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The Doctor who fell to Earth: looking back at the classic Doctor Who serial, "Spearhead From Space" by Robert Holmes (1970)

With the departure of Patrick Troughton in 1969  Doctor Who  teetered on the edge of cancellation  as the ratings had  fallen  to not much above 5 million for his  final  ten part serial, “The War Games”.  1,915 more words

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Vault of the Cult - Her Majesty's Top Gun

A review of the Lindsay Shonteff film, Her Majesty’s Top Gun, starring Nicky Henson, Richard Todd, and Aimi MacDonald.


Spearhead From Space (1970 UK)

Doctor Henderson: “How are you feeling?” The Doctor: “Shoes”. First appearances of Jon Pertwee and Caroline John as Doctor Three and Liz Shaw. First appearance of any colour. 621 more words


116 - Spearheading a New Era

Once again we dip into Classic Who with an episode steeped in firsts. Join Deb, Erika, Kat and Tansy as they revisit “Spearhead From Space” and talk about the first Third Doctor story, the first Liz Shaw story, the first… 164 more words

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Wombling Free

I don’t know that I’ve ever really outgrown a lot of movies and TV shows that are created with kids in mind. My obsession with the Muppets should be evidence enough of that. 829 more words

70's Movies

Picture of the Day: Behind Door #2

From 1971: Jon Pertwee and Katy Manning during filming of Colony in Space


Picture of the Day: Carry Me Home

From 1971: Jon Pertwee gets a lift from a wooly companion