Review: Doctor Who – Harry Houdini’s War

Review by Michael Goleniewski


Harry Houdini’s War concludes the most recent trilogy of Sixth Doctor stories begun with Memories of a Tyrant in July and Emissary of the Daleks in August. When the Doctor crashes one of Houdini’s shows in September 1917 asking for help, the pair are brought together in search of a spy ring who have captured Peri and the TARDIS. But this particular group has somehow gained access to advanced technology as well as tears in the fabric of space-time that will go a long way in helping the Central Powers win the Great War. But most shockingly of all, it appears they’ve gotten some extra help….from the Doctor himself!

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Review: Doctor Who – Emissary of the Daleks

Review by Michael Goleniewski


“Emissary of the Daleks” continues the latest Sixth Doctor / Peri trilogy of stories begun with the intrinsically memorable “Memories of a Tyrant” last month. On a remote planet orbiting a solitary star, the Doctor and Peri have landed in order to discover how life has developed on a world with little to no external influences. They soon discover a devastated landscape full of gravestones of the dead and a nearby city on stilts under the control of the new masters of the planet.

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Review: Doctor Who – Hour Of The Cybermen

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


The Sixth Doctor (Colin Baker) flying solo in the Tardis lands in London following a distress call from UNIT. He finds the water on Earth has been drying up, and (no spoilers given the title), it soon turns out to be another master plan by the Cybermen and a version of the Cybermen we haven’t seen for a while.

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Review: Doctor Who – Iron Bright

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


The Sixth Doctor (Colin Baker) is flying solo when you finds himself London 1828 and faced with Marc (Christopher Fairbank) and Isambard (James MacCallum) Kingdom Brunel. The famous father & son Mechanics and Civil Engineers which the Doctor is a fan off. But before he can enjoy meeting his heroes the Doctor finds there is a ghostly mystery plaguing their latest project of the Thames Tunnel. But the truth is even more other worldly than that. The Doctor must act fast to save this world and hopefully another in the process. Continue reading

Review: Doctor Who – Static

Review by Kenton Hall


I love Colin Baker. I should probably get that out of the way; lest this review seem sycophantic in the extreme. He was my Doctor growing up and I’ve since been extremely honoured to work with him on a film. He’s a great actor and a charming, generous man.Right. Taking all of the above as read, and sparing Colin’s blushes any further, Static is one of the most purely enjoyable (and unsettling) Doctor Who stories in some time and it rounds out a fantastic trilogy for the Sixth Doctor, Constance and Flip.

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Review: Doctor Who – The Middle

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


It’s Constance’s (Miranda Raison) birthday; so Flip (Lisa Greenwood) decides she needs to throw a “Wren party” for the occasion. When the Doctor (Colin Baker) takes them to the planet Formica it seems like an ideal world for the occasion, with the locals living a life of luxury. But what is the price of the freedom to do anything you want? Where are the older people & what is the mysterious Middle they keep hearing about? When people start giving the Doctor funny looks they soon find out. Continue reading

Review: Doctor Who – Behemoth

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


Colin Baker’s 6th Doctor is back with companions Flip (Lisa Greenwood) & Constance (Miranda Raison). Continue reading

Review: Classic Doctors, New Monsters Vol. 2

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


In the second release in this range the the 4th, 5th, 6th & 8th Doctors come face to face with the Vashta Nerada, the Racnoss, Carrionite’s & well, the Vashta Nerada again. Continue reading

Review: Doctor Who – Vortex Ice / Cortex Fire

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


After the success of last month’s 5th Doctor release Alien Heart / Dalek Soul Big Finish now gives us a 6th Doctor 2-story set in the same format; with each story taking an hours running time. It’s a really strong format that leads to sharp pacey stories. These two follow that trend. Continue reading