R.I.P. Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart

R.I.P. Actor Nicholas Courtney So farewell Brigadier! Many a time you and your UNIT chums saved the world from horrible alien monsters.  It wasn’t always “The Doctor” and your calm panic and belief in the Doctor’s powers (despite himself) always pulled us through.  You acted with just the right amount of authority.   Saturday tea-times were… Continue reading R.I.P. Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart

Blakes 7 Federation Troopers on Streets of Britain

Metropolitan Police Wear Examined The appearance of “our” police is becoming more and more like some hellish dystopian vision of oppression from all the best science fiction of the last century. Compare and contrast the two shots below; one from the finale of the BBC series Blakes Seven, the other from the Whitehall kettle during… Continue reading Blakes 7 Federation Troopers on Streets of Britain