Complete History volume 17 reviewed

It may be volume 17, but it is actually the second book released in the Doctor Who The Complete History collection. Not as cheap as the first edition (Complete History volume 55), it is part of a two-for-one and focusses on three Third Doctor stories. I bought this both for the price, but mostly because it covers…

The Defectors reviewed

April 2015 and it’s main range #198, The Defectors by Nick Briggs, the first in the so-called locum Doctors trilogy. This particular mash-up gives us Jo Grant meeting the Seventh Doctor with some Mike Yates for good measure. The first in a tightly linked trilogy has to do two things – be a good story and set up…

The main range – 200, not out!

This month (December 2014) sees the release of main range title The Rani Elite which is release number 194. In 2015 Big Finish will release the 200th title in the range. To mark the occasion there will be a run of three releases under the banner of The Locum Doctors. Details are here: BIG FINISH – DOCTOR WHO 2015:…

Magician’s Oath Reviewed

The tenth Companion Chronicle of Series 3 was The Magician’s Oath by Scott Handcock. This Third Doctor story was directed by Nigel Fairs and the narration led by Richard Franklin as Mike Yates. The second part, that of the titular magician Diamond Jack, was played by Michael Chance. Given Nigel’s involvement I assumed that this might well be…