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Radio Times Winners and Fifth Doctor Favourites with Big Finish

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People voted for their favourite Fifth Doctor main range audio stories by Big Finish in a Radio Times poll recently. I’ve reviewed these stories already, including ‘The Mutant Phase’, ‘Alien Heart’/‘Dalek Soul’, ‘The Lady of Mercia’, ‘The Peterloo Massacre’ and ‘Spare Parts’. Check out my reviews on them today. Continue reading

‘The Darksmith Legacy’ review – ‘The Vampire of Paris’

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It’s Easter Monday today! ‘The Darksmith Legacy’ book series of ‘Doctor Who’ continues as we look into the fifth story of the series called ‘The Vampire of Paris’ by Stephen Cole. This features the Tenth Doctor with his new companion Gisella as they go on a search to find Gisella’s father Varlos who created the Eternity Crystal.

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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

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

Book/Audio Review – ‘At Childhood’s End’ (Doctor Who)

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Whilst we’re currently in lockdown because of the coronavirus – please keep safe – I’ve enjoyed reading/hearing the latest ‘Doctor Who’ book by Sophie Aldred called ‘At Childhood’s End’. This ‘Doctor Who’ adventure features Ace meeting the Thirteenth Doctor, Graham, Ryan and Yaz for the first time. Continue reading

Book Review – ‘Ten Little Aliens’ (Doctor Who)

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Today I’ve added my book review on the ‘Doctor Who’ story, ‘Ten Little Aliens’! This is a First Doctor adventure in book form and was chosen for the 50th anniversary collection of ‘Doctor Who’ books to represent the First Doctor era! The story features the First Doctor with Polly Wright and Ben Jackson! 🙂 Continue reading

CD reviews – ‘The Company of Friends’ (Doctor Who)

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My CD reviews on the four episodes of ‘The Company of Friends’ is now on ‘Bradley’s Basement’! This is another exciting Big Finish audio CD release containing four single episode stories, starring Paul McGann as the Eighth Doctor. It also features Lisa Bowerman as Bernice Summerfield, Matt Di Angelo as Fitz Kreiner, Jemima Rooper as Izzy Sinclair and Julie Cox as Mary Shelley. Continue reading

Week 39a – ‘The Nyssa Challenge’

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We travel back in time today to Week 39 of ‘The Nyssa Challenge’. This was when it was the last story of the solo Fifth Doctor/Nyssa adventures in Season 19b and I reviewed ‘Masquerade’. This time however, it’s two more stories with the Fifth Doctor and Nyssa and they face those evil Daleks! Continue reading

Week 61 – ‘The Nyssa Challenge’

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Today’s story on this week of ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ sees Turlough revisit his past!

It’s time for a doomed romance story with Turlough, as he’s reunited with Deela on Vektrix and the Doctor, Nyssa and Tegan have to rescue him from an icy world in ‘Kiss of Death’! 🙂 Continue reading

New ‘Alien Heart’/’Dalek Soul’ Photo From ‘Doctor Who Magazine’

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This is something for me to get really excited about!

I’ve just seen this new photo of Sarah Sutton/Nyssa with director Ken Bentley, Nicholas Briggs/Voice of the Daleks and Peter Davison/Fifth Doctor during the recording of ‘Alien Heart’/’Dalek Soul’! This was found in the pages of the latest issue of ‘Doctor Who Magazine’ – Issue #510 to be exact really. Continue reading