Review: Doctor Who – The Thief Who Stole Time

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


The 4th Doctor (Tom Baker) & Romana (Lalla Ward) are back for the second part of this adventure started in the The Skin of the Sleek. Romana is stranded and tried to get back to safety, the Doctor tries to make things right and time is running out. How are the Timelords involved in this planet and what is it’s secret? All will be revealed Continue reading

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 Movellan Grave

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


Andrew Smith writes this 4th Doctor (Tom Baker) and Romana (Lalla Ward) adventure that really captures the spirit of there era of the show.

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Review: Doctor Who – Subterranea

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


Jonathan Morris gives us the script for this Fourth Doctor (Tom Baker) Adventure featuring Lalla Ward as Romana and featuring a lovely ‘off camera’ excuse for why K9 does not feature in this adventure.

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Review: Doctor Who – The Haunting of Malkin Place

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


I love the 4th Doctor range and usually only have good things to say; so where as this adventure isn’t without it’s charms, it’s with a heavy heart that I say it misses on a number of levels.
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Review: Doctor Who – Dethras

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


MILD SPOILERS!

Without beating around the bush; it’s another pretty perfect 4th Doctor story! Continue reading

Review – Doctor Who: The Silent Scream

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


Sometimes you just catch lightning in a bottle; this is one of those times. James Goss has written a story that exists in a very specific moment in time; when movies went from silent to ‘talkies’. When you get a time like that there is a natural fear from those involved in silent film to draw on as a story. This is just fun from beginning to end.
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Review: Doctor Who – The Eternal Battle

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


The writing partnership of Cavan Scott and Mark Wright return to Big Finish with the 4th Doctor adventure, The Eternal Battle (the kind of title that sounds like it should have been done before).978-1-78178-711-3The thing I am struck by with these guys is the fact that I never feel like it’s a Scott & Wright book / audio / any other projects as you might with other writers. I find more importantly; I get a great story that fits perfectly in the style of the Doctor they are writing in and then when I go to look at who wrote it, I then think, of course, they are great writers. With Cavan Scott I think he is particularly good at finding angles on the Doctors that sometimes adds and enhances the character but fits in with them. Continue reading

Review – Doctor Who: The Beast of Kravenos

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


The latest 4th Doctor (Tom Baker) Adventure see’s him reunited with his old friends Messer’s Jago & Lightfoot (Christopher Benjamin and Trevor Baxter) in this fun and engaging story.

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Big Finish: Doctor Who Short Trips – A Full Life

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


When you have a story called ‘A Full Life’ read by Matthew Waterhouse as Adric; when the one thing you know about Adric is he didn’t have a full life you know you’re in for a story that is probably going to break your heart. This is that story!
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