Enlightenment

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Enlightenment
It’s just an illusion. Ooh, Ooh, Ooh, Ooh, Ah-ahh.

Part One

Nicol joined us for the first episode. Let’s listen in as Sue attempts to bring her daughter up to speed with the Black Guardian trilogy:

Sue: So the Doctor’s companions are Tegan – she’s Australian – and…

Nicol: I know who Tegan is.

Sue: And an alien called Turlough. He looks like a public schoolboy. It’s complicated. Anyway, Turlough is trying to kill the Doctor, but the Doctor doesn’t actually know that yet.

Nicol: How ...

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Terminus

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Terminus
It’s the end of the line for Nyssa…

Part One

TerminusSue: Terminus? I hope this story doesn’t take place in a bus station.

Sue loathes bus stations. And burnt toast. And pointless arguments concerning UNIT dating. But I digress.

The story begins with Turlough fiddling with the TARDIS.

Sue: It can’t be a good idea to put important electronics in a corridor, can it? What happens if the Doctor jettisons that corridor by accident one day? ...

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Mawdryn Undead

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Mawdryn Undead
It’s Black Guardian Week on the Wife in Space…

Part One

Mawdryn UndeadThe story begins…

Sue: On film, on location, and on Earth. That’s a good start.

Two boys are admiring a vintage car that has been parked in the grounds of a school.

Sue: Is this story going to be about upper class toffs? Oh well, that’s the BBC for you.

Ibbotson: This car is a classic, Turlough.

Sue: Turlough? I know that name; I’ve heard ...

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The Armageddon Factor

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The Armageddon Factor
Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Doctor Who

Sundays are supposed to be our day off. The one day of the week when I don’t have to think about Doctor Who. But Sue couldn’t wait, and she insisted that we find the final segment of the Key to Time as quickly as possible…

Part One

Sue: Six parts? Bloody hell. Oh well, it is the last part of the Key to Time, so it has to be epic.

Me: You’ll be ...

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