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

REVIEW: Scorched Earth

The Sixth Doctor's adventures with Flip and Constance continue in this month's main range release: Scorched Earth. Written by Chris Chapman, whose other scripts for the Sixth Doctor (and, indeed, his UNIT story Hosts of the Wirrn) I've found to be absolutely outstanding, this story is undeniably the release I've been looking forward to most … Continue reading REVIEW: Scorched Earth

REVIEW: “Cry of the Vultriss”

The Sixth Doctor, Flip and Constance return for a new trilogy of adventures, starting with Cry of the Vultriss by Darren Jones. Last seen in the brilliant Static way back in 2017, the reunion of this particular TARDIS team has been long-awaited, particularly given the way we left Constance at the end of that adventure. … Continue reading REVIEW: “Cry of the Vultriss”

REVIEW: “Blood on Santa’s Claw and Other Stories”

The Doctor and Peri are joined by Joe Carnaby (Luke Allen-Gale), Peri's boyfriend, in this four-story Christmas anthology release. Written by Nev Fountain, Blood on Santa's Claw (and Other Stories) follows this new TARDIS team as they encounter werewolves, designer babies, an endless Christmas party and even Santa himself! But should it be put on … Continue reading REVIEW: “Blood on Santa’s Claw and Other Stories”

REVIEW: “Harry Houdini’s War”

This year's Sixth Doctor trilogy concludes with Harry Houdini's War, written by Steve Lyons. Both Memories of a Tyrant and Emissary of the Daleks were top-tier releases, so will this story make it a hat trick? Read on to find out! The first thing that struck me about this story was its incredible pacing. We're … Continue reading REVIEW: “Harry Houdini’s War”

REVIEW: “Emissary of the Daleks”

After an absence of five years, the Sixth Doctor (Colin Baker) and Peri (Nicola Bryant) return to the monthly range in this new trilogy of adventures. "Emissary of the Daleks" is the second in this run, which aims to replicate the style of season 22. But is this story a success? Read on to find … Continue reading REVIEW: “Emissary of the Daleks”

Doctor Who: The Legacy of Time Review (Part Two)

To celebrate 20 years of producing Doctor Who audio drama, Big Finish have released The Legacy of Time, an epic six-part adventure uniting all corners of the Doctor Who universe. Read on to see my thoughts on the final three stories in this incredible set. You can read my thoughts on the first half of … Continue reading Doctor Who: The Legacy of Time Review (Part Two)

RETRO REVIEW: “Thicker Than Water”

In our next Retro Review, we rejoin the Sixth Doctor and Evelyn... but things have changed between the two. This review will contain spoilers, so read on at your own risk! Set after Evelyn's departure from the TARDIS, this story is a sequel to "Arrangements for War", taking place during the Doctor's travels with Mel … Continue reading RETRO REVIEW: “Thicker Than Water”

RETRO REVIEW: “Arrangements for War”

Following on from the shocking ending of "Project: Lazarus", "Arrangements for War" is the next story I'll be reviewing as part of my Big Finish Retro Reviews series. Be warned, this review WILL contain spoilers! Written by Paul Sutton, this release deals with the immediate aftermath of Evelyn and the Doctor's argument at the end … Continue reading RETRO REVIEW: “Arrangements for War”