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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

Book Reviews – ‘Short Trips: Companions’ (Doctor Who) UPDATED

Short Trips Companions

 –UPDATED REVIEWS ON SHORT STORIES TODAY–

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And welcome to ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season from December 2021 to January 2022! We’ve had some new Big Finish audios featuring Sarah Sutton in 2021 including ‘The Lost Resort and Other Stories’ and ‘The War Master’ story ‘Killing Time’. I’m looking forward to sharing my thoughts on those audios as we go from the Christmas period of 2021 leading into the New Year of 2022. Continue reading

Blu-ray review – ‘Galaxy 4’ (Doctor Who)

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Here we are again with another animation to fill in the gaps of missing black-and-white ‘Doctor Who’ stories from the 1960s. It’s time to revisit ‘Galaxy 4’, which I originally reviewed back in 2017. This story comes from the First Doctor era and it features William Hartnell as the First Doctor, Maureen O’Brien as Vicki and Peter Purves as Steven. Continue reading

Book Review – ‘The Knight, the Fool and the Dead’ (TLV) (Doctor Who)

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And welcome everyone to the fourth instalment of the ‘Time Lord Victorious’ review season of ‘Doctor Who’!

We now venture into BBC Books territory as we look into their first contribution to the ‘Time Lord Victorious’ series! It’s time for ‘The Knight, the Fool and the Dead’ by Steve Cole, featuring the Tenth Doctor. This story takes place after ‘The Waters of Mars’ where the Tenth Doctor goes to the Dark Times and meets Brian the Ood and ‘the bringers of death’ called the Kotturuh. Continue reading

Seasons 10, 12, 18 and 19 of ‘Doctor Who’ on Blu-ray with Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker and Peter Davison

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At the time of this blog post, I’m currently checking out the Season 24 Blu-ray box set of ‘Doctor Who’ with Sylvester McCoy. I’m looking forward to sharing updated reviews on ‘Time and the Rani’, ‘Paradise Towers’, ‘Delta and the Bannermen’ and ‘Dragonfire’ sometime soon on my blog. Stay tuned for news! Continue reading

Book Reviews – ‘Short Trips: Zodiac’ (Doctor Who)

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As I reviewed ‘The Switching’ as part of the ‘Masterful’ limited edition box set by Big Finish, I decided to check out the stories featured in the ‘Short Trips: Zodiac’ collection. I hope to update my reviews on the ‘Short Trips: Companions’ and ‘Short Trips: Transmissions’ collections as part of my ‘Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season later this year. Continue reading

eBook Reviews – ‘Adventures in Lockdown’ (Doctor Who)

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Also in preparation for the ‘March of the Thirteenth Doctor’ review season in March 2021, I’m sharing my latest reviews on the stories featured in the ‘Adventures in Lockdown’ anthology. This features stories not just with the Thirteenth Doctor, but also with the First Doctor, the Tenth Doctor, the Fugitive Doctor (whom I’ve created a ‘Doctor Who’ timeline for recently) and many more characters. 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

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

Book Reviews – ‘The Target Storybook’ (Doctor Who)

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This year’s ‘Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season continues as we look into ‘The Target Storybook’ of ‘Doctor Who’. This is a collection of 15 short stories, which are ‘thrilling new adventures’ by writers and actors from the hit BBC TV series. This was a very fascinating and enjoyable collection of ‘Doctor Who’ short stories to read through. Continue reading