The Drashani Trilogy

The final Big Finish main range trilogy for 2012 was the Drashani Trilogy, previously referred to here as Prince Orpheus’ Castle. As we now know this was a multi-Doctor story telling the story of the Drashani Empire. It is a sage of love, deception, war and revenge beginning with the doomed lovers Kylo and Aliona…

The Key2Time trilogy

2009 began with the Key2Time trilogy (instead of Key to Time which had been done or Key 2 Time which is just plain silly). This Fifth Doctor trilogy consists of The Judgement of Isskar (Simon Guerrier), The Destroyer of Delights (Jonathan Clements) and The Chaos Pool (Peter Anghelides). There is also a Seventh Doctor / Ace Companion Chronicle that fits into this called The…

The Black and White trilogy

The 2012 Seventh Doctor main range trilogy from Big Finish was a triumph in writing and production, the latter due to the challenge of Sylvester being off filming The Hobbit in New Zealand. This then was the back-drop to the trilogy of Protect and Survive, Black and White and Gods and Monsters that showed the…

The House in Ely

So my meanderings take me at last to the Sara Kingdom trilogy, that set of Companion Chronicles demonstrating how Big Finish refuse to be beaten by such concepts as ‘didn’t Sara Kingdom die?’. Before diving in too deep, and to save the time of the rapid reader, these are wonderful and are ‘Must Buy’. If…

Dalek Empire

For this set of connected tales I consider the so-called Dalek Empire Quartet of early Big Finish audios (Genocide Machine, Apocalypse Element, Mutant Phase and Time of the Daleks) and in particular do they work as a together or not? This is not, then, a review as such of each of the stories, more a treatment of them…