Review: Doctor Who Early Adventures – The Outliers

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


Anneke Wills (Polly, narrator) and Frazer Hines (Jamie, 2nd Doctor) lead the cast of this 2nd Doctor adventure.

In the distant future on an alien planet, people are going missing, but at a rate few know as statistics are altered. Why the deception? Who is taking people? And will the Doctor and his friends be the next to be taken? Continue reading

Review: Doctor Who Early Adventures – The Night Witches

 Review by Kenton Hall


The Early Adventures which are, in many ways, the natural evolution of the Companion Chronicles, have been a fascinating mix of the narrated style of those stories and the full-cast plays of the Main Range. Both allow audiences to revisit the eras of Doctors (and, at times, Companions) who are no longer with us.

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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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Doctor Who Spin-off to get DVD release

The Doctor Who spin-off  ‘Wartime‘ is to be released on DVD.

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Wartime is the title of a short science fiction film, produced direct-to-video in 1987. It was the first professionally produced, authorised independent spin-off of the long-running TV series Doctor Who, and the only such production to be made while the originating TV series was still on the air (it ended in 1989).


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Doctor Who Spin-off to get DVD release

The Doctor Who spin-off  ‘Mindgame series‘ is to be released on DVD.

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The Mindgame series is a series of direct-to-video spin-off productions based on the long running BBC science fiction series Doctor Who. The two films in the series are Mindgame (1997) and Mindgame Trilogy (1999). This series star Doctor Who icon Sophie Aldred.  Continue reading

Big Finish – Doctor Who Early Adventures 3.1: THE AGE OF ENDURANCE

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


As this is my first review of an ‘early adventure’; I’ll talk briefly about this range.

It’s been really good to see classic doctors revived and companions brought back in the ‘early adventures’. There were some really nice companion chronicles, but Big Finish doing full cast audio adventures have slightly ruined me for narration when we can hear a story with a full cast acting it out. These early adventures are mostly acted out with a full cast, with occasional narration to set the scene. The companions like Frazer Hines as the Second Doctor and William Russell as the First do such a good job you feel like they are there and I’m really glad they made the brave decision to do early Doctors replacing the actors we miss so much.

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BBC releasing lost Doctor Who story ‘The Power of the Daleks’ in animated form

BBC Worldwide has announced it will be realising the lost 1966 Doctor Who story ‘The Power of the Daleks’ in a brand new black and white animation based on the programme’s original audio recordings, surviving photographs and film clips will be released 50 years to the day after its only UK broadcast on BBC One. The episoses featured second doctor Patrick Troughton taking over from William Hartnell in the first ever Time Lord regeneration as the Time Lord and his companions Polly (Anneke Wills) and Ben (Michael Craze) do battle with the Daleks on the planet Vulcan.thedoctor-57cec739

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