The Lives of Captain Jack review

In The Lives of Captain Jack, we get to see glimpses of what Jack Harkness did after he first died (and even before) and before he joined Torchwood. In this boxset, we have four stories by two great, and very different writers, Guy Adams and James Goss. In four adventures they take us across a small…

The Horror of Hy-Brasil reviewed

The June 2017 Subscriber Short Trips story is The Horror of Hy-Brasil, written by sound engineer Russell McGee. It’s a cracking Second Doctor,Jamie and Zoe story, and well worth a listen. I was in studio when it was recorded, and it made an impression that has stayed with me. It’s free to main range subscribers whose subscription included Shadow Planet…

Shadow Planet World Apart review on Cultbox

I penned some thoughts on the June main range dual release Shadow Planet / World Apart for CutBox: Big Finish Doctor Who Shadow Planet/World Apart review. It’s an interesting and very different pair of stories from AK Benedict (Shadow Planet) and Scott Handcock (World Apart). The Seventh Doctor, Ace and Hex have plenty to do in these two…

Could DI Menzies return?

With the news Anna Hope is appearing in the newly announced Tales of New Earth, I wondered – Could DI Menzies return? There’s an interview with Anna here in the 2008 Lancashire Telegraph: Doctor Who actor at convention. If you aren’t sure who DI Menzies is, or why she needs to return, carry on…

Enter the War Master!

Big Finish has announced Sir Derek Jacobi in a boxset as The War Master! The news item (and there are other announcements as well) is: DEREK JACOBI RETURNS AS THE WAR MASTER! In my mind, it’s an excellent concept, a great set of writers (Nick Briggs, Guy Adams, James Goss and new writer Janine H Jones).…

Falling review on Cultbox

I had a listen to the Jonathan Barnes Short Trip story Falling and reviewed it for Cultbox: Big Finish Doctor Who audio story reviews May 2017. It’s a nice story for Mrs Polly Jackson read by Anneke Wills, with some really nice moments. +++ Message Ends +++