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Celebrating 40 Years of the Fifth Doctor in ‘Doctor Who’

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It’s been 40 years since Peter Davison as the Fifth Doctor in ‘Doctor Who’ debuted in ‘Part One’ of ‘Castrovalva’ on the 4th of January 1982. The Peter Davison/Fifth Doctor era of ‘Doctor Who’ means a lot to me, especially since I’ve met a lot of the actors/actresses who’ve played characters in the Fifth Doctor era at conventions. Continue reading

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 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

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

Audio Reviews – ‘The Tony and Cassandra Collection’ (Dark Shadows)

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“Merry Christmas Sarah!”

For this year on Christmas Day, I’m sharing my reviews on ‘The Tony and Cassandra Collection’ of ‘Dark Shadows’ audios by Big Finish! I’ve created a new page for ‘Dark Shadows’ too. I’ve reviewed ‘The Tony and Cassandra Collection’ so that that I can check out the first four stories before revisiting ‘The Devil Cat’ featuring Sarah Sutton as a guest star in it. Continue reading

New ‘Plague of the Daleks’ Photo

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It’s been a while since I did one of these. It’s time to share another new ‘Doctor Who’/Nyssa/Sarah Sutton photo I’ve discovered recently. Here’s a behind-the-scenes photo featuring the cast of the Big Finish audio drama ‘Plague of the Daleks’, the third instalment of ‘The Stockbridge Trilogy’. I’ve added this new photo to my review on the story on ‘Bradley’s Basement’. Continue reading

Vinyl Review – ‘Echoes of Extinction’ (TLV) (Doctor Who)

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Happy 58th anniversary ‘Doctor Who’ and welcome everyone to the thirteenth and final instalment of the ‘Time Lord Victorious’ review season!

One time, I said I was going to check out and review the ‘Time Lord Victorious’ series of ‘Doctor Who’ for an Easter review season. Those plans changed and here we are! For the final instalment of ‘TLV’, let’s check out ‘Echoes of Extinction’ by Alfie Shaw, starring Paul McGann as the Eighth Doctor and David Tennant as the Tenth Doctor with guest stars like Burn Gorman, Kathryn Drysdale, Paul Clayton, Mina Anwar, Inès de Clercq and Arthur Darvill. Continue reading