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Novelization/Audiobook Review – ‘Doctor Who and the Hand of Fear’

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I’ve updated my review on the ‘Doctor Who and the Hand of Fear’ Target novelization by Terrance Dicks with the new BBC audiobook read by Pamela Salem, well-known for playing Rachel Jensen in ‘Remembrance of the Daleks’ and the ‘Counter-Measures’ spin-off audio series by Big Finish. ‘The Hand of Fear’ features the Fourth Doctor Sarah Jane Smith. Continue reading

CD review – ‘Out of Time’ (Doctor Who)

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I was originally going to release my review on this ‘Doctor Who’ story in April this year. But then I thought, what the heck, I’ll release it today! I’m pretty sure there’ll be more ‘Doctor Who’ reviews for me to share later in the year. Anyway, at last I’ve heard the multi-Doctor story ‘Out of Time’, starring David Tennant and Tom Baker. Continue reading

‘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

‘Time Lord Victorious – Road to the Dark Times’ (Doctor Who) on Blu-ray

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Over Christmas 2020 and early 2021, I’ve been checking out the ‘Time Lord Victorious – Road to the Dark Times’ collection of ‘Doctor Who’ stories on Blu-ray. This is in preparation for me to check out the ‘Time Lord Victorious’ event that’s happening from 2020-21 with books, audios and comic tales. 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

Week 1 – ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ UPDATED

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

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And welcome to ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season for 2020. This year hasn’t been kind to us with the Covid-19 pandemic going on – please keep safe. But that won’t stop me sharing my thoughts and feelings about the latest Nyssa ‘Doctor Who’ stories I’ve seen, read and heard recently. This review season will take place from the Christmas period of 2020 leading into the New Year of 2021. Most of the stories reviewed will be short story collections and Big Finish audios. Continue reading

Short Trip – ‘Lady and the Soldier’

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What a year we’ve had – please keep safe! Thankfully I’ve been able to write some new ‘Doctor Who’ stories during the pandemic, including for the ‘Zorbius’ series and for ‘Unbound Imaginings, Volume 2’ by the Divergent Wordsmiths. I’ve also written the second ‘Short Trip’ to feature James Darby, a character played by Timelord007! 😀 Continue reading

Season 14 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Tom Baker on Blu-ray #6

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We’ve come to the end of my updated reviews on Season 14 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Tom Baker. I hope you’ve enjoyed my updated reviews on the Season 14 stories. I’ve certainly enjoyed revisiting them in the Season 14 Blu-ray box set during the lockdown period – please keep safe. Today, we take a look at the season finale to Season 14 of ‘Doctor Who’, which is ‘The Talons of Weng-Chiang’. Continue reading