Category Archives: Book

Book/Audio Review – ‘The Roundheads’ (Doctor Who)

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As we’re still beginning the New Year of 2022, let me share with you a ‘Doctor Who’ review I’ve done on the Second Doctor novel called ‘The Roundheads’ by Mark Gatiss. I purchased the 8-disc audiobook CD set of ‘The Roundheads’ read by Anneke Wills when I attended the ‘Bedford Who Charity Con’ back in October 2021. Continue reading

Week 40 – ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ UPDATED

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We’re drawing close to the end of 2021. As we approach the end of the year, it’s time to take another look at ‘Arc of Infinity’, one of my favourite ‘Doctor Who’ stories featuring the Fifth Doctor, Nyssa and Tegan, starring Peter Davison, Sarah Sutton and Janet Fielding. I originally shared my review on the TV adventure back in October 2016. Continue reading

Week 15 – ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ UPDATED

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‘The Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season of 2021-22 continues as we revisit a ‘Doctor Who’ story that is not well-liked by the fans. It’s time to take another look at ‘Time-Flight’! My review on the TV story was updated most significantly in January 2019 as part of my updated Blu-ray reviews on Season 19 of ‘Doctor Who’. Continue reading

Book Reviews – ‘Short Trips: Companions’ (Doctor Who) UPDATED

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And welcome to ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season from December 2021 to January 2022! We’ve had some new Big Finish audios featuring Sarah Sutton in 2021 including ‘The Lost Resort and Other Stories’ and ‘The War Master’ story ‘Killing Time’. I’m looking forward to sharing my thoughts on those audios as we go from the Christmas period of 2021 leading into the New Year of 2022. Continue reading

Novelization/Audiobook review – ‘Doctor Who – Frontios’

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I’ve checked out the first of two purchases I made at the ‘Bedford Who Charity Con’ back in October 2021. I hope to share my review on ‘The Roundheads’ soon in January 2022. For now, I’ve read and listened to the ‘Doctor Who’ Target novelization/audiobook of ‘Frontios’, written and read by Christopher Hamilton Bidmead. This story features the Fifth Doctor, Tegan Jovanka and Vislor Turlough. Continue reading

Season 18 of ‘Doctor Who’ on Audiobook

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Having recently checked out the Target novelization/audiobook of ‘Meglos’, I’d like to share my reviews on the Target novelizations/audiobooks featured in Season 18 of ‘Doctor Who’. I’m pleased all the audiobook versions of the Season 18 Target novelizations have been made. Hopefully the same will be done for Season 19 with the remaining novelization of ‘Kinda’ to be made as an audiobook. Continue reading

Novelization/Audiobook review – ‘Doctor Who – Meglos’

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I’ve finally filled in the gap 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 ‘Meglos’ by Terrance Dicks, which is based on the original TV scripts by John Flanagan and Andrew McCulloch. ‘Doctor Who – Meglos’ features the Fourth Doctor, Romana and K-9. The audiobook is read by Jon Culshaw with John Leeson as the voice of K-9. Continue reading

Book Review – ‘All Flesh is Grass’ (TLV) (Doctor Who)

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

It’s time to return to BBC Books territory as we look at their second contribution to the ‘Time Lord Victorious’ series! Let’s venture into ‘All Flesh is Grass’ by Una McCormack, featuring the Tenth, the Ninth and the Eighth Doctors. The Eighth and Ninth Doctors try to stop the Tenth Doctor causing chaos in the Dark Times and they’re joined by Daleks, vampires, the Kotturuh and Brian the Ood. Continue reading

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