The Green Death (Special Edition)

A review of the DVD for Doctor Who Magazine, from 2013 _____________________________________________________________________ Let us take a moment to grieve for Tom the Sea Captain, long since mouldered under the Glamorgan sod. “Who?” you will surely cry, for such is his tragedy. And what of Mrs Cartwright’s ginger cat; nameless and unmourned these last 40 years?Continue reading “The Green Death (Special Edition)”

Planet of the Spiders

A review of the DVD for Doctor Who Magazine, from 2011 _________________________________________________________________________________ For Doctor Who, the ‘season finale’ seems a new idea – an American import that came packaged with the ‘story arcs’ we admired back when our own playground was closed and we were left peering through the fence at Buffy Summers, Fox MulderContinue reading “Planet of the Spiders”

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”