The CultBox Podcast Roundup – January 2022

Welcome to the CultBox Podcast roundup for January 2022.  Our favourites this month have included, in no particular order… Back To One #186 – Eric Roberts The prolific Eric Roberts talks to Peter Rinaldi about his approach to acting and how he achieves such a volume of work. He’s a fascinating subject with plenty of … >

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Louise Jameson joins the cast of itv’s Emmerdale

The beloved former Doctor Who companion and Eastender is bound for The Woolpack.   Louise Jameson, best known to cult TV fans as the savage Leela – a companion to the Fourth Doctor – is joining the cast of itv’s long-running soap opera Emmerdale. The actress will play Mary, the mother of longstanding character Rhona Goskirk … >

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Bayban the Butcher

Bayban the Butcher cover reveal — Baker back in Blake’s 7

Big Finish has revealed the Bayban the Butcher cover as Colin Baker returns to Blake’s 7 Bayban the Butcher returns in a box set of his own in the next instalment of The Worlds of Blake’s 7, due for release in December 2021.  Colin Baker makes his return as the career criminal first introduced to audiences in the 1980s Blake’s 7 episode, City at the Edge of the … >

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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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Terry Nation Celebration

Terry Nation Celebration at Big Finish kicks off with Blake’s 7

Welcome to the Big Finish Terry Nation Celebration! Blake’s 7 creator Terry Nation would have celebrated his 91st birthday on 08 August, and Big Finish is commemorating his work with discounts on a range of audio dramas which feature the characters he invented, including Doctor Who, Dalek Empire and Survivors. Blake’s 7: The Classic Adventures … >

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Avalon: Volume Two

Avalon: Volume Two review

The second volume of Big Finish’s latest audio adventures from the universe of Blake’s 7 focusing on the rebel leader Avalon offers a new trilogy of stories set in deep space. The first volume of Avalon stories had been Earth-bound. But this latest boxset expands that vista, opening up a wider sense of Avalon’s role … >

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Cover of Big Finish - Avalon Volume One - May 2021

Avalon: Volume One review

This first volume of new original audio adventures focusing on the character of rebel leader Avalon signals a new chapter in Big Finish’s association with the universe of Blake’s 7. The sad death of Paul Darrow (Avon), following the passing of both Gareth Thomas (Blake) and Jacqueline Pearce (Servalan), meant it was no longer credible … >

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