Category Archives: The Nyssa Challenge (DW)

Week 56 – ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ UPDATED

 –UPDATED REVIEW ON AUDIO EPISODE TODAY–

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And welcome to the final instalment of ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ 2021-22 mini-review season of ‘Doctor Who’. To finish off, let’s check out the fourth and final episode of the Big Finish audio anthology called ‘Circular Time’. In the last episode called ‘Winter’, the Fifth Doctor faces his end, but he’s helped out by Nyssa. Continue reading

Week 55a – ‘The Nyssa Challenge’

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It’s New Year’s Day today! Happy New Year, everyone! 🙂 For our penultimate instalment in ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ 2021-22 mini-review season, it’s time to take a look at ‘The War Master’ story from the worlds of ‘Doctor Who’ by Big Finish called ‘Killing Time’. This is ‘The War Master’ story I’ve been looking forward to the most throughout 2021. Continue reading

Week 49e – ‘The Nyssa Challenge’

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It’s New Year’s Eve today and at last! We have ‘The Lost Resort and Other Stories’, the CD box set of ‘Doctor Who’ audios by Big Finish featuring the final three adventures of the Fifth Doctor, Nyssa, Tegan and Marc, starring Peter Davison, Sarah Sutton, Janet Fielding and George Watkins. I’m pleased these three audio adventures were released in 2021 and that I’m able to review them for the 2021-22 ‘Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season on my blog. 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 35 – ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ UPDATED

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 –UPDATED REVIEW ON AUDIO CD AND VINYL TODAY–

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It’s time to revisit another one of my favourite ‘Doctor Who’ audios featuring Peter Davison as the Fifth Doctor and Sarah Sutton as Nyssa in this year’s ‘Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season for 2021-22. It’s time to revisit ‘1963: Fanfare For The Common Men’, which was originally released back in September 2013 to celebrate 50 years of ‘Doctor Who’. Continue reading

Week 24 – ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ UPDATED

 –UPDATED REVIEW ON AUDIO EPISODES TODAY–

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For today’s instalment of ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ 2021-22 mini-review season, it’s time to revisit the first three episodes of the Big Finish audio anthology of ‘Doctor Who’ called ‘Circular Time’, starring Peter Davison and Sarah Sutton. This was my first encounter with Big Finish back in 2008 and my life hasn’t been the same since. 😀 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

‘The Nyssa Challenge’ & ‘The Fifth Doctor by Tim Bradley’

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It’s 40 years since Nyssa debuted in ‘Doctor Who’ in ‘The Keeper of Traken’ on the 31st of January 1981. To celebrate the occasion, check out my reviews on the stories featuring Nyssa in ‘Doctor Who’ both on TV and in Big Finish audio on my ‘Nyssa Challenge’ page. I have my favourite stories featuring Nyssa. Continue reading

Webcast Review – ‘Farewell, Sarah Jane’ (The Sarah Jane Adventures)

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It’s New Year’s Day today for 2021. Let’s hope this New Year will be better than the previous year. 😐 For our final instalment of ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ 2020-21 mini-review season, let’s take a look at the ‘final’ ‘Sarah Jane Adventure’ featured as part of the ‘Doctor Who Lockdown!’ season in April 2020 called ‘Farewell, Sarah Jane’. Continue reading