Doctor Who: The Rescue review

Often summarised as a short story in two episodes to introduce a new companion (I paraphrase), I think there’s a bit more to The Rescue than the simple description does justice. Yes it’s about the first (ever) companion change from Susan to Vicki, and yes there’s not much story, but it still has its moments. I’ve chosen it for…

Entanglement review on CultBox

I was probably a bit critical of November’s Early Adventures by Robert Khan and Tom Salinsky, but it was set in my alma mater, though a few decades before my time! That aside, Entanglement is a fun if something of parody, and well worth a listen. My review is on CultBox: Big Finish – Doctor Who: Entanglement review.…

Doctor Who An Ideal World review on Cultbox

My review of the October 2018 Early Adventures story An Ideal World by Ian Potter is now online, thanks to CultBox: Doctor Who: Ideal World review. It’s a First Doctor with Vicki and Steven story, well performed but not (for me) as strong as last month’s Dalek Invasion of Winter. ooo Message Ends ooo

The Space Museum – some thoughts

I’ve been watching the First Doctor series 2 story The Space Museum. It’s not at the top of most people’s top episodes from the 1960s, but I suggest it isn’t as bad as might be thought. Yes a lot of the acting doesn’t work (and there’s debate elsewhere about it being written as a comedy then reined back).…