The Prisoner

The Prisoner never was an easy thing to understand. I guess, in principle, this recent re-imagining aimed to make the concept more accessible and easier to digest. The series presented a conclusion with some measure of coherence; but, then again, the original Prisoner nestled in the bosom of the 60s… Continue reading The Prisoner

The Beast Below

The recent Doctor Who episode set on a Britain-turned-spaceship in the 33rd century featured a creepy police state overseen by the Smilers – fairground fortune-telling machines turned nasty. I’ve commented on – and reviewed the episode – with a Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and Space-slant over on my Who… Continue reading The Beast Below