Star Cops: Blood Moon 1 audio review

The Star Cops are back for Blood Moon, a new monthly audio series.  The brainchild of Blake’s 7 script editor and Doctor Who scribe Chris Boucher, Star Cops, the BBC’s 1987 futuristic police procedural came and went like a summer cloud. Behind-the-scenes problems, industrial action and an unhelpful timeslot did nothing to aid the show, … >

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The Ninth Doctor Adventures: Travel In Hope audio review

In his tenth box set on audio, Christopher Eccleston’s Ninth Doctor relishes his adventures as he endeavours to Travel in Hope.  This trio of tales involves a haunted teleport relay, a spaceship depot murder mystery and the first steps of an old friend’s galactic career. Below There This story takes inspiration from Charles Dickens’ ‘The Signal-Man’, … >

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Rose Tyler: The Dimension Cannon – cover and story details for Trapped

For her third series of solo adventures, Rose finds herself trapped in an alternate reality.  During Doctor Who‘s 2008 series, viewers were aware of Rose Tyler’s efforts to reunite with the Doctor. Using a “dimension cannon”, she trekked through alternate realties to warn him of the impending threat of Davros and the Daleks’ reality ending … >

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Doctor Who – Once and Future: A Genius for War audio review

The third instalment of Big Finish’s Doctor Who 60th anniversary series is Once and Future: A Genius for War. It’s a rematch for the Seventh Doctor and Davros – but will there be unlimited rice pudding for all? For Once and Future’s third story, we find the degenerating Doctor – in his seventh incarnation – … >

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The CultBox Podcast Roundup – May 2023

Cheer up Kendall, here’s the Podcast Roundup for May 2023 – our favourites from the worlds of CultBox.  Our picks this month, in no particular order, are… Back to One Ep 253 – Jon Voight Host Peter Rinaldi talks to the legendary actor John Voight about his acting career and his approach to roles. It’s … >

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Rani Takes on the World: Beyond Bannerman Road audio review

Rani and Clyde, two of the young leads from The Sarah Jane Adventures (SJA), return to continue their mentor’s good work in Beyond Bannerman Road.  It’s been more than a decade since The Sarah Jane Adventures concluded. The Doctor Who spin-off, aimed at younger end of the show’s demographic, was built around Elisabeth Sladen who … >

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The Ninth Doctor Adventures: Into the Stars – audio boxset review

Into the Stars is the sixth boxset of audio adventures for Christopher Eccleston’s Ninth Doctor. As the title suggests, this trio of stories see him travelling at large in the universe in contrast to the previous boxset of Earthbound exploits. Here, he meets a group of highly unusual Sontarans, becomes embroiled in a high-stakes alien … >

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The Ninth Doctor Adventures: Back To Earth – audio boxset review

Back to Earth is the first boxset in a second run of audio adventures for Christopher Eccleston’s Ninth Doctor.  Pushing his Doctor Who audio episode tally beyond that of his Doctor’s appearances onscreen, this is a trio of Earth based adventures; one in the present, one in early 17th century Russia and another which begins … >

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