So, week 7 and we find out what Miss Quill while the Class were in detention. With the full title of The Metaphysical Engine, or What Quill did, the best we could do was to expect the unexpected. Did Patrick Ness deliver with the latest episode? Short answer: Yes; long answer, read on… Continue reading
I reviewed the excellent Ian Atkins Short Trips story The Man Who Wasn’t There on CultBox. This India Fisher read Eighth Doctor story is part of: Big Finish’s ‘Doctor Who’ audio stories: November 2016 reviews round-up.
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I reviewed Order of the Daleks on CultBox as part of the monthly round-up I do with Ian McArdell. This Mike Tucker story has much to recommend, including the rather splendid cover. The review is part of: Big Finish’s ‘Doctor Who’ audio stories: November 2016 reviews round-up.
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Ability: Love’s Labour’s Won (Convert Green Gems and Black Gems to Red Gems)
Color: Red Primary / Black Secondary
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Obviously most things are possible, so in the most abstract the answer to this (oft asked) question is yes. Why blog about it now? Well things might be changing… once again Big Finish might be in a position to bring back part of the show on audio. Could Jenny by coming to Big Finish? Continue reading
I’ve reviewed the AK Benedict Class novel The Stone House over on Starburst. I think all novels written as a series starts have their work cut out and this makes a reasonable stab at solving the problem. The review is: CLASS: THE STONE HOUSE.
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With Detained, Patrick Ness is adopting a device often used in Doctor Who by having the main cast split across two episodes allowing for breaks in the actors’ schedules and also saving money. In this case, Class not only peeled the teenage leads away from Miss Quill, but also managed one of those inward looking episodes with no additional cast.
It was different, pretty good but I have to admit I am more looking forward to next week’s adventure. Continue reading
So, you’re the Tracer twins, Abby and Zara, created by the Grace to locate the segments of the Key to Time, long since stripped of your powers and now called Amy and Joy. What happens next? Simon Guerrier answers this question in Graceless 4. The details are still emerging, but the cunning twist is time passes and they get older. Played now by Sian Phillips and Annie Firbank, the next series promises new adventure and a great cast; full details: THE NEW ABBY AND ZARA!
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