Review: Short Trips – A Heart on Both Sides & All Hands On Deck

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


In the latest two short adventures in this range from Big Finish the 8th Doctor in both is reunited with old companions in the shadow of the Time War. If these haven’t been released closed to each other, it’s a funny coincidence & a welcome one as these stories complement each other very well.

A Heart On Both Sides” is read by Sarah Sutton as Nyssa. Since her work at Terminus Nyssa she has become a controller on the hospital ship Traken; which is parked close to Gallifrey in the shadow of the Time War. But the Timelords are not flavour of the month with most, even though Nyssa try’s to stay neutral. So when one of Nyssa’s staff is suspected of being a Time Lord there are questions to be answered, especially when things start going wrong on the ship. Continue reading

Review: The New Adventures of Bernice Summerfield Vol. 4

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


MILD SPOILERS!

Lisa Bowerman is back once again as the universe’s favourite archaeologist, Bernice Summerfield and as in Vol. 3 she is with David Warner‘s Unbound Doctor trying to save his dying universe. But now the Doctor is President of the Universe and Benny is starting to wonder if that is a good thing or not. Continue reading

Review: Short Trips – The British Invasion

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


Wendy Padbury takes on the reading duties in this Ian Potter script. The Doctor takes Zoe & Jamie to 1951 to see the Festival of Britain on the bank of the river themes. Whilst there the Tardis crew try to make a minor change to history to help with the festivities; but end up realising more sinister forces might already be meddling in the event.

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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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Review: Short Trips – How to Win Planets and Influence People

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


Rufus Hound as the Meddling Monk, James Goss writing and directed by Lisa Bowerman. Be still my beating hearts! And this story does not let you down on any front.
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Review: Doctor Who – The First Doctor Vol 2.

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


Big Finish serve up another set of companion chronicles for the First Doctor, with a very pleasingly broad style and approach to each story. Continue reading

Review: Jago & Litefoot Series 13

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


Every time I listen to a J&L boxset I think they have nailed the characters even more than the last time and that surely they can’t do even better. Every time they surprise me and outdo the previous set. Series 13 is no exception! Continue reading

Review: Torchwood – Dollhouse

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


If a year or two back when Big Finish started the Torchwood range you would have said they were going to do one with a new Torchwood crew, not involving any of our favourites I might have been dubious; but Big Finish’s Torchwood has been so good and diverse in it’s output that series producer James Goss has earned the right to do something completely new with it and earn’t my trust. Continue reading

Review: The Jago & Litefoot Revival (Act 2)

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands podcast)


SPOILER ALERT


In my review of Act 1 I detail why you should listen to this story without spoilers (every point there relates to both parts). To talk about act 2, I’m going to have to talk a few details. So if you haven’t listened yet, listen to both parts before reading on and yes you do want to listen to both parts, trust me! Continue reading

Review – The Jago & Litefoot Revival (Act 1)

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands podcast)


Well this is just a bit special! Jago & Litefoot are back; or if you will, revived, in this original story featuring them centre stage with the 10th Doctor joining their adventure. Continue reading