Doctor Who Short Trip 8.09 – A Small Semblance Of Home review

September’s Doctor Who Short Trip from Big Finish, a short story narrated by an original star of the show, brings us a character piece from the early days of the show when the Doctor had three travelling companions – a dynamic soon to be mirrored with the launch of Series 11. With Ian and Barbara … >

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Bernice Summerfield – The Story So Far Vol 2 review

As part of the continuing celebrations for her twentieth anniversary on audio, Big Finish have released two volumes of adventures drawn from the various periods of Bernice Summerfield’s life. While Volume One looked at her youth, her time on Dellah and at the Braxiatel Collection, Volume Two brings us up to date offering encounters with two … >

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Bernice Summerfield: Treasury audio review

This year, audio producers Big Finish celebrate two decades of stories starring Bernice “Benny” Summerfield, the futuristic archaeologist and sometime companion of the Doctor. As well as releasing The Story So Far, two volumes of full-cast dramas set in Benny’s various eras, Treasury draws together short stories from all over her timeline which have been … >

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Bernice Summerfield: The Story So Far Volume 1 review

Bernice Summerfield (Benny to her friends), the original time travelling archaeologist, as played by Lisa Bowerman, has now clocked up a sensational twenty years at Big Finish. To mark the occasion, there are two three-disc boxsets available, allowing fans to dip into various stages in Benny’s life. It’s a fan-pleaser, though new arrivals need only … >

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Doctor Who: The Early Adventures – The Morton Legacy review

Following a WWII pure historical The Night Witches and the futuristic mining action of The Outliers, season four’s packed TARDIS of Ben, Polly and Jamie arrives in the Victorian era for The Morton Legacy. Not that this is where the Doctor intends to be, as the first episode treats us to a lovely introductory sequence … >

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Doctor Who: Short Trips – The Darkened Earth review

The July download only Doctor Who: Short Trips story is The Darkened Earth by John Pritchard. Narrated by Miranda Raison, it’s a sixth Doctor story told by his Big Finish companion Mrs Constance Clarke. It’s a simple-seeming story set on Earth and makes Constance challenge her world view – she joined the Doctor from World … >

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Torchwood: Instant Karma review

The latest single disc Torchwood release from Big Finish is the darkly provocative tale Instant Karma. It’s a Toshiko Sato tale, and Naoko Mori is in fine form as she explores the nature of power and tests the adage about absolute power corrupting absolutely. The setup is simple, Toshiko is investigating some strange deaths and … >

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Doctor Who Short Trips 8.06 – The Siege Of Big Ben review

In the first of two Short Trips, Camille Coduri reprises her role as Rose Tyler’s inimitable mother Jackie, gloriously sharing a few secrets with us over a cheeky splosh of pinot. While this is not Camille Codhuri’s first audio outing, having starred in both the The Ninth Doctor Chronicles and The Lives Of Captain Jack, … >

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Doctor Who New Adventures of Bernice Summerfield Vol 4: Ruler of the Universe review

A one-time companion of the Seventh Doctor in prose, who has gone on to meet other incarnations across various formats (and enjoyed her own successful audio series), archaeology Professor Bernice Summerfield is a seasoned time-traveller. Following on from her last set of New Adventures, trapped in a parallel, dying universe in the company of an … >

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