Issue 161

Issue 161
Chronic Fatigue
Cameron Dixon explains why a religious fundamentalist is his favourite character in classic Doctor Who.
Good news about the ratings for A Christmas Carol; plus, the latest news about Series Six and Torchwood.
Christmas Special 2011
Greg McElhatton reviews A Christmas Carol, and William Hopper nets an interview with Clive the Shark.
Fluid Links
Robert Smith? explores the romantic possibilities of the new TARDIS crew’s dynamic.
Block Transfers
Julie Chaston wonders which Doctors would be worth giving it all up to travel with.
The Celestial Toy Soldier
Steven Dieter enthuses over the vast number of new Doctor Who stories available for the contemporary fan.
Martin Marshall argues that the “classic” TARDIS crew has not always consisted of one female companion.
Love & Monsters
Deborah Stanish writes a love letter to the underappreciated Eighth Doctor.
Crater of Needles
Gian-Luca di Rocco argues that the “deus ex machina” ending is not nearly as prevalent as fans claim it is.
The Sarah Jane Adventures
Graeme Burk reviews the latest season of the Doctor Who spin-off, and argues that it’s the best to date.
The Land of Fiction
Jason A Miller is surprised despite himself by Michael Moorcock’s take on Doctor Who in The Coming of the Terraphiles. Plus: reviews of the Kamelion DVDs, the latest Eleventh Doctor novels; the Seventh and Eighth Doctor audios, the Companion Chronicles, the Lost Stories, and the latest IDW graphic novel.


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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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