Review: Doctor Who – The Skin of the Sleek

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


Tom Baker & Lalla Ward are back as the 4th Doctor & Romana. When they arrive on Fundrell a planet where the landscape moves in waves and soon leads them to lose the Tardis and the Doctor to lose Romana. A foreseer at the end of his path see’s the coming of the Tardis crew before being stripped of his position, being see as unreliable in his visions. Romana finds an old friend from her academy days, the Doctor finds a deeper plot at work and the son of the Seer must try to fill his Fathers position. As if all this wasn’t strange enough, who or what is Fendrell’s daughter? Continue reading

Review: Doctor Who – The Third Doctor Adventures Vol. 3

Review by Kenton Hall


While this is the third volume of Big Finish’s full-cast Third Doctor Adventures, its release comes at a time when re-casting in Doctor Who is at peak discussion levels, whether it’s the impending arrival of the Thirteenth Doctor, in the form of Jodie Whittaker; or David Bradley clasping the lapels of William Hartnell’s First Doctor come Christmas.

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Review: Doctor Who – The Blood Furnace

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


The Doctor (Sylvester McCoy), Ace (Sophie Aldred) & Mel (Bonnie Langford) arrive in a recently reopened dock yard in Merseyside 1991. But how has the dock reopened under the Dark Alloy Corporation? Soon our heroes find alien involvement and when it turns out an old college friend of Mel’s is in charge at the docks, she is offered a job. The Doctor and Ace go in search of one of the aliens who is assassinating people and Mel mulls over the offer whilst offering computer help in the meantime.

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Review: Torchwood – Aliens Among Us (Part 1)

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


*Warning – contains some spoilers!!*

Torchwood is back… again! This time we join the team in present day as Captain Jack (John Barrowman) leads a new Torchwood team from the ashes of the old. Gwen Cooper is still with him, but maybe not as you remember her. Ok be warned, here on out some spoilers will be unavoidable.

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Review: Torchwood – The Dying Room

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


1940, Nazi occupied Paris. SS interrogator Grau is holding a man in a hotel he believes knows more about the recent spate of deformed monsters who were once men running amuck on the streets, than he is letting on. He believes he knows about Madame Berber and her work to undermine the German plans. And more to the point he thinks this man knows more than he is letting on about Torchwood.

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Big Finish Review: Hamlet

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


When Big Finish do Shakespeare they clearly aren’t shy of the big stuff.

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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

Audio Review: Blake’s 7 – The Spoils of War

Review by Ian McArdell


After break of almost two years, Blake’s 7 have returned to Big Finish with a new box set of adventures under the title The Spoils of War.
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Review: Doctor Who – The High Price of Parking

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


John Dorney writes this 7th Doctor adventure in which the Doctor (Sylvester McCoy), Ace (Sophie Aldred) and Mel (Bonnie Langford) visit the planetoid ‘Parking’ to park the Tardis on the way to its host planet Dashrah. Unfortunately things have gone awry on this planet-sized car park; as our Tardis crew find out when some rather suspicious parking wardens mistaken them for ‘Free Parkers’. But what are the free parkers? Why are they out to blow ships up on Parking? And what exactly is going on in the lower levels of Parking? Continue reading

Review: Short Trips – Flashpoint

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


Andrew Smith once again returns to the Doctor Who world to pen this Sheridan Smith read 8th Doctor adventure.

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