Doctor Who: Peladon – audio boxset review

Peladon charts the history of one of the Doctor Who’s favourite planets through the ages.  It’s been fifty years since the Third Doctor and Jo first travelled to Peladon. A feudal Earth-like society, though mineral rich, it was on the cusp of membership to the Galactic Federation – though not all his people shared that … >

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Peladon – Big Finish celebrates 50 years with two Doctors and River

The history of the Pertwee-era Doctor Who planet will be returned to four times in a forthcoming boxset.  With 2022 just around the corner, it’s fifty years since Doctor Who first visited Peladon, arriving on the side of Mount Mageshra in the middle of a thunderstorm. In the 1970s, the feudal planet served as host … >

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‘Doctor Who and the Curse of Peladon’ audiobook review

Hailing from the middle of Jon Pertwee’s tenure, ‘The Curse of Peladon’ was the first of his Doctor’s two visits to the feudal planet. In a plot running entirely contrary to Star Trek’s prime directive, alien delegates are visiting amounts to little more than an Iron Age society, assessing its suitability for membership to the Galactic Federation.

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