Welcome to KIWIreviews - product reviews
•  click here to return to the homepage  •
Welcome visitor.Join us or log in

Product reviews on KIWIreviews.co.nz : Thursday 19th September 2019 - 01:35:55

QuickSearch for:    What is QuickSearch?
QuickJump to:    What is QuickJump?
logon name: p/w:  
I want to:

You Are Here...

Home > Categories > Movies > Documentaries > Doctor Who: An Adventure in Space & Time review

« Want to go Private? reviewWant to go Private?Italian Creations: Tomato & Roasted Garlic reviewItalian Creations: Tomato & Roasted Garlic »

Score: 9.8/10  [1 review]
5 out of 5
ProdID: 5096 - Doctor Who: An Adventure in Space & Time
Topic: Doctor Who

Doctor Who: An Adventure in Space & Time
Price:
$29.99
Sample/s Supplied by:
Click to search for all products supplied by Roadshow (NZ) Ltd

Disclosure StatementFULL DISCLOSURE: A number of units of this product have, at some time, been supplied to KIWIreviews by the company for the purposes of unbiased, independent reviews. No fee was accepted by KIWIreviews or the reviewers themselves - these are genuine, unpaid consumer reviews.
Available:
January 2014

Doctor Who: An Adventure in Space & Time product reviews

1This special one-off drama travels back in time to 1963 to see how the beloved "Doctor Who" was first brought to the screen. Actor William Hartnell felt trapped by a succession of hard-man roles. Wannabe producer Verity Lambert was frustrated by the TV industry's glass ceiling. Both of them were to find unlikely hope and unexpected challenges in the form of a Saturday tea-time drama, time travel and monsters! Allied with a team of brilliant people, they went on to create the longest running science fiction series ever, now celebrating its 50th anniversary.

Special Features:
    •  William Hartnell: The Original
    •  Behind the Scenes narrated by Carole Ann Ford (the actress who played the First Doctor's companion)
    •  Deleted Scenes
    •  Regenerations
    •  Recreated Scenes from the first Doctor Who story, 'An Unearthly Child,' using original Marconi cameras

Check out Roadshow (NZ) Ltd onlineClick here to see all the listings for Roadshow (NZ) Ltd Visit their website They do not have a Twitter account Check them out on Facebook They do not have a YouTube Channel They do not have a Pinterest board They do not have an Instagram channel



Tags:
bbc   brian cox   carole ann ford   dalek   david bradley   doctor who   dvd   jamie glover   jeff rawle   jemma powell   jessica raine   lesley manville   mark eden   matt smith   nicholas briggs   reece shearsmith   sacha dhawan   sam hoare   steven moffat   verity lambert   william hartnel   william russell
Other listings you may be interested in:
Hot FuzzHot Fuzz
Rating: 9.0
Mrs DoubtfireMrs Doubtfire
Rating: 9.1
The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New OrleansThe Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans
Rating: 8.5
BlacKkKlansmanBlacKkKlansman
Rating: 9.5
In the Name of the KingIn the Name of the King
Rating: 8.1
High School Musical 2High School Musical 2
Rating: 4.3
Fantastic Mr FoxFantastic Mr Fox
Rating: 5.8
P.S I Love You P.S I Love You 
Rating: 9.8
Under the Tuscan SunUnder the Tuscan Sun
Rating: 9.8
The Wolf of Wall StreetThe Wolf of Wall Street
Rating: 5.5
Sweeney Todd : The Demon Barber of Fleet StreetSweeney Todd : The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Rating: 8.8
Kill Bill - vol 1Kill Bill - vol 1
Rating: 5.4
SmallfootSmallfoot
Rating: 6.6

Product reviews...

Everyone is welcome to post a review. You will need to Join up or log in to post yours.

Click here to read the profile of mizim

Review by: mizim (Miriam)
Dated: 2nd of February, 2014

Link to this review Report this review

 

This Review: 9.8/10
Accuracy:
Score 10 out of 10
Visual Presentation:
Score 10 out of 10
Extra Features:
Score 9 out of 10
Personal Choice:
Score 10 out of 10

I'm a big Doctor Who fan but with all the episodes I was trying to record during the 50th anniversary I got so muddled up and accidentally deleted An Adventure in Time and Space, so when this came up for requesting and I managed to get it I was most excited.

This movie is about how the TV show got started back in 1963. Hartnell was out of work and sick of doing the same characters. Verity wanted to get a job in the TV industry and was given the task of getting Dr Who off the ground and on to the small screen. Along the way there were issues with the fact that she was a female in charge, limited budget, trying to get the inside of the TARDIS built and then airing the show, it's first episode coming out when JFK was assassinated.

It's fun to see just how one of my favourite shows of all time got started (having watched every episode available in repeat after repeat) and interesting little titbits like the TARDIS being based upon a couple of thread spools on top of each other. I had the same sense of joy Verity must of had when on the bus after the second screening of Dr Who on TV and the kids on the bus crying 'exterminate' and playing along as Daleks. It almost had me bawling my eyes out when Hartnell was shooting his final scene and how much he was going to miss it, and a nice touch of sentimentality having the 11th Doctor there briefly.

This is really well done and such a fun way to see how this TV series got started and just how they lead into what has become a TV favourite for generations.

Guest comments...

Random listing from 'Movies'...

Score: 5.8
Product reviews for listing 5349: Afternoon Delight
Directed by Jill Soloway

Product image for Afternoon DelightIt's nine am. You've just dropped your kid off at school. Pickup is at four. No one knows where you are, and no one needs you. So what now?

Rachel is a quick-witted and lovable, yet tightly coiled thirty-something steeped in the creative class of Los Angeles's bohemian, affluent Silver Lake neighbourhood. Everything looks just right - chic modernist home, successful husband, adorable child, hipster wardrobe. But when ... more...

Go to the listing

General Disclaimer...

Protected by Copyscape Plagiarism Checker - Do not copy content from this page. Creative Commons Licence All trademarks, images and copyrights on this site are owned by their respective companies.
KIWIreviews is an independent entity, part of the ePLURIBUS.nz Network. This is a free public forum presenting user opinions on selected products, and as such the views expressed do not necessarily reflect the opinion of KIWIreviews.co.nz and are protected under New Zealand law by the "Honest Opinion" clause of the Defamation Act of 1992. KIWIreviews accepts no liability for statements made on this site, under the assumption that they are the true and honest opinions of the individual posters. In most cases, prices and dates stated are approximate and should be considered as only guidelines.

"In all affairs it's a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted."
Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970)

KIWIreviews Help GuideClick here for the Help Guide Subscribe to our Twitter streamVisit our
Twitter feed
Visit our Facebook pageVisit our
Facebook page
Visit our YouTube ChannelVisit our
YouTube channel
Follow us on instagramVisit our
Instagram album
Visit our Google+ pageVisit our
Google+ page
Visit our Flickr photostreamVisit our
Flickr photostream