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048 The Seeds of Death

Brace yourselves guys, The Seeds of Death takes Troughton era Doctor Who to new levels with… a base under siege story. Of course, this isn’t really a bad thing, and it’s far from the worst of its kind. However, great character work and genuinely interesting concepts are ultimately undermined by some glaring plot holes, and…

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047 The Krotons

If you were growing a little weary of the repeated base-under-siege stories of the Troughton era, then The Krotons might have brought welcome relief by presenting us with a tremendously gullible race who believed without question and without evidence that it was dangerous outside just because they’d always been told so, until the Doctor and co…


046 The Invasion

The Invasion. The definitive article, you might say…. Which one is this again? The Brigadier, Benton, and UNIT. appear for the first time Tobias Vaughn makes a deadly pact with one of the show’s greatest monsters Cybermen emerge from London‘s sewers and down the steps of St Paul’s Cathedral (So not the one with dinosaurs…

Trial of the Valeyard

Reviewed: Trial of the Valeyard

Trial of the Valeyard was a special freebie for Big Finish subscribers in 2013; now it’s readily available to buy as an individual purchase, the question is: should you add this to your ever growing Doctor Who collection? The answer is simply, effortlessly and excitedly yes. Taking place after the Doctor’s own farcical trial by…

The Highest Science

Reviewed: The Highest Science

During Doctor Who’s television hiatus, the show continued in book form, thanks at first to a series of New Adventures published between 1991 and 1996 by Virgin Books (a licence that reverted to BBC Books after this time, and remained there ever since). These books evolved Doctor Who, but weren’t universally popular. With a progressive,…

The Exxilons

Reviewed: The Exxilons

It’s odd that when you throw your mind back into the annuls of Doctor Who mythology and memories, certain monsters or characters or settings stand out more than others. Your Krynoids, Count Scarlionis and Arcs in space all sit embedded in the Doctor Who consciousness. And then there’s a race such as the Exxilons. A…

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