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Beryl Virtue on Desert Island Discs

You can hear Beryl Virtue on the latest edition of Desert Island Discs. She talks about her career and the many shows she has worked on including Men Behaving Badly and Sherlock. Beryl also talks about the writers she represented in the 1960s including Terry Nation, and how she changed his BBC contract so as to give the rights to the Daleks to him, rather than the BBC.

Online Archive

If you click the 'Celestial Archive' section above, you will find a new Dalek-related section of material from fandom's past...

The Who Shop at West Ham

Next Saturday The Who Shop hits West Ham football club - see http://www.thewhoshop.com/event-ticket-celebration-26th-p-4949.html

If you see any of the DWAS crew there come and say hello!

The Snowmen Final Ratings

The final ratings for 'The Snowmen' show a figure of 9.9 million making it the fourth most popular show on Christmas Day, adding 2.3 million to the overnight figure.

'The Snowmen' Overnight Ratings

The initial overnight ratings show that Doctor Who was watched by 7.6 million viewers which is 34% of the TV wathcing audience. The show was the fifth most popular on Christmas Day. the more accurate consolidated ratings should be available in just over a week.

Gerry Anderson

There cannot be many of us who grew up in the 60s, 70s or 80s unaffected by the work of Gerry Anderson, who sadly died yesterday aged 83.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-oxfordshire-20845407

Doctor Who Stamps Revealed

We have known for some time that a set of 2013 Doctor Who stamps were likely. However today the Royal Mail finally reveals the designs, and they are just great! http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/news/entertainment-arts-20838728

'The Snowmen'

New music, new titles, new companion, new TARDIS....

After 'The Snowmen' please take a moment to drop us a few lines, saying what you thought. Everyone's views are welcome: ct@dwasonline.co.uk

Daleks In HD

As you may well have heard, Studio Canal has remastered the two 1960s AARU Dalek films into HD, going back to the original film prints to do so. The soundtrack has also received attention.

The films will be available for both theatrical release and home viewing, and a blu ray release has been scheduled for 27th May 2013. However....

New TARDIS Interior

Spolier Alert

The BBC has released an image - http://bbc.in/UE3Udr