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…

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…

The First Sontarans reviewed

The First Sontarans by Andrew Smith is a Lost Story for the Sixth Doctor and Peri. It was originally conceived as a Marie Celeste tale. At the time it was being considered it lost out to The Two Doctors but, with a new setting, we get the chance to hear a story billed as an origin story and…

Daleks: The Destroyers reviewed

Part of the Second Doctor Lost Stories boxset, Daleks: The Destroyers is actually the never made pilot for the Sara Kingdom US spin-off that never happened. Originally written by Terry Nation, and of course starring Jean Marsh, this was adapted by Nick Briggs and John Dorney. Not really a Doctor Who story, but almost the first spin-off…

Prison in Space or Carry on in the TARDIS reviewed

The second set of Lost Stories leads off with the Dick Sharples story Prison in Space. Dick Sharples wrote many other things (Adam Adamant, The Saint, Doctor Finlay and even The Bill) but this is the only piece he ever wrote for Doctor Who. It is a Second Doctor story with Jamie and Zoe performed by Frazer Hines and Wendy…

The Fragile Yellow Arc of Fragrance reviewed

Moris Farhi produced the script for The Fragile Yellow Arc of Fragrance as a calling card. He was in discussions with the producers of Doctor Who and used this to get approval to pitch his script for Farewell Great Macedon. Never intended to be filmed, Big Finish has nonetheless produced an audio version which they incorporated into…