Issue 158

Issue 158

Chronic Fatigue
Editor Cameron Dixon pays tribute to his late father.
The new season’s ratings are analysed; plus, the latest news on Torchwood and The Sarah Jane Adventures.
Love & Monsters
Deborah Stanish wonders why she isn’t as excited about the current season as she should be…
Series Fnarg Reviewed
Cameron Dixon suggests that The Eleventh Hour is all about disappointment without itself being disappointing.
Series Fnarg Reviewed
Greg McElhatton examines how The Beast Below stands up as a fairy tale.
The Celestial Toy Soldier
Steven Dieter explores the military and historical aspects of Victory of the Daleks.
Temporal Blatherings
James Bow wonders what would have happened if the Daleks hadn’t been quite so prevalent in the new series.
Sports Cars and Space Hoppers
William Hopper uses The Time of Angels to compare the Doctor’s companions, past and possibly future…
Crater of Needles
Gian-Luca di Rocco studies what The Vampires of Venice means for the development of the Doctor and his companions.
Fluid Links
Robert Smith? explains why Matt Smith has reignited his passion for the series.
The Land of Fiction
Graeme Burk bids farewell to David Tennant with the DVD box set of The Complete Specials. Plus: reviews of Point of Entry, The Song of Megaptera, Big Finish’s Seventh Doctor and Elizabeth Klein audio trilogy, and Cybermen 2.

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Writer Gary Russell to visit Toronto June 9th

Who Party Toronto Presents:
An Afternoon With Gary Russell
Sunday June 9th, 2013 from noon until 6:00pm
Paupers Pub (second floor), 539 Bloor Street W.
Cost: $15 for the afternoon

On Sunday June 9th, 2013 join The Doctor Who Information Network and Who Party Toronto for An Afternoon With Gary Russell on the second floor of Paupers Pub at 539 Bloor Street West.

The afternoon will feature a Q&A session with our guest Doctor Who writer and Script Editor Gary Russell as well as a live video commentary of a Doctor Who episode that he worked on, an autograph session, a trivia competition and an afternoon of discussions and socializing with other Doctor Who fans.

Doctor Who returns in UK, Canada and US on March 30th!

It has been announced that the final eight episodes of Series Seven of Doctor Who will be airing on BBC1, SPACE and BBC America starting on Saturday March 30th, 2013.

Doctor Who returns in Britain, Canada and US on September 1!

The seventh series of Doctor Who comes to our screens on September 1 at 9 pm on SPACE!

Enlightenment Goes Quarterly

As you’re all no doubt aware, Enlightenment is written, edited and designed as a non-profit venture by a band of loyal fans. Unfortunately, due to the pressures of our volunteers’ day jobs, it’s proven impossible to keep to a bimonthly publication schedule. Read more

Enlightenment Delays

We’ve had a number of queries from members regarding the delayed publication of Enlightenment this year. The DWIN Executive wants to share the following message concerning Enlightenment with DWIN members. Read more 

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