Alex Westthorp

Dr Who: films of Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy

Alex Westthorp Feature Apr 16, 2014

Alex's trek through the film roles of actors who've played the Doctor reaches Peter Davison, Colin Baker and Sylvester McCoy...

Doctor Who: the film careers of Patrick Troughton & Tom Baker

Alex Westthorp Feature Apr 9, 2014

In the next part of his series, Alex talks us through the film careers of the second and fourth Doctors, Patrick Troughton and Tom Baker...

Looking back at The Baker Street Boys

Alex Westthorp Feature Feb 19, 2014

Nostalgia ahoy! With Sherlock Holmes more popular than ever, Alex looks back at eighties children's drama, The Baker Street Boys...

Doctor Who: the Doctor in disguise

Alex Westthorp Feature Feb 4, 2014

From washer women to harlequins via milkmen, Alex looks back over the Doctor's penchant for disguise over the decades...

50 years of Steptoe and Son: its influence on modern sitcom

News May 2, 2012

Alex traces the debt modern TV comedy has to pay to the original working class sitcom, Steptoe and Son

Looking back at Dramarama: series 3-7

News Apr 18, 2012

Alex looks back at the later years of ITV children’s TV anthology Dramarama, including one or two things it had in common with Doctor Who...

Looking back at Dramarama: series 1-2

News Apr 17, 2012

80s nostalgia ahoy: Alex looks back at the spooky origins and influential spin-offs of ITV's Dramarama

50 years of Steptoe and Son: its influence on 60s and 70s sitcoms

News Mar 21, 2012

Alex looks back at the new wave of realism that swept sixties and seventies sitcom thanks to Steptoe and Son...

10 reasons to celebrate a decade of BBC4

News Mar 3, 2012

Alex celebrates ten years of BBC4, “a place to think”, and home to some of the best documentary, sci-fi, horror, comedy, and music programming around...

50 years of Steptoe and Son: now in colour

News Feb 12, 2012

Alex delves into the later years of the classic sitcom, Steptoe And Son...