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Ten years since Rose

March 26th, 2015 (07:30 pm)

A few links to mark the tenth anniversary of twenty-first century Doctor Who:

My post of ten years ago

Quoted on another site of mine

Trip of a lifetime by fanzine: Tides of Time issues 30 and 31, linked here

Too busy to add more about the circumstances in which I watched the episode, the later phone calls that evening, the overnight ratings and the realisation that we were losing Christopher Eccleston almost immediately and that there had been a very good reason for the introduction to Doctor Who scheduled earlier that Saturday evening to have been narrated by David Tennant...

Also posted at http://sir-guinglain.dreamwidth.org/2015/03/26/ten-years-since-rose.html.


Posted by: daniel_saunders (daniel_saunders)
Posted at: March 26th, 2015 08:27 pm (UTC)

Thanks for this - I noticed a number of my articles in the Tides issues! Another time, another world...

Posted by: parrot_knight (parrot_knight)
Posted at: March 26th, 2015 08:30 pm (UTC)

Another time, another world, but in many ways the same, or about to give birth to now...

Posted by: Alice Dryden (huskyteer)
Posted at: March 26th, 2015 08:39 pm (UTC)

...a certain Mr Bickley replying to my text at 2am because he'd been to a wedding yet watched the episode as soon as he possibly could...

Edited at 2015-03-26 08:39 pm (UTC)

Posted by: parrot_knight (parrot_knight)
Posted at: March 26th, 2015 08:44 pm (UTC)

...I remember many old DocSoc members being very sceptical of the prospects for the new series...