Review: Torchwood – The Last Beacon

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


Well this is exciting! Not only another awesome Torchwood release, Starring Gareth David-Lloyd at Ianto & Burn Gorman as Owen Harper, but it’s written by the former as well. After spending so long walking and more aptly recently talking in the shoes of Ianto he gets to put words in his mouth in every sense. Continue reading

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Review: Doctor Who – Ravenous 1

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


Following on from the Doom Coalition boxsets, the 8th Doctor (Paul McGann) and Med-Tech Live Chenka (Nicola Walker) are back; in search of their friend Helen Sinclair (Hattie Morahan) and the insidious, multi persona’ed The Eleven (Mark Bonnar). Continue reading

Review: Art Is Dead (2018)

Art Is Dead is a new dark comedy from writer/director/lead actor Luke Oliver which is now available exclusively on Amazon Prime.
The film also stars George Newton (This Is England), Alex Reid & Elika Ashoori. 

“A group of actors, cast aside by the industry, concoct a plan of revenge. Ant, broke and struggling to survive, snaps when he discovers a fellow actor is about to be paid millions for his next role whilst Ant must continue to work in a dingy kitchen. Ant enlists fellow actors in a plan of revenge against the industry. First by kidnapping the famous actor and then pursuing a night of mayhem on CCB channels biggest night on the calendar. A televised night of chaos ensues with Ant and friends making a name for themselves, sacrificing all for their art. Continue reading

Audio Review: Blake’s 7 – Crossfire Part 3

Review by Ian McArdell


Across four further tales, the crew of the Liberator return to witness the conclusion of the Crossfire story arc; episodes 9 – 12 chart the final stages of a civil war for control of the Federation, with Servalan and the former President vying for supremacy. Nestled as a sub-season within the continuity of late Series C, Crossfire Part 3 follows the same format as the previous two box sets, mixing arc-heavy stories with lighter ones and using various combinations of the cast; Avon, Cally, Vila, Tarrant and Dayna, along with Orac and Zen. Continue reading

50 Years Legal (2017): DVD Review

Directed and written by Simon Napier-Bell, created to coincide with the 50 anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality, this is an engaging but informative journey through LGBT history in UK since 1967 and how changes in politics and social attitudes, for better or worse, have evolved over the subsequent decades.

Originally aired on SKY TV last year this insightful documentary is being released on DVD & VOD on 19th May 2018 by Pecadillo Pictures.

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Short Trips Review: The Turn of the Screw

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


Yee Jee Tso returns in his Vault working Charlie Sato guise to deliver this 8th Doctor story. Charlie is on the hunt for an artefact that may be small in size but big in power. But when he gets caught and captured he runs into a torturer who turns out not to be as he seems who also wants the mysterious device. Continue reading

Audio Review: Sherlock Holmes – The Master of Blackstone Grange

Review by Ian McArdell


Now in it’s fourth box-set, writer Jonathan Barnes has provided a slight twist with his latest Sherlock Holmes adventure. Rather than a four-part tale, this release consists of a three-parter, plus a single Christmas Special which was previously available as a download in the festive season. Continue reading

Cops and Monsters – Scottish sci-fi series crowdfunding for Series 2

‘Cops and Monsters’ is an on-going supernatural police thriller set in a near future Scotland. Created by 34-year old screenwriter and indie film producer Fraser Coull. The series follows the ‘Paranormal Investigation Team Scotland (PITS)’ as they police and protect the supernatural community in a near-future Scotland.

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Review: Torchwood – The Death Of Captain Jack

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


Ok, who Didn’t want to see James Masters back in Torchwood? Yep, no one in their right mind (sorry if you said no, but your wrong on this one, deal with it!) And right from the get go he reminds you of how fun the character of Captain John Hart was/is. Like Captain Jack but without the pesky morals and even more sexually open just when you thought that wasn’t possible. Continue reading

Audio Review: The Wireless Theatre Company – Red Moon

Review by Ian McArdell


From novels to films to comic books, ‘What If?’ tales and alternate histories are often compelling as they offer a rich playground of almost familiar events to play in. In just this vein, Red Moon looks at one of the pivotal moments in the 20th Century and poses the question… What if the Russians had beaten the Americans to the Moon? Continue reading