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Week 56 – ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ UPDATED

 –UPDATED REVIEW ON AUDIO EPISODE TODAY–

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And welcome to the final instalment of ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ 2021-22 mini-review season of ‘Doctor Who’. To finish off, let’s check out the fourth and final episode of the Big Finish audio anthology called ‘Circular Time’. In the last episode called ‘Winter’, the Fifth Doctor faces his end, but he’s helped out by Nyssa. Continue reading

Week 24 – ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ UPDATED

 –UPDATED REVIEW ON AUDIO EPISODES TODAY–

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For today’s instalment of ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ 2021-22 mini-review season, it’s time to revisit the first three episodes of the Big Finish audio anthology of ‘Doctor Who’ called ‘Circular Time’, starring Peter Davison and Sarah Sutton. This was my first encounter with Big Finish back in 2008 and my life hasn’t been the same since. 😀 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

March of the Thirteenth Doctor #24

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If you haven’t checked out the first two stories of the ‘shadow’ trilogy in the ‘Adventures in Lockdown’ anthology called ‘The Shadow Passes’ and ‘Shadow of a Doubt’, check them out now. Today, we’re checking out the third story of the trilogy called ‘The Shadow in the Mirror’, which was a story originally presented on YouTube and read/performed by Lauren Wilson. Continue reading

March of the Thirteenth Doctor #23

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We begin what is arguably the ‘shadow’ trilogy in the ‘Adventures in Lockdown’ anthology with the first story being ‘The Shadow Passes’ by Paul Cornell. This features the Thirteenth Doctor, Graham, Ryan and Yaz in ‘isolation’. It was surreal to find the contrasts of real-life and fiction in this little story. Continue reading

eBook Reviews – ‘Adventures in Lockdown’ (Doctor Who)

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Also in preparation for the ‘March of the Thirteenth Doctor’ review season in March 2021, I’m sharing my latest reviews on the stories featured in the ‘Adventures in Lockdown’ anthology. This features stories not just with the Thirteenth Doctor, but also with the First Doctor, the Tenth Doctor, the Fugitive Doctor (whom I’ve created a ‘Doctor Who’ timeline for recently) and many more characters. Continue reading

Comic Reviews – ‘The Clockwise War’ (Doctor Who)

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We’re coming to the end of 2020! For this instalment of ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ on New Year’s Eve today, I’m sharing my reviews on the ‘Doctor Who’ comic stories featured in the graphic novel called ‘The Clockwise War’. The story of focus is ‘Blood Invocation’ which features the Fifth Doctor, Nyssa and Tegan. Continue reading

‘Doctor Who’ Marathon – ‘Twice Upon A Time’

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This is the last episode of the Peter Capaldi era and the Steven Moffat era of ‘Doctor Who’. In this episode, which is the 2017 Christmas Special called ‘Twice Upon A Time’, Peter Capaldi’s Doctor meets up with David Bradley as the First Doctor, Pearl Mackie as Bill Potts and Mark Gatiss as the Captain. Continue reading

‘Doctor Who’ Marathon – ‘Human Nature’/’The Family of Blood’

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David Tennant’s Doctor becomes human in this ‘Doctor Who’ story. This two-part story by Paul Cornell takes place at a school in 1913, a year before the First World War. Can Martha keep John Smith safe when the alien Family of Blood is out looking for a Time Lord? Will John Smith fall in love with a woman? Continue reading

CD review – ‘100’ (Doctor Who)

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My ‘Doctor Who’ CD review of ‘100’ is now on ‘Bradley’s Basement’! This is the second exciting Big Finish audio CD release containing four single episode stories. It also celebrated 100 releases of ‘Doctor Who’ CDs by Big Finish at the time in 2007! The CD stars Colin Baker as the Sixth Doctor and Maggie Stables as Evelyn. Continue reading