Articles by Barnaby Eaton-Jones

Barnaby is a walking chin-beard. Everything you need to know about him, and some things you don’t, can be found at his website, www.barnabyeatonjones.com. He’s a published novelist, playright, poet and performing monkey.


The Mind Robber Robots
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045 The Mind Robber

Be warned. This isn’t a documentary about how Nigel Farage got people to vote for UKIP. Neither is it a step-by-step guide by Emma Watson about how you can fool people into thinking you’re a good actress. It isn’t even a tell-all book by Tom Cruise on his Scientology beliefs. No, it is a Doctor…

Doctor Who: The Dominators
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044 The Dominators

How do you tackle the weighty argument of pacifism versus aggression; a true 1960s ideology that – in a microcosm of society – played out with America’s unrest over the war in Vietnam? Well, if you’re Doctor Who, you stick two men in comedy armadillo costumes, add some walking pizza ovens (with paddles sticking out the…

The Moonbase DVD
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Reviewed: The Moonbase on DVD!

“There are some corners of the universe which have bred the most terrible things. Things that act against everything we believe in. They must be fought.” No, we’re not talking about Internet Fan Forums here. The above is an iconic quote from a not universally-loved serial, broadcast in 1967. The Moonbase (out now on DVD) is…

Classic Doctor Who on DVD - The Tenth Planet
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The Tenth Planet DVD Review

If you’re a ‘Classic’ series fan, you’ll know that The Tenth Planet is kind of a big deal. It features two firsts. Not only does it boast the very first regeneration (although it isn’t called that yet), from original actor William Hartnell’s First Doctor, to incoming actor Patrick Troughton’s Second Doctor, but it also hosts the first…

Fury From The Deep 9
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042 Fury From The Deep

The title of this 1968 serial alone sounds suitably scary, so it’s pleasing to state that this is one Doctor Who ‘classic’ that just about lives up to its name; with the dangers and horror on a par with the rest of the stories that surround it (Yeti and Cybermen and Ice Warriors, oh my!). At times,…

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