The Invasion from Space review

Released on CD in October 2018, Doctor Who and the Invasion from Space is a 2xCD reading by Peter Purves of a pair of classic First Doctor stories from various books and annuals from the 1960s. It’s very much worth a listen, despite being somewhat dated here and there, if for no other reason than Peter Purves’s superb performance in reading. There’s…

Mission to the Unknown being recreated by Peter Purves

Peter Purves is at the University of Lancaster to help recreate the missing Mission to the Unknown. It’s a three day shoot and also involves Nick Briggs and Edward de Souza as Agent Cory! Full details (courtesy of the Lancashire Post): Legend Peter Purves in Preston to recreate missing Doctor Who episode from the 60s. !!! Message Ends…

Second Doctor Who Audio Annual review

Like the first Doctor Who Audio Annual, this is a two-disc set of six stories, on for each of the first six Doctors, each read by an actor who played a companion (or the Master). The stories are from original 1960s-80s Doctor Who Annuals, and are well read and produced. The cast of readers is again Peter Purves,…

Doctor Who Audio Annual review

Congratulations to all those involved for creating the Doctor Who Audio Annual, released December 2017. Short review: if you like the Big Finish Short Trips range, this is an easy purchase. It’s currently £11.49 on Amazon UK, which for six stories over two discs compares well pricewise. The six stories (from Doctor Who Annuals mid-1960s- mid-1980s) are read by five…

O Tannenbaum reviewed

It’s nearly Christmas, and Short Trips  producer / script editor Ian Atkins makes sure we get a festive treat in the form of O Tannenbaum a First Doctor and Steven story by Anthony Keetch, read by Peter Purves. It’ a spot-on tale, blending the key ingredients of family, sadness, loss and hope. O, and Christmas Trees!