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Scorched Earth – Doctor Who Monthly Adventures 264 audio review

‘Scorched Earth’ is the latest adventure for the engaging trio of the Sixth Doctor, Flip and Constance. Set at the end of WWII, it grapples with the transition from wartime to peace and the theme of revenge. The TARDIS arrives in Lombardy, 1944, to see British troops arriving post-D-Day and hailed as liberators of France. … >

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Dark Heart: new ITV drama starts on Halloween

Dark Heart, ITV’s new crime drama, starring Da Vinci’s Demons star Tom Riley and Bodyguard‘s Anjli Mohindra, has a premiere date… If Dark Heart sounds a little familiar then it’s because the original pilot aired back in 2016 on the late ITV Encore. It was such a hit with audiences, however, that ITV are now bringing it back for a … >

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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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‘Dark Heart’ trailer: Tom Riley stars in ‘Unforgotten’ writer’s new ITV crime drama

ITV Encore has released the first trailer for Dark Heart, a new crime drama from the writer of Unforgotten and the producer of The Missing. Set in London, the one-off two-hour drama is written by Chris Lang (A Mother’s Son) and based on the novel Suffer the Children by Adam Creed. Tom Riley (Da Vinci’s Demon) leads the cast as DI Will Wagstaffe, alongside Miranda Raison … >

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Tom Riley to star in new crime drama ‘Dark Heart’ from ‘Unforgotten’ writer

ITV Encore has announced the commission of of a new crime drama from the writer of Unforgotten and the producer of The Missing. Dark Heart will star Tom Riley (Da Vinci’s Demon, Doctor Who) as DI Will Wagstaffe, a man haunted by his past. Set in London, the two-hour drama is written by Chris Lang (A Mother’s Son), directed by Colin Teague (Jekyll & Hyde) and based … >

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‘Doctor Who’ audio story review: ‘The Fourth Doctor – Big Finish Novel Adaptations Vol. 1’

Best known for his contributions for the modern Doctors on screen, Doctor Who writer Gareth Roberts contributed this pair of ‘Missing Adventures’ to the Virgin book range in the mid-nineties. Adapted for audio by John Dorney, both stories both pair Tom Baker’s Doctor with Lalla Ward’s Romana II and K-9, the first time this line-up … >

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‘The Avengers’ audio boxset review: ‘The Lost Episodes – Volume 3’

Continuing to work their magic on The Avengers’ mostly incomplete first series, this latest boxset from Big Finish provides four further tales adapted from surviving scripts by writer John Dorney. Featuring Dr David Keel (Anthony Howell) as much as they do the enigmatic John Steed (Julian Wadham), the former’s medical practice and connections often provide … >

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