Doctor Who - The First Doctor Adventures: Fugitive of the Daleks

The First Doctor Adventures – Fugitive of the Daleks audio review

Stephen Noonan’s tenure as the First Doctor continues with the return of an old companion.  Now in his third boxset of adventures, Stephen Noonan’s performance of the First Doctor breaks new ground. Fugitive of the Daleks not only pits him against his deadliest foes, but also reunites the Doctor with a former companion. Vicki (Maureen … >

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Charles Dickens’ The Chimes comes to Big Finish

Toby Jones leads The Chimes – Dickens’ lesser-known follow up to A Christmas Carol.  We’re all doubtless familiar with A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens’ festive morality tale from 1843 of the hard-hearted Scrooge who’s encouraged to change his miserly ways after a series of spectral visitations. The author followed up with a second tale – … >

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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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Doctor Who – Once and Future 3 released (updated)

Once and Future 3 – ‘A Genius for War’ brings the Doctor face to face with an old enemy. Updated 20/07/23: Davros plays chess! To celebrate the release of the third instalment of Once and Future, the Doctor Who 60th Anniversary audio series, audio producers Big Finish have provided another video trailer. Again echoing ‘The Five Doctors’, … >

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Doctor Who and the Ark – The Lost Stories 7.1 audio review

Big Finish adapt an earlier draft of the tale which eventually became ‘The Ark in Space’.  You’d be hard pressed to find a Doctor Who fan who doesn’t hold ‘The Ark in Space’ in high esteem. However, Tom Baker’s second story came to the screen via a rather tortured path. Initially penned by another writer, … >

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Doctor Who – The Lost Stories – more reimagined Tom Baker audio tales

Big Finish are bringing us two further alternate takes on familiar tales from the Fourth Doctor’s first season.  With most of the best-known “lost” Doctor Who stories now produced on audio – that’s stories which for one reason or another originally didn’t make it to the small screen – audio producers Big Finish have begun … >

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The Fourth Doctor Adventures Series 10 Volume 1 audio review

The Fourth Doctor Adventures Series 10 Volume 1 is comprised of two four-part tales: The World Traders and The Day of the Comet. Both see Tom Baker paired with Louise Jameson’s noble savage Leela. The World Traders After a day’s site-seeing in 21st century London, the Doctor and Leela return to find the TARDIS missing. … >

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The Tenth Doctor and River Song audio boxset review

The Tenth Doctor and River Song is David Tennant’s latest outing with Big Finish. While the redoubtable Ms. Song has enjoyed numerous audio adventures in her own right, it was through the eyes of the Tenth Doctor that we first met her on a fateful trip to The Library. On-screen, they met again in The … >

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