Top 10 ‘Doctor Who’ audio releases from Big Finish in 2015

2015 was a pivotal year for Doctor Who on audio. Big Finish, the audio drama company who hold the rights to make classic adventures on audio, had their remit widened to encompass New Series elements up to the end of Matt Smith’s tenure. During the year, the company celebrated the release of their 200th Doctor … >

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Find out the real story behind ‘The Last Panthers’

Sponsored by The 7th Chamber: New European crime thriller The Last Panthers began on Sky Atlantic in the UK last week. The six-part series stars Samantha Morton, Tahar Rahim and John Hurt, and opens with a daring diamond heist before quickly delving into the dark heart of Europe where a shadowy alliance of gangsters and … >

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Our hopes for Big Finish’s new ‘Doctor Who’ War Doctor audios

When John Hurt was cast in Doctor Who’s fiftieth anniversary tale, ‘The Day of the Doctor’, it was terrific coup for the programme and proof of how high its stock had risen since its triumphant return to our screens in 2005. His curmudgeonly and reticent take on the Doctor, or indeed the missing incarnation of … >

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John Hurt returns as The War Doctor in new Big Finish audios

Big Finish has announced twelve new full-cast Doctor Who audio plays featuring John Hurt as The War Doctor. Hurt’s Doctor was introduced in 2013’s ‘The Name of the Doctor’ and featured alongside the Tenth and Eleventh Doctors in the 50th anniversary special, ‘The Day of the Doctor’. Big Finish executive producer Jason Haigh-Ellery commented: “I … >

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What are the ‘Merlin’ cast doing now?

Since Merlin cast his last spell in 2012 and walked off into history, you may have been feeling a little bereft. Atlantis tried to fill a gap but was sadly cut down before it finished telling its tale. At least we can console ourselves that many of the Camelot crew have gone on to other … >

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Win a ‘Doctor Who’ novel featuring the War Doctor!

Engines of War, an epic new Doctor Who novel about the Great Time War featuring the War Doctor (as played by John Hurt), is published in paperback by BBC Books on Thursday 18 June, priced £7.99. > Read our 5-star review of the book. To celebrate the release, we’ve got copies of the book to … >

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Win ‘Doctor Who’ books featuring the War Doctor!

Engines of War, an epic new Doctor Who novel about the Great Time War featuring the War Doctor (as played by John Hurt), is published by BBC Books on Thursday 31 July, priced £12.99. > Read our review of the book. To celebrate the release, we’ve got copies of the book to give away to … >

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