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Scourge of the Cybermen – Doctor Who audio novel review

Scourge of the Cybermen is the first of a new range of “audio novels” – in other words, enhanced audiobooks, as distinct from audio dramas – from Big Finish. Written by Simon Guerrier, it uses the format to tell a “Target books” style story; over more than seven hours, the tale mirrors the structure of … >

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Free Blake’s 7 Turing Test — from Big Finish #lockdownloads

Once again Big Finish is giving away a free audio adventure in lockdown each week — this week it’s Blake’s 7 Turing Test As before, Big Finish is giving away one free audio drama each week during lockdown and this week it all starts with Blake’s 7 Turing Test by Simon Guerrier. Every Monday, a … >

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Wicked Sisters

Doctor Who: Wicked Sisters audio drama review

Ten years ago, Big Finish had the Fifth Doctor (Peter Davison) engage in a second search for the Key to Time. As part of this, writer Simon Guerrier created two new companions: Amy (now renamed as Abby) played by Ciara Janson and Zara played by Laura Doddington. Created is the word; Abby and Zara were … >

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Time Lord Victorious: Master Thief / Lesser Evils – Doctor Who Short Trips audio review

Master Thief and Lesser Evils are the first Big Finish contributions to Time Lord Victorious, the Doctor Who multi-platform event. Using their narrated Short Trips format, we are treated to adventures for two classic incarnations of the Master, those originally brought to life by Roger Delgado and Anthony Ainley. As both actors are sadly no longer … >

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Sophie Aldred, Vinay Patel and Simon Guerrier to celebrate 15 years of revived Doctor Who

To celebrate 15 years since the 2005 relaunch of Doctor Who, London Book & Screen Week will host a panel moderated by award-winning journalist and broadcaster Samira Ahmed with actress Sophie Aldred, screenwriter Vinay Patel and writer Simon Guerrier. Sophie Aldred, best known as the Seventh Doctor’s companion Ace, has been working as a professional … >

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The Home Guard – Doctor Who Early Adventures 6.1 audio review

The Home Guard is the first of two Doctor Who Early Adventure stories Big Finish released in November 2019. A specific mix of drama and narration (in the style of BBC soundtrack releases for otherwise missing stories) they can conjure detailed worlds yet provide plenty of entertainment. Enter the second Doctor, Jamie (both voiced by … >

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Doctor Who – The Eleventh Doctor Chronicles review

After box sets for both the Ninth and Tenth Doctors, the latest Chronicles release features stories from the Eleventh Doctor’s era. Narrated by Jacob Dudman, with his uncanny take on Matt Smith’s incarnation, the set also includes a couple of other familiar voices; Danny Horn returns to his role as the teenage Kazran Sardick and … >

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