The Astrea Conspiracy review on CultBox

February 2019’s Doctor Who Short Trips: The Astrea Consipiracy brought the Twelfth Doctor to the range, even if only as a character in a tale about Aphra Benn, written by Lizbeth Myles and read by Neve McIntosh. I found it thought provoking for reasons you can discover in my CultBox review: Doctor Who Short Trips:…

New Short Trips covers revealed

Big Finish has released details of four more titles in the 2019 Short Trips range. As ever they look intriguing and full details here: DOCTOR WHO SHORT TRIPS. Nicola Bryant, Louise Jameson, Katy Manning and Nick Briggs are performing four very different titles. I have initial thoughts on them all…

Short Trips The Devil’s Footprints review

With December 2018’s Short Trips, producer Ian Atkins takes his leave from production duties and leaves the range in a good place. This release, The Devil’s Footprints is no exception; it’s a great Seventh Doctor story read by Bonnie Langford, bringing a chance to hear Mel without Ace by her side. It’s written by Penelope Faith, who also…

The Last Day at Work review

First congratulations to writer Harry Draper for winning the 2018 Paul Spragg Memorial Opportunity with his Second Doctor and Jamie story The Last Day at Work. It’s a great little story and if you haven’t heard it, stop what you’re doing and download now. Did I mention it’s free? What makes this story good? Let’s chat…

Short Trips: I Am The Master review

October 2018’s Short Trips story was yet another unusual release, continuing Ian Atkins approach as outgoing producer of innovating with this range. It’s I Am The Master written and performed by the Master himself, Geoffrey Beevers. Short review: it’s great. Longer review…

The Mistpuddle Murders review

The November 2018 Short Trips is Simon A Forward’s The Mistpuddle Murders. It’s a curious and entertaining tale, read by Sarah Sutton, and including the Fifth Doctor and Tegan. It’s very much in the style of a classic English detective story, think Agatha Christie and the like with Nyssa leading the denouement over afternoon tea. So far,…