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After The Daleks – Doctor Who Early Adventures 7.1 review

After the Daleks breaks new ground for The Early Adventures, as it continues a story after the Doctor has departed. Picking up directly from The Dalek Invasion of Earth, it follows Susan, the Doctor’s granddaughter, who was memorably locked out of the TARDIS and forced to start a new life in the ruins of Earth. … >

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Space: 1999 volume one review

Enthused by the positive critical reaction that greeted the release of Breakaway, an updated retelling of the pilot episode of ITC’s 1970s TV sci-fi romp, Big Finish have now released the first volume of three Space 1999 audio dramas. With the moon launched into deep-space and pushed through a worm-hole, the fate of humanity back … >

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Colony of Fear – Doctor Who Monthly Adventures 273 audio review

Colony of Fear is the latest outing for Colin Baker’s Sixth Doctor, with his doughty companion, Mrs Constance Clarke (Miranda Raison). Answering a distress call, the pair arrive on Triketha to find a nascent research colony under attack by giant insects. The wasp-like creatures have been stinging the humans, rendering them comatose – only for … >

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Robots Volume 2 audio drama review

The Robots Volume 2 from Big Finish continues in the style we last heard in The Robots Volume 1. Med-tech Liv Chenka (Nicola Walker) is taking a year away from the TARDIS (though she’s back long before Stranded). She’s spending time with sister Tula (Claire Rushbrook who also voices a lot of the robots) getting … >

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Dead Woman Walking – Doctor Who Short Trips 10.4 audio review

‘Dead Woman Walking’, April’s Short Trip, is a tale for the Seventh Doctor and Ace. Set early on in her travels, the story looks at this Doctor’s developing manipulative streak and asks us to consider how far he might go to achieve his desired ends. With Ace wounded during one of their missions, she becomes … >

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The New Counter-Measures: The Dalek Gambit review

With the Daleks determined to thwart the Movellan Manoeuvre on Earth, the momentum picks up in this second and concluding instalment of the current incarnation of The New Counter-Measures audios from Big Finish. Alerted to their presence, the Daleks commit to wiping out Movellan’s ambition. Predictably, they are unconcerned if the price is the incineration of … >

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New Counter-Measures: series 2 review of the Doctor Who spin-off

Counter-Measures has long since escaped the 1960s and their roots as a Doctor Who spin-off (from Revelation of the Daleks) and carved a path that in this set of stories sees them plough further into the 1970s and then curve right back towards their roots. The first story is The Splintered Man by Roland Moore, … >

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