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Published: Mon, 18 Dec 2017 07:49:43 +0000

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DVD Review: Dr Who - The Mind of Evil.

Sun, 12 May 2013 18:41:29 +0100

STARRING Jon Pertwee as the Third Doctor, this release means that the only Dr Who TV adventures not released feature the first two Doctors.



Book Review: Harvest of Time by Alastair Reynolds

Sun, 12 May 2013 18:34:52 +0100

SET somewhere between the TV adventures The Sea Devils and The Three Doctors, this full-length hard-backed novel is an adventure of The Third Doctor, along with Jo Grant and UNIT.



DVD Review: Doctor Who - Inferno (Special Edition)

Sun, 05 May 2013 21:17:15 +0100

STARRING Jon Pertwee as the Third Doctor in his first season as the Time Lord, this story was originally broadcast in the Spring of 1970.



Book Review: Who-ology by Cavan Scott & Mark Wright

Sun, 05 May 2013 21:12:52 +0100

WE have had a number of publications with loads of (mainly useless) facts regarding the world around us. (For instance, did you know that mashed wasps tastes like scrambles eggs?)



DVD Review: Doctor Who: Visitation - Special Edition

Sun, 21 Apr 2013 22:11:28 +0100

STARRING Peter Davison as the Fifth Doctor, this adventure was originally broadcast in February 1982.



Three New Who Books for April

Mon, 08 Apr 2013 21:39:14 +0100

AS part of the ongoing 50th anniversary celebrations for Doctor Who, BBC books have issued three new adventures in book form featuring the Eleventh Doctor as portrayed by Matt Smith.



A Golden Treasury of Who

Sat, 02 Mar 2013 18:36:30 +0000

THE iconic BBC TV series Doctor Who is celebrating it’s 50th anniversary this year and many events are being planned and the first salvo in the merchandising bonanza we can expect comes in March with the publication of eleven – yes eleven novels.



DVD Review: Doctor Who - The Aztecs (Special Edition)

Sat, 09 Feb 2013 22:50:57 +0000

STARRING William Hartnell as The First Doctor, four-part this adventure was first broadcast in the spring of 1964 and has been newly re-mastered.



DVD Review: The Ark in Space - Special Edition

Sun, 03 Feb 2013 21:23:39 +0000

STARRING Tom Baker as the Fourth Doctor, the DVD of this adventure was first released in 2012, but has now been enhanced and remastered using the latest techniques.



DVD Review: Dr Who - The Reign of Terror

Thu, 27 Dec 2012 20:16:08 +0000

ORIGINALLY broadcast in August and September 1964 as the final adventure of the first season of the show, this six-part story was the fourth historical story.



DVD Review: Doctor Who - Legacy Box Set (Shada)

Thu, 27 Dec 2012 20:11:52 +0000

AT last, the Holy Grail of the Doctor Who canon has appeared on DVD.



DVD Review: Doctor Who - Series 7, Volume 1

Sun, 04 Nov 2012 21:16:25 +0000

THE latest series of adventures featuring Matt Smith as the Eleventh Doctor took us on a roller-coaster of emotions – and that’s just in five episodes!



DVD Review: Dr Who - The Claws of Axos: Special Edition

Sun, 07 Oct 2012 22:57:43 +0100

STARRING Jon Pertwee as the Third Doctor, this four-part story was originally broadcast in the spring of 1971.



Book Review: Dr Who - A History of the Universe in 100 Objects by James Goss & Steve Tribe

Sun, 07 Oct 2012 22:55:21 +0100

THERE have been many TV programmes and books along the lines of ‘a history of the world in 100 objects’ where a particular object of importance has been investigated and it’s influence on the world chronicled.



Book Review: Doctor Who - The Dalek Project by Justin Richards & Mike Collins

Sat, 22 Sep 2012 22:22:12 +0100

A SECOND full-length Dr Who graphic novel from the pen of Who stalwart Justin Richards and artist Mike Collins has the Eleventh Doctor (as portrayed by Matt Smith) pitting his wits against the Daleks – again.



Book Review: Torchwood - Exodus Code by John Barrowman & Carole E Barrowman

Sun, 16 Sep 2012 22:03:52 +0100

GIVEN that John Barrowman and his sister Carole have already collaborated on a Torchwood story (a comic strip for the Torchwood magazine), both volumes of John’s autobiography and a children’s novel’ it was only a matter of time before they had a go at a full-length Torchwood novel.



