Free this week – Doctor Who: The Beginning

Easter Monday sees the second Big Finish download freebie and it’s a Companion Chronicle – Marc Platt’s The Beginning. It’s the first of the Quadrigger Stoyne stories, a First Doctor story performed by Carole Ann Ford and Terry Molloy.

Doctor Who: Purgatory 12 review

The 2020 Fourth Doctor Adventures expand the period when the Doctor, Romana, K9 and Adric were trapped in e-Space. January gave us two stories each taking two discs – very much the form of four classic TV episodes. First of these is a strong Marc Platt tale – Purgatory 12.

The Tyrants of Logic review

I continue to catch up with belated Third Doctor reviews with the second story in The Third Doctor Adventures Volume 04. It’s the turn of Marc Platt and finally the Third Doctor gets to battle the Cybermen. It’s a strong piece of story-telling and reminds me of an article I read decades ago. Let’s chat…

First Doctor Adventures 3 review on Cultbox

The First Doctor Adventures Volume 3 brought a superb historical from Marc Platt and a quirky story from Guy Adams, the latter with Carole Ann Ford sharing a story with the new-cast First Doctor team. I loved it and said as much on CultBox: The First Doctor Adventures Volume 03 review. ::: Message Ends :::

The Behemoth review on Cultbox

I put together some thoughts on the main range Sixth Doctor release The Behemoth for CultBox: Doctor Who: The Behemoth review. It’s another solid Marc Platt story with Flip and Constance in a pure historical. Let me know what you think! *** Message Ends ***

The Thief Who Stole Time review

So, it’s the end of another run of Fourth Doctor Adventures and we have the listening pleasure of Marc Platt’s The Thief Who Stole Time, the second part of the story he began in The Skin of the Sleek, If you’ve heard the previous instalment, you’ve more than likely a subscription to all nine episodes of this sixth…

The Skin of the Sleek review

As the latest run of Fourth Doctor Adventures comes towards its conclusion, Marc Platt brings us part one of the finale in the form of Skin of the Sleek. It gives us a strange new world, and an academy friend of Romana’s — Sartia (Joannah Tincey) and the sleeks, the giant eels of the title. It’s a…

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…

BBC Books reissues Target titles

A piece from The Bookseller for any fan of the Doctor Who Target books: BBC Books reissues seven Doctor Who ‘classics’. BBC Books will publish the titles on April 28, both physical and e-book versions will be available. Later in the year there will also be three hardback reissues.

Planet of the Rani review on Starburst

My review of Marc Platt’s Planet of the Rani is reviewed on Starburst: PLANET OF THE RANI (DOCTOR WHO). I enjoyed this Sixth Doctor tale and liked the way the interplay between Constance Clarke and the Rani allowed for exploration of both characters. –= Message Ends =–

Doom Coalition 1 review

Another new starting point for the Eighth Doctor, and not a Dalek in sight! This is the time of the Doom Coalition Volume 1, a series of four boxsets, each of four discs, giving a total of 16 stories. There’s a new companion, Helen Sinclair, a continuing companion, Liv Chenka, and a new villain— the Eleven. Add…

The R3 Companion Chronicles Collector’s Guide Part II

Prompted by a full Companion Chronicles sale, here is the second part of my guide said range. It follows on from The R3 Companion Chronicles Collector’s Guide Part I. This part covers series 5 – 8. This is intended as a reference and is field under Home > Guides, as are all the other Red Rocket series guides.