Review by Jeffrey Baker
Director Steve Hill brings us this tale of the Doctor, who is trapped in The Vortex, and must enlist the help of civilians who happen to have worked at the BBC, During the course of this highly watchable short movie, we see the traditional roles of The Doctor and Peri begin to merge with those of Colin Baker (Steve Hill) and Nicola Bryant (Jennifer Adams Kelley) in a smooth execution of action, suspense and story line.
From the occasional who viewer, to the hard-core Timelord junkie, this film has something to offer everyone, as resolution is found through a healthy mix of nostalgic imagery, and a coherent plot. Even the Tardis makes an appearance as the catalyst to the adventure. Other surprise direct episode tie-ins make for s very entertaining and well made entry into the sf short film/video genre. I would recommend this to anyone who has an interest in sf, as proof that the Doctor and companion are as effective and intriguing a team as Mulder and Scully ever were.
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