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Blu-ray review – ‘The Web of Fear: Special Edition’ (Doctor Who)

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It’s time to check out the Special Edition of the ‘Doctor Who’ story ‘The Web of Fear’ which has recently been released on DVD and Blu-ray. The Special Edition contains a brand-new animated lost episode in ‘Episode 3’ of the story. I’ve updated my thoughts in my brand-new review of ‘The Web of Fear’, which also contains new photos. Continue reading

Seasons 10, 12, 18 and 19 of ‘Doctor Who’ on Blu-ray with Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker and Peter Davison

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At the time of this blog post, I’m currently checking out the Season 24 Blu-ray box set of ‘Doctor Who’ with Sylvester McCoy. I’m looking forward to sharing updated reviews on ‘Time and the Rani’, ‘Paradise Towers’, ‘Delta and the Bannermen’ and ‘Dragonfire’ sometime soon on my blog. Stay tuned for news! Continue reading

Season 8 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Jon Pertwee on Blu-ray #5

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Season 8 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Jon Pertwee on Blu-ray #4

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It’s time for the fourth story of Season 8 of ‘Doctor Who’ on Blu-ray with Jon Pertwee and it’s called ‘Colony In Space’. This six-part adventure by Malcolm Hulke has the Third Doctor going off Earth with Jo in the TARDIS to the planet Uxarieus where they meet colonists, face IMC miners and confront the Master once more. Continue reading

Season 8 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Jon Pertwee on Blu-ray #3

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We’re back with another story in the Season 8 Blu-ray box set of ‘Doctor Who’ with Jon Pertwee! It’s time for ‘The Claws of Axos’, the third story in Season 8 and the first story by writers Bob Baker and Dave Martin for the TV series. The Third Doctor, Jo, the Brigadier, Mike Yates and Sgt. Benton tackle the menaces of the Axons and the Master in this one. Continue reading

Season 8 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Jon Pertwee on Blu-ray #2

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It’s the 1st of June today! We begin this month by continuing to look into Season 8 of ‘Doctor Who’ on Blu-ray with Jon Pertwee! Today, we’re taking a look at the second story of Season 8 called ‘The Mind of Evil’, featuring Jon Pertwee’s Doctor with Katy Manning as Jo Grant, Nicholas Courtney as the Brigadier, Richard Franklin as Mike Yates, and John Levene as Sgt. Benton where they confront Roger Delgado as the Master. Continue reading

Season 8 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Jon Pertwee on Blu-ray #1

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It’s Spring Bank Holiday Monday in May in the UK today! 🙂

I’ve recently updated my reviews on the five stories featured in the Season 8 Blu-ray box set of ‘Doctor Who’ with Jon Pertwee. I’m currently looking forward to Season 24 of ‘Doctor Who’ on Blu-ray with Sylvester McCoy when it comes out soon. For now, let’s talk about the five stories of Season 8 each in turn for each day of this week. Season 8 of ‘Doctor Who’ stars Jon Pertwee as the Third Doctor and Katy Manning as Jo Grant with Nicholas Courtney as the Brigadier, Roger Delgado as the Master, Richard Franklin as Captain Mike Yates and John Levene as Sergeant Benton. Continue reading

Quick DVD Review – ‘The Doctors: The Jon Pertwee Years’

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In May 2020, I received four ‘Myth Makers’ DVD compilations for my birthday, including ‘The William Hartnell Years’, ‘The Pat Troughton Years’, ‘The Tom Baker Years’ and ‘The Sylvester McCoy Years’! Over Christmas 2020, I had four more ‘Myth Makers’ DVD compilations – ‘The Jon Pertwee Years’, ‘The Peter Davison Years’, ‘The Colin Baker Years’ and ‘The Paul McGann Years’!!! 😀 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

Quick DVD Review – ‘The Doctors: The Sylvester McCoy Years’

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Here we are on the last ‘Myth Makers’ DVD that I had for my birthday this year! I’ve seen ‘The Doctors: The Sylvester McCoy Years’! This is an intriguing DVD. Unlike the William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton and Tom Baker ‘Myth Makers’ DVDs where it featured Doctors and companion interviews; this DVD has interviews with the Seventh Doctor, companions and certain guest stars. 😀 Continue reading