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Quick DVD Review – ‘The Doctors: The Jon Pertwee Years’

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In May 2020, I received four ‘Myth Makers’ DVD compilations for my birthday, including ‘The William Hartnell Years’, ‘The Pat Troughton Years’, ‘The Tom Baker Years’ and ‘The Sylvester McCoy Years’! Over Christmas 2020, I had four more ‘Myth Makers’ DVD compilations – ‘The Jon Pertwee Years’, ‘The Peter Davison Years’, ‘The Colin Baker Years’ and ‘The Paul McGann Years’!!! 😀 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

‘Zorbius’ #3 – ‘The Matter of Reality’

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It’s time for the third story of the ‘Zorbius’ series by me in ‘Doctor Who’! For March, we look into ‘The Matter of Reality’, featuring the Third Doctor, Jo, Mike Yates, the Brigadier, Benton and U.N.I.T. This story is also a prequel/sequel to ‘The Salvador Trilogy’ in my ‘Fifth Doctor’ series as it features the villainous Salvador. Continue reading

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

Season 10 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Jon Pertwee on Blu-ray #5

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We’ve come to the end of Season 10 of ‘Doctor Who’ through this ‘revisitation’ of it via Blu-ray. I’ve enjoyed re-watching Season 10 of ‘Doctor Who’ on Blu-ray. I hope you have too. To finish off, we’re looking at the six-part season finale called ‘The Green Death’. It features the last TV appearance of Katy Manning as Jo Grant. Continue reading

Season 10 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Jon Pertwee on Blu-ray #1

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We’re back with another classic ‘Doctor Who’ season on Blu-ray! I’ve been looking forward to this! I hope you have too. I’ve updated my reviews on Season 10 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Jon Pertwee. This week, we’re going to look at each of the five stories featured in the season. Season 10 stars Jon Pertwee as the Third Doctor, Katy Manning as Jo Grant, Nicholas Courtney as the Brigadier, Richard Franklin as Mike Yates and John Levene as Sgt. Benton. Continue reading

Quick DVD Review – ‘Wartime Chronicles’

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I’ve seen the second of two birthday presents given to me by my best mate from school Stephen this year. And it’s a ‘Doctor Who’-related item. I thought it was very thoughtful of Stephen to give me this since he knows about my love for ‘Doctor Who’ in general. I am glad I’ve seen ‘Wartime’ at last! Continue reading

DVD review – ‘The Mind of Evil’ (Doctor Who)

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Today, I’ve added my ‘Doctor Who’ DVD review on ‘The Mind of Evil’ starring Jon Pertwee as the Doctor; Katy Manning as Jo Grant; Nicholas Courtney as the Brigadier; Richard Franklin as Mike Yates; John Levene as Sergeant Benton and Roger Delgado as the Master. This story comes from Season 8, Jon Pertwee’s second season as the Third Doctor. In this, the Doctor, Jo and U.N.I.T. deal with a mind-attacking parasite. Continue reading

DVD review – ‘Inferno’ (Doctor Who)

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Today, I’ve added my ‘Doctor Who’ DVD review on ‘Inferno’ starring Jon Pertwee as the Doctor; Caroline John as Liz Shaw; Nicholas Courtney as the Brigadier and John Levene as Sgt. Benton. This is the last story of Season 7, Jon Pertwee’s first season as the Third Doctor. In this story, Project Inferno takes place and the Doctor visits a parrallel universe. Continue reading

Novelization/Audiobook review – ‘Doctor Who and the Claws of Axos’

       

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Today, I’ve added my review on the novelization/audiobook called ‘Doctor Who and the Claws of Axos’ by Terrance Dicks. This is a novelization on the ‘Doctor Who’ story, ‘The Claws of Axos’, featuring the Third Doctor, Jo Grant, the Brigadier, Mike Yates, Sgt. Benton, U.N.I.T. and the Master. The audiobook is read by Richard Franklin who played Mike Yates in the TV series. Continue reading