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It was Louise Jameson‘s birthday yesterday, so what better time to look back on her first Companion Chronicle in the role of Leela: The Catalyst by Nigel Fairs! This was one of the first Big Finish releases I ever listened to, so it’s always been a favourite of mine… but does it stand up to … Continue reading RETRO REVIEW | Doctor Who: The Catalyst
Guest contributor Kieran Brennan takes us on a journey through the Eighth Doctor’s early adventures at Big Finish, starting with Storm Warning by Alan Barnes! Though listening to Storm Warning in 2021 may have it appear as a standard, but good, Big Finish story, there should be no doubt it’s perhaps one of the most … Continue reading THE EIGHTH DOCTOR REVISITED | Storm Warning
The Retro Review series returns with 2006’s The Reaping: a two-part audio adventure featuring the Sixth Doctor, Peri… and the Cybermen! Written by Joseph Lidster, this story sees Peri return home to Baltimore in 1984, only to discover that her best friend’s father, Anthony Chambers, has recently been murdered. Joining in with the mourners, including … Continue reading RETRO REVIEW | Doctor Who: The Reaping
A new adventure begins for the Tenth Doctor! David Tennant returns in Dalek Universe: an all-new nine-part saga from Big Finish Productions and his first full series as the Doctor since 2008! Joined by Anya Kingdom (Jane Slavin) and Mark Seven (Joe Sims), the Doctor is thrust into a pre-Time War universe, and forced to … Continue reading REVIEW | Doctor Who: Dalek Universe 1
The Dalek Universe series begins with this special prequel story starring the Fourth Doctor and Leela: The Dalek Protocol! Read on for our thoughts. Written and directed by Nicholas Briggs, The Dalek Protocol takes us back to the planet Exxilon (last seen in 1974’s Death to the Daleks), where the Doctor (Tom Baker) and Leela … Continue reading REVIEW | Doctor Who: The Dalek Protocol
The Eighth Doctor and his companions return in Stranded 2: an all-new four story boxset from Big Finish. In our rankings of last year’s top ten releases (see here), Stranded 1 claimed the top spot, surpassing 2020’s other releases with its more laid-back, character-driven storytelling. But can Stranded 2 live up to its predecessor? Read … Continue reading REVIEW | Doctor Who: Stranded 2