CAPSULE REVIEW | The Emerald Tiger

The Doctor, Tegan, Turlough and Nyssa arrive in Calcutta in 1926, and immediately become embroiled in the search for a lost world teeming with strange creatures. With Tegan and Turlough trapped on a train with a tiger and a homicidal British Army major, the Doctor and Nyssa must track them across India's countryside, before they … Continue reading CAPSULE REVIEW | The Emerald Tiger

REVIEW | Doctor Who- The Fifth Doctor Adventures: Forty 1

With the aptly-titled Forty, Big Finish is celebrating forty years since Peter Davison's Fifth Doctor make his debut in 1982's Castrovalva. As the fifth incarnation of our favourite Time Lord is flung back and forth along his timeline, he'll encounter old friends, and face off against the Cybermen and the Ice Warriors. It's an interesting … Continue reading REVIEW | Doctor Who- The Fifth Doctor Adventures: Forty 1

Big Finish Top 10 (2021)

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Just like that, we've reached the end of another year, and, as usual, we're going to be taking a look back at the top ten Big Finish releases of the last twelve months. It's certainly been quite an exciting year for audio drama, with the long-awaited return of Christopher Eccleston as the Ninth Doctor; the … Continue reading Big Finish Top 10 (2021)

REVIEW | Doctor Who: The Lost Resort and Other Stories

It's been a year, but we're finally rejoining the Fifth Doctor, Nyssa, Tegan and Marc as their series of adventures finally comes to a close! Having rated each of the previous instalments in this arc either four or (a very rare!) five stars, I'm thrilled that we finally have a conclusion to this wonderful collection … Continue reading REVIEW | Doctor Who: The Lost Resort and Other Stories

REVIEW | The War Master: Killing Time

After an outstanding start with Only the Good and The Master of Callous (review here), The War Master range has petered out somewhat, with more recent releases not quite reaching the heights of those earlier boxsets. But now the War Master is back, and this time he's going up against a powerful new enemy... and … Continue reading REVIEW | The War Master: Killing Time

REVIEW | Out of Time 2: The Gates of Hell

Kieran Brennan takes a look at the second instalment in the Doctor Who: Out of Time series, which pits the Fifth and Tenth Doctors up against a very old enemy... Various hand-waved away time shenanigans have not only brought the Tenth and Fifth Doctors together, but also resulted in a Cyberman ruled Paris! C’mon, what … Continue reading REVIEW | Out of Time 2: The Gates of Hell

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

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: Doctor Who – Wicked Sisters

The Graceless sisters are back, and this time they're joined by the Doctor (Peter Davison) and Leela (Louise Jameson) in Wicked Sisters: a new three-part audio boxset from Big Finish Productions. Having delved into the Graceless series over the summer (which I absolutely loved- check out my review of series one here), I'm looking forward … Continue reading REVIEW: Doctor Who – Wicked Sisters

REVIEW: Shadow of the Daleks

The Fifth Doctor enters the Time War in Shadow of the Daleks, a two-part audio adventure released over October and November 2020. Conceived during lockdown and recorded virtually with a very small cast, this is undeniably an experimental release, and one that has intrigued me since it was first announced back in July. As it's … Continue reading REVIEW: Shadow of the Daleks