Obverse Books update

Obverse Books has been kind enough to share details of forthcoming releases in their Black Archive range as well as the cover for new release Doctor Who and the Silurians. My own review is here if you want to compare – the Black Archive version covers land rights, the 1970s energy crisis, technological innovation, animal…

More views on Orphan 55

I very much didn’t enjoy Orphan 55 and said as much in my review. Of course it’s a big world out in Doctor Who fandom, and I’m very much in a minority and the episode has sparked a lot of comment on various forums / social media. It’s a pit we waste so much time…

Warzone / Conversion review

The two stories Warzone and Conversion conclude a Fifth Doctor trilogy that introduced new companion Marc in Tartarus. Like October’s Interstitial / Feast of Fear it’s a pair of two-part stories, though in this case more tightly coupled. We also have two writers more familiar to Big Finish listeners. The cover gives away a lot…

Orphan 55 review

So, our first off-world (or so it seems) story for series 12 and it’s a holiday for the team at Tranquility Spa in Ed Hime’s Orphan 55. I really, really didn’t like this episode for a number of reasons I go into. It looked fabulous but almost everything else failed for me. I had expected…