Callan Volume Two

Callan Volume Two review

Put-upon British counter-intelligence agent Callan is back in a new series of four audio dramas from Big Finish. Part of a new wave of tougher spy and spook dramas, Callan first reached TV screens as the optimism of the 1960s evaporated in the looming shadow of the bleaker 1970s. Created by James Mitchell, and lit … >

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The Third Doctor Adventures

Doctor Who: The Third Doctor Adventures Volume 06 audio review

Big Finish has a justly deserved reputation for quality audio drama, recreating favourite Cult television shows. Even they can’t match their own high standards every time, which is why a more average release stands out from the crowd. May 2020’s Doctor Who: The Third Doctor Adventures Volume 06 is at best average, and shows even Big … >

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Sherlock Holmes: The Master Of Blackstone Grange review

Written by Jonathan Barnes, The Master Of Blackstone Grange finds Sherlock Holmes (Nick Briggs) somewhat lacking focus. Moriarty is no more, Holmes is lacking a serious challenge, and it is Watson (Richard Earl) who finds a new client, Horace Grigg (Nigel Hastings) and Holmes is about to embark upon a new quest when he learns … >

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Audio review: Big Finish’s ‘The Sacrifice of Sherlock Holmes’

With this four-disc set, Big Finish brings to a close a sequence of stories beginning with the 2012 release The Adventure of the Perfidious Mariner. Over 13 discs (a single release and three box sets), writer Jonathan Barnes has woven a tale grand in concept yet readily accessible. Newcomers to Big Finish’s Sherlock Holmes range needs only … >

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