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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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‘The Nyssa Challenge’ & ‘The Fifth Doctor by Tim Bradley’

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

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

Season 19 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Peter Davison on Blu-ray #5

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I’ve been looking forward to this very much as we’re now on my favourite story from Season 19 as well as from the Peter Davison era of ‘Doctor Who’! Today, it’s time for the Charleston; cricket; fancy dress and murder during the 1920s in the fifth story of the season, ‘Black Orchid’, with the Fifth Doctor, Nyssa, Tegan and Adric. Continue reading

Quick ‘Black Orchid’ Note

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Here’s a quick note on my blog for this week. Continue reading

WOTCHA – ‘Nyssa’s Test Tubes’

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I’d like to share a few thoughts on an interesting theory made about Nyssa and Ann Talbot in ‘Black Orchid’ by the Watcher in the latest issue of ‘Doctor Who Magazine’. In the ‘WOTCHA!’ feature in the back of issue #506 of ‘DWM’, it’s been theorised Nyssa and Ann swapped places at the story’s conclusion. Continue reading

Week 11 – ‘The Nyssa Challenge’

Black Orchid DVD UK cover  black orchid audio

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It’s time for cricket; a fancy dress ball and a spot of murder! This week on ‘The Nyssa Challenge’, the Doctor; Nyssa and Tegan visit Cranleigh Hall in my favourite ‘Doctor Who’ story, ‘Black Orchid’! 🙂 Continue reading