Movie Review – ‘Emma.’ (2020)

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I seem to have done quite a few Jane Austen-related reviews lately. Back in November 2019, I shared my review on the BBC 1995 production of ‘Persuasion’. In January 2020, I reviewed ‘Love & Friendship’ based on the novella ‘Lady Susan’. Now I’ve seen the 2020 film ‘Emma…with a full stop’? Continue reading

DVD review – ‘Love & Friendship’

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Here I am again with another review on a film adaptation from ‘The World of Jane Austen’! Today, I’ve added my review on ‘Love & Friendship’! This film is based on the novella by Jane Austen called ‘Lady Susan’. It was released in 2016 and was written, produced and directed by filmmaker Whit Stillman. Continue reading

DVD review – ‘Persuasion’ (1995)

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It’s time to return to ‘The World of Jane Austen’ today! I’ve added my latest DVD review on the 1995 BBC TV production of ‘Persuasion’, starring Amanda Root and Ciarán Hinds. ‘Persuasion’ is my Mum’s favourite Jane Austen story and she likes the 1995 TV production of the story very much. Continue reading

CD Reviews – ‘The Eleventh Doctor Chronicles’ (Doctor Who)

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At last! I’m up-to-date on ‘The Doctor Chronicles’ front of new series ‘Doctor Who’ stories by Big Finish! Today, I’ve added my reviews on the four stories featured in ‘The Eleventh Doctor Chronicles’. I’m so pleased I’ve been to listen and review these stories in this CD box set for this year. Continue reading

‘The Fifth Doctor by Tim Bradley’ #5 – ‘The Austen Code’

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We’re now in February this year and I’m continuing to share ‘The Fifth Doctor by Tim Bradley’ series on my blog. Today, I’m sharing the first ‘Doctor Who’ fan-fiction story of ‘The Salvador Trilogy’, which was my second season in my ‘Fifth Doctor’ series. This is ‘The Austen Code’ where the Fifth Doctor, Nyssa and Billy visit Bath. Continue reading

Making ‘The Salvador Trilogy’ – Part One

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And welcome to ‘Making ‘The Salvador Trilogy’ – Part One’!

This is a continuation of the ‘Making ‘The Fifth Doctor by Tim Bradley’ series.

This is a blog post focusing on the behind-the-scenes making of ‘The Austen Code’ in ‘The Fifth Doctor by Tim Bradley’ series. ‘The Austen Code’ features the Fifth Doctor, Nyssa and Billy with Jane Austen and it features the first appearance of the villainous Salvador.

WARNING: If you haven’t read ‘The Austen Code’ yet, check it out now by clicking the link. Read further on in this post and you do so at your own risk. This blog post contains SPOILERS! Continue reading

‘The Austen Code’ – Part Four, Chapter 16

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Well, we’ve come to the end of this repeat of ‘The Austen Code’, the first story of ‘The Salvador Trilogy’ in ‘The Fifth Doctor by Tim Bradley’ series. But the trilogy’s not over yet. Find out what happens in this first tale and how the Fifth Doctor, Nyssa and Billy rescue Jane Austen in Chapter 16.

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‘The Austen Code’ – Part Four, Chapter 15

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If you haven’t realised by this point, ‘The Austen Code’ is a jigsaw puzzle of a story as the Fifth Doctor, Nyssa and Billy go to and fro in three time zones set in Bath. If you haven’t been paying attention, you might want to start again. Otherwise, do enjoy Chapter 15 in ‘Part Four’ of this story.

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‘The Austen Code’ – Part Four, Chapter 14

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So it’s going backwards and forwards in time for the Fifth Doctor, Nyssa and Billy as they rescue Jane Austen from Salvador’s machinations by going from Bath 2011 to Aquae Sulis 79 AD. Will our heroes succeed? Find out as ‘The Austen Code’ continues in ‘Part Four’ and we delve into Chapter 14 today!

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‘The Austen Code’ – Part Four, Chapter 13

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We’ve now come to the last episode of ‘The Austen Code’, the first story of ‘The Salvador Trilogy’ in ‘The Fifth Doctor by Tim Bradley’ series this week! It’s ‘Part Four’ and we begin this week today with Chapter 13. Find out how the episode starts with the Fifth Doctor, Nyssa and Billy back in Bath 2011.

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