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 a gentleman’s club and the Brigadier keeps bumping into them. Oh, and demons and satan and … Continue reading THE EIGHTH DOCTOR REVISITED | Minuet in Hell

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

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

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

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

REVIEW: Torchwood – Coffee

The first Torchwood Monthly Range release of this year is Coffee, written by James Goss. Weaving its way through the first three seasons of TV Torchwood, this story follows café baristas David (Shaun Chambers) and Kathy (Sarah Griffin) as they become caught up in various alien invasions after meeting Ianto Jones (Gareth David-Lloyd). Right from … Continue reading REVIEW: Torchwood – Coffee

REVIEW: Torchwood- Red Base

The Torchwood monthly range continues with Red Base, written by James Goss. Set in Starr Base, a practice Mars base set up in a Welsh quarry, this story sees Andy Davidson (Tom Price) arrive to investigate the mysterious deaths of three crew members. As he becomes further involved, he finds himself trapped inside the base … Continue reading REVIEW: Torchwood- Red Base

REVIEW: The Paternoster Gang- Heritage 3

The Paternoster Gang return for three new stories in the third installment in the Heritage series. Read on to find out my thoughts on each exciting tale! 1. "Family Matters" by Lisa McMullin The first story in the set, Family Matters, sees Jenny reunite with her parents as their travelling circus comes to town while … Continue reading REVIEW: The Paternoster Gang- Heritage 3