Doctor Who: Stranded 4 audio drama review

With Stranded 4, the Eighth Doctor’s time trapped in London comes to an end in familiar territory and a story telling experiment comes to an end When Big Finish released Stranded 1, a way to tell a different type of story by fixing the TARDIS in place, they picked London in 2020. Fact overtook fiction, and … >

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Classic Doctors New Monsters – Big Finish announce two more volumes

There’s a fresh line-up of familiar foes with unexpected Doctors!  Across their wide output of Doctor Who audios, every classic series Doctor now has their own range at Big Finish. Either with the original actor or judiciously recast, each incarnation appears in full-cast drama boxsets. While they often encounter period-appropriate threats, it’s also immense fun … >

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Doctor Who: Big Finish celebrate Forty years of the Fifth Doctor

It’s been four decades since Peter Davison visited Castrovalva. Never ones to miss a good anniversary, Doctor Who audio producers Big Finish have released the first of two celebratory volumes to mark Peter Davison’s 40th anniversary as the Doctor. The actor, best known at the time for playing Tristan Farnon in All Creatures Great and … >

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Dalek Universe 3 – Doctor Who audio boxset review

Dalek Universe 3 concludes the Tenth Doctor’s sojourn in a pre-Time War, Terry Nation inspired universe. After being drawn back, sans-TARDIS, the Doctor has been seeking a way to his own time. He has been aided in this quest by Space Security Service agent Anya Kingdom, with whom he has a complicated history. However, at … >

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Big Finish: Doctor Who and Torchwood Scribe award winners

The audio producer ties with itself for the Audio Drama prize in the 2021 awards. The Scribe awards celebrate excellence in tie-in novel and audio dramas based on television shows, movies and games. This year, the judges were unable to choose between Matt Fitton’s Doctor Who: Out of Time 1 and Tim Foley’s Torchwood: Tropical … >

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Master! – Doctor Who audio boxset review

Master! sees Eric Robert’s incarnation of the dastardly Time Lord, first seen in the 1996 TV Movie,  let loose. While he has returned a few times on audio, most recently in Masterful, this boxset offers the villain centre stage. Along for the ride too is Big Finish’s homegrown heroine Vienna Salvatori (Chase Masterson). The impossibly … >

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Gallifrey: Time War 4 audio review

Gallifrey: Time War 4 concludes the current storyline for Gallifrey. With Romana lost and Leela returned, former CIA operative Narvin remains an outcast from his home; the planet of the Time Lords now firmly gripped by the resurrected Rassilon. The legendary Time Lord has worn many guises, but perhaps never before that of the handsome … >

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The Eighth Doctor: Time War Volume 4 – Doctor Who audio review

The Eighth Doctor: Time War Volume 4 – with the Daleks defeated and the Time War apparently over, this latest boxset picks up where The War Valeyard left us, following the Doctor and Bliss through an interdimensional portal on the trail of the scheming Dalek Time Strategist. Palindrome In a temporal puzzle box of a … >

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Out of Time 1: Doctor Who audio review

Out of Time 1 is the first in a special series of multi-Doctor encounters. On this occasion, it brings together the Fourth and Tenth Doctors, grappling with the perennial threat of the Daleks. The tale begins with both Doctors taking some time out at the ‘Cathedral of Contemplation’. Built by a time-sensitive race and existing … >

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