DVD Review: Dr Who - Ambassadors of Death

Sun, 02 Sep 2012 22:02:36 +0100

THIS was the third adventure to star Jon Pertwee as the Third Doctor and was originally broadcast during the spring of 1970.



DVD Review: Doctor Who - Vengeance on Varos

Thu, 23 Aug 2012 22:48:38 +0100

THIS adventure was only the third to feature Colin Baker as the Sixth Doctor and the two 45-minute episodes were originally shown during January 1985.



Book Review: Doctor Who - The Wheel of Ice by Stephen Baxter

Wed, 15 Aug 2012 22:14:56 +0100

FOR a change we have an original Doctor Who novel which does not feature the current incarnation of the Doctor.



DVD Review - Doctor Who: Planet of Giants

Thu, 09 Aug 2012 21:29:32 +0100

OPENING the second season of the show in the autumn of1964, this was originally scheduled to be a four-part adventure for the First Doctor (William Hartnell).



DVD Review: Doctor Who - Planet of Giants

Thu, 09 Aug 2012 21:27:22 +0100

OPENING the second season of the show in the autumn of1964, this was originally scheduled to be a four-part adventure for the First Doctor (William Hartnell).



DVD Review: Doctor Who - The Greatest Show in the Galaxy

Tue, 24 Jul 2012 18:33:41 +0100

THIS four-part story was the final one in the twenty-sixth season and features Sylvester McCoy’s Seventh Doctor at his quirky best.



DVD Review: Doctor Who - The Greatest Show in the Galaxy

Tue, 24 Jul 2012 18:31:47 +0100

THIS four-part story was the final one in the twenty-sixth season and features Sylvester McCoy’s Seventh Doctor at his quirky best.



BOOK REVIEW - Doctor Who - Dark Horizons by J T Colgan

Fri, 22 Jun 2012 20:43:55 +0100

NEVER in a million years would I have thought that I would willingly read anything by a chick-lit author, but in this case exceptions must be made as author J T Colgan is actually Jenny Colgan, the writer of 13 best-selling books.



DVD REVIEW: Doctor Who - The Krotons

Sat, 16 Jun 2012 22:07:51 +0100

COMING exactly halfway through his final season, this four-part adventure, starring Patrick Troughton as the Second Doctor, was originally broadcast in December1968 to January 1969.



Book Reviews: Doctor Who Hits the Target

Mon, 07 May 2012 19:00:22 +0100

LAST years’ republication of half a dozen novelisations of classic Doctor Who adventures was so successful that they are releasing another six titles.



Book Reviews: Doctor Who - Monstrous Missions/ Step Back in Time

Mon, 07 May 2012 18:56:03 +0100

TWO more titles in the 2 in 1 series of Doctor Who books aimed at the eight to thirteen year olds.



DVD REVIEW - Dr Who: Ace Adventures

Sun, 08 Apr 2012 22:42:10 +0100

ACE, played by Sophie Aldred, was the second companion of the Seventh Doctor (Sylvester McCoy) and was a bit of a ‘Marmite’ character, you either loved or hated her.



DVD REVIEW: Dr Who - Nightmare of Eden

Sun, 08 Apr 2012 22:38:30 +0100

PART of Doctor Who’s seventeenth season and shown during the autumn of 1979, this four-part story sees the Fourth Doctor (Tom Baker) and Romana (Lalla Ward) tackle drug smuggling.



Book Review - Doctor Who: Shada by Gareth Roberts

Mon, 19 Mar 2012 22:54:25 +0000

THIS is a legendary Doctor Who adventure, mainly because it’s the story that never was.



DVD REVIEW: Doctor Who - The Daemons

Sun, 12 Feb 2012 21:06:35 +0000

THE long-awaited appearance on DVD of one of the best-remembered adventures of the Third Doctor, as played by Jon Pertwee.



DVD REVIEW - Doctor Who - The Face of Evil

Sun, 12 Feb 2012 21:03:04 +0000

FROM the beginning of 1977 we have the story which introduced us to Leela (Louise Jameson).



DVD REVIEW: Doctor Who - Revisitations 3

Sun, 12 Feb 2012 20:59:02 +0000

A THIRD box-set revisiting some of the classic Doctor Who adventures of the past, now expertly remastered.



BOOK REVIEW: Magic of the Angels by Jacqueline Rayner

Sun, 12 Feb 2012 20:55:32 +0000

THE Galaxy Quick Reads initiative has, over the years, published many short books in order to encourage peopled to read.



