Tag: Doctor Who

Heroes of Cult: Peter Davison

Often referred to as the first young ‘Doctor’ Peter Moffett was born 13/04/51 in Streatham London. He would later change his name to Davison, chosen at random, as there was already an actor director by the name of Peter Moffett. Early on in life his family moved to […]

Preview: DC’s Legends of Tomorrow

The CW has made their 2015-2016 schedule announcement including DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow . It should be noted that they announced that Caity Lotz will be going by the name White Canary but the mystery of how her character is alive continues as does how we can have only half of Firestorm and Franz Drameh […]

Heroes of Cult: Tom Baker

Tom Baker is, to many fans of the show, the greatest of all the Doctors. In fact he has only lost the official poll three times; once to Sylvester McCoy in 1990 and twice to David Tennant in 2006 and 2009. Thomas Stewart Baker was born to a […]

A.K.A. Jessica Jones casts a Hellcat!

Rachael Taylor has been cast as Trish Walker in Marvel’s A.K.A. Jessica Jones, which stars Krysten Ritter as Jones. Taylor joins Broadchurch and Doctor Who star David Tennant who will play Kilgrave. Trish Walker (Taylor), the best friend of Jessica (Ritter), is a syndicated radio talk show host, former model and […]

Heroes of Cult: Patrick Troughton

Patrick Troughton was a well renowned versatile actor, decorated war hero, one time Robin Hood and, of course, the second Doctor. Born in Mill Hill Middlesex on the 25/03/1920 he was the middle child of three. His father George was a solicitor his mother Dorothy a housewife. He […]

Heroes of Cult: William Hartnell

A true hero of cult; best known for being the original Doctor. It may have turned out very different, for the boy known as Billy, if it hadn’t been for a chance meeting at the age of fourteen. William ‘Billy’ Hartnell was born in London on the 08/01/1908. […]

Bernard Kay passes away aged 86

Cult Faction has sadly learned that  actor Bernard Kay passed away on December 29th 2014 at the age of 86 years old.. Kay began his working life as a reporter for the Bolton Evening News, and a stringer for the Manchester Guardian. He was conscripted in 1946 and […]

Genesis of the Doctor

Darker is a word that is thrown at every sequel within a teen fantasy movie franchise. It started with Harry Potter, continued with Twilight and is currently being used to describe the Hunger Games series. If was also the word used by many Whovians when it was announced […]

Heroes of Cult: “Big” Ron Tarr

Ronald Lawrence Morisco-Tarr, professionally known as Ron Tarr (14th November 1936 – 20th October 1997) was a British television and film actor who played many roles but gained cult status as “Big Ron” on Eastenders. He played the role until his tragic death from cancer in 1997, although he continued to […]