What if the Big Finish licence were extended?

So, one possibility not oft discussed, is Big Finish having the scope of their new series Doctor Who licence extended. As the FAQ page says, the licence only covers up until Matt Smith left the show. While the Eleventh Doctor‘s era still had plenty to explore, I believe Jodie Whittaker’s imminent arrival means the Twelfth Doctor‘s era could well…

Lady Christina de Souza – what happened next?

If you enjoyed Michelle Ryan as Lady Christine de Souza in Planet of the Dead, you might want to look out for the most recently announced Big Finish boxset. Coming September 2018 is Lady Christina. The Big Finish news item (LADY CHRISTINA RETURNS) is worth a read to spot a couple of new writers and an intriguing…

Churchill Years Volume 2 review

I enjoyed the second (and overdue?) set of Churchill stories from Big Finish, and wrote a review for CultBox: Doctor Who: The Churchill Years Volume 2 review. I feel there’s a lot more this series could deliver, and it could even cross over into earlier Doctors. Let’s keep our fingers crossed! +++ Message Ends +++

The Diary of River Song Volume 3 review

By any measure, The Diary of River Song Volume 3 is rather good indeed. It adds some new writers into the new-series mix, it gives River a proper nemesis in the form of Madame Kovarian, it continues her encounters with past incarnations of the Doctor, in this case Peter Davison’s Fifth Doctor, has good stories, great casting…

The War Master Only the Good review

With the boxset Only the Good, the Derek Jacobi War Master makes his first appearance for Big Finish. It’s a suitably subtle yet grim introduction, well realised and worth the investment. It’s also a chance to to explore some of what the Master did during the Time War, and understand how he ended up hiding away…