Alex Westthorp

Brian Clemens: an appreciation of The Avengers and The Professionals writer

Alex Westthorp Feature
Jan 14, 2015

We pay tribute to Brian Clemens, a screenwriter and producer whose work lit up 1970s cult TV and beyond...

Doctor Who: is the pure historical a thing of the past?

Alex Westthorp Feature
Oct 10, 2014

Alex treks through Doctor Who's long past of pure historical episodes and asks whether they have a future in the current era?

Doctor Who: the film careers of Eccleston and Tennant

Alex Westthorp Feature
May 20, 2014

The penultimate part of Alex's look-back at the films of the actors who've played the Doctor takes in Eccleston and Tennant...

Doctor Who: the film careers of Paul McGann & John Hurt

Alex Westthorp Feature
May 7, 2014

In the latest part of his series, Alex explores the silver screen careers of Paul McGann and John Hurt...

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

Alex Westthorp 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

Alex Westthorp 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...