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Before ‘The War Master: Self-Defence’

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With the seventh ‘War Master’ story by Big Finish called ‘Self-Defence’, starring Sir Derek Jacobi as the War Master and David Tennant as the Tenth Doctor, about to come out this month, it’s only fair that I share with you my reviews on the first six stories to be featured in ‘The War Master’ audio series from the worlds of ‘Doctor Who’. Continue reading

Season 17 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Tom Baker on Blu-ray #2

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We continue checking out Season 17 of ‘Doctor Who’ on Blu-ray with Tom Baker by taking a look at the second story in the season called ‘City of Death’. This is my second favourite ‘Doctor Who’ story in the entire series (the first of course being ‘Black Orchid’). The story has Paris in 1979; Julian Glover as the villain; a cameo of John Cleese and Eleanor Bron; and an enjoyable comedy-drama plot by Douglas Adams, based on the ideas by David Fisher. Continue reading

Week 55a – ‘The Nyssa Challenge’

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It’s New Year’s Day today! Happy New Year, everyone! 🙂 For our penultimate instalment in ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ 2021-22 mini-review season, it’s time to take a look at ‘The War Master’ story from the worlds of ‘Doctor Who’ by Big Finish called ‘Killing Time’. This is ‘The War Master’ story I’ve been looking forward to the most throughout 2021. Continue reading

Audio Reviews – ‘The Tony and Cassandra Collection’ (Dark Shadows)

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“Merry Christmas Sarah!”

For this year on Christmas Day, I’m sharing my reviews on ‘The Tony and Cassandra Collection’ of ‘Dark Shadows’ audios by Big Finish! I’ve created a new page for ‘Dark Shadows’ too. I’ve reviewed ‘The Tony and Cassandra Collection’ so that that I can check out the first four stories before revisiting ‘The Devil Cat’ featuring Sarah Sutton as a guest star in it. Continue reading

Webcast Review – ‘Daleks!’ (TLV) (Doctor Who)

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

We now look at the five-episode ‘Daleks!’ mini-series, which was broadcast on the official ‘Doctor Who’ YouTube channel from November to December 2020. The ‘Daleks!’ series takes place before the events of ‘Defender of the Daleks’ and ‘The Enemy of My Enemy’ and features Nicholas Briggs as the voice of the Daleks who is joined by the vocal talents of Joe Sugg, Anjli Mohindra and Ayesha Antoine. Continue reading

Comic Review – ‘Defender of the Daleks’ (TLV) (Doctor Who)

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But most importantly, welcome to the first instalment of the ‘Time Lord Victorious’ review season of ‘Doctor Who’!

For the next 13 weeks leading up to the TV show’s 58th anniversary in November, I’ll be sharing reviews on certain stories featured in the ‘Time Lord Victorious’ event that happened from 2020 to 2021. We’re starting off by taking a look at the Titan Comics adventure called ‘Defender of the Daleks’, featuring the Tenth Doctor. Continue reading

Audio Review – ‘The Master of Callous’ (The War Master)

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This month will see the release of the sixth ‘War Master’ box set by Big Finish called ‘Killing Time’, featuring Sir Derek Jacobi, Sarah Sutton and Katy Manning. I’m looking forward to hearing that box set soon. For now though, let’s continue with ‘The War Maser’ series from the worlds of ‘Doctor Who’ by looking into the second box set called ‘The Master of Callous’. Continue reading

Audio Review – ‘Only the Good’ (The War Master)

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I’ve started reviewing ‘The War Master’ series of Big Finish audios starring Sir Derek Jacobi as the Master. I’ll be reviewing these ‘War Master’ box sets from the worlds of ‘Doctor Who’ monthly in the build-up to reviewing ‘Killing Time’, the sixth ‘War Master’ box set which features Derek Jacobi as well as Katy Manning and Sarah Sutton for my 2021-22 ‘Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season. Continue reading

Novelization Review – ‘Doctor Who and the Pirate Planet’

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Once again, like with ‘City of Death’, I’m tackling a ‘Doctor Who’ Target novelization that is a slimmer and condensed version of the juicer and more fleshed-out novelization of ‘The Pirate Planet’ by Douglas Adams and James Goss. Please feel free to check out my thoughts on the slimmer book version of ‘Doctor Who and the Pirate Planet’. Continue reading

CD Reviews – ‘Masterful’

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