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Out of Time 1: Doctor Who audio review

Out of Time 1 is the first in a special series of multi-Doctor encounters. On this occasion, it brings together the Fourth and Tenth Doctors, grappling with the perennial threat of the Daleks. The tale begins with both Doctors taking some time out at the ‘Cathedral of Contemplation’. Built by a time-sensitive race and existing … >

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Robots Volume 2 audio drama review

The Robots Volume 2 from Big Finish continues in the style we last heard in The Robots Volume 1. Med-tech Liv Chenka (Nicola Walker) is taking a year away from the TARDIS (though she’s back long before Stranded). She’s spending time with sister Tula (Claire Rushbrook who also voices a lot of the robots) getting … >

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The Robots Volume One audio drama review

The Robots Volume One is the first in a set of stories starring Nicola Walker as Liv Chenka. Liv is a current companion of the eighth Doctor but has taken time out (during the boxset Ravenous 2) to spend time back home in Kaldor City. Story dynamics revolve around her relationship with sister Tula (Claire Rushbrook) … >

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‘Home Fires’ won’t be returning for Season 3

ITV has axed Home Fires after just two seasons. Inspired by the book Jambusters by Julie Summers, the World War II drama launched on ITV in May 2015 and ran for 12 episodes, ending on a cliffhanger last weekend. Home Fires followed a group of inspirational women at the heart of a rural Cheshire community who steadfastly bring the … >

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‘Home Fires’ Season 2 episode guide

World War II drama Home Fires returns to ITV for a six-part second season. Inspired by the book Jambusters by Julie Summers, Home Fires follows a group of inspirational women at the heart of a rural Cheshire community who steadfastly bring the village together during our nation’s darkest hour. Samantha Bond (Downton Abbey) and Francesca … >

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‘Home Fires’ Season 2 Episode 5 recap: Watch out, Frances

It’s now late August, 1940, and bombs light up the night sky on the horizon. Steph and Little Stan are struggling to bring in the harvest. The hired laborers desert in the middle of the night, leaving Steph, Stan, and the blind Isobel to accomplish the insurmountable task on their own. Steph finally collapses under … >

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‘Home Fires’ Season 2 Episode 2 review

As June wears on, we learn that both Peter Barden and his accountant Helen were killed in the car crash. The war casts a pall on Helen’s burial, as an air raid sends everyone to the shelter in the Bardens’ basement. Everyone except Frances, who can’t bear to go into the shelter and Sarah, who … >

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