Tag Archive: Romana

Episode 321 – Bye-Bye, Duggan!

In this week’s podcast we revisit one of our favorite stories, City of Death. But, this time it’s for a review of the novelization of the classic TV story, written by James Goss, from the story by Douglas Adams and David Fisher. We compare the treatment and discuss it’s transformation from on-screen gem to book form.

Plus, a few news items this week.

Enjoy!

Episode 306 – No Need For Cutlery

ttv_logo_new  In this week’s podcast we examine two stories. First we look at episodes 1 and 2 of the newly released The Power of the Daleks (animated). We give our impressions of the story and what we think of the treatment so far.

And then, on to Big Finish The 4th Doctor Adventures S2: #4 The Justice Of Jalxar, We pick up where we left off in the adventures featuring the Fourth Doctor and Romana. Hear what we thought of this one.

Plus, some news of the week.

 

Enjoy!

Episode 277 – Don’t Steal Chairs

ttv_logo_newIn this week’s show we review the next two stories in Big Finish’s Fourth Doctor Adventures with The Sands of Life and War Against the Laan. We give our impressions of these two stories, and their all-star cast.

Plus, some news out of Big Finish, convention updates, and a public service announcement that out lawyers are forcing us to put into the show.

Enjoy!

Links mentioned in the show:

Doctor Who Short Trips – Zoe Returns

Gallifrey One 2017, 28 Years Later

Episode 276 – In Mother Russia…

ttv_logo_newThis week’s episode of the podcast focuses on the first story in the second season of Big Finish’s Fourth Doctor Adventures with The Auntie Matter.  We provide our impressions of the story featuring the Fourth Doctor as portrayed by Tom Baker and the return of Mary Tamm in the role of Romana.

Also, we take a look at the first five issues of Year Two of Titan’s Eleventh Doctor Comic series, featuring a familiar comics companion from long ago, Abslom Daak: Dalek Killer, and a not-so-familiar returning companion, known so far as the Squire.

Plus, some recent news.

Enjoy!

Links mentioned in the show: Gallifrey One: 28 Years Later

Friday Night Who 9/5

It’s been nearly 3 years since we watched “The Androids of Tara” for Friday Night Who, and we are returning to it since we think it’s a fitting match with series 8 episode 3 “The Robots of Sherwood”.

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Join @TravelVortex@VortexShaun@VortexKeith & @VortexGlenn as we press play at Midnight CDT.

And as always keep an eye out for the hastags #FridayNightWho & #TheAndroidsofTara

May DVD Titles Announced

According to www.tvshowsondvd.com, just a week after announcing the April slate, BBC springs three May Doctor Who titles, all NEW to DVD.

May 8th will see the release of “Nightmare Of Eden” starring Tom Baker as the Fourth Doctor, also featuring Romana and K9, and two Sylvester McCoy seventh Doctor arcs, “Dragonfire” (which shows the departure of Mel and the arrival of Ace) and “The Happiness Patrol” with Ace.  No cover art yet, but what details there are can be found here.

Episode 40 – Who Knows What Evil Lurks

After a terrific 13 week run, Series Six finally wraps with The Wedding of River Song. We’ll let you know what we thought about this year’s season finale.

Plus, another finale as well for The Key To Time series with The Armageddon Factor.

Also, news about the end of Doctor Who Confidential, and of course your feedback.

Links from this show:

Save Doctor Who Confidential – The Petition

Save Doctor Who Confidential – The Twibbon

Episode 38 – Hotel California

“You can checkout any time you like,
But you can never leave!”

This week we “check in” to the latest episode of Series Six with a review of The God Complex. But, before that, it’s medieval sword play, colorful costumes, and robot impostors, oh… and our review of The Androids of Tara, the fourth part to the Key to Time series.

And as usual, news and your feedback. Enjoy!

Mentioned in this weeks show:

Star Wars on Blu Ray

Hoo on Who