Peri and Sixie: what happened after The Trial?

Back in 2014, Big Finish started to tell Peri’s story subsequent to the events of The Trial of a Timelord. These started with The Widow’s Assassin, but we only had one short run. Recent Sixth Doctor and Peri stories hopped back to Peri’s earlier time on the show. Big Finish has now created Doctor Who…

Under Odin’s Eye review

May 2019’s Short Trips story was Under Odin’s Eye, by Alice Cavender. It’s a Sixth Doctor and Peri adventure, read with her usual skill by Nicola Bryant and directed (with all her usual skill!) by Helen Goldwyn. I reviewed it for CultBox: Doctor Who Short Trips: Under Odin’s Eye review. Short review: it’s great, go…

What did the Sixth Doctor do for the show?

So, time to ask the same question I’ve already asked about the previous few Doctor incarnations: what did the Sixth Doctor do for the show? I’m not dwelling on the negatives, this isn’t another dig at Colin Baker’s time on TV, it’s about the positives and the noteworthy. Yes the context was bad, but there…

Revelation of the Daleks review

I turn my attention to one of the two Sixth Doctor stories to get a 4* rating from the Radio Times. Yes, time to rewatch the Eric Saward story Revelation of the Daleks. When this story was broadcast in March 1985 I was still watching the show around starting a new job. My memories have…

Two more Lost Stories announced for November 2019

Big Finish has announced two Lost Stories will be released November 2019; Stephen Gallagher’s Fifth Doctor adventure Nightmare Country and the Wally K Daly Sixth Doctor story The Ultimate Evil (the picture shows Nicola Bryant, Wally and Colin Baker). I’ve long since wanted to hear Wally’s story having discovered some of his other work on…

Unofficial 1987 Annual teaser

The Unofficial Dr Who Annual 1987 has started some teaser cover reveals for their Sixth Doctor project. No news (yet) on the content but I’m already very interested! More when as it happens. <<< Message Ends >>>