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The Greatest Show In The Galaxy by Stephen Wyatt (CD review).

October 31, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Greatest Show In The Galaxy by Stephen Wyatt  (CD review).

‘The Greatest Show In The Galaxy’ is a good example of how the ‘Doctor Who’ stories can make excellent audio books. There is a lot going on in this outing for the Seventh Doctor and Ace, not least the scariest clowns ever. When the Doctor receives an advertising satellite directly in the TARDIS, he’s eager […]

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Doctor Who: Persuasion by Jonathan Barnes (CD review).

October 31, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Persuasion by Jonathan Barnes (CD review).

‘Persuasion’ is part of a two-CD monthly ‘Doctor Who’ adventure starring Sylvester McCoy as the Seventh Doctor and it forms part of a trilogy of adventures (‘Starlight Robbery’ and ‘Daleks Among Us’) to be concluded in subsequent months. It sees the return of Tracey Childs as Elizabeth Klein, many people’s favourite sort-of companion for the […]

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The Day of the Doctor.

October 20, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Day of the Doctor.

Here’s a nice little trailer for The Day of the Doctor… the big 50th anniversary ep.

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Doctor Who – The Companion Chronicles: Upstairs by Mat Coward (CD review).

October 19, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who – The Companion Chronicles: Upstairs by Mat Coward (CD review).

‘Upstairs’ sees the return of Steven and Vicki with the First Doctor in a joint venture ‘Companion Chronicle’ with Maureen O’Brien taking the main parts with help from Peter Purves. An earthbound adventure, this might be but there is something peculiar lurking in the attic of 10 Downing Street and the three adventurers must keep […]

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Doctor Who: Fanfare For The Common Men by Eddie Robson (CD review).

October 18, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Fanfare For The Common Men by Eddie Robson (CD review).

This excellent tale, ‘Fanfare For The Common Men’, written by Eddie Robson addresses a question looked at before: what might have happened without The Beatles? The Doctor (Peter Davison) and sole companion Nyssa (Sarah Sutton) stop off in the early 60s to investigate the phenomenon that is The Beatles. He’s just trying to explain their […]

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About Time: The Unauthorised Guide To Doctor Who: 2005-2006 Series 1 & 2 by Tat Wood (book review).

October 17, 2013 | By | Reply More
About Time: The Unauthorised Guide To Doctor Who: 2005-2006 Series 1 & 2 by Tat Wood (book review).

When I first saw the listing for this book crop-up I was delighted. I’d devoured the first six volumes of Tat Wood’s ambitious ‘Unauthorised’ Guide To ‘Doctor Who’. so I was eager to see what would come next. I’m pleased to say that the latest release, ‘About Time’, devoted to the return of the show […]

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Doctor Who And The Leisure Hive by David Fisher (CD review).

September 26, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who And The Leisure Hive by David Fisher (CD review).

Rejecting a rather disappointing Brighton which has caused K-9 to short circuit in the sea, the Doctor and Romana choose the Leisure Hive on Argolis for a mini-break. As K-9 has been successfully nobbled by the scriptwriters, we don’t have to worry about anyone shouting at him at regular intervals and having to pretend he […]

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Doctor Who: Shroud Of Sorrow by Tommy Donvaband (CD review).

September 26, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Shroud Of Sorrow by Tommy Donvaband (CD review).

After the Doctor and Clara have cleared up a little misunderstanding on a flooded planet, they arrive still laughing in twentieth century America to find they are in the city of Dallas on 23rd November 1963, the day after President John F. Kennedy has been brutally assassinated. The miasma of grief is palpable but, there […]

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Doctor Who: Summer Falls by Amelia Williams (CD review).

September 26, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Summer Falls by Amelia Williams (CD review).

The story of ‘Summer Falls’ is supposedly written by Amelia Pond or Williams in her new career as an author. This is a sort of spin-off from ‘Doctor Who’, inspired by the episode ‘The Bells Of St John’. Read by Clare Corbett, this is really written by multi-tasking James Goss.   When Kate moves to […]

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Doctor Who: Night Of The Whisper (Destiny Of The Doctor 9) by Cavan Scott and Mark Wright.

September 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Night Of The Whisper (Destiny Of The Doctor 9) by Cavan Scott and Mark Wright.

‘Night Of The Whisper’ brings back the wonderful Chris Eccleston’s Ninth Doctor as we get an adventure with both Rose and Captain Jack as they visit New Vegas. What a wonderful place, a pleasure dome, literally under a dome. Its Jack’s perfect place and Rose is promised the adventure of a lifetime but, unsurprisingly, it’s […]

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