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

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

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

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

REVIEW | Doctor Who: Stranded 2

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

REVIEW | Doctor Who: The End of the Beginning

It's the end... but the moment has been prepared for. After twenty-one years, four doctors, countless companions and monsters, and 275 releases, it's time for the Doctor Who Monthly Adventures to come to a close. But, as the title of this final story suggests, this isn't really the end... just The End of the Beginning. … Continue reading REVIEW | Doctor Who: The End of the Beginning

REVIEW: The War Master – Hearts of Darkness

The War Master returns! Derek Jacobi is back as the Time Lord we all love to hate, and this time he's joined by Paul McGann as the Eighth Doctor! Sparks flew the last time they met in Rage of the Time Lords, but will Hearts of Darkness be just as good? Read on to find … Continue reading REVIEW: The War Master – Hearts of Darkness

REVIEW: The Eighth Doctor- Time War 4

The Time War rages on in The Eighth Doctor: Time War 4! Read on for my thoughts on each episode. 1. "Palindrome" by John Dorney The set opens with Palindrome, a two-part story by John Dorney. Following on from The War Valeyard in the previous set, which saw the titular character end the Time War … Continue reading REVIEW: The Eighth Doctor- Time War 4