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Old 30-10-2019, 01:39 PM
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Breaking Bubbles and Other Stories: Breaking Bubbles:

Breaking Bubbles and Other Stories is an anthology release from Big Finish and featuring the Sixth Doctor and Peri.
It starts with Breaking Bubbles.
Written by LM Myles.
The Doctor and Peri finds themselves on a prison ship and meets its prisoner the deposed Empress Safira Valtris.
What ensues is a fun episode in which Valtris takes Peri as hostage as part of escape plan and the use of holograms complicates the Doctor's hopes of rescuing Peri.
It was funny when Peri lied to Valtris that the Doctor was terrible at computers and afraid that they would take over the world, the latter sounded very unconvincing.
A very good start to this anthology with Valtris making a very good adversary.

The theme that is used here is the Trial theme which is usually used in stories set after the said Trial.
However with Peri's presence indicates that this is set before the Trial but after season 22.
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Old 04-11-2019, 01:10 AM
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TV WEEK of November 2-8 2019 has a piece on Years and Years in the lead-up to its Australian TV debut on SBS on Wednesday November 6.

It states Russell T. Davies' past work including Doctor Who.
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Old 09-11-2019, 01:35 AM
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The Companion Chronicles: The Story of Extinction:
The Story of Extinction is the second story in The Second Doctor Volume One from the Companion Chronicles.

Written by Ian Atkins. To my surprise when I posted this at Big Finish Audio on facebook that it got liked by Atkins himself!

Featuring Jamie and Victoria with a cameo by a non-speaking Seventh Doctor.

Sadly this would be Debbie Watling's swansong as Victoria before her death on July 21 2017.

After Victoria misses a brush with the Seventh Doctor, it triggers a memory when she, her Doctor and Jamie were on the planet Amyryndaa.

Fascinating this is ultimately about the power of stories.

Quite neat that this is bridged by Jamie learning how to read and how it factor into the conclusion.

A lovely swansong for Debbie Watling as Victoria but of course no one could have foreseen her sad untimely death at the time.
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Old 13-11-2019, 12:43 PM
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Doctor Who: The Encyclopedia by Gary Russell has an entry on Marilyn Monroe in A Christmas Carol and says that she was played by Charlotte Howard.
However Marilyn wasn’t seen in A Christmas Carol itself.

Come to think of it I am pretty sure Marilyn’s voice (presumably Howard’s) was heard calling the Doctor as they were about to get married.

Howard however wasn’t credited in A Christmas Carol.
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