Posts by: Rich Cross

Big Finish: Blind Terror – The Gods Of Frost review

Released just as the bleaker weather and receding daylight hours announce the arrival of autumn, Big Finish’s latest original audio drama is a classy, quality chiller. This immersive and atmospheric tale of ghostly spectres and ‘spirits from beyond the grave’ unfolds as winter takes hold of an isolated and eccentric country estate and long-buried secrets...

Big Finish: Shilling & Sixpence Investigate review

This latest entry in the expanding Big Finish Originals audio range presents the intriguing crime-solving capers of the amateur sleuthing duo Miss Lavinia Sixpence and Desmund Shilling, a suitably mismatched pair of investigators whose deductions usually outclass the efforts of local law enforcement to uncover the guilty parties. Based on the long running series of...

Big Finish: The Avengers – Too Many Targets review

Following the success of the Lost Episodes and the comic strip adaptations comes the latest instalment in the Avengers universe on audio from Big Finish. Adapted by John Dorney from the 1990 novel by John Peel and Dave Rogers, Too Many Targets is a rip-roaring story of duplicity and subterfuge that “puts the team back...

Torchwood: Deadbeat Escape review

On a cold, dark and rain-lashed night in the Welsh hinterlands, solitary traveller Hywel Roberts seeks respite on a gruelling road journey home to see his dying father. The desolate roadside hotel he pulls up at has just one remaining free room, which the weary young man gratefully accepts. He soon discovers however, that he...

Jeremiah Bourne In Time review

As it marks its twentieth year of audio productions, Big Finish’s determination to extend the reach and range of its catalogue is evident in an expanding roster of diverse new titles. Jeremiah Bourne In Time, the latest entry in the Big Finish Originals imprint, is a case in point. Penned by Nigel Planer, this four-part...