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Tony Jones

‘Blake’s 7′ audio boxset review: ‘The Liberator Chronicles Volume 11’

The Liberator Chronicles from Big Finish are a regular set of boxsets, each of three CD releases telling new stories for the Liberator crew. Unlike the full-cast series, these stories each have two main narrative voices though in recent releases these are often supplemented with additional, minor characters. They have always been interesting, entertaining and … >

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‘Doctor Who’ audio story review: ‘Damaged Goods’

Big Finish has just released its latest set of novel adaptations, the first of which is ‘Damaged Goods’. A Seventh Doctor story starring Sylvester McCoy accompanied by two new-to-audio companions Chris Cwej (Travis Oliver) and Roz Forrester (Yasmin Bannerman), the significance of this story is in its origin – the original New Adventure story was … >

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‘Blake’s 7’ audio story review: ‘Truth and Lies’

In ‘Truth and Lies’ the quest for missing crewmember Dayna comes to a conclusion as the Liberator crew have tracked her to the obscure planet Appalion Five. Of course, nothing is straightforward… Justin Richards, the series script editor, wrote this final piece and took great care to balance the story, giving the regular crew plenty … >

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‘Blake’s 7’ audio story review: ‘Devil’s Advocate’

Devil’s Advocate is a full-cast Blake’s 7 story continuing the crew’s search for Dayna. This month it is the turn of Steve Lyons to move the series arc forward while also giving listeners an enjoyable story in its own right. This he does with admirable skill. At first the story is a standard Avon (Paul … >

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‘Blake’s 7’ audio story review: ‘Ghost Ship’

The full cast, single-disc audio Ghost Ship is the latest Blake’s 7 story Big Finish has released in their second series of classic adventures, this latest written by Iain McLaughlin. There is an overall theme of the search for Dayna (this is set during Blake’s 7 Season C), but that is all but incidental to … >

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‘Doctor Who’ spin-off audio story review: Big Finish’s ‘Gallifrey: Intervention Earth’

This release continues the Doctor Who spin-off range Gallifrey and is interesting for several reasons. First is Juliet Landau in the role of President Romana, taking over from Lalla Ward. Juliet first appeared in the sixth Gallifrey boxset and the ‘Companion Chronicle’ story ‘Luna Romana’. The second point of interest is the main foe, revealed … >

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‘The Confessions of Dorian Gray’ Series 3 audio review

Big Finish will release their third Dorian Gray boxset in November with Alexander Vlahos (Merlin’s Mordred) returning to the title role. Directed by Scott Handcock (who wrote the final two stories) this is a collection of eight brand new, half hour episodes with a full disc documentary. Scott has taken care to ensure that this … >

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