THE EIGHTH DOCTOR REVISITED | Zagreus

Guest contributor Kieran Brennan tackles the epic, and controversial, fortieth anniversary special: Zagreus! Spoiler warning for all of the Eighth Doctor’s monthly adventures up until this point, most notably Neverland for which I’ll be dropping major spoilers. Also worth noting this is the type of story one might want to know as little about as … Continue reading THE EIGHTH DOCTOR REVISITED | Zagreus

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

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

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: 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

RETRO REVIEW | Doctor Who: Whispers of Terror

Guest contributor Lincoln Wilson handles this week’s Retro Review. Read on for his thoughts on Whispers of Terror by Justin Richards! The Doctor (Colin Baker) and Peri (Nicola Bryant) arrive at the Museum of Aural Antiquities, a storage facility for all known audio transcripts, wire-taps and speeches ever recorded. They soon encounter an intruder who appears to be … Continue reading RETRO REVIEW | Doctor Who: Whispers of Terror

RETRO REVIEW: Doctor Who – The Juggernauts

This week's Retro Review takes us back to the early days of the Doctor Who Monthly Range, with The Juggernauts: a four-part adventure featuring the Sixth Doctor, Mel... and the Daleks! What better release to talk about with yesterday's announcement of Doctor Who: The Collection - Season 24 boxset featuring none other than Mel herself! … Continue reading RETRO REVIEW: Doctor Who – The Juggernauts

REVIEW: Doctor Who – Colony of Fear

The Doctor Who Monthly Range is wrapping up, making this the antepenultimate release in the series and the final solo story for the Sixth Doctor. This range is arguably where this incarnation of the Doctor finally found his feet after a shaky time on television, so does Old Sixie go out with as big a … Continue reading REVIEW: Doctor Who – Colony of Fear

REVIEW: Doctor Who – Plight of the Pimpernel

The Sixth Doctor and Peri return in Plight of the Pimpernel, the latest instalment of the Doctor Who Monthly Range from Big Finish. Written by Chris Chapman, who also wrote the stellar Scorched Earth from earlier in the year (review here), this story sees the Doctor (Colin Baker) take on the role of the Scarlet … Continue reading REVIEW: Doctor Who – Plight of the Pimpernel

REVIEW: Doctor Who – These Stolen Hours

This month's Short Trip is These Stolen Hours, a new adventure for the Sixth Doctor and Charley written by Grace Knight. Read by India Fisher, this story sees the Doctor and Charley arrive on a space station made of glass, where a group of researchers have lost their memories of the past two weeks. Joining … Continue reading REVIEW: Doctor Who – These Stolen Hours