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Torchwood: Curios review

The deliciously creepy Bilis Manger returns to the Torchwood fray in Curios, the latest release in the monthly audio range. This new adventure continues Big Finish’s efforts to explore interesting corners and unseen episodes in the Torchwood timeline, taking the opportunity to provide fresh perspectives on events that play out before or after known points … >

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The CultBox Podcast Roundup – August 2021

Welcome to the CultBox Podcast roundup for August 2021 Our favourites this month have included… 14 for 14 (The Doctor Who Show Presents…) The ever-entertaining Australian podcast The Doctor Who Show, with its genial hosts Rob and Dave, presents a special episode in reaction to the (not so shocking) revelation that Jodie Whittaker is set … >

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Torchwood: Empire of Shadows review

The latest monthly release in the Big Finish Torchwood range Empire of Shadows spins the timeline forward into the far-flung future, and flips the spotlight onto a character last heard from in the tenth Doctor TV episode The Satan Pit. Zachary “Zack” Cross Flane was first introduced in the previous series two episode The Impossible … >

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Torchwood: Madam, I’m review

Latest Big Finish Torchwood audio release Madam, I’m is a complex story of mind manipulation, timeline trickery and serial substitution delivered through the interactions of a well-matched trio of characters. Set in the early post-War Torchwood era, the pairing of the scheming Norton Folgate and the wily Lizbeth Hayhoe has already proven an effective combination, … >

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The CultBox Podcast Roundup – July 2021

Welcome to the CultBox Podcast roundup for July 2021. Our favourites this month have included… From Queer to Eternity #11 – Samuel Barnett Hosted by prolific Big Finish director/producer Scott Handcock, From Queer to Eternity features conversations with guests from across the LGBTQ+ community, sharing stories of their experiences and exploring what it means to … >

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I, Jacobi – Big Finish announce ‘Derek Jacobi in Conversation’

Audio producers Big Finish have announced another of their ‘Big Finish in Conversation’ interviews, where one of their stars sits down for an in-depth chat. Joining producer/director Scott Handcock, Sir Derek Jacobi will discuss his long and distinguished career of stage, screen and audio; from his beginnings with Sir Laurence Olivier as a founding member … >

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Torchwood: The Five People You Kill In Middlesbrough review

Torchwood: The Five People You Kill in Middlesbrough is the latest monthly release. Fronted by the institute’s sometime head-honcho Yvonne Hartman, it gives us an insight into how she gets the job done. Yvonne, the credited writer, tells us of her struggles dealing with the aftermath of an alien spaceship crash on Middlesbrough. Handling first … >

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The Lone Centurion Volume 1 – Doctor Who audio review

The Lone Centurion Volume 1 sees Arthur Darvill return as Rory Williams – well, sort of. For those with only a distant memory of Series 5, Amy Pond’s luckless fiancé had a habit of dying. And being brought back to life. During the two-part series finale, Rory was somehow resurrected as an Auton Roman soldier. … >

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Torchwood: Gooseberry review

Torchwood: Gooseberry, the latest monthly release in the Torchwood audio range from Big Finish, brings back together the winning pairing of Owen and Andy for another high-stakes adventure. It’s a character combination that’s often been the springboard for comedy. But there are fewer jokes in Gooseberry – an altogether darker affair, which turns renewed attention … >

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Gallifrey: Time War 4 audio review

Gallifrey: Time War 4 concludes the current storyline for Gallifrey. With Romana lost and Leela returned, former CIA operative Narvin remains an outcast from his home; the planet of the Time Lords now firmly gripped by the resurrected Rassilon. The legendary Time Lord has worn many guises, but perhaps never before that of the handsome … >

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