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The Caves of Androzani

Spoilers Well, now we come onto the penultimate story of Season 21, which is also the final story for the Fifth Doctor. The Caves of Androzani is considered by many people to be one of the best, if not the best Doctor Who story ever made. Even people who aren’t keen on the Fifth DoctorContinue reading “The Caves of Androzani”

Planet of Fire

Spoilers Now we come to the Fifth Doctor’s penultimate adventure on tv. This is also the final regular appearance of Vislor Turlough and Kamelion, as well as being the first appearance of Californian Botany student Peri Brown, whose actress is actually from Guildford 😀 We start off with the Doctor reminiscing with Turlough about theContinue reading “Planet of Fire”

The Awakening

Spoilers The second story of Season 21 has the Doctor, Tegan and Turlough travelling to the English village of Little Hodcombe to visit Tegan’s grandfather Andrew Verney. They get there, but everything seems wrong. The locals are re-enacting war games from 1643, but they are actually more than just re-enactments, meaning that the past isContinue reading “The Awakening”

The King’s Demons

Spoilers Season 20 of Doctor Who ends with this story, the King’s Demons. I have to say that I didn’t really enjoy it. In fact, it’s the only Fifth Doctor tv story I’ve seen that I don’t like. It was penned by Terence Dudley, who previously wrote Four to Doomsday and Black Orchid for SeasonContinue reading “The King’s Demons”

Circular Time

SpoilersCircular Time isn’t a four-part story, but it is in fact an anthology of four one-part stories. The story titles come from the four seasons, Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. This isn’t the first Big Finish Doctor Who anthology I’ve experienced. The first was Time Apart which I will review at some point this year.Continue reading “Circular Time”