REVIEW | Gallifrey: Time War 4

The Gallifrey: Time War saga comes to an end in this four-part boxset. Read on for my thoughts, and beware: there are some mild spoilers! The set opens with Deception by Lisa McMullin, which sees Narvin (Se├ín Carlsen), Leela (Louise Jameson) and Rayo (Omar Austin) arrive at the headquarters of group resisting the Time War. … Continue reading REVIEW | Gallifrey: Time War 4

REVIEW: Shadow of the Daleks

The Fifth Doctor enters the Time War in Shadow of the Daleks, a two-part audio adventure released over October and November 2020. Conceived during lockdown and recorded virtually with a very small cast, this is undeniably an experimental release, and one that has intrigued me since it was first announced back in July. As it's … Continue reading REVIEW: Shadow of the Daleks

REVIEW: Susan’s War

Almost three years after we saw her accept the summons to the Time War in All Hands on Deck, Susan returns in this boxset of four all-new adventures. Seeing the titular character go up against Daleks, Ogrons, Sensorites and more, as well as reuniting with her grandfather, Susan's War has an incredibly thrilling premise. But … Continue reading REVIEW: Susan’s War

REVIEW: “Emissary of the Daleks”

After an absence of five years, the Sixth Doctor (Colin Baker) and Peri (Nicola Bryant) return to the monthly range in this new trilogy of adventures. "Emissary of the Daleks" is the second in this run, which aims to replicate the style of season 22. But is this story a success? Read on to find … Continue reading REVIEW: “Emissary of the Daleks”

REVIEW: “The Dalek Occupation of Winter”

Today, let's take a look at last year's Early Adventure: "The Dalek Occupation of Winter"! Unique, fascinating, unsettling: these are all words I used to describe David Bartlett's Across the Darkened City (my review of which you can access here), but which are just as applicable to The Dalek Occupation of Winter, which has not … Continue reading REVIEW: “The Dalek Occupation of Winter”

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”

RETRO REVIEW: “Enemy of the Daleks”

The Seventh Doctor, Ace and Hex storyline continues with "Enemy of the Daleks". Does this story continue the high standard set by "The Magic Mousetrap"? Or will this trilogy of adventures fall flat? Read on to find out, and beware: there will be spoilers! Written by David Bishop and directed by Ken Bentley, this story … Continue reading RETRO REVIEW: “Enemy of the Daleks”