Doctor Who: The Legacy Collection

A review for Doctor Who Magazine, 2013 ____________________________________________________________________________ DISC ONE Many have attempted to complete Shada. But it can never be completed in any meaningful way. That’s because we can never know, for certain, what happens to Skagra’s hat. Similarly, many have pondered whether Shada might have stood as one of Doctor Who’s great, definingContinue reading “Doctor Who: The Legacy Collection”

Frontios

A review of the DVD, from 2011 ________________________________________________________________ “Let me show you how we smooth our walls, Doctor,” gushes the Gravis, queen of the Tractators, his flippers flapping with girlish glee. It’s one of the odder things ever to be said by a Doctor Who enemy, but at least he’s up front about his passionsContinue reading “Frontios”

Meglos

A DVD review for Doctor Who Magazine from 2011. ________________________________________________________ Meglos begins, and largely remains, on Tigella. It’s one of those dreary single-issue planets – think Karfel, Jaconda or Xeros – found on the unlovely outer rim of Doctor Who. Tigella’s history and culture is laid out in a clunky exchange at the top ofContinue reading “Meglos”