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Warzone / Conversion – Doctor Who Monthly Adventures 258 audio review

‘Warzone’ and ‘Conversion’, a double header of linked two-parters, close the current monthly adventures storyline. Travelling with Tegan, Nyssa and new companion Marc, the Fifth Doctor finds himself involved in first a deadly race and then seeking out an old foe. Warzone The TARDIS lands amid what they fear is a battle, before realising it … >

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Torchwood: Dead Man’s Switch review

November’s monthly Torchwood story pulls the spotlight away from the main Hub crew to push the focus back in the direction of the malevolent, machiavellian manipulator Bilis Manger. Last heard of in the deliciously dark Deadbeat Escape back in August 2018, Manger has lost none of his nefarious charms by the time the events of … >

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Interstitial / Feast of Fear – Doctor Who Monthly Adventures 257 audio review

‘Interstitial’ and ‘Feast of Fear’, a double-header, form the latest Monthly Adventures release. They also sit in the middle of the current trilogy, following the story of new companion, and former Roman slave, Marc (George Watkins) who was introduced in last month’s ‘Tartarus‘. Interstitial Marc gets his first taste of time travel when the TARDIS … >

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Hall of the Ten Thousand – Doctor Who Short Trips 9.11 audio review

‘Hall of the Ten Thousand’, the latest Doctor Who Short Trip, features the Eighth Doctor and his enduring fan-favourite companion, Charlotte “Charley” Pollard. Keen to meet the well-renowned artist, the Doctor brings Charley to the “Hall of the Ten Thousand”, an art installation orbiting a former war-torn, now peaceful, planet. With echoes of China’s Terracotta … >

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Doctor Who: Ravenous 4 audio review

‘Ravenous 4’, the latest volume of Eighth Doctor adventures sees the culmination of the current storyline. Accompanied by Liv and Helen, plus his troublesome villain-turned-ally The Eleven, the Doctor has been battling the Ravenous, creatures with a voracious appetite for the Time Lords themselves. Whisper The Eleven is cured. The personalities of his former selves, … >

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Torchwood: Smashed review

The latest monthly Torchwood release from Big Finish returns the spotlight to the character of Gwen Cooper, who was last heard from in the richly atmospheric standalone story Night of the Fendahl released back in April. That return to the mythos of the Fendahl made for a creepy and unnerving tale. Smashed has an altogether … >

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Doctor Who – The Companion Chronicles: The First Doctor Volume 03 review

The third volume in Big Finish’s Doctor Who – The Companion Chronicles: The First Doctor brings four new, CD-length stories from the earlier era of the show. It’s been two years since the previous set for the first Doctor in this range and fifteen months since the second Doctor. There’s a theme running through the set: … >

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Torchwood: The Vigil review

Thrown together through the luck-of-the-draw of the Torchwood recruitment process, this pair of newbie investigators could hardly be more ill-matched. Toshiko Sato is diligent, attentive, meticulous and aims to excel in everything she’s asked to do. Her fellow recruit Sebastian Vaughan is something else entirely. Born into a family of wealth and privilege, Sebastian is … >

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Audio Review: Doctor Who Short Trips 9.9 – Dead Media

‘Dead Media’, the latest Big Finish Short Trip, features the character of the Twelfth Doctor. While it is not the first, that honour belongs to ‘The Astrea Conspiracy’, this release is special as it is the first performed in the Doctor’s voice, in this case by actor Jacob Dudman. Presented as a podcast, the Doctor … >

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