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

‘The Prime Factor’

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At last! I’ve added my brand-new ‘Fifth Doctor’ story to my blog called ‘The Prime Factor’. I’m glad I’ve been able to release this story in November before the Christmas season in December. I wrote this story in the months of June and July 2019. It has been a pretty exciting story to write and I’m sure you’ll enjoy it! Continue reading

Celebrating 20 Years of ‘Doctor Who’ @ Big Finish

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Wait a minute! It’s the 20th anniversary of ‘Doctor Who’Β @ Big Finish this year! That’s amazing! First they did ‘Bernice Summerfield’ and then they did ‘Doctor Who’! I’m very pleased to have heard many of the Big Finish audios featuring my favourite Doctors and companions from the TV series over the years! It’s been incredible and I’m pleased Big Finish continues to be so popular to this day! Continue reading

Book/Audio Review – ‘Only Human’ (Doctor Who)

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Today I’ve added my book/audio review on the ‘Doctor Who’ story, ‘Only Human’! This is a Ninth Doctor adventure in book form and was chosen for the 50th anniversary collection of ‘Doctor Who’ books to represent the Ninth Doctor era! The story features the Ninth Doctor, Rose Tyler and Captain Jack Harkness! Continue reading

‘Doctor Who’ Marathon – ‘Bad Wolf’/’The Parting of the Ways’

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It’s the last episode of Series 1 of ‘Doctor Who’ and the last of the Christopher Eccleston era. The Doctor, Rose and Captain Jack find themselves on the Game Station in the far future and they have to come up against a massive space fleet of Dalek in this exciting two-part adventure by Russell T. Davies. Continue reading

‘Doctor Who’ Marathon – ‘Boom Town’

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We’ve come to the last stage of Series 1 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Christopher Eccleston and Billie Piper. Today it’s ‘Boom Town’, one of my favourite episodes from the series as it’s set in Cardiff and it features the Doctor, Rose, Captain Jack and Mickey teaming up to sort out Annette Badland as Margaret Slitheen. Continue reading

‘Doctor Who’ Marathon – ‘The Empty Child’/’The Doctor Dances’

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Here is the first ‘Doctor Who’ story by Steven Moffat. It is a two-parter set in World War II and it features the first appearance of John Barrowman as Captain Jack Harkness. It’s about an empty child who keeps on asking “Are you my mummy?” and is one of my favourite TV stories from the new series. Continue reading

‘Doctor Who’ Marathon – ‘Father’s Day’

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This is the episode where we get to meet Rose’s dad, Shaun Dingwall as Pete Tyler. It’s time to travel back in time where Christopher Eccleston as the Doctor and Billie Piper as Rose meet Pete Tyler on the day that he died. This is an emotional episode where Rose learns the consequences of time-travel. Continue reading

‘Doctor Who’ Marathon – ‘The Long Game’

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We begin the third stage of Series 1 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Christopher Eccleston and Billie Piper. In this episode, the Doctor and Rose are joined by Bruno Langley as Adam Mitchell who becomes a short-time companion. The trio visit Satellite 5 during the height of the Fourth Great and Bountiful Human Empire. Continue reading

‘Doctor Who’ Marathon – ‘Dalek’

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Here we are on the first ‘Doctor Who’ episode I ever watched before I became a fully-fledged fan. This is ‘Dalek’ by Robert Shearman. It’s a great episode featuring a lone Dalek and starring Christopher Eccleston as the Doctor and Billie Piper as Rose. This remains one of my favourite episodes of the series. Continue reading