The Outliers review on Cultbox

My review of the Early Adventures Doctor Who story The Outliers is up on Cultbox: Doctor Who Early Adventures: The Outliers review. I’m a big fan of this crew and period, and Simon Guerrier always brings something interesting to the table. I have to note how well embedded Elliot Chapman’s Ben Jackson is in our consciousness.…

The Night Witches review

I reviewed the great historical Early Adventures: The Night Witches for Cultbox: The Night Witches (Doctor Who audio) review. It’s a cracking story, and everyone is at the top of their game. It’s the first of a bunch of stories by Roland Moore, and on the strength of this we are in for a treat. +++ Message…

Philip Hinchcliffe The Genesis Chamber review

With a full title of Philip Hinchcliffe Presents Volume 02: The Genesis Chamber, this is another three-disc outing for the Fourth Doctor and Leela. Adapted by Marc Platt, it’s a mix of drama, romance and the odd moment of horror. If you haven’t heard it, I recommend it. Why? Let’s find out…

The Second Doctor Volume One reviewed

It’s the turn of the Second Doctor to have a boxset in the re-launched Companion Chronicles range. The Doctor may be the titular focus of the stories, but this set is really about his evolving relationship with Jamie. There’s no big arc, just a sense of coherence about these four stories in they all give an…

Win a TARDIS with Pearl Mackie!

So, we survived our football announcement and now we know, Pearl Mackie is new companion Bill. The internet has had the expected wave of opinion in polar extreme, and we have little in the way of facts to go on, though the BBC has plenty of Twelfth Doctor and Bill teasers, and even a Meet Pearl Mackie…

The Forsaken reviewed on CultBox

I reviewed the Early Adventure: The Forsaken as part of the CultBox monthly Doctor Who round-up with Ian McArdell. A great Justin Richards Second Doctor story, this has Frazer Hines (Jamie), Anneke Wills (Polly) and Elliot Chapman (Ban Jackson). The review is: ‘Doctor Who’ audio play reviews round-up: Out in October 2015 from Big Finish. (** Message Ends **)