audios and DVDs including: The Sarah Jane Adventures - The Complete First Season, Torchwood - The Complete Second Season, The Writer’s Tale, The War Machines, The Brain of Morbius, Kingdom of Silver, Ghosts of India, The Death Collectors and more!

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Issue 148

THE 1983 ISSUE
Travel back in time to the 20th anniversary of Doctor Who. Featuring:

  • A look back at a year of looking back
  • We publish a full, spoilered reviews of the entirety of Season 20!
  • Can you look for shipping in the Peter Davison era?
  • News from 1983 and reviews of all the latest home videos, books and LPs including: Revenge of the Cybermen on VHS, Doctor Who: A Celebration and the latest Target novelisations including Doctor Who: Castrovalva, Doctor Who: Time-Flight Doctor Who: Meglos and more!

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Enlightenment will be switching to a digital only publication and membership fees will be ending. Find out more about this important change

New Doctor to be Announced LIVE on SPACE this Sunday!

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New Podcast from DWIN!

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Writer Gary Russell to visit Toronto June 9th

Who Party Toronto Presents:
An Afternoon With Gary Russell
Sunday June 9th, 2013 from noon until 6:00pm
Paupers Pub (second floor), 539 Bloor Street W.
Cost: $15 for the afternoon

On Sunday June 9th, 2013 join The Doctor Who Information Network and Who Party Toronto for An Afternoon With Gary Russell on the second floor of Paupers Pub at 539 Bloor Street West.

The afternoon will feature a Q&A session with our guest Doctor Who writer and Script Editor Gary Russell as well as a live video commentary of a Doctor Who episode that he worked on, an autograph session, a trivia competition and an afternoon of discussions and socializing with other Doctor Who fans.


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