Category Archives: British Television

114 – Doomwatch – The Devil’s Sweets

Quist and the gang investigate the curious phenomena of increased smoking in Britain.

The Dominators – Review

Back in the summer of 1968, The Doctor was travelling with headstrong 18th century scotsman Jamie McCrimmon and had just been joined by brilliant young mathematician and astrophysicist Zoe Heriot, of the 21st century. This team, with the regenerated ‘cosmic hobo’ Doctor is just about my favourite, so it’s always a pleasure to watch them in action, but this adventure is not one of their best. If you’re a Jamie fan you’ll enjoy the fact that he gets to make a lot of the running in this one, but the Doctor and Zoe are underused and the production show its limitations in both budget and imagination. Continue reading The Dominators – Review

Episode 074 – The Stone Tape

Eugene and guest host Simon review the 1972, one-off teleplay by Nigel Kneale, the Stone Tape.

Episode 023 – First Men in the Moon

Ben, Eugene and guest Simon from¬†littlestorping.co.uk¬†discuss the BBC’s new adaptation of H.G. Wells’ First Men in the World.

This adaptation, by Doctor Who’s Mark Gatiss, sets the bar for film adaptations of First Men in the Moon.

— First Men in the Moon Adapted by Mark Gatiss Starring: Rory Kinnear as Bedford and Mark Gatiss as Cavor

Aired 19 October 2010, BBC Four