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The Keys Of Marinus

William Hartnell’s monochromatic Doctor Who era continues on DVD with the release of his fifth adventure, The Keys Of Marinus. A six-parter written by Daleks creator Terry Nation, the story promises much but as its spread scross six episodes will it be able to sustain the promised tension? Materialising on an island of glass in…

The Twin Dilemma

Colin Baker’s tenure in Doctor Who is well documented. It wasn’t the easiest TARDIS residency, being saddled with some of the poorest stories of the show’s history as well as being given the costume from hell. Looking back with the benefit if hindsight, it seems as if they were trying to oust him before he…

Leviathan Cover

Another cover from Big Finish’ Lost Stories series of audio dramas has been released – Leviathan is one of several Doctor Who stories lined up for production for the original season 23 when the show was placed on 18 month hiatus and the original scripts replaced with Trial of a Time Lord. Set for release…

Blink Reviewed

Stranded TARDIS-less in 1969, the Doctor communicates via DVD (and notes under wallpaper) with Sally Sparrow, a twenty-something living in London, 2007. If the concept alone doesn’t get the juices of Doctor Who fans the world over running, this next bit should. The Doctor and Martha – and others – have been thrown out of…

Human Nature Reviewed

Back in the 1990s, I was an avid reader of the Virgin New Adventures range of Doctor Who novels. Yet somehow, Human Nature passed me by. I’m a big fan of Paul Cornell’s earlier No Future – a novel that isn’t as half as popular, so work that one out. So I came to the…

42 Reviewed

The idea of Doctor Who doing a "Real Time" story really appealed to me from the word go and while it was an extremely good story, I feel the real time element was not really necessary. A ship hurtles towards a sun and the Doctor must stop it before they die as well as stop…

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