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

Short Trips Companions

 –UPDATED REVIEWS ON SHORT STORIES TODAY–

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And welcome to ‘The Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season from December 2021 to January 2022! We’ve had some new Big Finish audios featuring Sarah Sutton in 2021 including ‘The Lost Resort and Other Stories’ and ‘The War Master’ story ‘Killing Time’. I’m looking forward to sharing my thoughts on those audios as we go from the Christmas period of 2021 leading into the New Year of 2022. Continue reading

DVD Reviews – ‘An Englishman on Gallifrey’ & ‘The Home Whovian’

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To celebrate Sarah Sutton (Nyssa)’s birthday today, I’m sharing my reviews on two Reeltime Pictures productions connected to ‘Doctor Who’. In 2014, I purchased the ‘An Englishman on Gallifrey’/’The Home Whovian’ DVD, which contains two special documentaries looking into how ‘Doctor Who’ works in America. Continue reading

Book Review – ‘The Knight, the Fool and the Dead’ (TLV) (Doctor Who)

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And welcome everyone to the fourth instalment of the ‘Time Lord Victorious’ review season of ‘Doctor Who’!

We now venture into BBC Books territory as we look into their first contribution to the ‘Time Lord Victorious’ series! It’s time for ‘The Knight, the Fool and the Dead’ by Steve Cole, featuring the Tenth Doctor. This story takes place after ‘The Waters of Mars’ where the Tenth Doctor goes to the Dark Times and meets Brian the Ood and ‘the bringers of death’ called the Kotturuh. Continue reading

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