Doctor Who: The Quest of the Engineer review

The 2020 batch of Fourth Doctor Adventures comes to a close with Andrew Smith’s Quest of the Engineer. Andrew gets to write for Adric who he first introduced to us in the 1980 story Full Circle. Once more, by the magic of Big Finish, the Fourth Doctor, Romana, K9 and Adric are lost in e-Space,…

The Fourth Doctor goes back to e-Space!

Big Finish has today released the first of two four-disc sets for the Fourth Doctor taking him back to e-Space! That means Romana, K9 and Adric. They’ve also released some details about February’s stories, and of course Adric must surely mean Andrew Smith?!

Emissary of the Daleks review

August 2019 brought Emissary of the Daleks to the main range. Andrew Smith wrote this Sixth Doctor and Peri tale, and as the title makes clear there are Daleks. A tiny part of me wondered why it wasn’t called Representative of the Daleks to fit with the ‘R’ them for Dalek stories. Most of me…

The Sinestran Kill review

It’s a new year and a new era for the Fourth Doctor as we get the first of two boxsets in The Syndicate Master Plan. If that weren’t excitement enough, there’s a brand new companion. WPC Ann Kelso played by Jane Slavin. And who better to introduce a WPC to the TARDIS than former policeman Andrew Smith? It’s…

First Doctor Adventures volume 2 review

I reviewed the splendid First Doctor Adventures Volume 2 for Cultbox in the inevitably named: Doctor Who: The First Doctor Adventures Volume 2 review. I liked the first set but to me this flowed better. My review mentions HG Wells – my thoughts were the Eloi from The Time Machine and also the way the Martians died in…