FOWC: The Master Staircase

Continuing on from the West Wing Krissy could help but take one look back at Lady Midnight and her suitor as they continued their activity, she couldn't quite associate her stuffy mystery and the wild display on show. Evidently Krissy had lingered too long as Lady Midnight looked up and gasped as she saw Krissy, … Continue reading FOWC: The Master Staircase

NDRW: Youthful

Came across an old CD Rom which had a number of photos from the intial production of Murder in the Manor and looking at them I thought two things. How young I looked, more youthful than my 21 years, and how bloody skinny I am. There I am emerging off set and onto stage to … Continue reading NDRW: Youthful

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Books have always been an integral part of my life ever since I learned to read, which admittedly was later than some of my peers, which I have aways put down to my complete lack of interest in the School Reading scheme of the time. I maintain that having an engaging source material is essential … Continue reading RDP:

The B-Movie Quest is the Quest

Reblogging as part of the Word of the Day Challenge: Quest

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My look at the first season continues with a look at the fifth story in the season: The Keys of Marinus, written by Dalek creator Terry Nation and directed by one-time only Doctor Who director John Gorrie.

For those of you of up on your Doctor Wholore you will have noticed that I skipped story four, Marco Polo,  and you probably know the reason why. For those out of the loop, Marco Polo is one the stories that was a victim of the BBC archive purge and no print of the story is known to have survived, an off-air sound track exists but I feel that since the story has no video to accompany the sound I cannot give an accurate and honest examination.

So, Keys of Marinus, is it any good? In short, no. It is the first real turkey of a story and is pretty much a…

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