Quick DVD Box Set Review – ‘It Ain’t Half Hot Mum’

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(sing-song) “Meet the gang cos the boys are here; The boys to entertain you; With music and laughter to help you on your way; To raising the rafters with a hey, hey, hey…”

My parents and I have just finished watching the complete DVD box set of ‘It Ain’t Half Hot Mum’! This was a Christmas present I gave to Dad last year and I’m amazed we’ve finished all the episodes over a month! My parents have really enjoyed this comedy series and I’m pretty pleased about that! Continue reading

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Peter Capaldi to leave ‘Doctor Who’

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I just like to share some thoughts on the latest news about ‘Doctor Who’!

Peter Capaldi is leaving ‘Doctor Who’! Whoa! This is a bit of surprise I’m sure to all you ‘Doctor Who’ fans! I’m saddened that Peter Capaldi is leaving as the Twelfth Doctor in ‘Doctor Who’. I would have expected him to stay on after Steven Moffat left the series and Chris Chibnall took over! Sadly not! Continue reading

‘The Darkening Eye’ Revisited

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It’s the 36th anniversary of Nyssa of Traken in ‘Doctor Who’ today! It’s also the 1st anniversary since ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ began on ‘Bradley’s Basement’! How amazing is that?!

As part of ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ this week, here’s a return to the ‘Doctor Who’ Companion Chronicle starring Sarah Sutton as Nyssa called ‘The Darkening Eye’! 🙂

Find out what happens to Nyssa after she left the Doctor and Tegan as well as travelling in the TARDIS to stay behind on ‘Terminus’ to help with the Lazars. ‘The Darkening Eye’ is where it more or less starts, as Nyssa begins to help one of the patients infected with Lazar’s disease.

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Week 53 – ‘The Nyssa Challenge’

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It’s Nyssa’s swansong in the TV series of ‘Doctor Who’! I feel so sad! 😦

On this week’s ‘Nyssa Challenge’ today, Nyssa goes through the horrors of Lazar’s disease before she says farewell to the Doctor and Tegan in ‘Terminus’, the second story of ‘The Black Guardian Trilogy’! Continue reading

John Hurt – 1940-2017

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I’m saddened to hear the news today that the actor, Sir John Hurt, has passed away. For me, Sir John played the War Doctor in the 50th anniversary TV special of ‘Doctor Who’ called ‘The Day of the Doctor’. He was also a big Hollywood movie star appearing in the ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘Hellboy’ film series. Continue reading

Weeping Angels, Vampires(?), the Dream Lord and Silurians with Matt Smith

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I’ve now posted some new DVD reviews on four stories from Series 5 of ‘Doctor Who’ on ‘Bradley’s Basement’. These stories star Matt Smith as the Eleventh Doctor, Karen Gillan as Amy Pond and Arthur Darvill as Rory Williams. Continue reading

Book/Audio Review – ‘Last of the Gaderene’ (Doctor Who)

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Today I’ve added my book/audio review on the ‘Doctor Who’ story, ‘Last of the Gaderene’! This is a Third Doctor adventure in book form and was chosen for the 50th anniversary collection of ‘Doctor Who’ books to represent the Third Doctor era! The story features the Third Doctor with Jo Grant, the Brigadier, Mike Yates, Sergeant Benton and U.N.I.T.! 🙂 Continue reading

Audio Review – ‘Gardens of the Dead’ (Doctor Who)

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As part of ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ this week, here is my audio review of the Short Trip audio called ‘Gardens of the Dead’ with Mark Strickson. This Short Trip audio is set directly after ‘Mawdryn Undead’ and is currently available as a download by Big Finish.

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Week 52 – ‘The Nyssa Challenge’

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It’s the beginning of the end for Nyssa of Traken!

Today on ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ this week, it’s time to look into ‘The Black Guardian Trilogy’! It begins with the introduction of a new companion called Turlough and the return of the Brigadier in ‘Mawdryn Undead’! 🙂 Continue reading

‘The Austen Code’ – Part Four

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This time, it’s 79 AD, 1797 and 2011 all in one in the city of Bath!

‘The Austen Code’ is now complete on ‘Bradley’s Basement’! If this is your first time, check out ‘Part One’; ‘Part Two’ and ‘Part Three’ first! If you have read the first three episodes of this story, then you should know that ‘The Austen Code – Part Four’ is available! Continue reading