Doctor Who

Steve Berry is made Champion of Alzheimer’s Research UK

Steve Berry, author of Behind the Sofa, has been made a Champion of Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity. The recognition follows his exceptional support as a fundraiser and spokesman for the […]

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Behind the Event: A look at the Behind the Sofa Signing.

Last night Gollancz was overjoyed to host, at Forbidden Planet London, a signing for our collection of celebrity memories of Doctor Who, Behind The Sofa. We’ve already shared a few extracts over the last couple […]

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Behind the Sofa: Ben Aaronovitch

At the end of this month, we’re going to be publishing an expanded edition of Behind the Sofa, a collection of celebrity memories of Doctor Who. All the royalties will go to Alzheimer’s Research UK, as co-ordinator […]

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Behind the Sofa: Memories of Doctor Who

On October 31st, Gollancz will be thrilled to publish an expanded edition of Behind the Sofa, a collection of celebrity memories of Doctor Who. Put together by Steve Berry to benefit Alzheimer’s Research UK after […]

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Behind The Sofa – Celebrity Memories of Doctor Who

Gollancz are very pleased to announce that they will be republishing Behind The Sofa – Celebrity Memories of Doctor Who, edited by Steve Berry, in time for the 50th Anniversary of the cult SF show. Behind The […]

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Sedgwick and the Doctor

The celebrations for the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who have been joined by Penguin who are running a year-long series of ebook shorts, each focusing on a different Doctor Who incarnation, written by contemporary authors in children’s […]

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Friday Reads: Remembrance of the Daleks

I bought all the fondly remembered Target novelisations of Doctor Who stories as an 80s kid. I couldn’t afford to buy the videos till much later so the books were cheap and cheerful reminders of […]

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Related Categories: Ben Aaronovitch, TV shows

THE ADVENTURES OF SIR LANCELOT, 1956

So I was watching Merlin the other week – specifically, series one (Yes, I know I’m very far behind. I only just finished Battlestar Galactica. Don’t hate me). And there was one episode in particular – the one where they all go back to Merlin’s village and Arthur leads the defence against some evil robbers led by the bloke from Deep Space Nine – that reminded me of something. It took a couple of days, but I suddenly realised that the plot was a very clear echo of an episode of a series from 1956.

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Related Categories: Fantasy, TV shows

On the first day of Christmas . . .

Merry Christmas from Gollancz! It’s Christmas day, so eat, drink and be merry. And what a day for SF its is. Once the presents are opened, the food is eaten and the Queen has spoken, […]

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Alastair Reynolds on the power of blog comments…

So I thought you’d like to know about a bit of promotional activity which came out of the blue… Back in May I blogged about science in Doctor Who and how (much as I’m a […]

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