Posts Tagged ‘doctor who’

Write your own Doctor Who plot

January 3, 2014

Happy New Year!

Plans are afoot for a slightly new direction for this blog (at another address), but we’ve not given up completely.

We think this may have done the rounds, so our apologies if it’s old hat.  But just in case…

http://games.usvsth3m.com/drwho/

(and our thanks to RR for bringing this to our attention – congrats on the new little one!)

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Dickens’ Birthday

February 7, 2012

It’s the 200th anniversary of Charles Dickens’ birthday today – even Google is celebrating with one of their occasional doodles (see below).

We won’t try to link to all the free versions of Dickens’ books which you can download for your Kindle or other, they’re easy enough to find via your favourite ebook site.

Portsmouth, Dickens’ birthplace of course, has a number of events happening and TOTD is looking forward to seeing Simon Callow http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simon_Callow reading excerpts from his new biography at the New Theatre Royal: http://www.newtheatreroyal.com/index.php/whats-on/simon-callow As someone who has played Dickens on stage and even in Doctor Who (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Unquiet_Dead), to great acclaim, he’s the ideal choice.  You can see him talking about the great man here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-16883569

 

Doctor Who Timeline Infographic

January 5, 2012

If you’re a fan of Doctor Who you will love this infographic created by cabletv.com. Beautifully designed and full of fascinating facts, here at TOTD we can’t wait to print it out as a giant poster!

http://www.cabletv.com/doctor-who-timeline

Doctor WHeasel: Confidential

June 30, 2011

Something for Doctor Who fans.

http://llordllama.wordpress.com/2011/06/10/confidential/

You can find more from this creative librarian here at Weasel Televisual Enterprises.

http://sites.google.com/site/randolphweasel/home

 

Dalek 6388

June 13, 2011

One of our colleagues here at the library has a bit of a Dalek obsession! If you too love The Doctor’s arch-enemy and would like to know everything there is to know about the Daleks both in the series and as props check out

http://www.dalek6388.co.uk/

Doctor Who does books

June 17, 2008

a minor flurry on a library related email lists discusses recent episodes of Doctor Who:

http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cgi-bin/webadmin?A2=ind0806&L=lis-link&T=0&F=&S=&P=12192

and on another list:

http://scottishlibraries.wordpress.com/2008/06/10/doctor-who-and-libraries/

Which only goes to show how forward thinking University of Portsmouth Library was in linking our last Freshers’ Fayre theme to the good Doctor.  Kudos to the minds behind the idea.

“Prepare to be catalalogued…”