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Doctor Who: City Of Death (4th Doctor TV Soundtrack) by David Agnew (cd review).

February 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: City Of Death (4th Doctor TV Soundtrack) by David Agnew (cd review).

The Doctor and Romana II arrive in Paris in 1979, which as it turns out is the City of Death. They meet some thugs, a private detective and a count, who is not what he seems. More shenanigans ensue as the fate of the earth hangs in the balance while Count Scarlioni counts down to […]

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Son Of Destruction by Kit Reed (book review).

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Son Of Destruction by Kit Reed (book review).

‘Son Of Destruction’ charts the journey of a boy seeking out his roots. The death of his mother, Lucy, leaves journalist Dan Carteret in limbo. Unable to move forward, he takes the scraps of memorabilia, things he knows she kept for a reason and tries to piece together his mother’s life and find his father. […]

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Screening Space: The American Science Fiction Film by Vivian Sobchack (book review).

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Screening Space: The American Science Fiction Film by Vivian Sobchack (book review).

Written originally in 1980, this book, ‘Screening Space: The American Science Fiction Film’ by Vivian Sobchack, looks at classic American SF films and some modern ones in order to posit a theory of how Science Fiction is defined on film. It puts itself forward as the first real attempt to treat Science Fiction films as […]

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Drama Showcase: My Mother Was An Alien – Is That Why I’m Gay? by Nigel Fairs (cd review).

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Drama Showcase: My Mother Was An Alien – Is That Why I’m Gay? by Nigel Fairs (cd review).

‘My Mother Was An Alien Is That Why I’m Gay?’ is an adult themed play which features the talents of Max Day, Nigel Fairs and Louise Jameson. From Big Finish, it is part of their ‘Drama Showcase’ and is written by Nigel Fairs. If you think you have problems with family, you should meet this […]

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The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sherlock Holmes vs. Dracula by Loren D. Estleman (book review).

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The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sherlock Holmes vs. Dracula by Loren D. Estleman (book review).

Recently re-released, this novel ‘The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sherlock Holmes vs. Dracula’ by Loren D. Estleman, anticipates the more recent obsession with mixing various classic or otherwise novels with a new sensibility, many of which include the living dead or the walking dead as a prerequisite. If you eliminate the impossible, whatever […]

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Doctor Who: UNIT: Dominion Boxset by Nicholas Briggs and Jason Arnopp (cd review).

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Doctor Who: UNIT: Dominion Boxset by Nicholas Briggs and Jason Arnopp	(cd review).

This 5 disc ‘Doctor Who: UNIT: Dominion Boxset’ is four episodes and a whole disc of extras. Another excellent product of the studios at Big Finish. They like to dream big and this spin-off from the main range follows on from recent productions that wowed including ‘Counter Measures’ and ‘Gallifrey’. This has lively references to […]

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Doctor Who: The Angel’s Kiss by Melody Malone (cd review).

January 31, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Angel’s Kiss by Melody Malone (cd review).

Melody Malone has written a book called ‘The Angel’s Kiss’ and here is the audio version recorded by Melody herself as played by Alex Kingston as River Song. Of course, she doesn’t actually write the book as the Melody Malone adventure must have been penned by Amy Pond, one of the books forming the handbook […]

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Dark Shadows: Dreaming Of The Water by Kymberly Ashman (cd review).

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Dark Shadows: Dreaming Of The Water by Kymberly Ashman (cd review).

Sebastian Shaw has collapsed after bringing Maggie Evans to the Windcliff Asylum. He wakes to find himself confined, with Maggie long gone. He’s been there quite a time but now he starts to take notice. Sebastian likes the new psychiatrist. He doesn’t mind talking to her. After months of silence and confusion, he suddenly has […]

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Doctor Who: The Highlanders by Gerry Davies (cd review).

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Doctor Who: The Highlanders by Gerry Davies (cd review).

Another day, another novelisation of a classic ‘Doctor Who’ story. This is slightly different. It’s the first story to feature Jamie McCrimmon and ‘The Highlanders’ is also marked out as one of the series that is missing from the archives. There is only an off-air recording of the soundtrack with linking narration by Frazer Hines […]

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Bernie Summerfield: Epoch by Mark Wright, Jacqueline Rayner, Tony Lee, Scott Handcock (cd review).

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Bernie Summerfield: Epoch by Mark Wright, Jacqueline Rayner, Tony Lee, Scott Handcock (cd review).

‘The box set includes a bonus DVD featuring the Bernice Summerfield animated adventure Dead and Buried, together with all-new video documentaries produced exclusively for this release.’ There are four stories on this ‘Bernie Summerfield: Epoch’ boxed set, download and they follow on from the previous Season 11 although you don’t need to have heard those […]

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