Fifth Doctor (1982-1984)

Vintage cars, cricket and a country house murder: Black Orchid (1982) appears to offer the comforts of a familiar genre. But, argues Ian Millsted, it also mines older traditions to look at issues of race and colonialism, class and identity, and physical and mental disfigurement.
THE AWAKENING (To be published in August 2020)
The Awakening (1984) draws from a rich tradition of British cinema and television that explores time at odds with itself, creating a village on the threshold of social and temporal collapse. David Powell examines the influence on the story of hauntology, timeslip telefantasy and real-world historical re-enactment.