Tagged Christopher Barry

Vicki (Maureen O Brien) joins the time travellers in The Rescue
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011 The Rescue

After the epic scale of Dalek Invasion of Earth, the second series of Doctor Who continues with a smaller-scale adventure on the largely-deserted planet Dido, and in particular, within an Earth spaceship that has crashed there… We see the crashed ship in a craggy alien environment, a decent model shot for this era of the…

Doctor Who: The Daemons on DVD
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The Dæmons DVD Review

Of all the classic Doctor Who run of adventures the final one from Season 8 seems to always rank high in people’s list of Top 10 favourites. The Dæmons is often hailed as Doctor Who at its best, but to me it was too reliant on the U.N.I.T. family, the Master is too melodramatic, the…

The Mutants

Social commentary in Doctor Who isn’t a new idea and over its decades the show has made its views and opinions known on most aspects of life. The Mutants was one of the most blatant of the show’s run, hitting targets such as race discrimination, colonisation and apartheid head on and is, at times pretty…

The Mutants

Coming to DVD on 31st January 2011 is The Mutants, a six-part adventure starring Jon Pertwee and Katy Manning originally originally broadcast in April and May 1972. Co-starring George Pravda (Deadly Assassin) as Jaeger and notable for an appearance by Geoffrey Palmer (The Silurians, Voyage of the Damned) as the Administrator, the adventure sees the…

The Creature from the Pit

As revealed on Twitter this morning, 2entertain are planning a release of the Tom Baker era Doctor Who classic The Creature from the Pit from 1979. This is how it was revealed… @classicdw: Attached pic reveals all! #cdwcfp http://twitpic.com/14rjv8 – #doctorwho creature from the pit Starring Tom Baker as the Doctor, Lalla Ward as the…

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