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Radio Times Winners and Fifth Doctor Favourites with Big Finish

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People voted for their favourite Fifth Doctor main range audio stories by Big Finish in a Radio Times poll recently. I’ve reviewed these stories already, including ‘The Mutant Phase’, ‘Alien Heart’/‘Dalek Soul’, ‘The Lady of Mercia’, ‘The Peterloo Massacre’ and ‘Spare Parts’. Check out my reviews on them today. Continue reading

Novelization/Audiobook review – ‘Doctor Who – The TV Movie’

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I’ve added my review on the ‘Doctor Who’ Target novelization/audiobook of ‘The TV Movie’ by Gary Russell. This is looking into the 2021 Target Books edition of the novelization, not the 1996 BBC Books edition. ‘The ‘TV Movie’ features the Seventh and Eighth Doctors, Grace Holloway, Chang Lee and the Master. The audiobook is read by Dan Starkey. Continue reading

Quick Book Review – ‘Doctor Who and the Library of Time’

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With the upcoming ‘Doctor Who’ Target novelizations on their way this month, I’ve checked out the sampler book ‘Doctor Who and the Library of Time’. This was featured in issue #561 of ‘Doctor Who Magazine’. I’m glad I’ve checked this book out to get an idea what the new Target books will be like. Continue reading

Updated ‘Myth Makers’ DVD Reviews – Sarah Sutton & Peter Grimwade

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To celebrate 11 years of meeting Sarah Sutton at conventions (the first time I met her was at ‘Fifth Element’ in February 2020), I’ve updated my reviews on the ‘Myth Makers’ interviews featuring Sarah Sutton and Peter Grimwade respectively by giving them each their own individual review pages. 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

Quick DVD Review – ‘The Phoenix and the Carpet’

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After enjoying 1991’s ‘Five Children and It’ and 1993’s ‘The Return of the Psammead’ by the BBC over Christmas 2020, my parents and I enjoyed watching 1976’s ‘The Phoenix and the Carpet’ by the BBC. Yes, I know there’s a 1997 ‘The Phoenix and the Carpet’ by the BBC, but I’ll see it another time. Continue reading

CD review – ‘Singularity’ (Doctor Who)

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Here’s another Fifth Doctor audio adventure I’ve reviewed from the worlds of ‘Doctor Who’ by Big Finish! It stars Peter Davison as the Fifth Doctor and Mark Strickson as Vislor Turlough. It’s called ‘Singularity’ and it’s the third Big Finish audio adventure to feature the Fifth Doctor and Turlough together. Continue reading

CD review – ‘The Kingmaker’ (Doctor Who)

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Today, it’s time for another ‘Doctor Who’ Big Finish audio review and it’s with Peter Davison as the Fifth Doctor, Nicola Bryant as Peri and Caroline Morris as Erimem. It’s been a while since I’ve done a Big Finish audio review with the Fifth Doctor, Peri and Erimem. Hopefully someday, I’ll catch up on all their adventures. Continue reading

CD Review – ‘Zagreus’ (Doctor Who)

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At last! After a long time since I reviewed ‘Neverland’ in 2017, I’ve reviewed ‘Zagreus’, the 40th anniversary special of ‘Doctor Who’. This stars Paul McGann and India Fisher with Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Lalla Ward, Louise Jameson, Nicholas Courtney and Don Warrington. It also features Anneke Wills, Elisabeth Sladen, Mark Strickson, Sarah Sutton, Nicola Bryant, Caroline Morris, Maggie Stables, Bonnie Langford, Sophie Aldred, Lisa Bowerman, John Leeson and more. Did I find ‘Zagreus’ to be a worthy anniversary special to celebrate 40 years of ‘Doctor Who’? Well, um… Continue reading

Convention Memories – ‘Regenerations 2011’

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It’s time for another ‘convention memories’ post by me. Today, I’m sharing my fourth ‘Doctor Who’ convention experience which was ‘Regenerations 2011’ that took place in September 2011. After enjoying the first ‘Regenerations’ experience in 2010, I was looking forward to another one in 2011. Continue reading