What do I like about the Fifth Doctor era?

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Welcome to ‘Bradley’s Basement’ blog and I’m Tim Bradley!

Here’s a re-posting of my blog article, ‘What do I like about the Fifth Doctor era?’. I originally posted this article in October 2015 when I was setting up my blog. In celebration of seeing Peter Davison and Sarah Sutton at the ‘York Unleashed’ event this coming weekend, here’s the article for you to enjoy! Continue reading


‘Doctor Who’ DVD reviews – ‘Longleat ‘83’

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I’ve seen two birthday presents I had from my parents last month in May!

These are two DVDs focusing on the famous (or infamous) two-day ‘Doctor Who’ convention held in Longleat in April 1983 to celebrate 20 years of the show. Those of you who remember Longleat in 1983 will know what the convention was like and that it was a crowded event with a lot of things going on. Continue reading

Defending ‘Time-Flight’


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As part of ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ this week on ‘Time-Flight’, here is my defence on the TV story.

This is more or less an extended version of my review on ‘Time-Flight’ on my ‘Bradley’s Basement’ blog. I hope you’ll enjoy and find this post interesting and entertaining about why I like this poorly-rated ‘Doctor Who’ story so much. There are plenty of good moments to look for in this TV story if you know where to find them.

Enjoy! Continue reading

Week 15 – ‘The Nyssa Challenge’

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This week on ‘The Nyssa Challenge’, it’s the finale to Season 19! The Doctor; Nyssa and Tegan board a Concorde plane and travel back in time and face the menace of Kalid in ‘Time-Flight’. 🙂 Continue reading

Week 3 – ‘The Nyssa Challenge’

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Week 3 of ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ today and it’s all about recursion! We begin Peter Davison’s first season as the Fifth Doctor in his debut adventure called ‘Castrovalva’. 🙂

Please see my link for ‘Castrovalva’ here. Continue reading

Week 2 – ‘The Nyssa Challenge’

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It’s Week 2 of ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ today! It’s the end…but the moment has been prepared for. It’s time for Tom Baker’s swansong story as the Fourth Doctor in ‘Logopolis’.  🙂

Please see my link for ‘Logopolis’ here. Continue reading

Week 1 – ‘The Nyssa Challenge’

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‘The Nyssa Challenge’ has begun! It’s time to celebrate the 35th anniversary of Nyssa of Traken in ‘Doctor Who’ as this week it’s time to see her in her debut story, ‘The Keeper of Traken’. 🙂

Please see my link for ‘The Keeper of Traken’ here. Continue reading