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Audio Reviews – ‘Time Wake & Other Stories’ (Doctor Who)

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For today’s instalment of the 2022-23 ‘Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season, we’re checking out the six ‘Doctor Who’ annual stories featured in the ‘Time Wake & Other Stories’ audio collection. I’ve recently listened to the stories featured in ‘Time Wake & Other Stories’ via download on Audible. The story of interest to me is called ‘Night Flight to Nowhere’, featuring the Fifth Doctor, Nyssa and Tegan. I previously reviewed ‘Night Flight to Nowhere’ in the 1983 ‘Doctor Who Annual’ back in 2019. Continue reading

Convention Memories – ‘Timeless Collectors’

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It’s time to share the last set of ‘convention memories’ I have for 2014. This was a special treat for me, as I got to attend a little convention, also called a sci-fi fair, in Fareham in December 2014 run by the organiser called ‘Timeless Collectors’. I got to see Sarah Sutton before Christmas that year, which was very exciting. 🙂 Continue reading

TV Review – ‘The Power of the Doctor’ (Doctor Who)

SPOILERS ALERT!!!

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At the time of this review, I’m currently halfway writing my 60th anniversary special of ‘Doctor Who’ for 2023. Hopefully from watching ‘The Power of the Doctor’, I’ve gained inspiration in writing the rest of my 60th anniversary special. I hope to share details on it as well as its title soon on my blog. 🙂 Continue reading

Season 22 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Colin Baker on Blu-ray #6

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It’s time for us to come to an end with Season 22 of ‘Doctor Who’ on Blu-ray with Colin Baker. Today, we look at the sixth and final story in Season 22 of ‘Doctor Who’ called ‘Revelation of the Daleks’, featuring Colin Baker as the Sixth Doctor and Nicola Bryant as Peri. They come up against Terry Molloy who returns as Davros as well as his creations, the Daleks, at Tranquil Repose on the planet Necros. They also come up against a superb guest cast of characters in the story. Continue reading

Season 22 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Colin Baker on Blu-ray #5

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We come now to what I consider to be the weakest story in Season 22 of ‘Doctor Who’ called ‘Timelash’. It’s been nice to revisit this ‘Doctor Who’ story in the Season 22 Blu-ray box set, featuring Colin Baker as the Sixth Doctor and Nicola Bryant as Peri. They’re joined by Paul Darrow (of ‘Blake’s 7’ fame) as the villainous Tekker and the TARDIS duo also confront the monstrous Borad, played by Robert Ashby. Continue reading

Blu-ray Review – ‘A Fix with Sontarans’

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Just in case you’ve missed it today, I’ve done a brand-new review on the ‘Doctor Who’ mini-episode called ‘A Fix with Sontarans’, starring Colin Baker as the Sixth Doctor, Janet Fielding as Tegan and Gareth Jenkins as himself. This mini-episode is available to watch in the Season 22 Blu-ray box set of ‘Doctor Who’ and contains a brand-new edit. Continue reading

Season 22 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Colin Baker on Blu-ray #4

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It’s time to talk about my favourite ‘Doctor Who’ story from the Colin Baker era. It was also the first story for me to experience Colin Baker as the Sixth Doctor and Nicola Bryant as Peri. We continue our look into Season 22 of ‘Doctor Who’ on Blu-ray with ‘The Two Doctors’, a multi-Doctor story featuring Colin Baker as the Sixth Doctor and Patrick Troughton as the Second Doctor. There’s also Frazer Hines as Jamie who accompanies Patrick Troughton’s Doctor as well as Nicola Bryant as Peri who accompanies Colin Baker’s Doctor. Continue reading

Season 22 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Colin Baker on Blu-ray #3

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We’re back again with another updated review on a story in Season 22 of ‘Doctor Who’ on Blu-ray with Colin Baker. Today, it’s time to take a look at ‘The Mark of the Rani’, a story by Pip and Jane Baker, who make their first contribution to the TV series. It features Colin Baker as the Sixth Doctor, Nicola Bryant as Peri, Anthony Ainley as the Master and Kate O’Mara as the Rani. Continue reading

Season 22 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Colin Baker on Blu-ray #2

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It’s time to continue checking out Season 22 of ‘Doctor Who’ on Blu-ray with Colin Baker, as we look into the second TV story of the season called ‘Vengeance on Varos’. This is the first ‘Doctor Who’ story by writer Philip Martin and it introduces the character of Sil, played by Nabil Shaban. This ‘Doctor Who’ story has divided opinion on whether it’s nice or whether it’s nasty. 😀 Continue reading

Convention Report – ‘Collectormania 27 – Film & Comic Con Birmingham’

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My best mate from school, Stephen, fancied a trip to Birmingham. Once I told him that Jodie Whittaker (the Thirteenth Doctor in ‘Doctor Who’) was going to attend ‘Collectormania 27 – Film & Comic Con Birmingham’ at the NEC, Birmingham in September 2022, we agreed to meet up there. 🙂 Continue reading