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Doctor Who: Stranded: Volume 1 by Matt Fitton, John Dorney, Lisa McMullin and David K Barnes (CD/download review).

February 27, 2021 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Stranded: Volume 1 by Matt Fitton, John Dorney, Lisa McMullin and David K Barnes (CD/download review).

‘Stranded’ couldn’t be more lockdown if it tried. Released in June 2020, just as the general public of the UK was coming out its enforced isolation and trying out its rather shaky wings it is curiously apposite for our times. Anyone who was feeling trapped and could only access travel virtually might feel a great […]

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Doctor Who: The Minds Of Magnox: Time Lord Victorious by Darren Jones (CD/download review).

February 26, 2021 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Minds Of Magnox: Time Lord Victorious by Darren Jones (CD/download review).

The Tenth Doctor and Brian the Ood assassin have come to Magnox. The Doctor has some questions and Brian wants to be less bored. On Magnox, the people like to decorate their body externalities and information is a currency. When the two travellers split up, each one will find much more than he expected to. […]

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A Ghost Waits (2020) (film review).

February 25, 2021 | By | Reply More
A Ghost Waits (2020) (film review).

Billed as a modern love story, ‘A Ghost Waits’ takes the undateables to the extreme. Tastefully filmed in arthouse black and white, this film is aimed at people who like their rom-com horror based. The following contains certain spoilers so feel free not to read on. Jack (actor MacLeod Andrews) is employed to clean up […]

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Doctor Who: The Wintertime Paradox by Dave Rudden (book review)

February 15, 2021 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Wintertime Paradox by Dave Rudden  (book review)

Slightly late for Christmas but who’s counting? You’re not going anywhere soon, are you? ‘The Wintertime Paradox’ is an attractive hardback volume of 12 stories by Dave Rudden, author of ‘The Knights Of The Borrowed Dark Trilogy’ and previous ‘Doctor Who’ anthology, ‘Twelve Angels Weeping’. This new book is aimed at children with a rough […]

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Cicero by David Llewellyn (book review).

February 13, 2021 | By | Reply More
Cicero by David Llewellyn (book review).

Marcus Tullius Cicero was a political writer, a powerful orator and statesman who came to a rather sticky end in 43BC on the way to Macedonia. He was seeking to escape after falling out of favour with the new government of Rome. There weren’t any deselect ions or impeachments in ancient Rome but there were […]

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Piranesi by Susannah Clarke (book review).

February 11, 2021 | By | Reply More
Piranesi by Susannah Clarke (book review).

Life is an endless labyrinth of possibilities but what if you somehow get stuck in the netherworld and you don’t even know you are trapped? From Susannah Clarke, the writer who brought you the magnificent but huge ‘Jonathan Strange And Mr Norrell’ comes ‘Piranesi’, which has 272 pages but is still vast in scope and […]

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Time Lord Victorious – Eighth Doctor (3 of 3): Mutually Assured Destruction by Lizzie Hopley (CD review).

February 7, 2021 | By | Reply More
Time Lord Victorious – Eighth Doctor (3 of 3): Mutually Assured Destruction by Lizzie Hopley (CD review).

Picking up after events in the novel ‘All Flesh Is Grass’, ‘Mutually Assured Destruction’ opens with the imminent destruction of a Dalek spaceship. It’s all getting a little bit hairy for the Eighth as he negotiates the tricky route back to his TARDIS. Meanwhile, in another part of the ship, there is an awakening. Two […]

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Time Lord Victorious –Eighth Doctor (2 of 3) Eighth Doctor: The Enemy Of My Enemy by Tracey Ann Baines (CD review).

February 6, 2021 | By | Reply More
Time Lord Victorious –Eighth Doctor (2 of 3) Eighth Doctor: The Enemy Of My Enemy by Tracey Ann Baines (CD review).

Following the events in ‘He Kills Me, He Kills Me Not’ and the Eighth Doctor (Paul McGann) seems to be in an unholy alliance with his favourite enemy, the Daleks. They have some mutual concerns over who has been altering time. The Doctor has already worked out there are planets that shouldn’t be there and […]

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Time Lord Victorious – Eighth Doctor (1 of 3): He Kills Me, He Kills Me Not by Carrie Thompson (audio cd/download review).

February 5, 2021 | By | Reply More
Time Lord Victorious – Eighth Doctor (1 of 3): He Kills Me, He Kills Me Not by Carrie Thompson (audio cd/download review).

The Eighth Doctor (Paul McGann) is on a sightseeing tour but is taken back when his planned visit to one of the Seven Hundred Wonders Of The Universe is a failure due to a very missing Wonder. In fact, the planet is nothing like the brochure and it seems he’s ended up in a western. […]

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Forest 404 by Timothy X Atack (CD/digital review).

January 25, 2021 | By | Reply More
Forest 404 by Timothy X Atack (CD/digital review).

‘Forest 404’ is currently available as a download to the lucky UK residents who have licensed access to the marvellous BBC. It’s also being released as a digital download to purchase. Pan lives in future times. She is in a world we would barely recognise. Her job is to review data files and delete the […]

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