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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Gentleman Jack Series 2 has a trailer and a launch date

The award-winning Gentleman Jack is back on BBC One for eight more episodes.  It’s been a long time coming, with its recommission announced in 2019 while the first series was on air, but Gentleman Jack series two is nearly here. Starring Suranne Jones, Sophie Rundle and Lydia Leonard, the show returns on Sunday 10th of … >

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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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Big Finish announce a further renewal of their Doctor Who licence

The prolific audio producers at Big Finish will be making Doctor Who audio dramas until at least 2030!  In news guaranteed to gladden the heart of Doctor Who audiophiles, if not their bank managers, Big Finish have announced that they have renewed their Doctor Who licence. The company have the go ahead to create audio … >

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The Fifth Doctor Adventures: The Lost Resort and Other Stories review

The Lost Resort and Other Stories sees Peter Davison’s Fifth Doctor reunited with his companions Nyssa, Tegan and Marc. Suffering a crisis of conscience, in the wake of Marc’s partial cyber-conversion, he temporarily abandoned them on a supposedly safe planet – eventually choosing to return after a series of solo adventures. This boxset, containing three … >

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The Larkins cast — Peter Davison joins the cast

The Larkins cast to include Peter Davison and others

The Larkins cast has been expanded and now includes Peter Davison as the Vicar ITV has given us extensive The Larkins cast details, and it’s extensive (as is the Larkin family). They join Bradley Walsh (Pop Larkin), Joanna Scanlan (Ma Larkin), Sabrina Bartlett (Mariette Larkin) and Tok Stephen (Charley Charlton). As well as Peter Davison (the Vicar), we … >

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Out of Time 2 – The Gates of Hell: Doctor Who audio review

Out of Time 2 – The Gates of Hell is the second in a series of specials which sees David Tennant’s Tenth Doctor bumping into former incarnations. While the first paired him with Tom Baker’s Fourth Doctor, this time he encounters Peter Davison’s Fifth. Of course, there is an onscreen precedent for this particular pairing. … >

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Doctor Who: Time Fracture to include all Doctors

Six original Doctor actors have recorded cameos for the upcoming immersive theatre experience Doctor Who: Time Fracture. Jodie Whittaker, Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy and Jo Martin will all feature in pre-recorded cameos for the production. David Bradley will cameo as the first Doctor. Michael Troughton will voice his father Patrick Troughton’s … >

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The Blazing Hour

Doctor Who audio drama The Blazing Hour review

In August 1999, Big Finish started their main range of Doctor Who audios with Sirens of Time, a multi-Doctor extravaganza and statement of arrival. This was followed by Phantasmagoria, a tale for the fifth Doctor (Peter Davison) and Turlough (Mark Strickson). In some ways it was this story that showed how the range could be a success by … >

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