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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…

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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…

Alex Macqueen and Peter Capaldi

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…

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Dark Eyes 3 reviewed

The third of what we are told will be four Dark Eyes boxsets was released in November 2014. The central protagonists are the Eighth Doctor, Molly, Liv Chenka and the Master. Gone are the Daleks and back is the Eminence. Add Dr Sally Armstrong, Narvin and a good sprinkle of new characters and aliens and next stop universal…

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Dark Eyes 4 details announced

Big Finish has announced the release date of Dark Eyes 4 has pulled back forward to March 2015. There will also be an Eighth Doctor announcement in January (Big Finish Day 6?). Details: DOCTOR WHO: DARK EYES 4 – NEW RELEASE DATE! The cover of Dark Eyes 4 reveals Daleks as well as Sontarans, Liv Chenka and the Alex Macqueen Master.…