REVIEW: “The Second Oldest Question”

The Short Trips range continues with The Second Oldest Question, a brand new Fifth Doctor and Nyssa story written by Carrie Thompson. It's a delightfully oddball story, all about a village putting a chicken on trial for arson. With the Doctor taking on the role of the chicken's defendant, we gradually uncover the truth behind … Continue reading REVIEW: “The Second Oldest Question”

Torchwood One: Latter Days Review

The Torchwood One team return for a third series of adventures with Torchwood One: Latter Days. Revolving around the theme of retirement, this set follows three key characters as they navigate their lives post-Torchwood. Read on for my reviews of each story. 1. "Retirement Plan" by Gareth David-Lloyd The set opens with Retirement Plan, a … Continue reading Torchwood One: Latter Days Review

Torchwood: “The Vigil” Review

The Torchwood monthly range continues with The Vigil by Lou Morgan, a tale that follows Tosh as she brings the body of an ex-colleague, Sebastian Vaughan, back to his family home. We flash from past to present, uncovering the circumstances leading to Tosh's mission, and the relationship between her and Sebastian. Morgan has an excellent … Continue reading Torchwood: “The Vigil” Review

REVIEW: “Tartarus”

A new Fifth Doctor trilogy begins with Tartarus, which not only introduces a new companion to travel alongside the Doctor, Nyssa and Tegan, but also crosses over with one of the Big Finish Originals: Cicero. I must admit I've not yet heard Cicero, but as a student of Roman history myself, I'm incredibly eager to, … Continue reading REVIEW: “Tartarus”

REVIEW: The New Adventures of Bernice Summerfield: Buried Memories

Last year, Big Finish held a competition with the Time Ladies to find a new female writer for the Bernice Summerfield range, and they were so impressed with the finalists that they gave them each a slot in this year's Benny boxset, titled Buried Memories. I was very much looking forward to hearing from this … Continue reading REVIEW: The New Adventures of Bernice Summerfield: Buried Memories

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 One)

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 first three stories in this incredible set. 1. "Lies in Ruins" by James Goss The Legacy of … Continue reading Doctor Who: The Legacy of Time Review (Part One)