Revelation of the Daleks review

I turn my attention to one of the two Sixth Doctor stories to get a 4* rating from the Radio Times. Yes, time to rewatch the Eric Saward story Revelation of the Daleks. When this story was broadcast in March 1985 I was still watching the show around starting a new job. My memories have…

Attack of the Cybermen reviewed

To call Attack of the Cybermen a confused collage of tropes and ideas might be easy and justified but misses the point. In many ways less than the sum of its parts, it is not without some merits, even if it needed trimming back and reshaping. Whence does this confusion arise? Well the clue may be in…

Only one problem with the Twin Dilemma

I recently had the opportunity to listen to Colin Baker read Eric Saward’s novelisation of The Twin Dilemma. Yet again this is a tale I hardly (if at all) remember from the time – maybe I didn’t even watch it! Anyway I can make up for that now with some thoughts on this largely enjoyable performance.…