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‘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

‘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

Quick DVD Review – ‘The Doctors: The Peter Davison Years’

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This is a ‘Myth Makers’ DVD compilation I’ve been looking forward to very much. This is ‘The Doctors: The Peter Davison Years’. The Fifth Doctor era of ‘Doctor Who’ is my favourite. You can tell from my ‘Fifth Doctor’ series of stories starring the Fifth Doctor, Nyssa and Billy as well as my ‘Nyssa Challenge’ reviews on ‘Bradley’s Basement’. I’ve also met a lot of the stars from the Fifth Doctor era! Continue reading

Book Reviews – ‘The Target Storybook’ (Doctor Who)

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This year’s ‘Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season continues as we look into ‘The Target Storybook’ of ‘Doctor Who’. This is a collection of 15 short stories, which are ‘thrilling new adventures’ by writers and actors from the hit BBC TV series. This was a very fascinating and enjoyable collection of ‘Doctor Who’ short stories to read through. Continue reading

Week 1 – ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ UPDATED

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— BRAND NEW NOVELIZATION/AUDIOBOOK REVIEW AVAILABLE TODAY!!! —

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And welcome to ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season for 2020. This year hasn’t been kind to us with the Covid-19 pandemic going on – please keep safe. But that won’t stop me sharing my thoughts and feelings about the latest Nyssa ‘Doctor Who’ stories I’ve seen, read and heard recently. This review season will take place from the Christmas period of 2020 leading into the New Year of 2021. Most of the stories reviewed will be short story collections and Big Finish audios. Continue reading

Book Review – ‘Dr. Fifth’

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For the purposes of this review, the following YouTube video will do all of the hard work for me. As such, sit back and enjoy my brand-new video review on the fifth ‘Doctor Who’/’Mr. Men’ book, ‘Dr. Fifth’. Continue reading

CD Reviews – ‘The Fourth Doctor Adventures – Series 9: Volume 2’ (Doctor Who)

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It’s Spring Bank Holiday Monday in May in the UK today! 🙂

I’ve done my reviews on Series 9: Volume 2 of ‘The Fourth Doctor Adventures’ by Big Finish in ‘Doctor Who’! This is the second set of stories by Big Finish set during ‘The E-Space Trilogy’ of ‘Doctor Who’, featuring the Fourth Doctor, Romana, K-9 and Adric in the pocket universe of E-Space. Continue reading

CD Reviews – ‘The Fourth Doctor Adventures – Series 9: Volume 1’ (Doctor Who)

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Today, I’ve done my reviews on Series 9: Volume 1 of ‘The Fourth Doctor Adventures’ by Big Finish in ‘Doctor Who’! These stories are set during ‘The E-Space Trilogy’ of ‘Doctor Who’ in Season 18 of the classic series. They have the Fourth Doctor, Romana, K-9 and Adric travelling in the pocket universe of E-Space. Continue reading

New ‘Cold Fusion’ Photo

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As we continue to cope with the coronavirus situation – please keep safe – here’s a little quickie to cheer people up! I saw this photo via the Big Finish Twitter account. It’s a behind-the-scenes photo featuring the cast of the ‘Doctor Who’ audio adaptation of ‘Cold Fusion’. I’ve never seen this photo before. I’m pleased I’ve seen it and I’ve recently added it to my review on the ‘Cold Fusion’ audio adaptation. Continue reading

Book Reviews – ‘The Scientific Secrets of Doctor Who’

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We continue this year’s ‘Nyssa Challenge’ mini review season by looking into another collection of ‘Doctor Who’ short stories. Today, we look at ‘The Scientific Secrets of Doctor Who’. This is a collection of 15 short stories as well as 15 essays looking into the scientific aspects of the ‘Doctor Who’ TV series. Continue reading