Our latest project will be materialising on Saturday 1st April 2023. Longing for Longleat is another free digital publication, following in the footsteps of our two Blackpool books, this time looking at the iconic Doctor Who exhibition in Longleat, Wiltshire. This time, the special focus is the show’s 20th anniversary year, and the infamous ‘Celebration’Continue reading “Longing for Longleat”
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Up Close – updated!
Alex Storer’s recent ebook Up Close has now been expanded, featuring an additional section covering the current “Worlds of Wonder” exhibition. Download the revised edition here!
Get Up Close on 29th April
Up Close, the new ebook project from our co-conspirator Alex Storer will be available for free download from this site on Friday 29th April. Following the success of Blackpool Remembered and Blackpool Revisited, Alex felt the need to keep writing and reminiscing, and to expand on some of the things covered in his own earlierContinue reading “Get Up Close on 29th April”
Coming soon: Up Close
Our partner in nostalgia, Alex Storer has been busy working on a new project. Delving back into the worlds of Doctor Who, Up Close will be another free digital publication exploring the various aspects of fandom. Up Close further explores some of the items featured in Alex’s 2011 book, Who, Where & When, and is packed withContinue reading “Coming soon: Up Close”
Blackpool Revisited – out today!
Blackpool Revisited is now available to download – completely for free. We hope you enjoy reading it as much as we have loved writing and compiling it. Leave us a comment here or on Twitter. Enjoy your trip back to Blackpool. Who said time travel wasn’t possible?!
Ahead of the release of Blackpool Revisited, John and Alex have appeared on a couple of popular podcast shows to discuss the Blackpool project and more. First up is Type 40, is hosted by Birmingham-based Geekmasters Dan Hadley and Simon Horton. Up next is a chat with Australian show 42 to Doomsday, hosted by MarkContinue reading “New podcasts”
We still go back there. For many years now, there hasn’t been a Doctor Who exhibition in Blackpool, yet many fans still return to the site of the original exhibition, as if on a sacred pilgrimage to once more reconnect with the past, and the special times that were had. Yet the exhibition is just a ghost.Continue reading “Ghost Light”
Two days to go!
Months of writing, researching, interviewing, discussing, brainstorming and absolute enjoyment come to a close as it is now just a matter of hours before we unleash the beast that is Blackpool Revisited to the world…