Torchwood: The Green Life review

This much-anticipated second release in the new series of Doctor Who monster-themed Torchwood audios returns to the setting of the classic 1973 Jon Pertwee story The Green Death: “the one with the giant maggots” as it is ubiquitously referred to in pop culture. For the majority of the story this is a double-act, as Torchwood’s … >

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Torchwood: God Among Us Part 2 review

As the second instalment of this latest Torchwood audio trilogy opens, the team is not in the best of shapes: colleagues are scattered and distracted, mutual trust is at an all-time low, several team members compete to set the organisation’s priorities, while behind the scenes an all-seeing deity and a mysterious Committee battle for control … >

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Torchwood: God Among Us Part 1 review

What will immediately strike many listeners picking up this latest Torchwood boxset from Big Finish (the four-story God Among Us Part 1) is how rich, layered and intricate the post-TV mythology of the Torchwood canon has become. With few concessions to anyone tuning in for the first time, this is not the most straightforward of … >

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Doctor Who series 11: John Barrowman comments on rumours again

The internet has been awash over the past week or two with rumours surrounding Doctor Who series 11. The initial trailer for Jodie Whittaker’s first run in the TARDIS is apparently due later this month. And according to sources – and we can’t find the original source of this particular part of the story, hence … >

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Torchwood: Believe boxset review

While Big Finish have been releasing Torchwood audios since 2015, Believe is the first to reunite the original television line-up with a three-part tale rooted in the latter part of the second series. The story focuses on Owen’s suspicions about “The Church of the Outsiders”, a religious organisation who believe that our destiny belongs in … >

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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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John Barrowman panto branded lewd and offensive

Last year, we had the pleasure of seeing the mighty John Barrowman in pantomime, where he co-starred with the Krankies. It was a terrific show, too, and not without a few risqué moments. Very funny ones at that. This year, John Barrowman and The Krankies – which sounds like a great Eurovision act to us … >

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Torchwood: The Lives Of Captain Jack boxset review

Jack Harkness, former Time Agent and friend of the Doctor has a rather complicated timeline; he has travelled with two different incarnations and also on his own, as well as having spent several lifetimes on Earth. This makes him ripe for further exploration and this box set explores some of the tantalising gaps in Jack’s … >

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