Counter Measures Series 4 announced

No details but Big Finish has just announced that there will be a fourth series of Counter Measures in 2015. Series Three is out in July this year and the team also feature in the special Worlds of Doctor Who. The Big Finish news item says little more: FURTHER COUNTER MEASURES BEING TAKEN! .-. Message Ends -.-

Worlds of Doctor Who cover released

Big Finish has released the cover for The World’s of Doctor Who (left). The full story with synopsis is on the Big Finish news page. This also gives more details on the four stories. Initial thought is that the cover is missing a few characters (eg the Counter Measures team and UNIT). Further thoughts below.

Big Finish announces The Worlds of Doctor Who

As mentioned in DWM 470 (pictured) and announced on their website (see THE WORLDS OF DOCTOR WHO ANNOUNCED) Big Finish will be marking 15 years of Doctor Who releases in some style. This will be a multi-series story told over five discs [the assumption is one is a documentary]. Full details on the website – my…

Counter Measures Series 3 details

Big Finish has announced details of Counter Measures series 3 – their news story is under the link. After a long gap with no information and some worries about the re-appearance of our favourite team of 60s investigators we now know that recording is well under way (and may even be finished). I highlight some…

Details for Big Finish Day 4

If you’re still unsure about visiting the Copthorne Hotel (pictured) tomorrow, Saturday January 18th 2014, then have another look at the Tenth Planet event webpage. There are updates on the guests (no Niky Wardley) and also details of the programme of events (highlights follow)

Counter Measures series 3 announced

Some good news already for 2014 – Big Finish has announced that boxset 3 of Counter Measures is available for pre-order and will be released in July 2014. I’m a big fan of this series and recommend it to anyone who likes 50s/60s sci-fi particularly with a Quatermass feel (at least for boxset 1).

1963: The Assassination Games reviewed

The third Big Finish story in the main range anniversary sequence is 1963: The Assassination Games by John Dorney. This is a Seventh Doctor story including both Ace and the Counter Measures team. The story is slotted in right between Remembrance of the Daleks (which is most people’s idea of the 25th anniversary story) and the first Counter Measures…

Big Finish 50th Anniversary Sale

Guess what – a sale for the 50th anniversary! This one is simple – 10% off for the whole weekend on any purchase of a Doctor Who connected range. The exceptions are: Not the Destiny of the Doctor Range No pre-orders subscriptions No subscriptions. This still gives plenty of choices – grab some classics, plug some…

Counter Measures crew at Big Finish Day 4

An update on Big Finish Day 4 which is shaping up nicely. The venue is the Copthorne Hotel in Slough on January 18th 2014. It has just been announced that the whole of the Counter Measures team will be in attendance, along with Paul McGann, various writers and many others such as Julian Wadham (Avengers…

Interview with John Dorney

John Dorney was kind enough to answer a few questions on a range of topics including the Fourth Doctor Adventures, Jago & Litefoot, steampunk, Counter: Measures, Companion Chronicles and The Avengers. The interview is here on the Starburst website. Update 16th August 2013 – the interview is also printed in Starburst Magazine #392 if you’re interested! He had plenty…

Counter Measures Series 2 reviewed

Following Series 1 (released 2012 and reviewed here) I was pleased I had invested and happy to buy the second series. There has been a re-shuffle among the writers and script editor John Dorney gets to add his touch to the series. I won’t discuss how well this stands on its own merits but discuss…

Another interview with Matt Fitton

Just a quick plug for my latest interview with Matt Fitton which you can find on the Starburst website here. Matt gives insight this years Sixth Doctor and Mel stories, his upcoming Seventh Doctor story, Counter Measures, Destiny of the Doctor and much else besides (including Dark Eyes 2). Interested readers might also like to check out…