|Reviews for The Underwater Menace|
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|Date:||Thursday 27 September 2007|
|Rating: || 7|
I'm not sure exactly why the TV version of this fails to impress me much - I suspect it's the writer's apparent lack of interest in the project. I say this because Nigel Robinson manages to take a mediocre story and inject new life into it. Perhaps it's the extra attention paid to Zaroff's backstory that helps him succeed in portraying a sympathetic character rather than the cliched stereotype Joseph Furst played on-screen. The written version also seem a lot more claustrophobic and tense too and even the most irritating characters (the two sailors) come over as more credible on the page.