Month: April 2021

The Great Journey: Big Finish Doctor Who Monthly Range 11-20

I’m currently on ‘the great journey’ with Big Finish’s monthly range of Doctor Who adventures. Below are the second 10 stories in my order of preference. Your mileage may – and probably will – vary. The Best… Sword of Orion by Nicholas Briggs* The Fires of Vulcan by Steve...

The Comic Strip Presents… The Hunt for Tony Blair

Similar to when I sat down to watch The Strike, I really had no idea what I was getting myself in for with The Hunt for Tony Blair, outside of the fact I know I like Comic Strip Presents material in a broad sort of sense, and it had...

The Comic Strip Presents… The Strike

I knew very little about The Strike before I fired up my DVD player, outside of it obviously being a Comic Strip Presents parody, and had something to do with the 1984 miner’s strike in the UK. If anything, I thought it might be a little dull, but I...

The Comic Strip Presents… Five Go Mad in Dorset

When I was big into Doctor Who fandom (the first time around) during the late 80s, I remember the Five Go Mad In Dorset episode of The Comic Strip being this really cool comedy to have seen and name-check when hanging out with other fans. I couldn’t tell you...

The Comic Strip Presents… Bad News Tour

When I was a kid in the mid 80s, The Young Ones was one of the best things you could watch on TV. It was anarchic, rude (people said things like “bastard”!), and basically like nothing else we were watching, local or otherwise. In the fullness of time, we...

The Great Journey: Big Finish Doctor Who Monthly Range 1-10

I’m currently on ‘the great journey’ with Big Finish’s monthly range of Doctor Who adventures. Below are the first 10 stories in my order of preference. Your mileage may – and probably will – vary. The Best… The Marian Conspiracy by Jacqueline Rayner* The Spectre of Lanyon Moor by...

[ Spooks ]

I barely wrote on this site for the month of March, not through lack of interest, but because I was engaged in a MASSIVE re-watch of Spooks, the 86-episode series from the BBC that ran between 2002 and 2011. Now that I actually type those figures I realise what...