The Kamelion Empire review on CultBox

I have to take my hat off to fellow writer Jonathan Morris for his rather splendid The Kamelion Empire. It’s the concluding part of a Fifth Doctor trilogy with companions Tegan, Turlough and Kamelion (Jon Culshaw). It’s a cleverly constructed (much like Kamelion itself) tightly performed gem. Why? Read my review here: Doctor Who: The…

Black Thursday / Power Game review on CultBox

February 2019 continued the trio of stories with the Fifth Doctor, Tegan, Turlough and Kamelion. It’s a pair of contrasting tales: Black Thursday / Power Game by Jamie Anderson and Eddie Robson, and jolly fine they are too! You want more?! Check out my review on CultBox: Doctor Who: Black Thursday/Power Game review. <+> Message…

Doctor Who: The Hunting Ground review

At the end of a positive glut of seventh Doctor stories, the Big Finish main range sneaked in a Sixth Doctor story, The Hunting Ground by AK Benedict. It’s a charming story of Icelandic intrigue, police work and enough science fiction added to make it a Doctor Who story without getting in the way of the story. It…

Devil in the Mist review on CultBox

January 2019 kicks off with a rare return for writer Cavan Scott with Devil in the Mist. It’s a Fifth Doctor story with Tegan, Turlough and a first Big Finish appearance for Kamelion (voiced by Jon Culshaw). I enjoyed it much more than I expected to; my review is on CultBox: Doctor Who: Devil In The Mist review. ***…

Muse of Fire review

Of December 2019’s two main range Doctor Who releases, Paul Magrs’s The Muse of Fire is far and away the most quirky. The idea of the Seventh Doctor, Ace, Hex, Iris Wildthyme, Panda and others might seem a lot for any story to handle, but rest assured Paul Magrs is up to his highest standards in The Muse of Fire. You want…

Sixth Doctor on Radio 4 Extra

BBC Radio 4 Extra is starting a run of Sixth Doctor stories starting with the Jonathan Morris story The Crimes of Thomas Brewster. The first episode is today (2 Feb 2019) at 6pm (repeated at midnight); details here. For me it’s a good story and mixes Evelyn, Brewster, DI Menzies with the first appearance of Flip! The BBC…

Warlock’s Cross review

Back in the far off ancient times of 2001, Steve Lyons wrote the brilliant main range Seventh Doctor and Ace story Colditz. In this parallel history Nazi Germany tale he introduced the character of Klein (Tracey Childs) with David Tennant playing a Nazi officer. In 2010 we were treated to a Klein trilogy in which Steve Lyons wrote…