Tag Archives: Alice in Wonderland

Alice’s Adventures Underground

On this day in 1865, one of the most remarkable books ever written was first published, but its genesis can be traced back to the summer of 1862.  On 4th July that year, Dodgson went on one of his many … Continue reading

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Alice Through the Looking Glass (1973)

One of my favourite television productions is the weird and wonderful adaptation of Alice in Wonderland from 1966. The next time the BBC returned to the world of Alice was their attempt at Alice Through the Looking Glass, seven years … Continue reading

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The Strange World of Gurney Slade: Episode One

Welcome to Gurney Slade day in the Junkyard! We are going to do something we don’t normally do here: a binge watch. With just six episodes, of a little over half an hour each, this series lends itself to that … Continue reading

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Star Trek: Shore Leave

Coming off a powerhouse episode like Balance of Terror, the crew aren’t the only ones who need a break.  Everyone is looking for a bit of Shore Leave and the audience is privy to some too.  So Kirk and company … Continue reading

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The Riddle (Nik Kershaw)

I got two strong arms Blessings of Babylon Time to carry on and try For sins and false alarms So to America the brave Wise men save… Hmmmmm.  Interesting.  So begins one of the lesser known Batman spinoffs, featuring the … Continue reading

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American McGee’s Alice

The fairytale is over. Yesterday we looked at the 1966 BBC television adaptation of Alice in Wonderland, probably the only version to understand the source material.  It is a stunningly weird interpretation of Alice but in 2000 a PC game … Continue reading

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Six Degrees of Who: Alice

In this series of articles we look at thematic links between Doctor Who and other television series, and influences that often run both ways.  In 1966 the BBC screened a television play of Alice in Wonderland, directed by Jonathan Miller.  … Continue reading

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