New main range titles details

Despite the announcement of the end of the main range, Big Finish still has a good few titles to release;-) There’s been some shuffling due to lockdown, but all has settled. Details after the break.

Big Finish releases details for The Lovecraft Invasion

Big Finish has released details for next month’s The Lovecraft Invasion and it looks like a must listen. Robert Valentine (in his third release in a few weeks!) wrote this Sixth Doctor story with companions Flip Jackson and Constance Clarke. Full details below…

Free this week from Big Finish: Doctor Who 1,001 Nights

Not meant to be a reference to lockdown, the latest (27 Apr 2020) weekly download only freebie from Big Finish is 1,001 Nights. Don’t forget it’s only free for a week, and there’s a sale (big Fifth Doctor savings)! Details below…

Doctor Who main range 1-50 for less than £75!

Big Finish has gone sale crazy and I must mention the main range 1-50 sale. It runs until April 20, 2020 (23:59 UK time) and each main range title is on sale (downloads only) for £1.49. You can’t go out and grab a coffee, so why not grab a few of these instead? You can…

Sixth Doctor vs the Ice Warriors

Big Finish has announced details for April 2020’s Cry of the Vultris, and it’s a welcome return for The Sixth Doctor, Flip and Constance Clarke who will be meeting the Ice Warriors in the Darren Jones story Cry of the Vultriss. Details below.

The Crimes of Thomas Brewster review

A mere nine years after listening to and enjoying The Crimes of Thomas Brewster I thought it overdue a review. It’s what I call a jigsaw puzzle story – it brings together many threads from across the Big Finish Doctor Who main range and even starts one of its own. It’s also one of those…

Doctor Who: Dark Universe review

Confession time. I don’t like every Doctor Who story. There are several things that annoy me either through overuse or just because they don’t work for me. This includes: saving the entire universe (can somebody please explain the idea of BIG one day; reset the universe to get over some inconvenient death and destruction; it…

Thoughts ahead of the Haunting of the Villa Diodati

Series 12 takes the Thirteenth Doctor and companions back in time to the Villa Diodati and a meeting with Mary Shelley, Lord Byron and Percy Shelley. As a Big Finish fan, my main concern is how it fits (or not) with the superb Jonathan Morris Mary’s Story.

Doctor Who Main Range 101 – 150 end of print sale

Big Finish has announced Doctor Who main range 101 – 150 are going out of print, moving to download only. I’ve got then all, reviewed many of them here on Red Rocket Rising; I thought I’d make a few recommendations…

Blood on Santa’s Claw review

I wasn’t too enthused by the 2019 Sixth Doctor and Peri trilogy; this Christmas collection, Blood on Santa’s Claw and Other Stories I found rather good. Sixie, Peri plus boyfriend, new writers and Nev Fountain. It’s a treat from first to last. Four stories with a Christmas connection – let’s dive in!

Big Finish releases Doctor Who Dark Universe

Today Big Finish has released the January 2020 main range title Dark Universe. It’s a Guy Adams Seventh Doctor and Ace story with the Eleven as the villain (as revealed here). Why it this story worth an extra mention? Well it’s because of where it sits in the Big Finish continuity (I’m not saying canon,…