Here’s his review of A Star Is Reborn from Life Science.
A Star Is Reborn
by Richard Salter
The Sixth Doctor, and Peri.
An unstoppable army of boy bands.
A Lifemarket, specialising in black market necrobiology.
Ten years after the old normal market closed down.
Bodybeppling is mentioned so presumably around the
time of Original Sin.
Follows on from The Ruins Of Heaven.
The TARDIS still has faults, so its pre-Ultimate Evil
Very amusing and entertaining.
gets mistaken for an animated cadaver.
Peri owns a teddybear named Rhodes.
Her substitute teddybear is named Taylor.
I’m sensing a theme here…
“Peri was used to disappointment.
Usually the Doctor’s promises turned out to be letdowns.
This time he had excelled himself.”
An exiled scientist finds a niche bringing celebrities
back to life, but the Doctor blunders in and assumes
an army is being built. Chaos ensues.