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‘The Nyssa Challenge’ & ‘The Fifth Doctor by Tim Bradley’

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It’s 40 years since Nyssa debuted in ‘Doctor Who’ in ‘The Keeper of Traken’ on the 31st of January 1981. To celebrate the occasion, check out my reviews on the stories featuring Nyssa in ‘Doctor Who’ both on TV and in Big Finish audio on my ‘Nyssa Challenge’ page. I have my favourite stories featuring Nyssa. Continue reading

Short Trip – ‘The Curse of Dr. Filthy’

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Here’s my first ‘Short Trip’ of ‘Doctor Who’ for 2021! I originally planned to release this short story alongside ‘Lady and the Soldier’ before Christmas last year. Other projects got in the way however. Thankfully, I’m able to share this ‘Short Trip’ featuring the Fifth Doctor, Nyssa and Billy during tough times – please keep safe. Continue reading

Quick DVD Review – ‘The Doctors: The Peter Davison Years’

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This is a ‘Myth Makers’ DVD compilation I’ve been looking forward to very much. This is ‘The Doctors: The Peter Davison Years’. The Fifth Doctor era of ‘Doctor Who’ is my favourite. You can tell from my ‘Fifth Doctor’ series of stories starring the Fifth Doctor, Nyssa and Billy as well as my ‘Nyssa Challenge’ reviews on ‘Bradley’s Basement’. I’ve also met a lot of the stars from the Fifth Doctor era! Continue reading

Comic Reviews – ‘The Clockwise War’ (Doctor Who)

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We’re coming to the end of 2020! For this instalment of ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ on New Year’s Eve today, I’m sharing my reviews on the ‘Doctor Who’ comic stories featured in the graphic novel called ‘The Clockwise War’. The story of focus is ‘Blood Invocation’ which features the Fifth Doctor, Nyssa and Tegan. Continue reading

Week 49d – ‘The Nyssa Challenge’

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Here we are with the only 2020 full-cast ‘Doctor Who’ audio drama CD release starring Peter Davison as the Fifth Doctor, Sarah Sutton as Nyssa, Janet Fielding as Tegan and George Watkins as Marc for this year’s ‘Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season – ‘Thin Time’ and ‘Madquake’. Sadly, ‘The Lost Resort’ and ‘Perils and Nightmares’ didn’t get made this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic – please keep safe. Continue reading

Audio Review – ‘Downward Spiral’ (Doctor Who)

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2020 is coming to an end and it’s time for another ‘Nyssa Challenge’ review. Today, we’re on the latest ‘Doctor Who’ Short Trip audio by Big Finish called ‘Downward Spiral’, read by Sarah Sutton. This story is by Alan Flanagan and it features the Fifth Doctor and Nyssa. I’m very pleased I heard this Short Trip audio. Continue reading

Puffin/Audio Reviews – ‘Thirteen Doctors, 13 Stories’ (Doctor Who)

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I’ve updated and extended my reviews on the Puffin e-shorts collection of ‘Doctor Who’ stories, which started as ’11 Doctors, 11 Stories’; then as ’12 Doctors, 12 Stories’; and is now ‘Thirteen Doctors, 13 Stories’. This is part of the 2020-2021 ‘Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season where I’ve updated my reviews on the first twelve stories in the collection and done a new review on the thirteenth story called ‘Time Lapse’ by Naomi Alderman. Continue reading

Quick Vinyl Review – ‘1963: Fanfare For The Common Men’ (Doctor Who)

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Christmas 2020 was certainly a Peter Davison-filled Christmas for me! 😀 As well as watching the 2020 Christmas Special of ‘Call the Midwife’ on Christmas Day, I enjoyed listening to the ASDA-exclusive vinyl of ‘1963: Fanfare For The Common Men’, one of my favourite ‘Doctor Who’ audios. 🙂 Continue reading

New Anthology Release – ‘Unbound Imaginings, Volume 2’

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Christmas has come early!!! 😀 Continue reading

CD review – ‘Time Apart’ (Doctor Who)

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I didn’t post this latest audio review on my blog because it’s ‘Doctor Who’s 57th anniversary. That was a coincidence, though I certainly picked the right day for it. 😀 Incidentally… Continue reading