Retro ‘Doctor Who’ Reviews – Vol. 10.7

Take a look at this great review of some of the Master‘s best work in Doctor Who by gfunk101. Can you hear those drums? That ratta-tat-tat-tat?

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Utopia/The Sound of the Drums/Last of the Time Lords

With the Daleks and Cybermen taking up the mantle of Epic Season Finale Baddies the previous season the writers needed to pull something big out of their pocket for this season. That, of course, leaves only one option…the greatest nemesis the Doctor ever faced. Throughout the series there’s been a mentions and hints of a mysterious ‘Saxon’ who seems to wield immense amounts of power in great Britain, which the Doctor hasn’t taken heed of whilst he adventures around. In this trilogy of episodes Saxon is revealed to be the Master, an insane Time Lord bent on conquest. Throughout the centuries the Doctor and Master have battled numerous times and respect each other as opponents.

Utopia

The showdown begins with the TARDIS landing in Cardiff to recharge using the rift (as in ‘Boom Town’). Before departing they pick up a hitchhiker in…

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About Julian Munds

I possess a degree in Theatre and Drama from the University of Toronto. I own my own theatre company called Snobbish Theatre. We focus our work on new versions of classics.

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