Fourth Doctor for free!

Big Finish is giving away part 1 of Destination Nerva from September 7 2020 for one week. It was the first story for which Tom Baker returned to the role of the Fourth Doctor for Big Finish and should be part of any fan’s collection. There’s also a sale. Details after the break.

Beep the Meep is #lockdownload 10

June the 8th and this week’s free Doctor Who download from Big Finish brings Beep the Meep in an adventure (part one) with Tom Baker’s Fourth Doctor. Details after the break, including some new low prices on bundles. Meep.

Doctor Who: Shadow of the Sun review on CultBox

I gave my thoughts on Robert Valentine’s Fourth Doctor story Shadow of the Sun on CultBox. It’s a decent story I’d like to have heard over four parts — not the biggest gripe in the world! Brought forward from 2024 (what’s a little time travel amongst Doctor Who fans?!), it’s entertaining with a serious message.…

Lockdown special Fourth Doctor story coming in May!

Big Finish has complete its first ever full-cast lockdown remote recording audio and it’s due for release in May! Robert Valentine wrote Doctor Who: Shadow of the Sun. It’s a Fourth Doctor, Leela and K9 story. The cast includes Tom Baker, Louise Jameson, John Leeson and Fenella Woolgar. The full press release is after the…

Doctor Who: The Quest of the Engineer review

The 2020 batch of Fourth Doctor Adventures comes to a close with Andrew Smith’s Quest of the Engineer. Andrew gets to write for Adric who he first introduced to us in the 1980 story Full Circle. Once more, by the magic of Big Finish, the Fourth Doctor, Romana, K9 and Adric are lost in e-Space,…

Doctor Who The Planet of Witches review

February 2020 follows on from the previous month’s Purgatory 12 and Chase the Night with another pair of stories, first of which is The Planet of Witches. Writer Alan Barnes puts the Fourth Doctor, Romana, Adric and K9 through their paces in a tale of magic and mayhem.

Doctor Who: Chase the Night review

Jonathon Morris’s Chase The Night was released with Purgatory 12, and in some ways follows the same pattern: with exotic world-building and substantial peril but for this release, the focus (if there is one) is Romana. Beyond looking for deep insights (the plague of being a reviewer) Chase The Night is another strong release in…