Paul Spragg Memorial winner: Doctor Who – The Hoxteth Time Capsule

This year’s story is the Doctor Who Short Trip ‘The Hoxteth Time Capsule’, written by Paul Davis.  Since 2016, audio producers Big Finish have run a Memorial Script Opportunity to honour their late, much-missed colleague Paul Spragg. The competition invites submissions (a synopsis and script extract) from writers new to the company, with the chosen … >

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Terror of the Master – Big Finish to re-release Doctor Who audiobook

Originally part of ‘Masterful’, the Jon Culshaw narrated audiobook will be available to download separately.  At the start of 2021, Doctor Who audio producers Big Finish released ‘Masterful’, a boxset which commemorated 40 years of the Master. While the centrepiece was a dizzying multi-episode, multi-Master tale, the late Roger Delgado’s incarnation was celebrated with a … >

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Paul Spragg Memorial winner: Big Finish’s Doctor Who – The World Tree

The annual Short Trips competition remembers the contribution of the late Big Finish staffer Paul Spragg.  For the last seven years, audio producers Big Finish have run their annual Paul Spragg Memorial Short Trips Opportunity. The competition honours the life of Paul Spragg, the dearly missed and much-loved producer’s assistant who was always keen to … >

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The Lichyrwick Abomination – Doctor Who Short Trips audio review

The latest ‘Paul Spragg Memorial Short Trip Opportunity’ Winner delivers atmosphere in spades.  Doctor Who audio producers Big Finish annually mark the birthday of their late colleague Paul Spragg, December 29th, with the release of a free Short Trips story. The author of this tale is picked through a competition, which seeks to encourage fresh … >

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The Sound at the End – a chilly new audiobook thriller from Bafflegab

Audible’s frosty new tale is set on an Arctic research base.  Billed as a “chilling, immersive audio experience”, the brilliant Bafflegab (Uncanny, The Battersea Poltergeist) have produced a new original novel for Audible. Written by Kirsty Logan, the story follows the eclectic crew of an Arctic research base and the newcomer who may uncover the … >

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Doctor Who novel Watchers by Matthew Waterhouse is released

The actor has penned a tale featuring Adric and the Fourth Doctor vs the Daleks.  Written and narrated by Matthew Waterhouse, Doctor Who: Watchers is the second ‘audio novel’ from Big Finish. These enhanced audio books aim to recreate the feel of the beloved Target novelisations of the 1970s and 80s. After the success of … >

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Star Cops: Sins of the Father audiobook announced

Big Finish continue the late-80’s police procedural in space with a Jack the Ripper style murder mystery Due for release in December 2021, Sins of the Father finds Moonbase under attack from a mysterious killer who leaves disturbing messages at each victim’s demise, and whom the Star Cops must unmask while they still can… Here’s … >

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Blake's 7: The Palluma Project audiobook

Blake’s 7: The Palluma Project review

New Big Finish audiobook The Palluma Project offers another voyage of discovery through Big Finish’s expanding Blake’s 7 universe and, at the same time, the chance to step through an unseen adventure in the established second TV series’ timeline. Writer Tim Gambrell makes use of the more extensive narrative space provided by the audiobook format … >

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Scourge of the Cybermen – Doctor Who audio novel review

Scourge of the Cybermen is the first of a new range of “audio novels” – in other words, enhanced audiobooks, as distinct from audio dramas – from Big Finish. Written by Simon Guerrier, it uses the format to tell a “Target books” style story; over more than seven hours, the tale mirrors the structure of … >

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