Category Archives: Sarah Sutton/Nyssa (DW)

Convention Memories – ‘Big Finish Day 6’

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Today, I’m sharing my ‘convention memories’ of ‘Big Finish Day 6’ at the Copthorne Hotel Slough-Windsor in Slough on Sunday the 17th of January 2015, run by 10th Planet Events. I’ve attended a couple of 10th Planet Events conventions before, including ‘Project Motor Mouth 2’ and ‘Dimensions 2013’. Continue reading

Week 55b – ‘The Nyssa Challenge’

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Today, it’s the last day of ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ 2022-23 mini-review season of ‘Doctor Who’. I hope you’ve enjoyed the latest reviews on the latest Nyssa stories I’ve shared over the Christmas period. It’s time to take a look at the ‘Tenth Doctor, Classic Companions’ box set by Big Finish, which features the episode ‘The Stuntman’ where Nyssa meets the Tenth Doctor and K-9. Continue reading

New ‘Primeval’ Colour Photo

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It’s sad that Stephen Greif has passed away recently. 😦 I’ll always remember him for playing Kwundaar in the ‘Doctor Who’ audio drama ‘Primeval’ by Big Finish. For ‘Blake’s 7’ fans, he’ll always be remembered for being the first actor to play Commander Travis in Series 1 of the UK sci-fi series. Continue reading

Book Review – ‘Short Trips: Transmissions’ (Doctor Who)

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–UPDATED REVIEWS ON SHORT STORIES TODAY–

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And Happy New Year everyone! 🙂 It’s the penultimate instalment of the 2022-23 ‘Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season today! Since it’s the 60th anniversary of ‘Doctor Who’ this year, let’s revisit a Short Trips book anthology by Big Finish called ‘Short Trips: Transmissions’. One of the stories in the anthology has the Fifth Doctor and Nyssa in it. Continue reading

Week 33 – ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ UPDATED

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–UPDATED REVIEW ON AUDIO ANTHOLOGY TODAY–

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It’s New Year’s Eve today and it’s time to revisit one of my favourite ‘Doctor Who’ audio anthologies from Big Finish. This is ‘The Demons of Red Lodge and Other Stories’, starring Peter Davison as the Fifth Doctor and Sarah Sutton as Nyssa. This audio anthology was released in December 2010. I’m very pleased to be revisiting ‘The Demons of Red Lodge and Other Stories’ for ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season from December 2022 to January 2023. Continue reading

Week 13 – ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ UPDATED

 

–UPDATED REVIEW ON AUDIO STORY TODAY–

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I…I…I…I can’t stop saying ‘I’! 😀 It’s time for us to revisit what is considered to be one of John Dorney’s best ‘Doctor Who’ stories in the audio world of Big Finish. In today’s instalment of the 2022-23 ‘Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season, we revisit ‘Iterations of I’, the second story of ‘The Fifth Doctor Box Set’ by Big Finish, which was released in August 2014, starring Peter Davison as the Fifth Doctor, Sarah Sutton as Nyssa, Janet Fielding as Tegan and Matthew Waterhouse as Adric. Continue reading

Audio Reviews – ‘Time Wake & Other Stories’ (Doctor Who)

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For today’s instalment of the 2022-23 ‘Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season, we’re checking out the six ‘Doctor Who’ annual stories featured in the ‘Time Wake & Other Stories’ audio collection. I’ve recently listened to the stories featured in ‘Time Wake & Other Stories’ via download on Audible. The story of interest to me is called ‘Night Flight to Nowhere’, featuring the Fifth Doctor, Nyssa and Tegan. I previously reviewed ‘Night Flight to Nowhere’ in the 1983 ‘Doctor Who Annual’ back in 2019. Continue reading

CD Reviews – ‘Forty’ and ‘Forty 2’ (Doctor Who)

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Today, due to the nature of the stories featured in the two ‘Forty’ box sets of ‘Doctor Who’ by Big Finish, I’ve decided to share my reviews on them all in one go in my current ‘Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season from 2022 to 2023. The two ‘Forty’ box sets were released this year to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Peter Davison as the Fifth Doctor in ‘Doctor Who’. Continue reading

Graphic Novel Review – ‘Prisoners of Time’ (Doctor Who) UPDATED

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As it’s the 60th anniversary of ‘Doctor Who’ next year, it’s only fair to revisit a 50th anniversary special story of ‘Doctor Who’ in the form of the comic book adventure ‘Prisoners of Time’, featuring the first eleven Doctors and their companions. The Fifth Doctor, Nyssa, Tegan and Adric appear in the fifth chapter of the graphic novel story called ‘In Their Nature’. Continue reading

Week 4 – ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ UPDATED

 –UPDATED REVIEW ON AUDIO STORY TODAY–

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It’s that time again, everyone! 🙂 It’s time for another ‘Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season, which we’re having from December 2022 to January 2023. We have the ‘Forty’ stories and the ‘Tenth Doctor, Classic Companions’ stories to check out, and there are some updated reviews on some Nyssa ‘Doctor Who’ stories I’ve already checked out on my blog. Continue reading