MINDCANDY

A weekly rummage in the attic of sci-fi

How could we resist? As a nation prepares to gasp at this Saturday's unveiling of the spanky new TARDIS interior (well, the percentage of the nation that hasn't bought the Radio Times, at least) here's how it looked on the back of a packet of Weetabix in 1975. The breakfast cereal drafted Tom Baker's Time Lord for a savvy promotional campaign, dispensing free cardboard avatars of the Doctor's friends and foes (mainly foes) with every pack. Some of us still have long-term addiction to the stuff. For more of this kind of thing head here