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‘TravelWise’ is on YouTube!

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After all these years since I shared my review on it in 2017, ‘TravelWise’ – the four-part educational video drama starring ‘Doctor Who’ stars like Sarah Sutton, Nicola Bryant, Nicholas Courtney, Colin Baker and Peter Miles – is now on YouTube, thanks to Critical Penguin! I’m very pleased ‘TravelWise’ is now available to see on YouTube. Continue reading

Season 17 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Tom Baker on Blu-ray #6

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And we’ve come to the end of Season 17 of ‘Doctor Who’ on Blu-ray with Tom Baker. To finish off, we’re taking a look at the lost story called ‘Shada’, which was meant to be the season finale to Season 17, but was cancelled due to strike action happening in 1979. My review on the original ‘Shada’ is based on the 2021 ‘definitive version’ of the story in the Season 17 Blu-ray box set. I’ve combined both my reviews on the 1992 VHS version and the 2017 movie version of the ‘Shada’ story for this review. Continue reading

Season 17 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Tom Baker on Blu-ray #5

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The Nimon be praised! 😀 Yes, it’s time for ‘The Horns of Nimon’, the fifth story featured in Season 17 of ‘Doctor Who’ on Blu-ray with Tom Baker. This ‘Doctor Who’ adventure is by Anthony Read, the previous script editor of the show before Douglas Adams came along. Tom Baker is back as the Fourth Doctor, along with Lalla Ward as Romana and K-9 (voiced by David Brierley). They’re joined by the late Graham Crowden as Soldeed as well as the minotaur-like Nimons. Continue reading

Season 17 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Tom Baker on Blu-ray #4

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And we come to the fourth story in Season 17 of ‘Doctor Who’ on Blu-ray with Tom Baker. It’s time for ‘Nightmare of Eden’, a four-part adventure by the late Bob Baker, starring Tom Baker and Lalla Ward, joined by K-9 (voiced by David Brierley). This ‘Doctor Who’ adventure has drug-smuggling and the monstrous Mandrels in it. Continue reading

Season 17 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Tom Baker on Blu-ray #3

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It’s time for the third story of Season 17 of ‘Doctor Who’ on Blu-ray with Tom Baker. Today, we take a look at ‘The Creature From The Pit’, a four-part adventure by David Fisher, starring Tom Baker and Lalla Ward, who are joined by K-9 (voiced by David Brierley). The story also features Myra Frances as Lady Adrasta, Geoffrey Bayldon as Organon and a peculiar alien creature called Erato. 😀 In terms of the story’s concepts and ideas, they’re very good. The overdose of humour and the execution of the titular ‘creature from the pit’ have a lot to be desired though. 😀 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

Season 17 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Tom Baker on Blu-ray #1

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Last Christmas, I received the Season 17 Blu-ray box set of ‘Doctor Who’ with Tom Baker. It’s time to check out the six stories featured in that season, as I’ve updated my reviews on them. Season 17 of ‘Doctor Who’ stars Tom Baker as the Fourth Doctor, Lalla Ward as Romana and K-9 (voiced by David Brierley). Continue reading

Quick DVD Review – ‘The Doctors: The Colin Baker Years’

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After enjoying ‘The Doctors: The Peter Davison Years’ DVD recently, it was time to delve into the Sixth Doctor era next with ‘The Doctors: The Colin Baker Years’ DVD. I was looking forward to uncovering the insights made by the people who were involved in the Sixth Doctor era on TV, both on-screen and behind-the-scenes. It was a fascinating DVD release covering a pretty turbulent TV era. Continue reading

CD Review – ‘Blood on Santa’s Claw and Other Stories’ (Doctor Who)

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The Christmas celebrations continue with my new ‘Doctor Who’ CD review on ‘Blood on Santa’s Claw and Other Stories’ on ‘Bradley’s Basement’. This exciting Big Finish audio CD of ‘Doctor Who’ stars Colin Baker as the Sixth Doctor and Nicola Bryant as Peri. It also contains four festive episodes! Continue reading

CD review – ‘The Rani Elite’ (Doctor Who)

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We continue the 57th anniversary celebrations of ‘Doctor Who’ by looking into the third and final audio adventure of the Sixth Doctor and Peri trilogy, starring Colin Baker and Nicola Bryant called ‘The Rani Elite’. Don’t worry! There’s another review on a Sixth Doctor/Peri audio story in December this year as well as more reviews on some Sixth Doctor audio stories in the New Year! 🙂 Continue reading