Saturday, 13 February 2010

A Left Wing Doctor Who


Sylvester McCoy, the actor who played Doctor Who for two years in the 1980s, has revealed that left-wing scriptwriters hired by the BBC wrote propaganda into the plots in an attempt to undermine Margaret Thatcher’s premiership...

More here.

3 comments :

Anonymous said...

A). Maybe it worked !
B). THe Dirty Digger's, AKA Rupert M', "Sunday Crimes" picks "Paradise Towers" as an example rather than "Survival"; the latter is a better attack on Thatcherism.
C). Any perceptive viewer who watched the show would have surely noticed this obvious fact at time of transmission.
D). Sylv has stated this before on the "yack-track" to "Survival".
E). The new series?

Harriet Jones - "not 1 Blair's
babes."
But not a tory.

"NHS, Fantastic !" The Doctor
Dances"

Anthony Peterson said...

So I guess that makes 10's deposing of Harriet Jones a sly comment on 80's Dr Who? ;)

Claire W. said...

No duh. I shouldn't have read the comment section to that article. Torchwood is anti-white, apparently. Ow, my brain.