about tachyon tv:
Tachyon TV was discovered in 1967 by Professor Hillary Martindill, the former Head of Geology at the University of Durham in north-east England.
While conducting a top secret survey into reports of seismic activity in the vicinity of Hartlepool, Professor Martindill accidentally stumbled into the side vent of a hitherto-undiscovered extinct volcano. Crawling deeper and deeper along a conduit towards the inner chamber, he eventually found himself drawn towards Tachyon TV, as it lay glistening in the dark. It was embedded in a mound of cooled lava, several thousand years old and seemingly belched from the very core of the Mother Earth herself.
Martindill found the means to bring Tachyon TV to life, first through the medium of print and, by the turn of the millennium, in electronic form. Initially, Tachyon TV delivered astonishing analysis and conjecture which are believed to have radically revolutionized the cultural and political milieu of the north-east for many years. Among its bulletins were frank and honest critiques of late 1960s Doctor Who episodes.
These early missives would be of phenomenal interest to the series' fans, but they were destroyed in a mysterious fire at Martindill's home, following a particularly rowdy Freshers' Ball. Tragically, the Professor himself was consumed in the inferno. All was not lost, as he had been preparing for his retirement. He had already started to hand over his precious project to Neil Perryman, a fellow university lecturer in the region who had met him at a cocktail party and expressed an interest in climbing or indeed penetrating the core of an extinct volcano.
Perryman went on to achieve his vulcanological ambition not once but twice; having first entered the Hartlepool chamber in 1999 and established a state-of-the-art recording facility therein, some nine years later he was to ascend Mount Kilimanjaro as part of a charity fund-raising expedition.
He is now the curator of Tachyon TV and guardian of the Hartlepool volcano who shares the responsibility of generating new Tachyon TV material with his colleagues, John Williams, an esteemed librarian from Whitley Bay; and Damon Querry, an IT specialist from Newcastle, now based in Edinburgh.
Tachyon TV is often cited by discerning Doctor Who fans as the place to go for intelligent and amusing web content about everyone's favourite Time Lord. Since 2003, Tachyon TV has delivered online blogs and reviews, which in time mutated into podcasts featuring the voices of the aforementioned creative trio. Each new installment combines up-to-the minute news about the series with insightful interviews, heartwarming charity appeals and the bravest and most tuneful singing this side of 'A Song For Europe'.