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Before ‘The War Master: Self-Defence’

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With the seventh ‘War Master’ story by Big Finish called ‘Self-Defence’, starring Sir Derek Jacobi as the War Master and David Tennant as the Tenth Doctor, about to come out this month, it’s only fair that I share with you my reviews on the first six stories to be featured in ‘The War Master’ audio series from the worlds of ‘Doctor Who’. 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

Novelization/Audiobook review – ‘Dark Season’

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It’s time to check out the BBC novelization/Big Finish audiobook of ‘Dark Season’ by Russell T. Davies. The audiobook is read by Victoria Lambert. Continue reading

Convention Memories – ‘Cardiff Film & Comic Con 2014’

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Before I share my latest convention report on the ‘London Comic Con Spring’ from last weekend, let’s talk about another set of ‘convention memories’! It’s time to talk about the first convention I attended back in 2014 – the ‘Cardiff Film & Comic Con’! This was held at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff, March 2014. This was one of the happiest conventions I attended, since it was close to home. 🙂 Continue reading

Week 55a – ‘The Nyssa Challenge’

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It’s New Year’s Day today! Happy New Year, everyone! 🙂 For our penultimate instalment in ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ 2021-22 mini-review season, it’s time to take a look at ‘The War Master’ story from the worlds of ‘Doctor Who’ by Big Finish called ‘Killing Time’. This is ‘The War Master’ story I’ve been looking forward to the most throughout 2021. Continue reading

Week 49e – ‘The Nyssa Challenge’

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It’s New Year’s Eve today and at last! We have ‘The Lost Resort and Other Stories’, the CD box set of ‘Doctor Who’ audios by Big Finish featuring the final three adventures of the Fifth Doctor, Nyssa, Tegan and Marc, starring Peter Davison, Sarah Sutton, Janet Fielding and George Watkins. I’m pleased these three audio adventures were released in 2021 and that I’m able to review them for the 2021-22 ‘Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season on my blog. Continue reading

Vinyl Review – ‘Echoes of Extinction’ (TLV) (Doctor Who)

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Happy 58th anniversary ‘Doctor Who’ and welcome everyone to the thirteenth and final instalment of the ‘Time Lord Victorious’ review season!

One time, I said I was going to check out and review the ‘Time Lord Victorious’ series of ‘Doctor Who’ for an Easter review season. Those plans changed and here we are! For the final instalment of ‘TLV’, let’s check out ‘Echoes of Extinction’ by Alfie Shaw, starring Paul McGann as the Eighth Doctor and David Tennant as the Tenth Doctor with guest stars like Burn Gorman, Kathryn Drysdale, Paul Clayton, Mina Anwar, Inès de Clercq and Arthur Darvill. Continue reading

Audio Review – ‘Mutually Assured Destruction’ (TLV) (Doctor Who)

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And welcome to the eleventh instalment of the ‘Time Lord Victorious’ review season of ‘Doctor Who’!

We return to the world of Big Finish as we take a look at the third full-cast audio drama of ‘Doctor Who’ in the ‘Time Lord Victorious’ series. This is the third and final adventure in the Eighth Doctor trilogy of audios called ‘Mutually Assured Destruction’. The episode is by Lizzie Hopley and it features Paul McGann as the Eighth Doctor and Nicholas Briggs as the voice of the Daleks. Continue reading

Before ‘The Lost Resort and Other Stories’

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I’m about to check out ‘The Lost Resort and Other Stories’ CD box set of ‘Doctor Who’ by Big Finish, starring Peter Davison, Sarah Sutton, Janet Fielding, George Watkins, Matthew Waterhouse and Nicholas Briggs. This is for the upcoming ‘Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season I’m preparing from December 2021 to January 2022. Continue reading

CD Review – ‘Hearts of Darkness’ (The War Master)

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It’s time to look into ‘The War Master’ series again! From the worlds of ‘Doctor Who’ by Big Finish, it’s time to venture into the fifth ‘War Master’ box set called ‘Hearts of Darkness’. I’m getting so close to checking out ‘Killing Time’ with Derek Jacobi, Sarah Sutton and Katy Manning, which I’ll be reviewing in my upcoming ‘Nyssa Challenge’ review season from 2021 to 2022. 😀 Continue reading