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The Box Of Delights by John Masefield (CD review).

September 18, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Box Of Delights by John Masefield (CD review).

‘The Box Of Delights’ has become a perennial Christmas favourite in many a household, especially those who saw the BBC version in 1984. That version perfectly encapsulated the joys and problems and many excitements that Christmas offers. It’s been constantly adapted for radio over the years and was produced in London as a stage play […]

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The Quanderhorn Collexion: The Complete BBC Radio 4 Sci-Fi Comedy by Rob Grant & Andrew Marshall (CD review).

August 21, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Quanderhorn Collexion: The Complete BBC Radio 4 Sci-Fi Comedy by Rob Grant & Andrew Marshall (CD review).

If the titular character, Professor Quanderhorn, immediately suggests Bernard Quatermass, you’d not be far off the inspiration for the BBC Radio 4 comedy series, ‘The Quanderhorn Collexion’, presented in this collection. Across two serials and various extras, spanning almost ten hours, listeners are drawn into the bizarre world of Quanderhorn, apparently locked into a time […]

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Doctor Who: The End Of The Beginning by Robert Valentine (CD review).

June 13, 2021 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The End Of The Beginning by Robert Valentine (CD review).

‘a celebration of the past and a toast to the future’ To mark the end of the ‘Doctor Who Monthly Adventures Doctor’, Big Finish have got together the four Doctors who have kept the flame alive for twenty years. Written by Robert Valentine, this blockbuster brings together Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy and Paul […]

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Doctor Who: The Ravagers Boxset by Nicholas Briggs (CD review).

June 13, 2021 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Ravagers Boxset by Nicholas Briggs (CD review).

The return of the Ninth Doctor as played by Christopher Eccleston was hotly anticipated. It’s a big responsibility, the series that reintroduced ‘Doctor Who’ in 2005, followed by the immediate announcement that the lead had departed after just one series shocked the fans. Even before we knew if it was any good there was the […]

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Creature Feature by Steven Paul Leiva (audio book review).

June 1, 2021 | By | Reply More
Creature Feature by Steven Paul Leiva (audio book review).

Set in the early 1960s, ‘Creature Feature’ kicks off in a Chicago TV studio where Kathy Anderson is playing Vivacia the vampire woman. Vivacia is the host of a late night horror movie show, hence the title of the audiobook, and making a fair living that way but, yearning for more challenging roles, she quits […]

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Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor And River Song by James Goss, Lizzie Hopley and Jonathan Morris (CD review).

May 13, 2021 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor And River Song by James Goss, Lizzie Hopley and Jonathan Morris (CD review).

The delightful pair return to get to know each other better in the three adventures in this box set known simply as ‘The Tenth Doctor And River Song’. For a start, she should definitely be the first person mentioned but maybe it scans better. Expiry Date by James Goss ‘Excuse me. I received your note. […]

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Doctor Who: The Diary Of River Song Series 8 by Alfie Shaw, Jonathan Morris, Tracy Ann Baines and James Goss (CD review).

April 23, 2021 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Diary Of River Song Series 8 by Alfie Shaw, Jonathan Morris, Tracy Ann Baines and James Goss (CD review).

There’s still life in the time-travelling archaeologist Professor River Song who feels responsibility for those left behind. Alex Kingston returns as the adventurer with heart who travels with purpose. This series is very much a lockdown production and evolved from the very particular circumstance of working conditions in 2020. What it proves is the technical […]

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Doctor Who: The Lone Centurion by Sarah Ward, Jacqueline Rayner, David Llewellyn (audio-book review).

April 22, 2021 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Lone Centurion by Sarah Ward, Jacqueline Rayner, David Llewellyn (audio-book review).

Rory returns in his own show in that fetching centurion outfit. Rory is currently your plastic pal whose fun to be with and he’s at the beginning of what becomes two thousand years of guarding the Pandorica with Amy inside. At this point, he seems to have temporarily mislaid the Pandorica (I mean it’s big […]

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Doctor Who: The Diary Of River Song Series 01 by Jenny T Colgan, Matt Fitton, James Goss and Justin Richards (CD review).

April 7, 2021 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Diary Of River Song Series 01 by Jenny T Colgan, Matt Fitton, James Goss and Justin Richards (CD review).

No one could resist the idea of having this title , ‘The Diary of River Song’, in their collection. If you watched ‘Doctor Who’ when River Song was intriguingly introduced in ‘Silence In The Library’ and in all the shows since you may well have already enjoyed listening to this audio series. River Song was […]

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Doctor Who: Missy: Series One by Roy Gill, John Dorney, Nev Fountain and Jonathan Morris (CD review).

April 6, 2021 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Missy: Series One by Roy Gill, John Dorney, Nev Fountain and Jonathan Morris (CD review).

Missy as played by Michelle Gomez refuses to be contained as a mere guest artiste in the slightly well-known series called ‘Doctor Who’. She is ready to branch out. We all know that in her incarnation as the Master she had a full and quite destructive relationship with the universe. This is the contribution of […]

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