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Convention Memories – ‘Regenerations 2013’

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Soon, I’ll be attending the ‘Bedford Who Charity Con’ in October, which I’m really looking forward to! 🙂 Before that happens though, I would like to share with you my memories of attending my favourite convention in the 50th anniversary year of ‘Doctor Who’ in 2013. It’s time to talk about ‘Regenerations 2013’ in Swansea! I have very happy memories of attending that special weekend. 😀 Continue reading

Before ‘Time Lord Victorious’

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Next week, the ‘Time Lord Victorious’ review season of ‘Doctor Who’ will begin! Before that happens, please feel free to check out my reviews on the ‘Doctor Who’ stories featured in the ‘Road to the Dark Times’ Blu-ray, which I had a chance to check out over Christmas from December 2020 to January 2021. Continue reading

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

Convention Memories – ‘Project Motor Mouth 2’

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It’s time to talk about a ‘Doctor Who’ convention that I attended on Saturday the 3rd of August 2013 where I first met Janet Fielding, who plays Tegan in the TV series and Big Finish audios, and Peter Davison, who plays the Fifth Doctor in the TV series and Big Finish audios – ‘Project Motor Mouth 2’! Continue reading

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

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As I reviewed ‘The Switching’ as part of the ‘Masterful’ limited edition box set by Big Finish, I decided to check out the stories featured in the ‘Short Trips: Zodiac’ collection. I hope to update my reviews on the ‘Short Trips: Companions’ and ‘Short Trips: Transmissions’ collections as part of my ‘Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season later this year. Continue reading

CD reviews – ‘The Flying Dutchman’/’Displaced’ (Doctor Who)

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It’s time for another ‘Doctor Who’ audio release by Big Finish! Today, we’re looking at two stories in one CD release! They are ‘The Flying Dutchman’ and ‘Displaced’, starring Sylvester McCoy as the Seventh Doctor, Sophie Aldred as Ace and Philip Olivier as Hex. I enjoyed hearing this TARDIS trio again recently. Continue reading

March of the Thirteenth Doctor #27

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We come now to a ‘Doctor Who’ book by Sophie Aldred herself (along with Mike Tucker and Steve Cole). Today, we’re checking out ‘At Childhood’s End’ featuring Ace after her travels with the Seventh Doctor ended and where she runs A Charitable Earth. She also gets to meet the Thirteenth Doctor, Graham, Ryan and Yaz here. Continue reading

‘Time Lord Victorious – Road to the Dark Times’ (Doctor Who) on Blu-ray

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Over Christmas 2020 and early 2021, I’ve been checking out the ‘Time Lord Victorious – Road to the Dark Times’ collection of ‘Doctor Who’ stories on Blu-ray. This is in preparation for me to check out the ‘Time Lord Victorious’ event that’s happening from 2020-21 with books, audios and comic tales. 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