Doctor of War: Genesis – Doctor Who audio boxset review

Big Finish play with the War Doctor concept in their Unbound range… but have they the right?  The multiverse is all the rage these days thanks to Marvel’s high-profile What If? concept. Of course, alternate dimensions and altered chronologies are nothing new for Doctor Who, from 1970’s ‘Inferno’ to the mixed up Earth of ‘The … >

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Out of Time 3 – Wink: Doctor Who audio review

The Tenth and Sixth Doctors collide for a high-concept, time twisting face-off with the Weeping Angels.  ‘Wink’ is the latest in the Out of Time series of doctorly collisions. The range sees David Tennant’s version of the Time Lord meeting his former selves and facing a few famous foes. The title, of course, nods to … >

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The Robots 5 audio drama review — three more engaging stories

Further adventures in Kaldor City as Big Finish continues to explore contemporary themes in three more engaging stories It’s been eleven months since The Robots 4, which we felt was essential listening for connoisseurs — does this opinion still hold true? First a quick reminder of the bigger picture… The story so far As we noted previously, this … >

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The CultBox Podcast Roundup – May 2022

Welcome to the CultBox Podcast Roundup for May 2022.  Our favourite podcasts this month in the worlds of film and tv have included, in no particular order… Two-Minute Time Lord #469 – TIME DILATION: The Streaming Future of Doctor Who Host Chip Sudderth picks the brain of Jason Snell about Doctor Who‘s potential place in … >

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The Ninth Doctor Adventures: Back To Earth – audio boxset review

Back to Earth is the first boxset in a second run of audio adventures for Christopher Eccleston’s Ninth Doctor.  Pushing his Doctor Who audio episode tally beyond that of his Doctor’s appearances onscreen, this is a trio of Earth based adventures; one in the present, one in early 17th century Russia and another which begins … >

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Doctor Who: Stranded 4 audio drama review

With Stranded 4, the Eighth Doctor’s time trapped in London comes to an end in familiar territory and a story telling experiment comes to an end When Big Finish released Stranded 1, a way to tell a different type of story by fixing the TARDIS in place, they picked London in 2020. Fact overtook fiction, and … >

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The CultBox Podcast Roundup – April 2022

Welcome to the CultBox Podcast Roundup for April 2022.  Our favourite podcasts this month in the worlds of film and tv have included, in no particular order… The Two Shot Podcast, S9 Ep20 – Gemma Whelan Craig Parkinson rounds out his ninth season of the brilliant Two Shot Podcast interviews talking to Game of Thrones, … >

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Mind of the Hodiac – Doctor Who The Lost Stories audio review

Thanks to a lucky lockdown discovery Mind of the Hodiac, Russell T Davies’ earliest script for Doctor Who, gains a new life on audio.  Unearthed while he was preparing for one of the Doctor Who: Lockdown! live tweetalongs, Mind of the Hodiac was a speculative script for mid-1980s Doctor Who. Featuring Colin Baker’s Sixth Doctor … >

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