Rob Reed And Tom Newman Prog Up Surprise Version Of Dr. Who Theme


Something’s been brewing down in Wales this Christmas…

Robert Reed (Magenta/Sanctuary) and legendary Tubular Bells producer Tom Newman have teamed up with the equally legendary recorder playing Les Penning (best known for Christmas hits InDulci Jubilo and Portsmouth) to create an amazing, re working of the Doctor Who theme.

With the final appearance by Peter Capaldi in the Christmas Day episode of the legendary TV show in mind, they have rustled up Christmas flavoured teaser for the single, which is planned for a release very early 2018 with full details to be announced shortly.

Rob tells Prog: “Tom and I put the track together for fun a few weeks ago, but it just turned out so well that everybody that has heard it has nagged us to release it. We can’t wait for everybody to hear it !”

Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock.