Category Archives: Sixth Doctor

The Holy Terror

For the 14th installment of the Big Finish Monthly range, for the second month in a row, we do another weird thing: we get a Penguin as the Doctor’s companion.  Now, if you’re familiar with the comic range, this won’t … Continue reading

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The Apocalypse Element

My strategy is working: I’m not looking at the titles or the covers before putting them on so I had no idea what to expect with The Apocalypse Element and that’s a great thing.  See, when the Lord President of Gallifrey mentions … Continue reading

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The Spectre of Lanyon Moor

After the last two stories, I’d learned a lesson.  Both of the last 2 releases had the villain on the cover so I decided I wouldn’t look at the cover when I took this next one off my bookshelf.  I … Continue reading

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The Marian Conspiracy

Now this is novel; just last week, I mentioned that there was a slight problem with the Big Finish range in that giving the companion a dangerous cliffhanger wasn’t very effective because we know how all of the companions depart, … Continue reading

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Whispers of Terror

The third release by Big Finish, Whispers of Terror, does something brilliant.  It gives us a creature that exists as a sound.  When I was a kid, I had a Star Trek record where the crew encountered a sound creature … Continue reading

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The Sirens of Time

After Doctor Who had faded from our screens and the 1996 movie did a belly flop not unlike a defeated Rutan, it looked like Doctor Who was well and truly over.  But the fans were not content to see it … Continue reading

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Doctor Who Annual 1986

We are at the end of a fascinating journey, looking at each and every one of the original run of Doctor Who annuals.  The range started off in the 60s as gloriously bizarre affairs, descending into thrown-together messes in the … Continue reading

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