Articles Tagged 'The Fourth Doctor'

Tom Baker

What Is Going on with Tom Baker and ‘Star Wars’?

When you’re an actor with a particularly strident and arresting voice, the offers to lend it to various odd projects must come fairly frequently and from odd angles. Tom Baker, for example, has not only played the Fourth Doctor in Doctor Who, he lent his voice to the comedy series Little Britain, to the animation […]

The Three Doctors

Brit Binge: The Many Moods of the Doctor in ‘Doctor Who’

As the new season of Doctor Who approaches, fans are wondering what kind of Doctor will emerge from the TARDIS. We’re being promised a darker, less chummy Doctor, but also a hugely enthusiastic and energetic one. Mind you, he’ll have to work hard if he wants to beat some of the emotional extremes of his […]

Robbie Williams

Robbie Williams: The (Cartoon) Doctor That Never Was

Here’s a story that, while not part of Doctor Who canon, introduces a bizarre possibility to a fictional realm that is already well served with bizarre possibilities. Are you sitting comfortably? Then I’ll begin: In 2003, there was no appreciable sign that Doctor Who would ever return to its TV glory days. There was no […]

Jon Pertwee

‘Doctor Who’: How To Announce a New Doctor (Part 1)

This Sunday, an event that has only happened eleven times in the past 50 years will happen again. An actor or actress will be confirmed as the new Doctor in Doctor Who. It’s an announcement that will be receiving a LOT of attention, a 30-minute live TV show, with interviews and analysis and all sorts. […]