Bob Marlowe

Top Reviewer Ranking: 2,944
Helpful votes received on reviews: 73% (1,059 of 1,447)
Location: UK
In My Own Words:
I was born in 1965 and work in the Civil Service, scribbling most reviews quickly in my lunch hour (that's why the spelling's hit and miss) and am as you will have guessed a big Doctor Who fan especially sir Tom Baker!
I am married and we have a cat who seems to hate all other cats pathologically.
No decent claims to fame, the best I can do is I did write a Sci Fi radio play which was produced w… Read more

Writing, Doctor Who, Family Guy, History Detective Fiction esp: Ray mond Chandler keeping fit (stop laughing those who know me personally!), drawing and sculpting.

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 2,944 - Total Helpful Votes: 1059 of 1447
Primeval Series 5 [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Ciarán McMenamin
Primeval Series 5 [DVD] DVD ~ Ciarán McMenamin
3.0 out of 5 stars "The Final End?", 15 Aug 2014
Similar to the end of the original run of classic Dr Who this ends on a story never really intended to be the end. The team in the final scenes are clearly heading off for new adventures with a cryptic hint of what series 6 might have had in store, had they been able to go to another year at that time. As it stands though, barring a possible feature film and spinoff New World (haven't seen it), that about wraps it up for Primeval.
Series 4 & 5 are much of a piece & stand as the most consistent 2 series made of the show. They look as if they were shot back to back and there are story arcs (no that really is not intended as a pun) which run across both notably the fate of Victorian… Read more
Primeval - Series 4 [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Hannah Spearritt
Primeval - Series 4 [DVD] DVD ~ Hannah Spearritt
4.0 out of 5 stars "The Return", 23 July 2014
This was a welcome return for a show that appeared to have had an untimely finish at the end of series 3. Abby, Connor and Danny were stuck on the wrong end of anomalies then but now a chance discovery spells a way back for Connor & Abby after a year in the cretaceous era. They find big changes at the ARC.

Now the subject of a private/public sector partnership Lester seems in charge in name only due to the presence of millionaire scientist Philip Burton. Ben Miller makes the powerless Lester work as he undermines Philip contradicting his wishes or pressuring him to back down. A nice touch is that while he never shows it to their faces he does worry over the fate of those trapped… Read more
Primeval Series 3 [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Andrew Lee Potts
Primeval Series 3 [DVD] DVD ~ Andrew Lee Potts
4.0 out of 5 stars "Season of Change", 2 July 2014
It begins much like series 2, the old team in place except for Stephen who departed in series 2. Their 1st job is an anomaly appearing in the British Museum (yep they filmed there!) from which a pre-historic croc emerges. Laila Rouass as Sarah Page connects it with an ancient egyptian God & suggests they treat is like a God by bowing to calm it down. This leads to her joining the team to look into links between myths & anomalies-but that is not developed.
A good new character if a bit inconsistent e.g. she is an antiquities expert at the start then knows how to fix Connor's machines despite there being nothing to suggest that sort of scientific background. But the character's well cast… Read more