Tag Archives: William Russell

The Wheel of Fortune

Title: Doctor Who and the Crusaders Televised as: The Crusade (video release title) Written by: David Whitaker Teleplay by: David Whitaker Published in: 1966 Chapters: Three through Eight When I reviewed The Web Planet a few years back, I lamented … Continue reading

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The Eye Should Have Contentment Where It Rests

Title: Doctor Who and the Crusaders Televised as: The Crusade (video release title) Written by: David Whitaker Teleplay by: David Whitaker Published in: 1966 Chapters: Prologue, One and Two “The next time we visit Earth, I hope we encounter a … Continue reading

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DeWinter of our Discontent

Title: Doctor Who and the Zarbi Televised as: The Web Planet Written by: Bill Strutton Teleplay by: Bill Strutton Published in: September 1965 Chapters: Two through Six … that’s as in Roslyn de Winter, the choreographer who provided “Insect Movement”for  … Continue reading

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Mad Men(optera)

Title: Doctor Who and the Zarbi Televised as: The Web Planet Written by: Bill Strutton Teleplay by: Bill Strutton Published in: September 1965 Chapter: One I’m gonna start off by cutting Bill Strutton some slack, just a little bit.  Doctor … Continue reading

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Ian Chesterton in an Exciting Adventure with the Daleks

Title: Doctor Who in an Exciting Adventure With the Daleks Televised as: The Daleks (video release title) Written by: David Whitaker Published in:November 1964 Chapters: Three through Six Last time, we talked about how David Whitaker opened his novelization of … Continue reading

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The Web Planet

Up to this point,  watching Doctor Who from the beginning, I have tried to maintain a positive attitude.  I’ll find the good in anything (even in The Sensorites or The Rescue).  If an episode’s plot is bad or the writing is bad … Continue reading

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