Torchwood: Sonny audio review

Torchwood: Sonny offers another outing for the redoubtable Rhys Williams, the long-suffering husband of Gwen Cooper. Like Tom Price’s Andy Davidson, Rhys is a series everyman who has benefitted from the extra space audio provides; we have heard him paired with other characters and on his own. Here, he’s teamed with his mother Brenda (television … >

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Torchwood: Cadoc Point review

Sgt Andy Davidson sets out for Cadoc Point, for a poignant Torchwood tale of love, loss and regret.  Cadoc Point provides another outing Cardiff’s finest, the redoubtable Sgt Andy Davidson. While stories often pair him with a Torchwood team member, this time Andy is acting on his own initiative. Set after the fall of Torchwood, … >

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Torchwood: The Great Sontaran War review

The Great Sontaran War brings one of Ianto’s oddest missions yet, assisting a member of the militaristic clone race. Tasked with a survey of Earth, Major Kreg is basing his operations at a Swansea caravan park. At Captain Jack’s behest, Ianto begins the tale escorting the Sontaran Major to a remote caravan park in the … >

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Torchwood: The Five People You Kill In Middlesbrough review

Torchwood: The Five People You Kill in Middlesbrough is the latest monthly release. Fronted by the institute’s sometime head-honcho Yvonne Hartman, it gives us an insight into how she gets the job done. Yvonne, the credited writer, tells us of her struggles dealing with the aftermath of an alien spaceship crash on Middlesbrough. Handling first … >

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Torchwood: The Crown review

There’s long been a correlation between the festive season and the telling of ghostly and unnerving tales. In a year in which it’s nigh on impossible to find much by way of “Xmas cheer”, stories that bring to the fore those unsettling and disquieting themes feel particularly apposite right now. Latest monthly Torchwood audio adventure … >

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Wicked Sisters

Doctor Who: Wicked Sisters audio drama review

Ten years ago, Big Finish had the Fifth Doctor (Peter Davison) engage in a second search for the Key to Time. As part of this, writer Simon Guerrier created two new companions: Amy (now renamed as Abby) played by Ciara Janson and Zara played by Laura Doddington. Created is the word; Abby and Zara were … >

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Bernice Summerfield 6 Lost in Translation

New Adventures of Bernice Summerfield Volume 6: Lost in Translation audio review

As we finished listening to The New Adventures of Bernice Summerfield Volume 6: Lost in Translation, the equinox happened. Appropriately enough, there’s an autumnal feel to this latest set of adventures for Bernice Summerfield (Benny to her friends) as played by Lisa Bowerman, and the Unbound Doctor from another universe, played by David Warner. There’s death, … >

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These Stolen Hours – Doctor Who Short Trips 10.8 audio review

These Stolen Hours is a Short Trip drawn from a very specific point in Charley Pollard’s travels. While she narrates from a point during her time working for the Viyrans, she recalls an adventure with Doctor. Specifically, the Sixth Doctor, with whom she journeyed for a short while. believing her Doctor, the Eighth, had died. … >

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Torchwood: Red Base

Torchwood: Red Base review

The much-loved character of Sergeant Andy Davidson takes centre stage in this latest monthly Torchwood audio release from Big Finish. Red Base is a blend of sci-fi caper and whodunnit, which sees Andy dispatched to investigate unexplained deaths on the Mars colony at Starr Base. What makes this personable Welsh copper’s task a little easier … >

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