RETRO REVIEW | Doctor Who: Dust Breeding

Guest contributor Lincoln Wilson handles this week's Retro Review. Read on for his thoughts! So, the time of reckoning is at hand. After (almost) 275 monthly releases, stretching way back to July 1999 and the release of very first story (The Sirens of Time) of Big Finish’s flagship Doctor Who audio range, the end is … Continue reading RETRO REVIEW | Doctor Who: Dust Breeding

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)

RETRO REVIEW: “Lurkers at Sunlight’s Edge”

The Retro Reviews series reaches its end with this final review. Will "Lurkers at Sunlight's Edge" be able to continue the extremely high standard set by "A Death in the Family"? Or will it fall flat? Read on to find out! Lurkers at Sunlight's Edge is an interesting story in many respects. It's decidedly Lovecraftian, … Continue reading RETRO REVIEW: “Lurkers at Sunlight’s Edge”

RETRO REVIEW: “Project: Destiny”

The final three stories in the Retro Reviews series are upon us and, following on from the shocking ending of "The Angel of Scutari" is the first: Cavan Scott and Mark Wright's "Project: Destiny". After enjoying both their previous Forge stories, I'm excited to see how this one shapes up. Read on to find out, … Continue reading RETRO REVIEW: “Project: Destiny”

RETRO REVIEW: “The Angel of Scutari”

Following the stellar "The Magic Mousetrap" and "Enemy of the Daleks" is the final story in this Seventh Doctor trilogy. Will "The Angel of Scutari" deliver a hat trick? Or will it let the trilogy down? Read on to find out, and beware spoilers! This story follows directly on from Enemy of the Daleks, with … Continue reading RETRO REVIEW: “The Angel of Scutari”

RETRO REVIEW: “Enemy of the Daleks”

The Seventh Doctor, Ace and Hex storyline continues with "Enemy of the Daleks". Does this story continue the high standard set by "The Magic Mousetrap"? Or will this trilogy of adventures fall flat? Read on to find out, and beware: there will be spoilers! Written by David Bishop and directed by Ken Bentley, this story … Continue reading RETRO REVIEW: “Enemy of the Daleks”

RETRO REVIEW: “The Magic Mousetrap”

Our series of Retro Reviews resumes with Matthew Sweet's brilliant "The Magic Mousetrap". This review will contain spoilers, so read on at your own risk! Directed by Ken Bentley, this is a twisty-turny story taking place in a sanatorium atop a Swiss mountain. A group of mysterious strangers have been gathered together to play seemingly … Continue reading RETRO REVIEW: “The Magic Mousetrap”

The Eighth of March Review

To commemorate International Women's Day 2019, Big Finish released "The Eighth of March: a collection of four stories, written by women, directed by women and starring some of the female characters from the Doctor Who universe. This is undeniably a very special release, and thankfully it's an absolute success! Read on to find out what … Continue reading The Eighth of March Review

RETRO REVIEW: “Thicker Than Water”

In our next Retro Review, we rejoin the Sixth Doctor and Evelyn... but things have changed between the two. This review will contain spoilers, so read on at your own risk! Set after Evelyn's departure from the TARDIS, this story is a sequel to "Arrangements for War", taking place during the Doctor's travels with Mel … Continue reading RETRO REVIEW: “Thicker Than Water”