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The Twelfth Doctor Chronicles audio review

The Twelfth Doctor Chronicles brings Big Finish into Doctor Who’s recent past for more partially-narrated adventures. The first foray into this era outside of the fully narrated Short Trips range, these stories star Jacob Dudman, the remarkable vocal mimic who has also lent his voice to both the Tenth and Eleventh Doctors. He is joined … >

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Gallifrey: Time War 3 audio review

Set in a time when Doctor Who fans only had the Time War to worry about, Gallifrey: Time War 3 is now the eleventh set of stories in this range released over a period of sixteen years. Following events in previous boxset, our heroes Romana (Lalla Ward) and Narvin (Sean Carlsen) are now exiled from their home world … >

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Torchwood: Expectant review

The always popular pairing of Jack Harkness and Ianto Jones makes a welcome return in Torchwood: Expectant, an entertaining sci-fi yarn and the December offering in the monthly release range. But their interactions take second place to the main character dynamic of the piece. And that’s the fraught relationship between the pregnant Harkness and his … >

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Torchwood: Dead Man’s Switch review

November’s monthly Torchwood story pulls the spotlight away from the main Hub crew to push the focus back in the direction of the malevolent, machiavellian manipulator Bilis Manger. Last heard of in the deliciously dark Deadbeat Escape back in August 2018, Manger has lost none of his nefarious charms by the time the events of … >

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Audio Review: Doctor Who Monthly Adventures 256 – Tartarus

September’s second monthly adventure, ‘Tartarus’, provides a good, old fashioned crossover, as Fifth Doctor meets his hero Marcus Tullius Cicero. Reprising the role from his own series, Cicero is again played by Samuel Barnett (Dirk Gently, Torchwood). Set in 63BC, Cicero is Consul of Rome and taking a judicious break from his duties. Inviting themselves … >

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Big Finish Originals – Cicero Series 1 review

Starring Samuel Barnett (Netflix’s Dirk Gently), the pilot episode of Cicero was a surprise hit last year. Returning for a further five episodes, as part of the Big Finish Originals range, all six now form a first series. Set in ancient Rome, lawyer Marcus Tullius Cicero comes to prominence with his successful defence of a … >

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Torchwood 19 – The Death Of Captain Jack review

After a six month break, which saw the launch of the Torchwood: Aliens Among Us series, a new run of monthly Torchwood releases from Big Finish began with the return of an old adversary. Before Captain Jack Harkness became Torchwood’s brooding immortal hero, we saw him as Doctor Who’s reformed temporal con man. Earlier than that, … >

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‘The Worlds of Big Finish’ audio story review

Big Finish has released The Worlds of Big Finish, because it can. Over the many years since their first ever audio, many ranges have come and gone, and even if some of them come from the universe of Doctor Who, they don’t rely upon it for their vitality. With The Worlds of Big Finish, writer … >

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