Doctor Who: Wink Review

The next, and final (for now…) release in the makeshift-titled “Out of Time” range sees the Tenth Doctor end up encountering his Sixth self, but unlike the previous two stories this was actually a great stand-alone Weeping Angels story that happens to feature two Doctors, where as the other two stories felt they were very much created just around the concept of it being a multi-Doctor story. Let’s take a look!

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Doctor Who: Mind of the Hodiac Review

Mind of the Hodiac is an interesting curio, it’s not a “Lost Story” in any way that the sub series has explored before, instead it’s a piece of fan fiction that Russell T. Davies wrote as a teenager that he found in a drawer. Admittedly given RTD’s contributions to Doctor Who having what is essentially his first script turned into a story is a fun idea, but it’s still not exactly fitting in with the Lost Stories theme. Still, is it any good? Well erm… not really? Let’s take a look!

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Doctor Who: Peladon – The Death of Peladon & The Truth of Peladon Review

The second half of Big Finish’s Peladon boxset is far more straight forward in that they very much feel like stand-alone Sixth and Eighth Doctor stories that just happen to be set on Peladon. They also take place further in the planet’s timeline than we’ve ever gone before, which is something I was hoping for from the boxset but didn’t get in the first half. So… let’s take a look!

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The Diary of River Song: Series 2 – World Enough & Time and The Eye of the Storm Review

The second half of River Song’s second series is far more inconsistent than the first, with the first story just featuring River and Sixth Doctor standing out in particular for being … very oddly written, to put it politely, not to mention now sharing a title with a “proper” TV story. Can the first story to feature River and two different Doctors save it and end the set on a high note? Let’s find out!

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Doctor Who: The Eleven Review

This boxset screams “recorded during lockdown” as it features The Sixth Doctor and Constance, the only pairing from that era that has been able to record at home, facing off with The Eleven and a new companion played by Eleven actor Mark Bonnar’s wife recorded in their home. Is this a bad thing? No, not really, I do enjoy The Eleven, though I feel he is becoming over-exposed, especially after his great death scene at the end of Ravenous 4. Still… this is a bit of a rambling intro, shall I just take a spoilery look at the story? Why not!

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Doctor Who: The Age of Chaos Review

A few weeks late thanks mostly to a busy slate of Big Finish releases this month it’s time to take a look at the latest (and last for the foreseeable future) Doctor Who Magazine collected graphic novel release. It actually starts with the story that makes up the release’s overall title: The Age of Chaos, a story that was actually released stand alone outside of DWM and penned by the Sixth Doctor himself, Colin Baker. That all being said, is it actually any good? … Erm… Well, let’s just take a look, shall we?

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Doctor Who: The First Sontarans Review

We reach the end of the long stretch of the Sixth Doctor Lost Stories (since I already covered “The Ultimate Evil”) with The First Sontarans, a story originally planned for Season 22 that then ended up being scrapped (though the idea of using Sontarans was kept for the story that eventually replaced it, “The Two Doctors”) It shows us a good bit of Sontaran lore, actually features the Sontarans and the Rutans fighting each other, and generally tells a really fun story, so I have no idea why it was dropped! Oh well, let’s have a closer look!

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Doctor Who: Power Play Review

Power Play is an odd story, and would’ve been odd had it been made during the Sixth Doctor’s “Lost” Season 22 as it heavily features a returning companion from the Second Doctor era in Victoria Waterfield, something never really done on TV (not unless the companion is with their version of the Doctor for a multi-Doctor story, anyway). Sadly instead of the mid-80s this audio drama version was recorded in the early 2010s, meaning Deborah Watling wasn’t quite up to the task of anything other than the role of “slightly eccentric old woman”… Still, does it work? Is it a good listen? Let’s find out!

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Doctor Who: The Guardians of Prophecy Review

Although it was only a few days ago when I reviewed The Macros, this Sixth Doctor Lost Story was released several years after that, so it does feel weird going straight to it for this marathon! Anyway, Guardians of Prophecy is a sequel to The Keeper of Traken by its original writer Johnny Byrne, set on the last remaining planet of the Traken Union and features Melkurs, so if you liked that story you’ll love this, but what if you didn’t like Keepers of Traken? Well… let’s find out!

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