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User Rating:
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Reviewed By: kfb2014Review Date: 5/2/16 4:05 am
0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

A quality story, also showing off the acting talents of Carole-Ann to the full. The story is simple, but that does not mean it lacks any quality, in fact that is certainly part of the charm of the whole proceedings. The story, takes us on a journey through recall, recall that is told to us via spirit guide, a medium, which as anyone who is familiar with Who will know is quite at odds with the ethos and belief systems that the Doctor has, or indeed instils into others who are his companions or those who tag along. However the premises by Rayner is used to good effect here, as it allows the story in recall to be told, with great compassion and creates a distance between the now and then. It also demonstrates the way in which we can all be slightly misled and deceived by perhaps out own thoughts and conceptions along the way. The story has a gentle pace, and at no time do we really fear for anyone lives as we may have done in previous Who stories. But we what we do get out of this is perspective. That travelling with the Doctor, that he is never far away from Death.
Interesting with a strange charm.
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Reviewed By: kfb2014Review Date: 4/28/16 10:04 am
1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Interesting concept by creating a prequel to supplement the established first episode of Who, and explore what happened before, and in some respects up-to the point in which Susan arrives as a student at the Coal Hill School. There is a gentleness about this story, nothing too horrific happens apart from a wonderfully articulate storyline that gets painted by Carole-Ann in only the way she can, playing the part of Susan, the granddaughter of the Doctor. We get to listen to the Doctor and Susan making their escape from Gallifrey, we get an insight into the reasons why the Doctor needs to leave, but moreover we also get to learn that a realisation at this time, is that they are going never to return. Never again will they see their home. The story as the fabulous Terry Molloy in here as well, he plays a sort of jobs worth, Gallifrian Tardis tech. The story is gone in a flash, with just over 1 hour of adventure for the listener, but, you know what that is just enough time for us to get the feel of this, and as ever it comes out trumps in both is narration and acting, as a quaint little prequel Doctor Who gem. Worth a listen.
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Reviewed By: adamelijahReview Date: 4/18/16 5:48 pm
1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

A decent story with a few solid twists and a nice mystery plot. Mary Tamm does a good job in a Companion Chronicle without other actors. The story it doesn't really capture the personality of the Fourth Doctor in the way he's written. While the plot held your attention, it was not particularly memorable. It's not bad, but ultimately it's forgettable.
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User Rating:
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Reviewed By: kfb2014Review Date: 4/13/16 1:08 pm
0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

The tales from the vault could not be done for any misdirection on its content based on it's title. In fact never has a title conveyed the truest meaning of what the production enclosed contains. The Tales From the vault takes a sort of sideways on view of a new recruit starting work within U.N.I.T and trial and tribulations of his induction to the secret unit. We are taken on a tour of the relics held with the confines of U.N.I.T's ownership, and the various items offer the new recruit (Warrant Officer Charlie Sato) played by Yee Jee Tso expertly and with enough belief that there is a deep scepticism at first followed by a need to be fully believed and accepted by his new masters. Daphne Ashbrook (Captain Ruth Matheson) is the person in charge of the new employee. We get to hear the stories connected with what appear to be four articles of no discernable connection. That of course unravels like a ball of wool, once, we discover through the reminisces of previous Doctor's companions from Jo, through to Zoe, Steven and Romana (aka Mary Tamm). Their independent recollections make for exceptional mini-sodes of Who entertainment. The finale is a nice ending to a rather decent Companion Chronicles release.

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