Sherlock Holmes (1964-65) – BFI.

On the sleeves notes of the new release of the BBC’s 1964-65 series of Sherlock Holmes adventures, it is suggested that the series is “Regarded by many to be the best incarnation of the Baker Street sleuth…”.  Within further, more detailed essays in the accompanying booklet, the opinion seems to be one that is shared; that in spite of the great technical set-backs the series … Continue reading Sherlock Holmes (1964-65) – BFI.

Doctor Who – The Web of Fear (Missing Episodes) + Speculation on Future Finds.

Unlike the other recovered story from the haul of 11 complete episodes found by Phillip Morris (of which 9 were missing), The Web of Fear (1968) does have a reputation to live up to.  The story has always been high up on people’s lists to see (up there with Fury from the Deep and Power of the Daleks) even making it into the DWM top … Continue reading Doctor Who – The Web of Fear (Missing Episodes) + Speculation on Future Finds.

Doctor Who – The Enemy of the World (Missing Episodes).

It came with great relief that the Doctor Who missing episodes rumour that had been circulating fan forums for several months (as well as inner circles for a number of years) finally began to produce material on the 10th of October.  Two stories have been released for the first time, allowing viewers and fans to watch them since their original broadcast 45 years ago.  The … Continue reading Doctor Who – The Enemy of the World (Missing Episodes).