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Category Archives: The Classic Doctor

The Carnival of Monsters – Part 1

Watched this on DVD for the first time. I’m simply too young to have been watching any Pertwee, so every Third Doctor episode and story comes to me fresh. For a first episode, it throws up far more questions than it answers. In that respect, the story does well to draw the viewer in and […]

The Eighth Creeking

The Easter Sunday special of ‘Jonathan Creek‘ – The Judas Tree – features the Doctor Who duo of Sheridan Smith and Paul McGann, previously only heard on BBC Radio 7 or via download as Lucie and the Eighth Doctor. Worth a look, I’m sure. Seems like perfect timing given the return of Who this weekend.

Fighting for Survival

“Life’s not a game son. I’m teaching you the art of survival…” Survival… I’ve had this sat on top of the video pile for a while. Sunday afternoon seemed as good a time as any to watch it again. I love the Doctor’s characterisation here, keen to find a mystery at the bottom of a […]

Under the Doctor

Just watched Sylvester McCoy making a brief guest appearance on ‘Al Murray’s Multiply Personality Disorder’. Not the highlight of his comedy career exactly, playing doctor (ha!) to Murray’s gay Nazi. Still, nice to see him on telly again.