I, Jacobi – Big Finish announce ‘Derek Jacobi in Conversation’

Audio producers Big Finish have announced another of their ‘Big Finish in Conversation’ interviews, where one of their stars sits down for an in-depth chat. Joining producer/director Scott Handcock, Sir Derek Jacobi will discuss his long and distinguished career of stage, screen and audio; from his beginnings with Sir Laurence Olivier as a founding member … >

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Inside No 9 series 6

Inside No 9 series 6 cast announced as filming finishes

Inside No 9 series 6 cast details have been revealed as filming finishes Inside No 9 series 6 is coming later this year to BBC Two and BBC iPlayer, and will once again include six stand-alone stories and be broadcast weekly. Cast revealed so far includes: Sian Clifford (Fleabag, Quiz), Adrian Dunbar (Line Of Duty), … >

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Masterful (Limited Edition): Doctor Who audio review

Masterful celebrates the Doctor’s best enemy on the fiftieth anniversary of the character’s onscreen debut. An eight-disc collection, it contains the eponymous full-cast drama as well as two short trips and a longer narrated tale. The headline story also features the audio debut of John Simm’s “Harold Saxon” incarnation. Masterful A three-disc, full-cast epic, Masterful … >

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This is England

This is England leads the Britbox shows for January 2021

Christmas is not quite with us yet plans are well underway for January’s entertainment. Britbox breaks the holiday mood with This is England — a dark coming of age drama set in ’80s England New Years Day on Britbox sees new films added, including Dog Soldiers (2002), Topsy Turvy (1999), The Winter Guest (1997) and This is England (2006). The last of these … >

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The War Master: Hearts of Darkness audio review

The War Master: Hearts of Darkness is the fifth boxset to chronicle the exploits of Derek Jacobi’s Master. Set amid the Time War, the storyline here steers clear of the Daleks in favour of a battle of wits between the Eighth Doctor and the Master. As with most of the sets in this range, the … >

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The War Master: Anti-Genesis audio review

The War Master: Anti-Genesis is the latest boxset of audio dramas to chronicle the exploits of Derek Jacobi’s Master during the Time War; the temporal conflict between his own people and the Daleks. The problem with a concept so unfathomable, however, is that us mere mortals can really only handle a small slice. Luckily, this … >

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Doctor Who: Ravenous 4 audio review

‘Ravenous 4’, the latest volume of Eighth Doctor adventures sees the culmination of the current storyline. Accompanied by Liv and Helen, plus his troublesome villain-turned-ally The Eleven, the Doctor has been battling the Ravenous, creatures with a voracious appetite for the Time Lords themselves. Whisper The Eleven is cured. The personalities of his former selves, … >

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War Master 3: Rage Of The Time Lords review

Derek Jacobi is back in another four-story War Master set, and this time only the Doctor can save the day, if he ever arrives! This time Big Finish has set Paul McGann’s eighth Doctor in the way of events, but can even he stop the Master’s plans this time? It’s a strong set of stories, … >

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Audio Review: The Diary Of River Song series 5

Since opening her diary for Big Finish, the time-travelling archaeologist Professor River Song (Alex Kingston) has dutifully picked her way back up her husband’s timeline, most recently reaching the Fourth Doctor. For this fifth volume however, River chronicles encounters with another Time Lord – one who is presented in four different, but equally deadly flavours. … >

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