Saturday, 30 May 2020

Episode 22: Inferno Episode 4: Violence and Interrogation

We interrogate an episode in which the Doctor is interrogated to tell anything except the truth and the concept of the parallel universe gets another turn. There's also deep discussion about how violent acts and regimes are portrayed, and a subverted view of bureaucracy.

Saturday, 23 May 2020

Episode 21: Inferno Episode 3: A Power Play

Whilst an election looms in Britain 50 Years Ago, so does a story about parallel universes where extremism holds power and how it all ends in fire. Or is it connected to Buddhism? It's all visually interesting.

Saturday, 16 May 2020

Episode 20: Inferno Episode 2: How to Treat Technology

The calculated brainy use of brawn, how space and drilling are viewed by authors and audiences and how future technology is viewed by everyone are discussed in this episode of Doctor Who: Fifty Years Ago.

Saturday, 9 May 2020

Episode 19: Inferno Episode 1: A Fiery Hierarchy

This episode talks about several power complexes: control of information, government and technology, renegades and experts in the past as seen in this episode of Doctor Who Fifty Years Ago, which has repercussions for the present and indeed the future.

Saturday, 2 May 2020

Episode 18: The Ambassadors of Death Episode 7: Media of Death

In which there is a large discussion about how the media is portrayed in fiction between fifty years ago and now as "The Ambassadors of Death" fizzles out right at the very end.