Quick DVD Review – ‘The Doctors: The Pat Troughton Years’

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After enjoying ‘The Doctors: The William Hartnell Years’ DVD, I was looking forward to seeing the next ‘Myth Makers’ compilation DVD I had for my birthday this year. I’ve now seen ‘The Doctors: The Pat Troughton Years’! Or should it be ‘The Doctors: The Patrick Troughton Years’? Same thing, I suppose. Anyway, I had a good time watching this 2-disc DVD that featured interviews with the stars. Continue reading

Blu-ray review – ‘The Faceless Ones’ (Doctor Who)

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As we currently go through this tough period of the coronavirus – please keep safe – today, I’ve updated my review on the ‘Doctor Who’ story called ‘The Faceless Ones’, starring Patrick Troughton as the Second Doctor, Anneke Wills as Polly, Michael Craze as Ben and Frazer Hines as Jamie. This updated review is based on the 2020 DVD/Blu-ray release featuring new animation episodes that fill in the loss of the original TV episodes that are currently missing from the BBC Archives. Continue reading

DVD/Blu-ray Special Features Reviews via ‘Doctor Who – The Collection – Doctor Who Magazine 40th Anniversary Disc’

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I was happy to get the ‘Doctor Who – The Collection’ DVD from the 40th anniversary issue of ‘Doctor Who Magazine’ back in October 2019! It was worth getting and a joy! It had ‘Doctor Who’ DVD/Blu-ray special features with Sarah Sutton, my favourite ‘Doctor Who’ companion and best friend at conventions, in them. Continue reading

Season 10 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Jon Pertwee on Blu-ray #1

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We’re back with another classic ‘Doctor Who’ season on Blu-ray! I’ve been looking forward to this! I hope you have too. I’ve updated my reviews on Season 10 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Jon Pertwee. This week, we’re going to look at each of the five stories featured in the season. Season 10 stars Jon Pertwee as the Third Doctor, Katy Manning as Jo Grant, Nicholas Courtney as the Brigadier, Richard Franklin as Mike Yates and John Levene as Sgt. Benton. Continue reading

DVD review – ‘The Enemy of the World’ (Doctor Who)

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This blog post announcement does feel rather late considering I updated my review on ‘The Enemy of the World’ based on the 2-disc Special Edition DVD release last year in May 2018. But I’ve had a chance to revisit that review and update it with some new information as well as check the photographs. Continue reading

Blu-ray review – ‘The Macra Terror’ (Doctor Who)

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Today, I’ve updated my review on the ‘Doctor Who’ story called ‘The Macra Terror’, starring Patrick Troughton as the Second Doctor, Anneke Wills as Polly, Michael Craze as Ben and Frazer Hines as Jamie. This brand-new review is based on the 2019 DVD/Blu-ray release featuring new animation episodes that fill in the loss of the original TV episodes that are currently missing from the BBC Archives. Continue reading

Celebrating 55 Years of ‘Doctor Who’ #2

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The 55th anniversary celebrations of ‘Doctor Who’ continue on ‘Bradley’s Basement’. Yesterday, we looked at the First Doctor who was a grumpy old man in a police box. We now look at the Second Doctor who is a cosmic hobo in a police box; more of a clown and less bad-tempered than his predecessor. Continue reading

The Rani, the Master, Sontarans, Androgums, the Borad, Davros and the Daleks with the Sixth Doctor

    

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Today I’ve posted four new DVD reviews on four ‘Doctor Who’ stories! They star Colin Baker as the Sixth Doctor and Nicola Bryant as Peri Brown. Continue reading

‘Fury From The Deep’, ‘The Wheel In Space’ and ‘The Dominators’ with Patrick Troughton

  

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Today, I’ve posted three new ‘Doctor Who’ reviews on three stories starring Patrick Troughton as the Second Doctor with Frazer Hines as Jamie, Deborah Watling as Victoria and Wendy Padbury as Zoe. The first two ‘Doctor Who’ stories are the last ones of Season 5 and the third story is the first one of Season 6 in the original ‘Doctor Who’ TV series during the Patrick Troughton era in the black-and-white days. Continue reading

Quick DVD Box Set Review – ‘A Family At War’

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How do I sum up a TV drama series from the early 1970s about a family in Liverpool who went through the Second World War? Well, it probably wasn’t what I was expecting all the time. The series changed a lot and many characters didn’t last to the end. But the writing and the cast are very good. Continue reading