The Valley of Death

Valley of Death reviewed

With Foe From the Future, this two CD story originally written by Philip Hinchcliffe is part of the Fourth Doctor Boxset of Lost Stories. Adapted by Jonathan Morris, it is described by director Ken Bentley in the extras as bonkers. Does it deserve this, and does it matter? Let’s find out…

The Foe from the Future

Foe from the Future reviewed

Part of the Fourth Doctor boxset of Lost Stories, Foe From the Future is a six-part (3xCD) story for the Doctor and Leela. It was originally written by Robert Banks Stewart (who wrote Terror of the Zygons and Seeds of Doom) and adapted by John Dorney. The other story included in the boxset is The Valley of Death; I will review that…

Lost Stories special offer

Lost Stories weekend sale

I don’t always mention the regular sales from Big Finish, but this weekend (24 – 27 April, UK Time, 2015) has a good one – the whole Lost Stories range on various reduced prices. They aren’t all classic but there are some really good ones. I’ve heard about half and have just grabbed all the…

Christmas GIfts

12 Days of Big Finish-mas 2014

First Merry Christmas to all visitors to mine humble blog. Second, welcome to Big Finish-mas 2014! Every day for twelve days over the holidays there will be special offers on download only. Will there be a thirteenth? Each day (or so) I’ll update this post with the details and some thoughts. It isn’t all Doctor Who related…

The Children of Seth

Children of Seth reviewed

Anther Lost Story under the microscope and this time its the Fifth Doctor adventure Children of Seth. This tale was originally written by Christopher Bailey (Kinda and Snakedance) and adapted by Marc Platt. The high-power cast includes David Warner, Adrian Lukis, Honor Blackman and John Banks. I have found some of the Lost Stories have left something to be desired – does this…

benedict cumberbatch

Big Finish Superstar weekend sale

In case you missed it Big Finish is having a sale on 10 double-disc titles selected because of who they star. The list of actors includes Benedict Cumberbatch, Honor Blackman, Jenny Agutter, David Tennant, Leslie Phillips, David Warner, Susannah York and more. If nothing else this is a new slice across the ranges and worth…