THE EIGHTH DOCTOR REVISITED | Invaders from Mars

Guest contributor Kieran Brennan breaks into Paul McGann's second series of audio adventures with this review of Invaders from Mars! It’s Halloween 1938, and the Doctor and Charley have landed in New York on the night of OrsonWelles infamous radio broadcast of The War of the Worlds. Of course we know that the entireincident was … Continue reading THE EIGHTH DOCTOR REVISITED | Invaders from Mars

THE EIGHTH DOCTOR REVISITED | Minuet in Hell

Guest contributor Kieran Brennan tackles Minuet in Hell, undeniably one of the most controversial of the Eighth Doctor's early adventures at Big Finish... The Doctor (with amnesia) is stuck in a mental asylum, Charley (with amnesia) is working in agentleman’s club and the Brigadier keeps bumping into them. Oh, and demons and satan andvampire hunters … Continue reading THE EIGHTH DOCTOR REVISITED | Minuet in Hell

RETRO REVIEW | Doctor Who: The Spectre of Lanyon Moor

We're continuing our journey through the Sixth Doctor's early adventures at Big Finish with The Spectre of Lanyon Moor! Read on for our thoughts on Old Sixie and Evelyn's second adventure, and their first encounter with the Brigadier! The TARDIS brings the Doctor and Evelyn to Lanyon Moor in Cornwall, where they soon discover an … Continue reading RETRO REVIEW | Doctor Who: The Spectre of Lanyon Moor

THE EIGHTH DOCTOR REVISITED | The Stones of Venice

Guest contributor Kieran Brennan continues his journey through the Eighth Doctor's early adventures at Big Finish with The Stones of Venice! What's supposed to be a nice holiday for the Doctor and Charley soon goes wrong as the pair arrive in Venice in the not-too-distant future, which they find quickly sinking into the sea. What … Continue reading THE EIGHTH DOCTOR REVISITED | The Stones of Venice

RETRO REVIEW | Doctor Who: The Marian Conspiracy

Twenty-one years ago, in Big Finish's sixth ever Doctor Who release, Colin Baker made history by being the first Doctor to get his own audio-exclusive companion. Introduced in The Marian Conspiracy by Jacqueline Rayner, Dr. Evelyn Smythe would go on to star in nineteen audio adventures with the Sixth Doctor, up until actress Maggie Stables' … Continue reading RETRO REVIEW | Doctor Who: The Marian Conspiracy

THE EIGHTH DOCTOR REVISITED | Sword of Orion

Guest contributor Kieran Brennan continues his journey through the Eighth Doctor's early audio adventures with Sword of Orion: Paul McGann's first encounter with the Cybermen! While on a quick visit to an alien planet in the future, the Doctor and Charley find themselves trapped aboard an abandoned star destroyer... and they're not alone. The Eighth … Continue reading THE EIGHTH DOCTOR REVISITED | Sword of Orion

RETRO REVIEW | Doctor Who: The Catalyst

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

THE EIGHTH DOCTOR REVISITED | Storm Warning

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

RETRO REVIEW | Doctor Who: The Reaping

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

REVIEW | Doctor Who: Dalek Universe 1

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