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Novelization/Audiobook review – ‘Doctor Who – Dragonfire’

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Just in case you missed it yesterday, I’ve read and heard the Target novelization/audiobook of the ‘Doctor Who’ story called ‘Dragonfire’ by Ian Briggs. The story features the Seventh Doctor and Mel who meet Ace for the first time and they reunite with Sabalom Glitz from ‘The Trial of a Time Lord’. The story also features Mel’s first departure from the TARDIS before she returned in ‘A Life of Crime’. The audiobook for ‘Doctor Who – Dragonfire’ is read by Bonnie Langford who played Mel in the TV series and she continues to play her in the Big Finish audios. Continue reading

Season 24 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Sylvester McCoy on Blu-ray #4

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We’ve come to the end of Season 24 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Sylvester McCoy! It’s time to talk about the fourth story of the season called ‘Dragonfire’! My updated review on the story is based on the Blu-ray box set release of Season 24. ‘Dragonfire’ features Sylvester McCoy as the Seventh Doctor and Bonnie Langford as Mel and it introduces Sophie Aldred as Ace, the new companion. Continue reading

Season 24 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Sylvester McCoy on Blu-ray #3

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It’s time to talk about my favourite story out of Season 24 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Sylvester McCoy, featuring updated thoughts by me on the story based on the Blu-ray box set release. Today, it’s ‘Delta and the Bannermen’, the third story of Season 24 featuring Sylvester McCoy as the Seventh Doctor and Bonnie Langford as Mel with special guest stars Ken Dodd, Don Henderson, Sara Griffiths and more. Continue reading

Season 24 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Sylvester McCoy on Blu-ray #2

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We continue this week’s look into Season 24 of ‘Doctor Who’ on Blu-ray with Sylvester McCoy by taking a look at the second story of the season called ‘Paradise Towers’. This is one of my favourite stories of the season, featuring Sylvester McCoy as the Doctor, Bonnie Langford as Mel and special guest star Richard Briers as the Chief Caretaker! Continue reading

Season 24 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Sylvester McCoy on Blu-ray #1

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It’s time to revisit Season 24 of ‘Doctor Who’ on Blu-ray with Sylvester McCoy! I’ve recently updated my reviews on the four stories featured in Season 24 and I hope to share with you what my updated thoughts are on these four stories this week. Season 24 of ‘Doctor Who’ stars Sylvester McCoy as the Seventh Doctor, Bonnie Langford as Mel and Sophie Aldred as Ace! Continue reading

Quick DVD Review – ‘The Doctors: The Colin Baker Years’

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After enjoying ‘The Doctors: The Peter Davison Years’ DVD recently, it was time to delve into the Sixth Doctor era next with ‘The Doctors: The Colin Baker Years’ DVD. I was looking forward to uncovering the insights made by the people who were involved in the Sixth Doctor era on TV, both on-screen and behind-the-scenes. It was a fascinating DVD release covering a pretty turbulent TV era. Continue reading

CD Review – ‘Zagreus’ (Doctor Who)

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At last! After a long time since I reviewed ‘Neverland’ in 2017, I’ve reviewed ‘Zagreus’, the 40th anniversary special of ‘Doctor Who’. This stars Paul McGann and India Fisher with Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Lalla Ward, Louise Jameson, Nicholas Courtney and Don Warrington. It also features Anneke Wills, Elisabeth Sladen, Mark Strickson, Sarah Sutton, Nicola Bryant, Caroline Morris, Maggie Stables, Bonnie Langford, Sophie Aldred, Lisa Bowerman, John Leeson and more. Did I find ‘Zagreus’ to be a worthy anniversary special to celebrate 40 years of ‘Doctor Who’? Well, um… 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

CD review – ‘A Life of Crime’ (Doctor Who)

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It’s time to celebrate 4 years of ‘Bradley’s Basement’ and Sophie Aldred is helping me out. Continue reading

Celebrating 55 Years of ‘Doctor Who’ #Valeyard

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Today in our 55th anniversary celebration season of ‘Doctor Who’ reviews, we take a look at a Doctor that could’ve been had he gone evil. It’s time to look into the Valeyard, who is the darker amalgamation of the Doctor between his twelfth and final incarnations for his first regeneration cycle. Continue reading