Book Reviews – ‘The Scientific Secrets of Doctor Who’

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We continue this year’s ‘Nyssa Challenge’ mini review season by looking into another collection of ‘Doctor Who’ short stories. Today, we look at ‘The Scientific Secrets of Doctor Who’. This is a collection of 15 short stories as well as 15 essays looking into the scientific aspects of the ‘Doctor Who’ TV series. Continue reading

‘The Prime Factor’

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At last! I’ve added my brand-new ‘Fifth Doctor’ story to my blog called ‘The Prime Factor’. I’m glad I’ve been able to release this story in November before the Christmas season in December. I wrote this story in the months of June and July 2019. It has been a pretty exciting story to write and I’m sure you’ll enjoy it! Continue reading

‘Doctor Who’ Marathon – ‘Deep Breath’

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It’s time to take a ‘deep breath’ as we begin the first episode of the Peter Capaldi era of ‘Doctor Who’. This is ‘Deep Breath’ by Steven Moffat. The Doctor’s recently regenerated and has become an older man. This is all too much for Clara. Will she accept the new Doctor as they work together to defeat the Half-Face Man? Continue reading

‘Doctor Who’ Marathon – ‘The Time of the Doctor’

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It’s the last episode of the Matt Smith era of ‘Doctor Who’ and it all takes place on the planet Trenzalore where the Doctor dies. Join the Doctor and Clara as they embark on this Christmas Special facing Daleks, Cybermen, Sontarans, Weeping Angels, the Silence and the like. Will our heroes survive? Continue reading

‘Doctor Who’ Marathon – ‘The Day of the Doctor’

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This is the 50th anniversary special of ‘Doctor Who’ called ‘The Day of the Doctor’ by Steven Moffat. It features Matt Smith as the Eleventh Doctor and Jenna Coleman as Clara. It also features David Tennant as the Tenth Doctor, John Hurt as the War Doctor and Billie Piper as the Moment. It also features Daleks and Zygons. Continue reading

‘Doctor Who’ Marathon – ‘The Name of the Doctor’

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The 50th anniversary of ‘Doctor Who’ has arrived and it’s the season finale to Series 7. This episode features the Doctor and Clara journeying to Trenzalore where they rescue Madame Vastra, Jenny and Strax from the Great Intelligence. River Song makes an appearance and the Doctor’s secret is revealed. Continue reading

‘Doctor Who’ Marathon – ‘Nightmare In Silver’

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It’s the penultimate episode in Series 7 of ‘Doctor Who’ and it’s about time for a Cybermen story! This story features the debut of the ‘Nightmare In Silver’ Cybermen. The Doctor and Clara battle against them, but will they keep everybody safe? The episode is by Neil Gaiman and features special guest star Warwick Davis. Continue reading

‘Doctor Who’ Marathon – ‘The Crimson Horror’

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It’s time to return to Victorian London again with the Doctor and Clara who are joined by the Paternoster Gang – Madame Vastra, Jenny and Strax. This ‘Doctor Who’ episode is ‘The Crimson Horror’ by Mark Gatiss. It features special guest stars Diana Rigg and her daughter Rachael Stirling in it. Continue reading

‘Doctor Who’ Marathon – ‘Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS’

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Here is a fan-pleasing episode of ‘Doctor Who’ in the new series. This is ‘Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS’ by Steve Thompson. I enjoyed this episode and how it explored more of the TARDIS with the Doctor and Clara. Mind you, I didn’t watch this episode on its original transmission via TV as I saw it on DVD instead. Continue reading

‘Doctor Who’ Marathon – ‘Hide’

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This is a ghost story in new series ‘Doctor Who’! Matt Smith’s Doctor and Jenna Coleman’s Clara visit a house that has had a mysterious ghost walking about in it for many years. The episode features guest stars Jessica Raine from ‘Call the Midwife’ and Dougrary Scott who starred in ‘Mission: Impossible II’. πŸ˜€ Continue reading