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 … >

Posted Filed under

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 … >

Posted Filed under

‘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 … >

Posted Filed under

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 … >

Posted Filed under

‘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 … >

Posted Filed under

Tennant and Tate confirmed for new ‘Doctor Who’ audio adventures

Big Finish has officially announced that David Tennant will return as the Tenth Doctor alongside Catherine Tate as companion Donna for three new Doctor Who audio dramas next year. Big Finish executive producer Jason Haigh-Ellery commented: “I still remember the sense of joy I had when I heard that David had been asked to play … >

Posted Filed under