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Blu-ray review – ‘The Evil of the Daleks’ (Doctor Who)

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It’s time to check out another ‘Doctor Who’ animation to fill in the gaps of missing black-and-white ‘Doctor Who’ stories from the 1960s. Today, it’s time for ‘The Evil of the Daleks’, one of my favourite ‘Doctor Who’ stories from the Second Doctor era. It features Patrick Troughton as the Second Doctor, Frazer Hines as Jamie and the debut of Deborah Watling as Victoria. Continue reading

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

Book Reviews – ‘Short Trips: Zodiac’ (Doctor Who)

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As I reviewed ‘The Switching’ as part of the ‘Masterful’ limited edition box set by Big Finish, I decided to check out the stories featured in the ‘Short Trips: Zodiac’ collection. I hope to update my reviews on the ‘Short Trips: Companions’ and ‘Short Trips: Transmissions’ collections as part of my ‘Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season later this year. Continue reading

Blu-ray review – ‘Fury From The Deep’ (Doctor Who)

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I’ve at last seen the animation version of the ‘Doctor Who’ story called ‘Fury From The Deep’, which was released on DVD and Blu-ray in 2020. ‘Fury From The Deep’ is the penultimate story of Season 5 in the classic ‘Doctor Who’ TV series. It also features the final regular appearance of Deborah Watling as Victoria Waterfield. Continue reading

Blu-ray review – ‘The Power of the Daleks: Special Edition’ (Doctor Who)

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As the BBC have done a Special Edition of ‘The Power of the Daleks’ on DVD and Blu-ray, I’ve done a ‘special edition’ of my review on the ‘Doctor Who’ story, featuring updated thoughts and new photos. ‘The Power of the Daleks’ Special Edition on DVD and Blu-ray is now a 3-disc set and I enjoyed re-watching the story again. Continue reading

Puffin/Audio Reviews – ‘Thirteen Doctors, 13 Stories’ (Doctor Who)

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I’ve updated and extended my reviews on the Puffin e-shorts collection of ‘Doctor Who’ stories, which started as ’11 Doctors, 11 Stories’; then as ’12 Doctors, 12 Stories’; and is now ‘Thirteen Doctors, 13 Stories’. This is part of the 2020-2021 ‘Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season where I’ve updated my reviews on the first twelve stories in the collection and done a new review on the thirteenth story called ‘Time Lapse’ by Naomi Alderman. Continue reading

Book Reviews – ‘The Target Storybook’ (Doctor Who)

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This year’s ‘Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season continues as we look into ‘The Target Storybook’ of ‘Doctor Who’. This is a collection of 15 short stories, which are ‘thrilling new adventures’ by writers and actors from the hit BBC TV series. This was a very fascinating and enjoyable collection of ‘Doctor Who’ short stories to read through. Continue reading

Quick DVD Review – ‘The Doctors: The Pat Troughton Years’

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After enjoying ‘The Doctors: The William Hartnell Years’ DVD, I was looking forward to seeing the next ‘Myth Makers’ compilation DVD I had for my birthday this year. I’ve now seen ‘The Doctors: The Pat Troughton Years’! Or should it be ‘The Doctors: The Patrick Troughton Years’? Same thing, I suppose. Anyway, I had a good time watching this 2-disc DVD that featured interviews with the stars. Continue reading

CD Review – ‘The Home Guard’ (Doctor Who)

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I’ve heard and reviewed ‘The Home Guard’! It stars Frazer Hines and Anneke Wills with Elliot Chapman and James Dreyfus. This is a ‘Doctor Who’ audio adventure featuring the Second Doctor, Polly, Ben and Jamie against the evil Master. It’s a four-part audio ‘Early Adventure’ by writer Simon Guerrier. Continue reading