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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

Before ‘The Lost Resort and Other Stories’

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I’m about to check out ‘The Lost Resort and Other Stories’ CD box set of ‘Doctor Who’ by Big Finish, starring Peter Davison, Sarah Sutton, Janet Fielding, George Watkins, Matthew Waterhouse and Nicholas Briggs. This is for the upcoming ‘Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season I’m preparing from December 2021 to January 2022. 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

‘The Darksmith Legacy’ review – ‘The Pictures of Emptiness’

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It’s time for the eighth book of ‘The Darksmith Legacy’ series of ‘Doctor Who’ today, which is ‘The Pictures of Emptiness’ by Jacqueline Rayner. It features the Tenth Doctor, who now has to travel alone without his companion Gisella as he heads for London, Earth where the Darksmith Collective is about to meet their clients who want the Eternity Crystal. Continue reading

March of the Thirteenth Doctor #13

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Very timely for this to be Day 13 of the ‘March of the Thirteenth Doctor’ season! 😀 Before you check out today’s story, check out ‘Citation Needed’ from ‘The Target Storybook’. It provides a lead in to the season finale of Series 11 of ‘Doctor Who’ called ‘The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos’ with the Thirteenth Doctor, Graham, Ryan and Yaz. 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

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

CD Review – ‘Donna Noble: Kidnapped!’

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Today, I’ve reviewed ‘Donna Noble: Kidnapped!’, an audio spin-off from new series ‘Doctor Who’ by Big Finish. It stars Catherine Tate, Jacqueline King and Niky Wardley. This has been a fun four-episode spin-off series to listen to, set between ‘Silence In The Library’/’Forest of the Dead’ and ‘Midnight’. Continue reading

Book Reviews – ‘The Scientific Secrets of Doctor Who’

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We continue this year’s ‘Nyssa Challenge’ mini review season by looking into another collection of ‘Doctor Who’ short stories. Today, we look at ‘The Scientific Secrets of Doctor Who’. This is a collection of 15 short stories as well as 15 essays looking into the scientific aspects of the ‘Doctor Who’ TV series. Continue reading

CD review – ‘100’ (Doctor Who)

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My ‘Doctor Who’ CD review of ‘100’ is now on ‘Bradley’s Basement’! This is the second exciting Big Finish audio CD release containing four single episode stories. It also celebrated 100 releases of ‘Doctor Who’ CDs by Big Finish at the time in 2007! The CD stars Colin Baker as the Sixth Doctor and Maggie Stables as Evelyn. Continue reading