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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

CD Review – ‘The Wreck of the World’ (Doctor Who)

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I’ve heard and reviewed ‘The Wreck of the World’! It stars Wendy Padbury and Frazer Hines with guest stars Richenda Carey and Don McCorkindale. This is a ‘Doctor Who’ audio adventure featuring the Second Doctor, Jamie and Zoe. It’s a four-part audio ‘Early Adventure’ by writer Timothy X Atack. Continue reading

Blu-ray review – ‘The Faceless Ones’ (Doctor Who)

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As we currently go through this tough period of the coronavirus – please keep safe – today, I’ve updated my review on the ‘Doctor Who’ story called ‘The Faceless Ones’, starring Patrick Troughton as the Second Doctor, Anneke Wills as Polly, Michael Craze as Ben and Frazer Hines as Jamie. This updated review is based on the 2020 DVD/Blu-ray release featuring new animation episodes that fill in the loss of the original TV episodes that are currently missing from the BBC Archives. Continue reading

CD Reviews – ‘Short Trips: Volume III’ (Doctor Who)

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Today, I’ve added my reviews on the ‘Short Trips: Volume III’ CD collection of ‘Doctor Who’ stories by Big Finish. I originally posted my reviews on the eight stories of this collection on Amazon.co.uk back in 2014. They weren’t very good. Now I’ve updated and extended my reviews for my blog in 2020! 🙂 Continue reading