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CD reviews – ‘The Flying Dutchman’/’Displaced’ (Doctor Who)

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It’s time for another ‘Doctor Who’ audio release by Big Finish! Today, we’re looking at two stories in one CD release! They are ‘The Flying Dutchman’ and ‘Displaced’, starring Sylvester McCoy as the Seventh Doctor, Sophie Aldred as Ace and Philip Olivier as Hex. I enjoyed hearing this TARDIS trio again recently. Continue reading

March of the Thirteenth Doctor #27

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We come now to a ‘Doctor Who’ book by Sophie Aldred herself (along with Mike Tucker and Steve Cole). Today, we’re checking out ‘At Childhood’s End’ featuring Ace after her travels with the Seventh Doctor ended and where she runs A Charitable Earth. She also gets to meet the Thirteenth Doctor, Graham, Ryan and Yaz here. Continue reading

March of the Thirteenth Doctor #15

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Want another short story in ‘March of the Thirteenth Doctor’? Let’s check out ‘Time Lapse’, a story featuring the Thirteenth Doctor, Graham, Ryan and Yaz which is currently featured in the ‘Thirteen Doctors, 13 Stories’ collection. This ‘Doctor Who’ adventure has an audiobook read by Sophie Aldred who plays Ace in the series. Continue reading

Quick Book Review – ‘Doctor Who and the Library of Time’

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With the upcoming ‘Doctor Who’ Target novelizations on their way this month, I’ve checked out the sampler book ‘Doctor Who and the Library of Time’. This was featured in issue #561 of ‘Doctor Who Magazine’. I’m glad I’ve checked this book out to get an idea what the new Target books will be like. Continue reading

Quick DVD Review – ‘The Doctors: The Paul McGann Years’

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Here we are on the last set of ‘Myth Makers’ interviews compilation DVDs that I had for Christmas 2020. This time, it’s ‘The Doctors: The Paul McGann Years’! It’s unusual as Paul McGann had a short TV tenure playing the Eighth Doctor with doing ‘The TV Movie’ in 1996. But of course, a lot has happened since then as Paul has done plenty of Big Finish audios and did ‘The Night of the Doctor’. 🙂 Continue reading

Quick DVD Review – ‘The Doctors: The Colin Baker Years’

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After enjoying ‘The Doctors: The Peter Davison Years’ DVD recently, it was time to delve into the Sixth Doctor era next with ‘The Doctors: The Colin Baker Years’ DVD. I was looking forward to uncovering the insights made by the people who were involved in the Sixth Doctor era on TV, both on-screen and behind-the-scenes. It was a fascinating DVD release covering a pretty turbulent TV era. Continue reading

‘Time Lord Victorious – Road to the Dark Times’ (Doctor Who) on Blu-ray

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Over Christmas 2020 and early 2021, I’ve been checking out the ‘Time Lord Victorious – Road to the Dark Times’ collection of ‘Doctor Who’ stories on Blu-ray. This is in preparation for me to check out the ‘Time Lord Victorious’ event that’s happening from 2020-21 with books, audios and comic tales. Continue reading

Webcast Review – ‘Farewell, Sarah Jane’ (The Sarah Jane Adventures)

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It’s New Year’s Day today for 2021. Let’s hope this New Year will be better than the previous year. 😐 For our final instalment of ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ 2020-21 mini-review season, let’s take a look at the ‘final’ ‘Sarah Jane Adventure’ featured as part of the ‘Doctor Who Lockdown!’ season in April 2020 called ‘Farewell, Sarah Jane’. 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

CD Review – ‘Zagreus’ (Doctor Who)

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At last! After a long time since I reviewed ‘Neverland’ in 2017, I’ve reviewed ‘Zagreus’, the 40th anniversary special of ‘Doctor Who’. This stars Paul McGann and India Fisher with Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Lalla Ward, Louise Jameson, Nicholas Courtney and Don Warrington. It also features Anneke Wills, Elisabeth Sladen, Mark Strickson, Sarah Sutton, Nicola Bryant, Caroline Morris, Maggie Stables, Bonnie Langford, Sophie Aldred, Lisa Bowerman, John Leeson and more. Did I find ‘Zagreus’ to be a worthy anniversary special to celebrate 40 years of ‘Doctor Who’? Well, um… Continue reading