Tag: television

  • Doctor Who: A Personal Journey Through 60 Years of Time and Space

    Doctor Who: A Personal Journey Through 60 Years of Time and Space

    Reading Time Approx: 14 minutes Introduction Many millions of words have been written on the subject of Doctor Who which raises the question what is there really left to say. However, as we approach the 60th anniversary of the show, I feel compelled to write about my own connection with the show, a connection that…

  • Blake’s 7 – A Series Before Its Time

    Blake’s 7 – A Series Before Its Time

    Reading Time Approx: 6 minutes I recently rewatched the entire of Blake’s 7, for probably the first time since the 80s. I’ve certainly watched individual episodes or even several episodes previously but not all 4 seasons and 52 episodes back to back, one a day like this. It was an interesting experience, partly just enjoying…

  • A… Defense… of Orphan 55??

    A… Defense… of Orphan 55??

    Reading Time Approx: 5 minutes Orphan 55 seems to be pretty unanimously derided as one of the worst Doctor Who stories of the modern show and certainly there’s a fair few flaws to point to. If you have some meticulous, thoroughly artificial, point scoring system that ranks things to the 100th degree, I don’t think…

  • Review: S11E01 – The Woman Who Fell To Earth

    Review: S11E01 – The Woman Who Fell To Earth

    Reading Time Approx: 8 minutes A lot of weight falls on this episode being the beginning of both Chris Chibnall’s run and Jodie Whittaker’s first appearance as the Doctor. Not only should it set the tone and the standard for the show going forward, but obviously it would hope to capitalize on the publicity to…