This September, hundreds of electronic music fans will descend on Rovinj, North Croatia’s sun-kissed coastline for the inaugural Unknown Festival.
Out of all the classic Doctor Who serials I’ve written about so far, Arc of Infinity is the most surprising for a number of reasons.
He entered the world of Doctor Who yelling and bemoaning the fact that he wasn’t ginger (again) before crashing the Tardis (again). But now it’s time for Matt Smith to leave – how will the Eleventh incarnation be judged?
It wouldn’t be Doctor Who without a bit of science fiction or fantasy and maybe that’s the reason this serial is so poor.
Series 18 is Tom Baker’s final one as the Doctor but before he bowed out he had some exciting adventures as the Time Lord, unfortunately, State of Decay is not one of them.
Another year in the Tom baker era and a new companion joined the Doctor, well sort of.
As Doctor Who continued to evolve each series of the show brought something new to the viewing experience. Series 16 was no different in this sense and featured an over-arching storyline linking all the adventures – rather than several standalone serials. Critics of Steven Moffat’s series-long arcs should take note of this.
Written by the excellent Robert Holmes, The Sun Makers is essentially a satire of the British tax system in the Seventies.
The Talons of Weng-Chiang was aired in 1977 and saw the Doctor donning a tweed cape and deerstalker hat to investigate the disappearance of several young ladies in Victorian London.
With elements of The Stepford Wives and Invasion of the Body Snatchers, The Android Invasion was a sinister Doctor Who serial and a classic slice of the Tom Baker era.
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