The Face of Evil

A review of the DVD for Doctor Who Magazine, from 2012 _____________________________________________________________________ The Face of Evil gets straight to the nitty-gritty, and flings us into its fictional world with an opening scene that’s archetypal Doctor Who. “There can be but one punishment for such a heresy…” says a man in judgment of a beautiful girl.Continue reading “The Face of Evil”

The Sun Makers

A review of the DVD for Doctor Who Magazine. From 2011. ______________________________________________________________________________ Here’s a contradiction. For a story that’s considered one of the breezier diversions for the Fourth Doctor – a step out into the light from the gloomy gothic of his early years – when we join our hero in the TARDIS at theContinue reading “The Sun Makers”

Image of the Fendahl

A review of the DVD for Doctor Who Magazine, from 2009.  _____________________________________________________________ The DVD release schedule can throw up unique narratives of its own. Recently, for example, we’ve heard from Doctor Who’s three principal 80s script editors – telling us how wonderful things could have been if only everyone else was as clever as them.Continue reading “Image of the Fendahl”