Big Finish Eighth Doctor offers

The latest set of Big Finish weekly offers is live and it’s the turn of the Eighth Doctor. I’m a massive Paul McGann fan so recommend all of these. If you really aren’t sure, start with Dark Eyes 1 Lots of other first boxset in a series titles are available, why not grab them all! Details: THIRTEENTH DOCTOR SPECIAL…

Dark Eyes 4 – CultBox review

I reviewed Dark Eyes 4 for CultBox: ‘Doctor Who’ audio boxset review: Big Finish’s ‘Dark Eyes 4′. I gave this a straight five stars; as I noted in my local review it has some minor flaws but as a piece is very strong. Once again, congratulations to Matt Fitton and John Dorney (and director, cast, producer, sound…) for…

Dark Eyes 4 slipcase

Dark Eyes 4 review

After four boxsets, the award-winning Dark Eyes series came to an end with the simply named Dark Eyes 4. With the writing credits taken by John Dorney and Matt Fitton (Matt wrote Dark Eyes 3 single-handed) and a host of villains (Daleks. Sontarans, the Eminence and the Master). How did this turn out? A fitting end to a…

The Dark Eyes / Dark Water Convergence

The idea of the Big Finish Master (as played by Alex Macqueen) meeting the Twelfth Doctor may be fantasy (despite Macqueen and Capaldi appearing together in The Thick of It) but it occurs to me there are some themic resonances (review’s pretentious way of saying similarities) between the Macqueen Master and Gomez’s Missy. Let’s compare notes…