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Convention Report – ‘London Comic Con Winter 2022’

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I know I said I was holding back on this comic con after attending ‘Collectormania 27’ in Birmingham back in September. But after seeing Jodie Whittaker (the Thirteenth Doctor) and David Tennant (the Tenth Doctor and now the Fourteenth Doctor) in the ‘Doctor Who’ BBC Centenary Special called ‘The Power of the Doctor’, I had to go to this event before 2022 was over. I’m pleased I did. Continue reading

TV Review – ‘The Power of the Doctor’ (Doctor Who)

SPOILERS ALERT!!!

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At the time of this review, I’m currently halfway writing my 60th anniversary special of ‘Doctor Who’ for 2023. Hopefully from watching ‘The Power of the Doctor’, I’ve gained inspiration in writing the rest of my 60th anniversary special. I hope to share details on it as well as its title soon on my blog. 🙂 Continue reading

CD review – ‘Mind of the Hodiac’ (Doctor Who)

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Before the neo-Russell T. Davies era of ‘Doctor Who’ comes along, let’s take a look at a TV story RTD originally pitched to the ‘Doctor Who’ production office in the 1980s and has now become a Big Finish audio in ‘The Lost Stories’ range of ‘Doctor Who’ audios. It’s time for ‘Mind of the Hodiac’, starring Colin Baker as the Sixth Doctor and Bonnie Langford as Mel. Continue reading

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

Novelization/Audiobook review – ‘Doctor Who – Delta and the Bannermen’

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I’ve now read and heard the Target novelization/audiobook of the ‘Doctor Who’ story ‘Delta and the Bannermen’ by Malcolm Kohll. The story features the Seventh Doctor and Mel meeting Delta as well as Billy, Ray, Burton, Murray, Weismuller, Hawk and Goronwy. They end up at the Shangri-La holiday camp in South Wales where Gavrok and the Bannermen attack. The audiobook for ‘Doctor Who – Delta and the Bannermen’ is read by Bonnie Langford who plays Mel in the TV series and the Big Finish audios. Continue reading

DVD Reviews – ‘An Englishman on Gallifrey’ & ‘The Home Whovian’

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“Happy Birthday Sarah!”

To celebrate Sarah Sutton (Nyssa)’s birthday today, I’m sharing my reviews on two Reeltime Pictures productions connected to ‘Doctor Who’. In 2014, I purchased the ‘An Englishman on Gallifrey’/’The Home Whovian’ DVD, which contains two special documentaries looking into how ‘Doctor Who’ works in America. Continue reading

Novelization/Audiobook review – ‘Doctor Who – Dragonfire’

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Just in case you missed it yesterday, I’ve read and heard the Target novelization/audiobook of the ‘Doctor Who’ story called ‘Dragonfire’ by Ian Briggs. The story features the Seventh Doctor and Mel who meet Ace for the first time and they reunite with Sabalom Glitz from ‘The Trial of a Time Lord’. The story also features Mel’s first departure from the TARDIS before she returned in ‘A Life of Crime’. The audiobook for ‘Doctor Who – Dragonfire’ is read by Bonnie Langford who played Mel in the TV series and she continues to play her in the Big Finish audios. Continue reading

Season 24 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Sylvester McCoy on Blu-ray #4

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We’ve come to the end of Season 24 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Sylvester McCoy! It’s time to talk about the fourth story of the season called ‘Dragonfire’! My updated review on the story is based on the Blu-ray box set release of Season 24. ‘Dragonfire’ features Sylvester McCoy as the Seventh Doctor and Bonnie Langford as Mel and it introduces Sophie Aldred as Ace, the new companion. Continue reading

Season 24 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Sylvester McCoy on Blu-ray #3

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It’s time to talk about my favourite story out of Season 24 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Sylvester McCoy, featuring updated thoughts by me on the story based on the Blu-ray box set release. Today, it’s ‘Delta and the Bannermen’, the third story of Season 24 featuring Sylvester McCoy as the Seventh Doctor and Bonnie Langford as Mel with special guest stars Ken Dodd, Don Henderson, Sara Griffiths and more. Continue reading

Season 24 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Sylvester McCoy on Blu-ray #2

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We continue this week’s look into Season 24 of ‘Doctor Who’ on Blu-ray with Sylvester McCoy by taking a look at the second story of the season called ‘Paradise Towers’. This is one of my favourite stories of the season, featuring Sylvester McCoy as the Doctor, Bonnie Langford as Mel and special guest star Richard Briers as the Chief Caretaker! Continue reading