Issue 160

Issue 160
Chronic Fatigue
Cameron Dixon wonders whether he should introduce his young niece to Doctor Who.
The latest news on the 2011 season; plus, The Sarah Jane Adventures, the Hugo Awards, Doctor Who Live, and a sadly extensive obituaries section.
You Know, For Kids?
Colleen Hillerup remembers watching the show with her parents, her children, and now her grandchildren.
The Celestial Toy Soldier
Steven Dieter remembers Doctor Who as a childhood escape from the pressures of the real world.
Temporal Blatherings
James Bow on how watching Doctor Who led to his career as an author of YA novels.
Sports Cars and Space Hoppers
William Hopper disagrees that Doctor Who is a children’s show at all.
Love & Monsters
Deborah Stanish negotiates with her children over whether they should watch this scary program.
Crater of Needles
Gian-Luca di Rocco examines why the eleventh Doctor would consider taking on a seven-year-old girl as his new travelling companion.
Fluid Links
Robert Smith? explains why the Doctor is a suitable and unconventional role model for young boys.
Martin Marshall explores the history of Sarah Jane Smith, one of Doctor Who’s most popular companions.
The Land of Fiction
Graeme Burk finds the DVDs for The Time Monster, Underworld and The Horns of Nimon to be less epic than he’d have hoped. Also, reviews of The Creature from the Pit, Big Finish’s latest Fifth Doctor and Eighth Doctor audios, the Companion Chronicles, and Timeless Adventures.


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