Doctor Who: Kursaal (1998) by Peter Anghelides

Following up Alien Bodies was always going to be a monumental task. I guess, to its credit, Kursaal isn’t an embarrassment like The Eight Doctors or War of the Daleks. It’s not a particular success though. The Eighth Doctor’s memory being a story point, werewolves, science-fiction settings, Sam getting a story with environmentalist elements, all…

Doctor Who: Alien Bodies (1997) by Lawrence Miles

A wonderfully creative, innovative, mad story bursting with imaginative ideas. My issue with this Eighth Doctor Adventures range has been how concerned it has been with the past, when it’s featuring a new Doctor and would be better served creating a new distinct era of its own rather than pandering to eras of the past.…