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Bradley’s Basement’s Strange Love – ‘The Keeper of Traken’

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Seasons 10, 12, 18 and 19 of ‘Doctor Who’ on Blu-ray with Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker and Peter Davison

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At the time of this blog post, I’m currently checking out the Season 24 Blu-ray box set of ‘Doctor Who’ with Sylvester McCoy. I’m looking forward to sharing updated reviews on ‘Time and the Rani’, ‘Paradise Towers’, ‘Delta and the Bannermen’ and ‘Dragonfire’ sometime soon on my blog. Stay tuned for news! Continue reading

Revisiting Seasons 18 and 19 of ‘Doctor Who’ on Blu-ray with Tom Baker and Peter Davison

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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

Week 1 – ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ UPDATED

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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

Season 26 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Sylvester McCoy on Blu-ray #4

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And now we’ve come to the fourth and final story of Season 26 of ‘Doctor Who’ on Blu-ray! This is one of my favourite stories with Sylvester McCoy’s Doctor and Sophie Aldred’s Ace. It’s time for ‘Survival’, the first ‘Doctor Who’ story by Rona Munro before she wrote ‘The Eaters of Light’ with Peter Capaldi. It was also sadly the last TV story to be featured in the classic series of ‘Doctor Who’. Continue reading

Season 23 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Colin Baker on Blu-ray

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At last! I’ve updated my review on another classic ‘Doctor Who’ season on Blu-ray! That’s right! I’ve updated my review on Season 23 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Colin Baker! This is actually the 14-part epic story ‘The Trial of a Time Lord’. It contains four segments linked by the Doctor being put on trial. The season stars as Colin Baker as the Sixth Doctor, Nicola Bryant as Peri, Bonnie Langford as Mel, Michael Jayston as the Valeyard and Lynda Bellingham as the Inquisitor. Continue reading

Season 18 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Tom Baker on Blu-ray #7

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It’s the end and the moment has been prepared for! Sorry, I couldn’t resist! 😀 Anyway, today it’s the last story of Season 18 of ‘Doctor Who’ on Blu-ray and it’s time to look into my updated review for ‘Logopolis’, the seventh story of the season and the season finale. It stars Tom Baker as the Doctor, Matthew Waterhouse as Adric, Sarah Sutton as Nyssa and has the debut of Janet Fielding as Tegan. Continue reading

Season 18 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Tom Baker on Blu-ray #6

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Here we are on the highlight of Season 18 of ‘Doctor Who’ on Blu-ray for me! Today it’s time for my updated review on ‘The Keeper of Traken’, the sixth story of the season. The story features Tom Baker as the Doctor, Matthew Waterhouse as Adric and the debut of Sarah Sutton as Nyssa of Traken. Continue reading

Season 19 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Peter Davison on Blu-ray #7

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We’re now on the season finale for Season 19 of ‘Doctor Who’! And it’s probably one of the despised stories of the ‘Doctor Who’ TV series as well as the Peter Davison era. But me personally, I quite like this story. It’s time for the seventh story of Season 19 called ‘Time-Flight’ with the Fifth Doctor, Nyssa and Tegan. Continue reading