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…

Timelines: The Eighth Doctor

The Eighth Doctor‘s timeline is the most open to interpretation given all we know is one TV story and that he is in some ways the bridge to the new TV series from the Classic. To set out the sequence I will use the rule of ‘follow the companion’ (and the wiki entry – update October…

Timelines: The Seventh Doctor

In a lot of ways the Seventh Doctor‘s timeline appears simple (this is until you think about the various twists that tangle it up), though I will no doubt get castigated for ignoring loads of spin-off characters. To set out the sequence I will use the rule of ‘follow the companion’. For the odd story when the Doctor appears without…

Timelines: The Sixth Doctor

In a lot of ways  the Sixth Doctor‘s timeline is the simplest to follow through, given how pegged in it is by Trial of a Timelord. To set out the sequence I will use the rule of ‘follow the companion’. For the odd story when the Doctor appears without a companion I have to assume that they…

Timelines

What order? As Big Finish squeeze more and more tales into the main range, following the order (if you care!) becomes more and more complex. Sometimes there are insufficient clues, or you need knowledge I don’t have. Other times it is more straightforward. My vision is to come up with a picture that links all…

Connected Tales

Connected Tales – one way to think about Big Finish Given the size of the oeuvre (posh for works!) I am not going to slavishly review each piece produced as: Others are doing that I don’t have every title I don’t have enough spare time! What I am going to do is review little groups…