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Big Finish’s ‘Doctor Who’ audio stories: August 2016 reviews round-up

While we are still recovering from last month’s superb era mash-up of  ‘Classic Doctors, New Monsters’, Big Finish takes another of their ranges into unknown territory as Bernice Summerfield enters ‘The Unbound Universe’; a parallel dimension where David Warner is the Doctor. Meanwhile, Gwen Cooper wraps up Torchwood’s second audio season with ‘Made You Look’ – … >

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Audio review: Big Finish’s ‘The Sacrifice of Sherlock Holmes’

With this four-disc set, Big Finish brings to a close a sequence of stories beginning with the 2012 release The Adventure of the Perfidious Mariner. Over 13 discs (a single release and three box sets), writer Jonathan Barnes has woven a tale grand in concept yet readily accessible. Newcomers to Big Finish’s Sherlock Holmes range needs only … >

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Big Finish’s ‘Doctor Who’ audio stories: July 2016 reviews round-up

Another busy month in the worlds of Doctor Who audio sees the release of Classic Doctors: New Monsters Volume 1, pairing Doctors Five, Six, Seven and Eight against new series foes including the Judoon, the Sycorax and the Weeping Angels. Meanwhile, Torchwood’s ‘Broken’ reunites fan favourite Ianto Jones with Captain Jack Harkness for a clever … >

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‘Doctor Who’ spin-off review: ‘The New Counter-Measures – Who Killed Toby Kinsella?’

July 2015, and after four popular box sets, Big Finish killed off the Counter-Measures team. The only survivor from the 1960s spin-off from ‘Remembrance of the Daleks’ was Sir Toby Kinsella (Hugh Ross). Gone were Group Captain Ian ‘Chunky’ Gilmore (Simon Williams), Rachel Jensen (Pamela Salem) and Allison Williams (Karen Gledhill), and time has rolled … >

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Sylvester McCoy

Big Finish’s ‘Doctor Who’ audio stories: June 2016 reviews round-up

Another busy month in the worlds of Doctor Who audio sees the release of UNIT: Shutdown, the second set of adventures following Kate Stewart, Osgood and friends, saving the world without Time Lord assistance. Meanwhile, Torchwood presents an early tale, with Game of Thrones actress Indira Varma reprising her role as wayward agent Suzie Costello in ‘Moving … >

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