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‘Bradley’s Basement’s Strange Love’ – ‘Castrovalva’

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New Anthology Release – ‘The Paul Spragg ReCollections, Volume 2’

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The Divergent Wordsmiths have done it again! 🙂 They’ve released another brand-new ‘Doctor Who’ anthology of short stories called ‘The Paul Spragg ReCollections, Volume 2′, which I’m pretty excited about. This is to honour the memory of our dear Paul Spragg, the producer’s assistant at Big Finish who sadly passed away in May 2014. Continue reading

Quick CD Box Set Review – ‘Forty’ (Doctor Who)

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To commemorate the day I first met Sarah Sutton at a ‘Doctor Who’ convention back in February 2010 (the ‘Fifth Element’ event), I’ve decided to share a quick review on the first ‘Forty’ box set by Big Finish. I’m hoping to share in-depth reviews on the two stories in the box set by the end of 2022. Continue reading

Celebrating 40 Years of the Fifth Doctor in ‘Doctor Who’

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It’s been 40 years since Peter Davison as the Fifth Doctor in ‘Doctor Who’ debuted in ‘Part One’ of ‘Castrovalva’ on the 4th of January 1982. The Peter Davison/Fifth Doctor era of ‘Doctor Who’ means a lot to me, especially since I’ve met a lot of the actors/actresses who’ve played characters in the Fifth Doctor era at conventions. Continue reading

‘The Coins of Deno’

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‘The Coins of Deno’ is complete! It’s the 40th anniversary of Peter Davison’s Fifth Doctor in ‘Doctor Who’ today! To celebrate the occasion, I’m sharing my complete eight episode anthology of ‘Doctor Who’ stories, featuring the Fifth Doctor, Nyssa and Billy in ‘The Fifth Doctor by Tim Bradley’ series. I hope you’ll enjoy it. Continue reading

Week 56 – ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ UPDATED

 –UPDATED REVIEW ON AUDIO EPISODE TODAY–

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And welcome to the final instalment of ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ 2021-22 mini-review season of ‘Doctor Who’. To finish off, let’s check out the fourth and final episode of the Big Finish audio anthology called ‘Circular Time’. In the last episode called ‘Winter’, the Fifth Doctor faces his end, but he’s helped out by Nyssa. Continue reading

Week 49e – ‘The Nyssa Challenge’

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It’s New Year’s Eve today and at last! We have ‘The Lost Resort and Other Stories’, the CD box set of ‘Doctor Who’ audios by Big Finish featuring the final three adventures of the Fifth Doctor, Nyssa, Tegan and Marc, starring Peter Davison, Sarah Sutton, Janet Fielding and George Watkins. I’m pleased these three audio adventures were released in 2021 and that I’m able to review them for the 2021-22 ‘Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season on my blog. Continue reading

Week 40 – ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ UPDATED

— BRAND NEW NOVELIZATION/AUDIOBOOK REVIEW AVAILABLE TODAY!!! —

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We’re drawing close to the end of 2021. As we approach the end of the year, it’s time to take another look at ‘Arc of Infinity’, one of my favourite ‘Doctor Who’ stories featuring the Fifth Doctor, Nyssa and Tegan, starring Peter Davison, Sarah Sutton and Janet Fielding. I originally shared my review on the TV adventure back in October 2016. Continue reading

Week 35 – ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ UPDATED

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 –UPDATED REVIEW ON AUDIO CD AND VINYL TODAY–

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It’s time to revisit another one of my favourite ‘Doctor Who’ audios featuring Peter Davison as the Fifth Doctor and Sarah Sutton as Nyssa in this year’s ‘Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season for 2021-22. It’s time to revisit ‘1963: Fanfare For The Common Men’, which was originally released back in September 2013 to celebrate 50 years of ‘Doctor Who’. Continue reading