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

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

SHORT TRIPS REVIEWS: “The Meaning of Red”/”Her Own Bootstraps”

It's been a busy couple of weeks in the Short Trips range, with both Her Own Bootstraps and The Meaning of Red (both by authors new to Big Finish!) being released, as well as the two Time Lord Victorious releases Master Thief and Lesser Evils (review here). With these two being released to close together, … Continue reading SHORT TRIPS REVIEWS: “The Meaning of Red”/”Her Own Bootstraps”

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”