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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

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 | The Lone Centurion: Volume One

Rory Williams makes his Big Finish debut as Arthur Darvill returns in The Lone Centurion: an all-new series of adventures for our favourite Roman as he protects the Pandorica throughout Earth's history. This first volume is set in Ancient Rome (though with the twist of being in the alternate timeline created in The Pandorica Opens), … Continue reading REVIEW | The Lone Centurion: Volume One

REVIEW | Doctor Who: Return of the Cybermen

The Lost Stories range is back with Return of the Cybermen: a new story featuring the Fourth Doctor and, for the first time in a full-cast audio adventure, Sarah Jane Smith and Harry Sullivan! Adapted from Gerry Davis' original script for Revenge of the Cybermen, this release gives us a new take on an old … Continue reading REVIEW | Doctor Who: Return of the Cybermen

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