Category Archives: Book

Book Review – ‘The Knight, the Fool and the Dead’ (TLV) (Doctor Who)

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And welcome everyone to the fourth instalment of the ‘Time Lord Victorious’ review season of ‘Doctor Who’!

We now venture into BBC Books territory as we look into their first contribution to the ‘Time Lord Victorious’ series! It’s time for ‘The Knight, the Fool and the Dead’ by Steve Cole, featuring the Tenth Doctor. This story takes place after ‘The Waters of Mars’ where the Tenth Doctor goes to the Dark Times and meets Brian the Ood and ‘the bringers of death’ called the Kotturuh. Continue reading

Book Review – ‘The Official Annual 2021’ (Doctor Who)

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And welcome everyone to the second instalment of the ‘Time Lord Victorious’ review season of ‘Doctor Who’!

It’s time to take a look at a story featured in the official ‘Doctor Who Annual’ of 2021 called ‘The Guide to the Dark Times’, starring River Song as author Melody Malone. This connects to the ‘Time Lord Victorious’ series in terms of providing a guide on certain characters featured in the event. I’ve also reviewed the rest of the 2021 ‘Doctor Who Annual’ in my review for ‘The Guide to the Dark Times’. Continue reading

Book/Audio Review – ‘Terror From The Stars’ (Thunderbirds)

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Novelization/Audiobook review – ‘Doctor Who – Dragonfire’

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Just in case you missed it yesterday, I’ve read and heard the Target novelization/audiobook of the ‘Doctor Who’ story called ‘Dragonfire’ by Ian Briggs. The story features the Seventh Doctor and Mel who meet Ace for the first time and they reunite with Sabalom Glitz from ‘The Trial of a Time Lord’. The story also features Mel’s first departure from the TARDIS before she returned in ‘A Life of Crime’. The audiobook for ‘Doctor Who – Dragonfire’ is read by Bonnie Langford who played Mel in the TV series and she continues to play her in the Big Finish audios. Continue reading

Season 24 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Sylvester McCoy on Blu-ray #4

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We’ve come to the end of Season 24 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Sylvester McCoy! It’s time to talk about the fourth story of the season called ‘Dragonfire’! My updated review on the story is based on the Blu-ray box set release of Season 24. ‘Dragonfire’ features Sylvester McCoy as the Seventh Doctor and Bonnie Langford as Mel and it introduces Sophie Aldred as Ace, the new companion. Continue reading

Novelization/Audiobook review – ‘Doctor Who and the Leisure Hive’

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I’ve decided to fill in the gaps of my reviews on the Target novelizations/audiobooks of Season 18 of ‘Doctor Who’! Today, I’m sharing my review on the novelization/audiobook of ‘The Leisure Hive’ by David Fisher. The story features the Fourth Doctor and Romana as well as a little bit of K-9. The audiobook for ‘Doctor Who and the Leisure Hive’ is read by Lalla Ward. Continue reading

Seasons 10, 12, 18 and 19 of ‘Doctor Who’ on Blu-ray with Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker and Peter Davison

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At the time of this blog post, I’m currently checking out the Season 24 Blu-ray box set of ‘Doctor Who’ with Sylvester McCoy. I’m looking forward to sharing updated reviews on ‘Time and the Rani’, ‘Paradise Towers’, ‘Delta and the Bannermen’ and ‘Dragonfire’ sometime soon on my blog. Stay tuned for news! Continue reading

Novelization/Audiobook review – ‘Doctor Who – The Witchfinders’

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Here we are on the last of three new Target novelizations/audiobooks of three ‘Doctor Who’ TV episodes from the new series. It’s time for ‘The Witchfinders’ by Joy Wilkinson, featuring the Thirteenth Doctor, Graham, Ryan and Yaz. I greatly enjoyed reading and hearing this Target novelization/audiobook. Continue reading

Novelization/Audiobook review – ‘Doctor Who – The Crimson Horror’

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It’s time to check out another Target novelization/audiobook of a new series ‘Doctor Who’ episode! Today, it’s time to look into the Target novelization/audiobook of ‘The Crimson Horror’ by Mark Gatiss, featuring the Eleventh Doctor, Clara Oswald, Madam Vastra, Jenny Flint and Strax who fight against the menace of Mrs. Gillyflower and Mr. Sweet at Sweetville in Victorian Yorkshire. Continue reading

Novelization/Audiobook review – ‘Doctor Who and the Dæmons’

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Just in case you missed it today, I’ve read and heard the novelization/audiobook of the ‘Doctor Who’ story ‘The Dæmons’ by producer Barry Letts, based on the scripts by him and Robert Sloman (under the pseudonym of ‘Guy Leopold’). The story features the Third Doctor, Jo, the Master and U.N.I.T. The audiobook for ‘Doctor Who and the Dæmons’ is also read by Barry Letts. Continue reading