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Audio Review – ‘Only the Good’ (The War Master)

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I’ve started reviewing ‘The War Master’ series of Big Finish audios starring Sir Derek Jacobi as the Master. I’ll be reviewing these ‘War Master’ box sets from the worlds of ‘Doctor Who’ monthly in the build-up to reviewing ‘Killing Time’, the sixth ‘War Master’ box set which features Derek Jacobi as well as Katy Manning and Sarah Sutton for my 2021-22 ‘Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season. Continue reading

New Photos of ‘The War Master: Killing Time’

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Big Finish has recently shared some new details about the upcoming sixth ‘War Master’ box set from the worlds of ‘Doctor Who’ called ‘Killing Time’ by James Goss and Lou Morgan; and directed by Scott Handcock. Here’s the Big Finish link for it here. I’m really excited about the sixth ‘War Master’ box set which will feature Sir Derek Jacobi as the War Master, Alexandria Riley as Calantha, Katy Manning as Jo and Sarah Sutton as Nyssa. Continue reading

CD Reviews – ‘Masterful’

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‘Doctor Who’ Marathon – ‘Utopia’/’The Sound of Drums’/’Last of the Time Lords’

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We’ve come to the end of Series 3 of ‘Doctor Who’ and it’s an epic three-part adventure. The Doctor reunites with John Barrowman as Captain Jack Harkness and the Doctor, Martha and Jack confront the menace of the Master who first returns as Sir Derek Jacobi before regenerating into John Simm. Continue reading

Movie Review – ‘Tolkien’

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Not many care for biographical films on certain figures of history these days. I say that with the highest respect in regards to the film I’m reviewing here. But it’s a shame many of these biographical films on certain authors of famous works of literature get overlooked when being shown at cinemas. Continue reading

Celebrating 55 Years of ‘Doctor Who’ #Shalka

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Yesterday in this 55th anniversary celebration season of ‘Doctor Who’ reviews by me on ‘Bradley’s Basement’, we took a look at the Comic Relief special, ‘The Curse of Fatal Death’. Did you know that one of the Doctors who appeared in that special, Richard E. Grant, played another incarnation of the Doctor? Continue reading

Series 3 of ‘Doctor Who’ with David Tennant

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All my DVD reviews on Series 3 of new ‘Doctor Who’ are now on ‘Bradley’s Basement’. This includes reviews on the 2006 Christmas Special, ‘The Runaway Bride’, as well as the thirteen episodes from Series 3. This series stars David Tennant as the Tenth Doctor and Freema Agyeman as Martha Jones. Continue reading

Movie Review – ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ (2017)

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I’ve seen the 2017 film adaptation of ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ by Agatha Christie! And it was very good! I found myself enjoying this film. It felt like a traditional murder mystery without the need to add sensational moments; gory violence and sex scenes that I’ve seen in other adaptations. Continue reading

ITV’s ‘Agatha Christie’s Marple’: Series 1 REVIEWED

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As I’m still away on holiday, that still doesn’t stop me from adding my latest DVD reviews in advance! Today, I’ve added my DVD reviews on the four TV movies from Series 1 of ITV’s ‘Agatha Christie’s Marple’. This series stars Geraldine McEwan as Miss Jane Marple in the four feature-length movies. Continue reading

Before ‘World Enough and Time’

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Tomorrow’s ‘Doctor Who’ episode on TV is set to be exciting! I’m looking forward to seeing the return of the Mondasian Cybermen as well as the return of John Simm’s Master in the season finale of Series 10. Continue reading