The Paternoster Gang: Heritage 2 review

Following on from June’s Paternoster Gang: Heritage 1, we now have three more adventures for Mme Vastra, Jenny and Strax in Paternoster Gang: Heritage 2. Food for thought Dan Starkey (Strax himself) wrote first story “Dining with Death”. Strax often (unknown to him) provides the humour in the Paternoster Gang, and here it is almost … >

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The Paternoster Gang: Heritage 1 review

With three entertaining stories, Big Finish launches another Doctor Who spin-off range, and this time it’s Catrin Stewart, Neve McIntosh and Dan Starkey in The Paternoster Gang: Heritage 1. Fans have long hoped this trio (Jenny Flint, Mme Vastra the Silurian and Strax the Sontaran) would make it to audio, and their arrival in their … >

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Doctor Who Fourth Doctor Adventures: Series 7 Volume 2 review

Available as either a boxset or four individual instalments, the seventh series of Fourth Doctor Adventures concludes with Volume 2, and it’s four more hugely entertaining stories for Tom Baker’s Doctor in the company of Leela (Louise Jameson). Justin Richards starts with The Shadow Of London. It’s the 1940s and London seems unusually quiet, and … >

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‘Merlin’ star Colin Morgan leads cast of new ‘The War of the Worlds’ adaptation

Colin Morgan (Humans) will star in a new audio dramatisation of H.G. Wells’ classic alien invasion story The War of the Worlds later this year. Directed by Lisa Bowerman (Big Finish) and adapted by Nick Scovell, Sherwood Sound Studios will release The Coming of the Martians on CD, limited edition DVD, special limited edition USB box and digital download in … >

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Audio review: Big Finish’s ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’

Having enjoyed the film countless times on television, plus having met the world of Oz again recently though the musical Wicked and Sam Rami’s 2013 prequel movie Oz the Great and Powerful, it is fair to say we thought we knew the story of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz quite well. This audio version, adapted … >

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‘Jago & Litefoot & Strax’ audio story review: ‘The Haunting’

With Big Finish’s Doctor Who remit recently expanded to cover new series material there are plenty of treats instore, including ‘The Diary of River Song’ and the War Doctor, and fresh adventures for the Tenth Doctor and Donna. In fact, the fun kicks off with this month’s UNIT: Extinction, starring Kate Stewart and Osgood. The … >

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