DVD Review: Doctor Who - The Doctor, The Widow and the Wardrobe

Sun, 15 Jan 2012 22:17:26 +0000

CHRISTMAS wouldn’t be the same without the Doctor Who Special, and the 2011 one was full of festive cheer.



DVD Review: Doctor Who - The UNIT Files.

Wed, 04 Jan 2012 21:45:48 +0000

IT is perhaps ironic that the first classic Who DVD release of this year is a box-set of stories featuring UNIT – seeing as we sadly lost two stalwarts of UNIT last year in Sarah Jane Smith (Elisabeth Sladen) and Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart (Nicholas Courtney).



DVD Review: Doctor Who - The Complete Series Six

Sun, 20 Nov 2011 21:15:44 +0000

ACROSS six discs and in all it’s glory, the complete sixth series of the revived Doctor Who is now available to buy on DVD and Blu-Ray.



New Doctor Who Books for the Autumn

Sat, 19 Nov 2011 17:47:44 +0000

TWO more releases in the Doctor Who 2 in 1 series of books aimed at the eight to thirteen age group.



DVD Review: Doctor Who - Series 6 Part 2

Fri, 14 Oct 2011 10:00:57 +0100

JUST as the broadcast of Series Six of the show was split into two sections – so has the release of the DVD’s.



DVD Review: The Sarah Jane Adventures - Series 4

Fri, 14 Oct 2011 09:59:43 +0100

FOR many, Sarah Jane Smith was the best-loved past companion of The Doctor, and it was indeed fitting that she was given her own series.



Book Review: The Brilliant Book of Doctor Who 2012 - Edited by Clayton Hickman

Sun, 09 Oct 2011 17:15:05 +0100

WERE you confused by any aspect of Matt Smith’s second series as Doctor Who?



Book Review: Doctor Who - The Encyclopedia. by Gary Russell

Sun, 09 Oct 2011 17:12:06 +0100

FULLY revised and updated, this version of The Doctor Who Encyclopedia contains everything from the series’ reboot in 2005 up to the end of the latest series – Matt Smith’s second.



Book Review: Doctor Who - The Silent Stars Go By

Mon, 26 Sep 2011 12:42:29 +0100

A FESTIVE offering ‘sort of’, from the pen of Dan Abnett, who is an accomplished writer of Who stories, from the comic strips in the monthly magazine, through Big Finish’s audio adventures, to original novels both for the Who series and Torchwood.



DVD Review: Doctor Who - Colony In Space

Tue, 13 Sep 2011 13:04:35 +0100

COMING as it did towards the end of Jon Pertwee’s tenure as the Third Doctor, this was the story that had the Doctor leaving earth for the first time since his exile by the Time Lords.



Ket;s do the Time Lord again

Mon, 22 Aug 2011 10:48:03 +0100

As he signs up for another year of Dr Who adventures, Matt Smith tells Sarah Morgan why he's not nearly ready to call time on the Tardis



DVD Review: Doctor Who - Day of the Daleks

Mon, 22 Aug 2011 07:50:53 +0100

STARRING Jon Pertwee as the Third Doctor and Katy Manning as Jo Grant, this Special Edition release sees the Third Doctor pitted against the Daleks for the first time.



A Literal Feast For Who Fans

Tue, 09 Aug 2011 07:40:58 +0100

THE hit BBC TV show may be off our screens at the moment (but the trailers have already started for it’s imminent return), but fans of Dr Who can still enjoy his adventures – both new and old.



New Doctor Who paperback from Michael Moorcock

Tue, 26 Jul 2011 08:34:33 +0100

Doctor Who – The Coming of the Terraphiles Michael Moorcock PROLIFIC Sci-Fi legend Michael Moorcock was specially commissioned by the BBC to write this new adventure of the Eleventh Doctor, which is aimed at the more ‘adult’ market.



DVD Review: Doctor Who - The Sun Makers

Tue, 26 Jul 2011 08:31:48 +0100

STARRING Tom Baker as the ever-popular Fourth Doctor and Louise Jameson as Leela (not forgetting John Leeson as the voice of K-9), this four-part story from the series’ fifteenth season was originally broadcast during November and December 1977.



DVD Review - Doctor Who - Paradise Towers

Tue, 14 Jun 2011 08:38:32 +0100

ORIGINALLY broadcast during October 1987, this was Sylvester McCoy’s second adventure as the seventh Doctor.