It’s Lucie Miller (and read by Sheridan herself) in an electrifying Eighth Doctor Short Trips story, Flashpoint, written by Andrew Smith. You want more? I put some notes together for Cultbox: Doctor Who: Flashpoint review. Now go off and listen to it! ### Message Ends ###
Sometimes you have to take your hat off to other writers. In this month’s Short Trips: How to Win Planets and Influence People, James Goss has written a humorous, entertaining Fourth Doctor story for Rufus Hound to read as the Meddling Monk. It’s a great piece, and credit to producer Ian Atkins and director Lisa Bowerman.
The June 2017 Subscriber Short Trips story is The Horror of Hy-Brasil, written by sound engineer Russell McGee. It’s a cracking Second Doctor,Jamie and Zoe story, and well worth a listen. I was in studio when it was recorded, and it made an impression that has stayed with me. It’s free to main range subscribers whose subscription included Shadow Planet…
I had a listen to the Jonathan Barnes Short Trip story Falling and reviewed it for Cultbox: Big Finish Doctor Who audio story reviews May 2017. It’s a nice story for Mrs Polly Jackson read by Anneke Wills, with some really nice moments. +++ Message Ends +++
Last year when Ian Atkins ran the first Paul Spragg Memorial Short Trip Competition, I was flattered to have several people ask me for tips, simply because I’d written a few Short Trips for Big Finish. As I’ve already been asked again this year, I thought I’d post the advice I give everybody, and add a couple of bits.
Big Finish has marked the third anniversary of the passing of the much-missed Paul Spragg with the announcement of the second Paul Spragg Memorial Short Trip. I didn’t know Paul well, but always found him a pleasure to deal with and was shocked by the news of his passing. The competition is a fitting memorial, and…
Gadzooks! No sooner have we enjoyed The Jago & Litefoot Revival Act One, than Jago & Litefoot Revival Act Two makes an appearance. Complete with two covers (the one I’m not showing is rather a spoiler;-) the action continues at pace, as Professor Litefoot and the Tenth Doctor make haste for the TARDIS!