RETRO REVIEW | Doctor Who: The Catalyst

It was Louise Jameson's birthday yesterday, so what better time to look back on her first Companion Chronicle in the role of Leela: The Catalyst by Nigel Fairs! This was one of the first Big Finish releases I ever listened to, so it's always been a favourite of mine... but does it stand up to … Continue reading RETRO REVIEW | Doctor Who: The Catalyst

RETRO REVIEW | Doctor Who: The Last Post

This week's Retro Review takes us back to the era of the Third Doctor in The Last Post by James Goss. I've chosen this release as this week's revisitation because I'm currently marathoning Jon Pertwee's TV episodes, and have just finished The Ambassadors of Death, after which this audio story fits in. If anyone's interested … Continue reading RETRO REVIEW | Doctor Who: The Last Post

RETRO REVIEWS: “Across the Darkened City”/”Fields of Terror”

For today's First Doctor Retro Reviews, we have two Companion Chronicles released in 2017: "Across the Darkened City" and "Fields of Terror". Read on to hear my thoughts on these two releases. "Across the Darkened City" by David Bartlett What a unique and fascinating story! Following Steven Taylor (Peter Purves) and a Dalek (Nicholas Briggs) … Continue reading RETRO REVIEWS: “Across the Darkened City”/”Fields of Terror”

REVIEWS: “The Bounty of Ceres”/”Upstairs”/”The Suffering”

For this series of Retro Reviews, I've decided to combine multiple stories into one post to make things easier. Today, we'll take a look at The Bounty of Ceres, Upstairs and The Suffering: three brilliant adventures for the First Doctor, Vicki and Steven. "The Bounty of Ceres" by Ian Potter Ian Potter's "The Bounty of … Continue reading REVIEWS: “The Bounty of Ceres”/”Upstairs”/”The Suffering”