Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Bracknell, Berks
    Posts
    29,425

    Default Doctor Who: Impossible Worlds



    An intimate, behind-the-curtains tour of the sets, costumes, spacecraft, alien planets, creatures, weapons, and gadgets used to create the stunning world of Doctor Who.

    From distant galaxies in the far-flung future, to ancient history on the planet Earth, Doctor Who is unique for the breadth of imaginative possibilities it offers the artists charged with bringing each episode to life. Mining the depths of the BBC archives, Stephen Nicholas and Mike Tucker have compiled this breathtaking collection of rare and never-before-published images that are interwoven with fascinating insights from the show’s writers.

    Showcasing the work of Doctor Who’s remarkable designers, Doctor Who: Impossible Worlds pays tribute to the care and attention to detail essential to creating the look of the show, from the characters themselves—including recurring villains like the Daleks or the Cybermen—to the smallest hand prop featured in the briefest of scenes, to the TARDIS console room and other regularly used sets.

    Doctor Who: Impossible Worlds explores how the art department works together with costumers and make-up and special effects artists to produce a coherent look for a diverse range of alien worlds; reveals how the artists’ relationship with the computer graphics department allows them to create locations far grander than possible in the real world; and shows how today’s creative artists have built upon the designs produced by their predecessors—the pioneers of the program’s “classic” era whose legacy has delighted audiences since 1963.

    Divided thematically, Doctor Who: Impossible Worlds examines the history of the program and its art and set design, and highlights how various re-occurring designs have evolved over time. Chock full of surprising, illuminating, and fascinating information, photographs, and trivia, Doctor Who: Impossible Worlds is essential for every Whovian, whether you’re an established fan or are new to the show.
    Looks great!

    I've just got my handcuffs and my truncheon and that's enough.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
    Posts
    17,646

    Default

    I hope there's nice big pictures and sheeny pages and it smells of new book.
    Pity. I have no understanding of the word. It is not registered in my vocabulary bank. EXTERMINATE!

Similar Threads

  1. FOR AUCTION: The Worlds of Doctor Who CD (1994)
    By Renewed in forum The Celestial Toyroom
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 4th Oct 2013, 4:56 PM
  2. A Semi Review of Impossible Astronaut/ Day of the Moon
    By FlyingBeastie in forum The New Series
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 15th Apr 2011, 5:46 AM
  3. Ralph Proved Right - Dialogue Impossible To Hear
    By Rob McCow in forum Film and Television
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 7th Jun 2009, 5:00 PM
  4. Duet Impossible
    By Perry Vale in forum Film and Television
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 4th Jan 2007, 12:03 AM