The Ninth Doctor Adventures: Lost Warriors – audio boxset review

Lost Warriors is the third boxset of adventures for Christopher Eccleston’s Ninth Doctor.  As with Respond To All Calls before it, these are three discrete Doctor Who tales with a thematic link, rather than a three-parter like Ravagers. Once again travelling alone, the Doctor finds allies on his adventures — all of which are Earthbound … >

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Lost Warriors — Christopher Eccleston to meet a Cyberman

Coming this November, Big Finish brings Christopher Eccleston’s Doctor up against a Cyberman for the first time in Lost Warriors The next box set of full cast audio adventures for Christopher Eccleston’s Ninth Doctor invites listeners to follow the TARDIS to a 1930s country mansion, the Scottish Highlands and an iconic movie set – where … >

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Paternoster Gang Heritage 4

The Paternoster Gang: Heritage 4 audio review

After starting to build an overall idea in The Paternoster Gang: Heritage 3, the current set of stories brings this sequence of boxsets to what feels an abrupt close. The three stories in set each fails to contribute to a coherent whole, and feels like a series of missed opportunities. The stories aren’t necessarily bad, they … >

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The Paternoster Gang: Heritage 3 audio review

The Paternoster Gang: Heritage 3 is a welcome return for the Great [Silurian] Detective Madame Vastra (Neve McIntosh), her maid / wife Jenny Flint (Catrin Stewart) and Sontaran butler Strax (Dan Starkey). The previous sets, Heritage 1 (June 2019) and Heritage 2 (October 2019) proved this Doctor Who spin-off can stand in its own right. These were enjoyable … >

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Torchwood: Sync review

The third in the new series of Doctor Who monster themed Torchwood specials teams the unlikely duo of Susie Costello and Margaret Blaine, who are thrown together to deal with an unexpected alien incursion that threatens to rain down death and destruction on the planet. Costello was the former second-in-command at the Hub, who hid … >

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Vienna: Retribution – Doctor Who spin-off review

In her fourth Big Finish boxset since first appearing in Doctor Who spin-off Vienna: The Memory Box in 2013 (and with the seventh Doctor before that), Chase Masterson’s impossibly glamorous bounty hunter, ex-assassins, investigator Vienna Salvatori is back for Vienna: Retribution. This time the three-story boxset is penned by a single writer, the prolific Guy Adams, … >

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Doctor Who New Adventures of Bernice Summerfield Vol 4: Ruler of the Universe review

A one-time companion of the Seventh Doctor in prose, who has gone on to meet other incarnations across various formats (and enjoyed her own successful audio series), archaeology Professor Bernice Summerfield is a seasoned time-traveller. Following on from her last set of New Adventures, trapped in a parallel, dying universe in the company of an … >

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‘Midsomer Murders’ 20th anniversary season begins filming

Filming has begun this month on six new episodes of Midsomer Murders. Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the UK’s longest running contemporary detective drama, Neil Dudgeon will be back as DCI John Barnaby for a seventh season, alongside Nick Hendrix as DS Jamie Winter and Fiona Dolman as Sarah Barnaby. Buy the complete Season 18 box set on Amazon … >

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5 of the best ‘Doctor Who’ guest stars in 2005’s Season 1

Returning to our screens for a full season after a 16-year absence, Doctor Who managed to pull in a wealth of talent for its 21st century debut. Some of the faces, such as Anna Maxwell Martin (The Bletchley Circle), Noel Clarke (Kidulthood), Jo Joyner (EastEnders) and Eve Myles (Broadchurch) have gone on to greater success; … >

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