Doctor Who has long been my favorite show, but until recently rewatchings of old episodes have been few and far between. This has changed in the last couple of years as I have been using birthday and Christmas money to buy some of the old episodes, usually enjoying them with one or two of my nerdier daughters. This year, though, my wife and I bought a year of Britbox for each other as a gift, which gives me access to nearly all of classic Who.
From time to time we’ve been looking at where actors from Doctor Who have shown up in other movies or shows that I’ve enjoyed. Today, we’re looking at The Prisoner, the 1967 British science-fiction espionage dystopian cult classic created by and starring Patrick McGoohan.
(Daily Doctor Who #264)Continue reading Doctor Who / The Prisoner Actor Connections
Doctor Who has long been my favorite show, but in recent years rewatchings of old episodes have been few and far between. But lately I decided to spend both some of my birthday and Christmas spending money on some of these adventures, and enjoy them with one or two of my nerdier daughters.
(Daily Doctor Who #260)Continue reading The Invasion [Classic Doctor Who]
The Avengers, before they were Marvel superheroes, were light-hearted spies on British TV. Dapper agent John Steed, played by Patrick Macnee, had numerous partners over the show’s run, but the most famous of these was scientific genius and martial arts expert Mrs. Emma Peel, played by Diana Rigg.Continue reading The Avengers 16 – The Complete Emma Peel Megaset – The Positive Negative Man, Murdersville, Mission…Highly Improbable, The Forget-Me Knot