Doctor Who: Stranded 4 – The Keys of Baker Street & Best Year Ever Review

The Stranded run of Eighth Doctor stories reaches its conclusion… I was going to put “epic conclusion” but that wouldn’t be right, for better or worse. Without giving too much away the key plot point of Stranded gets resolved in the “The Keys of Baker Street” and what we have for a finale is a rather more tame epilogue that I’ll be honest didn’t really work for me. Want to know more? Read on!

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Doctor Who: Stranded 4 – Crossed Lines & Get Andy Review

The often divisive Stranded sub-series reaches its final phase and with a set that is no less divisive, though most of that comes in the second half. As for these first two episodes? Well, they continue the time and alternate Earth shenanigans with The Doctor, his companions, his neighbours and a near-immortal time-travelling moody teenager / evil despot named Robin. 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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Doctor Who: The Further Adventuress – The Slaying of the Writhing Mass & Heart of Orion Review

The second half of the “Further Adventuress” (and boy is that B-Sharps style joke that gets less funny the more you hear it…) is sadly weaker than the first half, but not by much. The combination of the Eighth Doctor and Charley without any overarching … erm, arc is still a very fun and comforting experience, and even Mr. Biggs manages to pull off one of his better stories in recent memory! So let’s take a look…

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Doctor Who: The Further Adventuress – The Mummy Speaks! and Eclipse Review

One of my all-time favourite Doctor-companion combinations have been reunited to celebrate 20 years since their debut appearance, which is weird to think that these audio dramas have been going on for so long! Yes The Eighth Doctor and Charley Pollard have been given four 1-hour stories set early in their run (so less story arc heavy) and these first two have been very fun to listen to, even if their format feels more like the Lucie Miller era of the Eighth Doctor… So let’s take a look!

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Doctor Who: Stranded 3 – Snow & What Just Happened? Review

Although it started off quite weakly Stranded 3 at least ends on a higher note as its last two episodes, while not without flaws, are much more entertaining. The final episode uses a non-traditional story method which may not be to everyone taste though, so it more than any other story in the box your opinion of it may vary greatly from mine. Want to know more? Well, why not read more to find out!

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Doctor Who: Stranded 3 – Patience & Twisted Folklore Review

Stranded continues the adventures of the Eighth Doctor, Liv, Helen and Tania (plus others…) though it’s officially switched from being stranded in modern day London to being stranded in an alternate timeline where a British corporation / cult named Divine Intervention has dominated the planet and went on to do the same to many planets in the future. Welcome departure or disappointing one? Let’s take a look at the first two stories and see if we find out!

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Doctor Who: The Flood Review

We’ve made it to the end of the Eighth Doctor DWM Comic run, and indeed the end of this Lost Stories/Eighth Doctor double marathon itself. I always find The Flood most interesting because at one point it was to feature the Eighth Doctor’s regeneration, although plans were eventually dropped (and boy, would Big Finish’s catalogue ever look different it that wasn’t the case!) Anyway, after many big moments and dramatic finales, how does “The Flood” hold up as not just another finale, but THE finale? The answer is very simple: It not only holds up, it may be the best of the bunch…

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Doctor Who: Sins of the Fathers Review

Sins of the Fathers exists for one reason and one reason only: have Destrii become a companion, and in that sense the story accomplishes exactly what it needed to. The story around it isn’t greatly interesting, but it’s far from bad and has a pleasing little twist with its main antagonists. So let’s get the penultimate story in the DWM Eighth Doctor run underway!

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Doctor Who: Bad Blood Review

Bad Blood starts us off on the last story arc of the Eighth Doctor DWM comics, a sort of loose trilogy surrounding the return of Destrii. Bad Blood itself is also a good old fashioned “pseudo historical”, being set during the … *ahem* “incidents” between General Custer and local population in 1875. With that all said, what’s it actually like?

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