Legacy of Time: Sacrifice of Jo Grant review

Guy Adams takes The Legacy of Time to the midway point in the Third Doctor / modern UNIT crossover The Sacrifice of Jo Grant. There’s no real villain, and as Guy Adams also wrote the final story in the set, I’m looking for clues. I also want to be entertained. This story certainly does the…

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…

Rise of the New Humans review

What’s better than a Third Doctor themed month for a chance to catch up with some (very) overdue reviews. A year ago Big Finish released The Third Doctor Adventures Volume 4; here’s my review of the first story, the rather good Guy Adams tale, The Rise of the New Humans. The second story will be…

Third Doctor news: Brig and Liz Shaw recast

Big Finish has announced details of the fifth volume of Third Doctor Adventures with not one but two re-castings! Alongside Katy Manning, John Levene and Tim Treloar, Jon Culshaw will be playing the Brigadier and Daisy Ashbrook, daughter of Caroline John, will be playing Liz Shaw! The news item is: BRIGADIER, BENTON AND LIZ RETURN.

Third Doctor Adventures Volume 03 review

I put together some thoughts on the highly enjoyable Third Doctor Adventures Volume 03 for CultBox. It’s two great stories from Nick Briggs and Andrew Smith with Katy Manning back as Jo Grant. Tim Treloar is in good form as the Third Doctor and it’s well worth a listen. The review is: Doctor Who: The Third Doctor Adventures…

Third Doctor Adventures Volume 2 review

Tim Treloar returns to the role of the Third Doctor in THE THIRD DOCTOR ADVENTURES VOLUME 02, a pair of stories over four discs with a fifth disc of behind the scenes material. I enjoyed the first volume, but this is better with a more confident portrayal by Tim Treloar and the part-narrative style has been dropped.…