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Doctor Who: Fourth Doctor Adventures: The Crooked Man by John Dorney (CD review).

July 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Fourth Doctor Adventures: The Crooked Man by John Dorney (CD review).

As a bit of a change for Leela (Louis Jameson) and the Doctor (Tom Baker), they are trying once again to have a holiday but the out-of-season cold and unwelcoming seaside resort has little to recommend it. So, unsurprisingly, they end up on the trail of ‘The Crooked Man’. This is the third adventure of […]

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Doctor Who: The Companion Chronicles: The Elixir Of Doom by Paul Magrs (CD review).

July 12, 2014 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Companion Chronicles: The Elixir Of Doom by Paul Magrs (CD review).

In a casting miracle, Iris Wildthyme appears alongside Jo Jones (nee Grant) in a thrilling ‘Companion Chronicles’ adventure with a twist, ‘The Elixir Of Doom’. Who is the companion here? Both have travelled with the Doctor but only Jo has travelled with the TV version we know. Iris is known for her own travels which […]

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Blake’s 7: Battleground by Andrew Smith (CD review).

July 12, 2014 | By | Reply More
Blake’s 7: Battleground by Andrew Smith (CD review).

In a story which started in ‘Fractures’, Andrew Smith picks up with Blake and his merry band in ‘Battleground’. The group have determined they need information from the mysterious Mickelov, who was connected to an important Federation project at the very top. Now the only place left to look is Straxis. As they are head […]

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Doctor Who: (The Fourth Doctor Who Adventures): White Ghosts by Alan Barnes (CD review).

June 23, 2014 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: (The Fourth Doctor Who Adventures): White Ghosts by Alan Barnes (CD review).

Back on the road again. In the second of ‘The Fourth Doctor Who Adventures’ series. the Doctor and Leela are diverted (when are they not?) by a missile to land on a planet meeting the White Ghosts and a team who are living and adapting to perpetual darkness. As they land, the pair are accosted […]

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Doctor Who: King Of Sontar (The Fourth Doctor Series) by John Dorney (CD review).

June 20, 2014 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: King Of Sontar (The Fourth Doctor Series) by John Dorney (CD review).

The Fourth Doctor (Tom Baker) is back and Leela (Louise Jameson) is by his side. This time he is meeting the would-be King of Sontar. But before the Doctor even arrives, the elite Assassination Guard have come to take the life of Sontaran General Strang (Dan Starkey), currently machinating on the planet of Dowcra. If […]

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Survivors – Series One Box Set by Matt Fitton, Jonathan Morris, Andrew Smith, John Dorney (CD review).

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Survivors – Series One Box Set by Matt Fitton, Jonathan Morris, Andrew Smith, John Dorney (CD review).

If you were around in the 1970s to watch the original BBC production, then ‘Survivors’, re-imagined by Big Finish, will bring some chilling memories. Yes, the decade that brought you glam rock and clackers (don’t ask) also managed its fair share of apocalyptic dramas; enough to scare the hot pants off the average teenaged geek. […]

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X-Men: Days Of Future Past (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) by John Ottman (album review)

June 7, 2014 | By | Reply More
X-Men: Days Of Future Past (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) by John Ottman (album review)

This is the big return for ‘X-Men’, with both sets of casts joining up and linking the universe together and it needs a big soundtrack to help it along the way. In a bleak future, the few surviving mutants are being hunted down by Sentinels and, in a last-ditch effort to save themselves, they opt […]

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Sorrowful Songs Revisited: Henryk Górecki by Rod MacDonald (article).

May 31, 2014 | By | Reply More
Sorrowful Songs Revisited: Henryk Górecki by Rod MacDonald (article).

play while you read. I first listened to Górecki’s ‘Third Symphony’ on radio and CD 20 years ago. It had a profound effect but, subsequent to that experience, I became reluctant to play it again because I was apprehensive. That may sound odd but the three movement symphony, often referred to as ‘The Symphony Of […]

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Strider HD: Original Game Soundtrack composed by Michael John Mollo (album review).

May 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Strider HD: Original Game Soundtrack composed by Michael John Mollo (album review).

The 80s was a crucial decade for many elements of popular culture. It was the first decade that someone could actually be accused of wearing horrendous clothes, music was revolutionised through the commercial release of the compact disc and video games became available to the masses. One of the games launched in the 80s was […]

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Space With Music (a poll of taste).

May 17, 2014 | By | Reply More
Space With Music (a poll of taste).

Now this is something that isn’t so much a test of series loyalty but what would be appropriate. [yop_poll id=”7″]

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