Shiny Shelf
By Mark Clapham on 02 May 2007 Comments Off

The 1930s are inescapably associated with a certain kind of straightforward adventure story…

By Jon de Burgh Miller on 18 July 2006 Comments Off

It was always going to be difficult to live up to ‘The Parting of the Ways’, so people were expecting great things from the conclusion to the second season of Russell T Davies’ ‘Doctor Who’…

By Shiny Shelf on 18 July 2006 Comments Off

Belated Billie bye-bye.

By Eddie Robson on 17 April 2006 Comments Off

All credit to 2entertain for coming up with a more sensible selection of old-skool ‘Doctor Who’ to issue whilst the second run of shiny new episodes debuts…

By Jim Smith on 27 February 2006 Comments Off

‘The Beginning’ is a handy box set which contains the first thirteen episodes of ‘Doctor Who’ plus two separate versions of the series unbroadcast (indeed judged ‘unboradcastable’) pilot episode and assorted extras.

By Jim Smith on 26 November 2005 Comments Off

‘Revelation of the Daleks’ is, to quote a famous description of ‘The Was The Week That Was’ a ‘low, sexy thing’.

By Eddie Robson on 11 June 2005 Comments Off

Although Russell T Davies quite rightly has his mind focussed on the wider reception of this series, it’s hard to believe that he wasn’t chuckling with glee when he imagined the reaction of some fans to this episode…

By Eddie Robson on 01 May 2005 Comments Off

Until now I liked the new ‘Doctor Who’: I liked it very much. But I didn’t really love it. These forty-five minutes have changed all that…

By Jim Smith on 12 March 2005 Comments Off

This MP3CD of William Russell reading David Whitaker’s novelisation of the first Dalek serial is one of the smartest ideas for ‘Doctor Who’ merchandise anyone at the BBC has had for some considerable time…

By Jim Smith on 14 February 2005 Comments Off

These movies have their flaws, and plenty of them, but you can watch both of them in only a little longer than the time it takes to sit though ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’.

By Mark Clapham on 14 February 2005 Comments Off

Could there be anything more 60s than pop culture horrors the Daleks rolling through Swinging London?

By Eddie Robson on 29 October 2004 Comments Off

1960s ‘Doctor Who’ is the bomb. ‘Lost in Time’ is therefore to be welcomed with open arms, a pleasant smile, and a round of drinks…