Michael Grade has been appointed chairman of the BBC. Doctor Who fans must be wondering if Grade — the only enemy of the Doctor that managed to kill him completely by getting the series cancelled — will be up to his old tricks. Perhaps he’ll squeeze the production budget so tightly that they can’t even afford a proper TARDIS.
London Metropolitan Police Post, circa 1964.
From The Boys’ Book of Scotland Yard. I’ve kept this book for decades, hoping to use this picture for something.
3 replies on “Making the Grade”
“I’m sorry Sarge its just not physically possible for me get in the new ‘Micro-TARDIS'”
Let’s see how many government-challenging stories ‘a la Gilligan’ are on Today from now on!
Wow, it looks like government cutbacks have already downsized this TARDIS!
(As a kid I got so het up over people who couldn’t tell the difference between a TARDIS and a police box – the kind of formalism that drove me to law, I suspect … )