Torchwood 22: Goodbye Piccadilly review

This month, Big Finish serves up a sequel of sorts to 2016’s Ghost Mission, which saw Sgt. Andy Davidson paired up with 1950’s Torchwood operative Norton Folgate, played by Samuel Barnett (Dirk Gently, Big Finish’s Cicero). While the first story saw Norton in the present day, ostensibly there to assess Andy’s suitability to join the … >

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Big Finish Originals – Cicero Series 1 review

Starring Samuel Barnett (Netflix’s Dirk Gently), the pilot episode of Cicero was a surprise hit last year. Returning for a further five episodes, as part of the Big Finish Originals range, all six now form a first series. Set in ancient Rome, lawyer Marcus Tullius Cicero comes to prominence with his successful defence of a … >

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Audio review: Big Finish’s ‘Cicero – Though Scoundrels Are Discovered’

Taking its inspiration from what is recorded of Marcus Tullius Cicero’s speech in his first famous trial, circa 80 BC, Big Finish breaks into new territory presenting a legal whodunit with a pleasing classical twist. Despite its historic origins, no pre-requisite knowledge is called for as writer David Llewellyn breathes a modern sensibility into the … >

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Elijah Wood begins filming BBC America’s ‘Dirk Gently’ series

Production has started on the new TV version of Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency. Based on the novels by Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and Doctor Who writer Douglas Adams, BBC America’s series is written by Max Landis (Chronicle) and comes from the producers of The Walking Dead. Described as a “comedic thriller”, the story follows the bizarre adventures of eccentric “holistic” … >

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