The Tides of Time issue 27

Tides of Time, issue 27, was published in October 2001. It was cover dated Long Vacation 2001. It was edited by Matthew Peacock. Its cover price was £2.

The entire issue is available to download as a PDF.

  • Editorial by Matthew Peacock
  • Knights of God. A survey of the futuristic 1987 TVS serial, by Matthew Peacock
  • A Walk in the Park. The Professionals fiction by James Davies
  • Alienating the Viewer. Continuity, Guest-stars, Violence and the Death of Doctor Who. Common fan arguments about the decline of Doctor Who in the 1980s challenged by Fiona Moore, with a response by John Amos
  • The Countryside Alliance. The rural in telefantasy, by Sian Davies
  • Have We No Workhouses? Multi-Doctor satire by Derek Haywood
  • Mathematics Cannot Lie II. Statistics about Doctor Who stories set on Earth
  • Brought to Book. First Doctor, Susan, Ian and Barbara fiction by David Bickley
  • The Fascination of the Abomination: Travis, Mutoids and Madness. A Blake’s 7 character study by Fiona Moore
  • Speaker Meeting: Brian Croucher. Report by Fiona Moore
  • The Warrior’s Code. Eighth Doctor fiction by Alan Whitten
  • Calling a Spade, a Spade. Is there only one daemon in The Daemons? by M. Khan
  • Gary Gillatt: A Modest Proposal. Fan orthodoxy and dissent, by Fiona Moore
  • Tides of Time Wedding Special: Alasdair and Jessica. Photographic report on the wedding of Alasdair and Jessica Prett
  • Robin’s 7. Anonymous comparison between Robin of Sherwood and Blake’s 7
  • Out of Print. Fourth Doctor and Oxford fiction by David Morse


The issue also contained an insert informing purchasers of the death of Alasdair Prett shortly before publication.

Format: A3 folded to A4, outer covers on white card, photocopied, 28pp