I would just like to thank everyone for giving TIMD an awesome first week. I can tell you we had 2500 views in the past seven days, far exceeding my wildest dreams with a high of 462 on Friday.
But that was just week one.
Even though I started the website as just one man, Gary Morris and Martin Ruddock have already joined on, contributing an article each with plenty more to come. That’s not all, we will have Al Miller doing podcast reviews soon.
So, we made it through week one, onward and upward. Here’s to a bigger week 2, but I suppose that will all depend on the onmirumour.
So, what was going on last week in the world of Doctor Who?
Did you hide behind your sofa when the Daleks came on screen? Or was it the Cybermen that frightened the daylights out of you? Either way, the BBC announced last week that the Horror Channel will begin airing classic Doctor Who episodes starting Easter weekend. They’re going all the way back to the beginning with An Unearthly Child and have 29 other stories to show.
Here’s a quote from Alina Florea, their Director of Programming . “Doctor Who is an iconic series and we are proud and excited to welcome this giant of British television to our channel. The line-up will include some of the most revered from seven classic Doctors- stories that terrified, thrilled and captured the imaginations of children and adults through the decades.”
Ahead By A Century
A classic Doctor Who alum has had a monumental milestone this past week. Olaf Pooley turned the big one oh oh on March 13th. That’s right, the man who will always be remembered as Professor/Director Stahlman from Inferno is now 100 years old. Happy Birthday Mr. Pooley.
Series 8 Casting News
This is your fair warning if you are looking to avoid any casting spoilers. Turn back now, do not proceed. Enter at your own risk. Still here? Ok.
Keeley Hawes was cast as a baddie for the upcoming season. She will apparently be appearing as Ms Delphox in episode five. Rumours are flying around that she will be the Master or the Rani, though that sort of speculation hasn’t come to much in the past. We will just have to wait and see.
So has anything been moving and shaking in the world of the omnirumour in the last week? Yes, no, maybe. Marco Polo and the Massacre are rumoured to be coming this Easter. Check out the State of the rumour address for full speculation. Also of interest may be the Animation Conspiracy, a look at stories that should be candidates for animation and how they may affect belief in the omnirumour.
If you’re looking for news and rumours regarding Classic or New who, this is the spot. We are also always looking for talented people to contribute news, reviews and opinions. The pay isn’t good, just your sweat, blood and tears, but don’t let that stop you. If you would like to contribute in anyway email me firstname.lastname@example.org.