Doctor Who (Tom Baker) – The Talons of Weng-Chiang

  This week we find the Doctor (Baker) and Leela (Louise Jameson) in London in the year 1899. Robert Holmes wrote this six-part fan favourite that originally aired from 26 February to 2 April, 1977. The story features some great and iconic bits, the Chinese Tong of the Black Scorpion, giant sewer rats, a strange…

The Phantom of The Opera (1925)

It’s hard to imagine a time before the 80s when there wasn’t a musical associated with this title, but the story is the same, and the film stands up as one of the great silent films as well as a great performance by Lon Chaney as Erik, also known as The Phantom. Based on the…