Blake and the rest of the prisoners have started their eight-month journey to the prison planet Cygnus Alpha on the ship London. Blake doesn’t waste any time in attempting to work out a way to take control of the ship – but he’ll need the co-operation of Avon (Paul Darrow). 994 more words
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Blakes 7 was certainly a programme of its time. For example, some of the topics covered in The Way Back (Blake’s arrest on trumped-up child abuse charges) and his ongoing crusade against the federation during the first two series (which resulted in casualties too numerous to mention) would surely be highly problematic for modern television executives. 1,259 more words
Written by Terry Nation.
Planet of the Daleks is Nation and Doctor Who collaborating their spirits to create exactly what they both want: a great adventure serial. 931 more words
When the long-running British science fiction show Doctor Who premiered over 50 years ago, it was originally envisioned as being a serialized educational program for children. 1,129 more words