Tag Archives: Doctor Who

WINNERS — Doctor Who: Vengeance on Varos, Special Edition

A really interesting round of entries has resulted in an extra prize for the “Vengeance on Varos” giveaway. Many thanks to Roadshow Entertainment for providing the DVD giveaways. Here’s what people had to do in order to enter: Colin Baker’s … Continue reading

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DVD Review — Doctor Who: Ace Adventures

This box set contains two classic Doctor Who stories featuring Sylvester McCoy as the seventh Doctor and Sophie Aldred as his companion Ace — “Dragonfire” from season 24 in 1987 and “The Happiness Patrol” from season 25 in 1988. The … Continue reading

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DVD Giveaway — Doctor Who: Vengeance on Varos, Special Edition

This giveaway is now closed. Thank you to all those who entered. Thanks to Roadshow Entertainment I have three DVD copies of the Colin Baker Doctor Who story, “Vengeance on Varos”. Want to WIN, WIN, WIN? Here’s how… Colin Baker’s … Continue reading

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DVD Review — Doctor Who: Vengeance on Varos, Special Edition

“Vengeance on Varos” is a rather grim but well-handled satire of television viewing, politics and big business. Featuring Colin Baker as the sixth Doctor, it is from the 22nd season in 1985. Although only two parts, it is from the … Continue reading

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WINNERS — Doctor Who: Planet of Giants

Three DVD copies of Doctor Who: Planet of Giants were up for grabs, thanks to Roadshow Entertainment. The winners have been chosen. Entrants had to answer the following question… When the TARDIS crew find themselves shrunk in “Planet of Giants”, … Continue reading

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WINNERS — Doctor Who: The Krotons

Three DVD copies of Doctor Who: The Krotons were up for grabs, thanks to Roadshow Entertainment. The winners have been chosen. Entrants had to suggest an alternative title for this classic Doctor Who story. Guest judge Sarah Winwood, secretary of … Continue reading

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DVD Giveaway — Doctor Who: Planet of Giants

This giveaway is now closed. Thank you to all those who entered. Thanks to Roadshow Entertainment I have three DVD copies of the classic Doctor Who story, “Planet of Giants”. Want to WIN, WIN, WIN? Here’s how… When the TARDIS … Continue reading

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DVD Review — Doctor Who: Planet of Giants

“Planet of Giants” is quite a unique three-part story from the early days of Doctor Who. It was the season opener for the show’s second year, with the original Doctor, William Hartnell. Often criticised as being a weak story, “Planet … Continue reading

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DVD Giveaway — Doctor Who: The Krotons

This giveaway is now closed. Thank you to all those who entered. “The Greatest Show in the Galaxy” winners have been announced, so now it’s time for the next Doctor Who giveaway. Thanks to Roadshow Entertainment we have three DVD … Continue reading

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DVD Review — Doctor Who: The Krotons

Despite some rather clunky aliens and poor effects, “The Krotons” is surprisingly entertaining classic-series Doctor Who. A four-part story originally transmitted in 1968/9 as part of the 6th season, it stars Patrick Troughton as the second Doctor, accompanied by future-girl … Continue reading

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WINNERS — Doctor Who: The Greatest Show in the Galaxy

Thanks to Roadshow Entertainment I have three DVD copies of Doctor Who: The Greatest Show in the Galaxy to give away. The winners have been chosen! Here’s what they had to do to get one: In 20 words or less … Continue reading

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DVD Giveaway — Doctor Who: The Greatest Show in the Galaxy

This giveaway is now closed. Thank you to all those who entered. Thanks to Roadshow Entertainment I have three DVD copies of the classic Doctor Who story, “The Greatest Show in the Galaxy”. Want to WIN, WIN, WIN? Here’s how… … Continue reading

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DVD Review — Doctor Who: The Greatest Show in the Galaxy

“The Greatest Show in the Galaxy” is a really interesting four-part story from Sylvester McCoy’s era as the Doctor. Lots of fascinating ideas and concepts are thrown around, but the end result isn’t all that great. Originally screened in 1988/89 … Continue reading

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WINNERS — Doctor Who: Death to the Daleks

Thanks to Roadshow Entertainment I have four DVD copies of the classic Doctor Who story, “Death to the Daleks”, to give away. The winners have been chosen! Here’s the question they had to answer… I really don’t think that “Death … Continue reading

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DVD Giveaway — Doctor Who: Death to the Daleks

This giveaway is now closed. Thank you to all those who entered. Thanks to Roadshow Entertainment I have four DVD copies of the classic Doctor Who story, “Death to the Daleks”, to be won. (check out my review). I really … Continue reading

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DVD Review — Doctor Who: Death to the Daleks

“Death to the Daleks” is a four-part story from the eleventh season of the classic Doctor Who series, originally screened in 1974. Although there is an interesting concept at its core, and some good elements to the story and production, … Continue reading

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DVD Review — Doctor Who: Planet of the Spiders

Originally screened in 1974, “Planet of the Spiders” is Jon Pertwee’s six-part swan song. It’s an appropriate end to what is one of my favourite eras of classic Doctor Who. It’s filled with all the elements that made Pertwee’s tenure … Continue reading

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WINNERS — DVD Giveaways at Continuum 8

Last weekend I attended Continuum 8, the 51st Australian National Science Fiction Convention, in Melbourne. And thanks to Roadshow Entertainment I was able to give away LOTS of DVDs. There was one copy of The Sarah Jane Adventures: The Complete … Continue reading

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DVD Giveaways at Continuum

This coming weekend I’ll be attending Continuum 8, the 51st Australian National Science Fiction Convention, in Melbourne. And thanks to Roadshow Entertainment I’ll be giving away DVDs. I’ll have a number of Doctor Who DVDs, as well as some Sarah … Continue reading

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WINNERS — Doctor Who: Nightmare of Eden

Thank you to everyone who entered the DVD giveaway for three copies of Doctor Who: Nightmare of Eden. This was the last giveaway in the current series, but I’m hoping to be able to offer some more giveaways in the … Continue reading

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