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The Churchill Years

The life of Prime Minister Winston Churchill was full of danger and adventure, as this box set reveals...

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In 2004, the key word at the tone meeting for Steven Moffat’s Doctor Who début, The Empty Child/The Doctor Dances, was ‘romantic’. That might seem odd for a wartime horror story, but it reflects a wider truth that, at a safe remove of some 70 years, the slaughter of the Second World War has been appropriated in the service of a romantic, curiously warming nostalgia. Which is why, when the first sound heard in this box set is an air-raid siren, our response is not terror, but a palpable thrill of excitement.

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A special issue celebrating the 20th anniversary of the 1996 TV Movie! Contents include: interviews with actors Paul McGann, Eric Roberts, Daphne Ashbrook, Yee Jee Tso and Gordon Tipple, and Executive Producer Jo Wright; a feature examining the legacy of the TV Movie; Steven Moffat answers readers' questions; Fact of Fiction – The Power of Kroll; Part One of a new comic strip, Witch Hunt by Jacqueline Rayner, illustrated by Martin Geraghty; The Time Team watch Victory of the Daleks; plus news, reviews, previews, prize-winning competitions and much more.
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