Suggestions for the Lucie Miller Collection sale

Sheridan Smith as back as Lucie Miller in a new set of full-cast stories with the Eighth Doctor, and Big Finish is marking her return with a 50% sale on the previous adventures. Details on the sale are: The Lucie Miller Collection. I thought I’d share some recommendations, given this blog is named for the…

Celestial Toyroom 493 celebrates the Eighth Doctor

Members of the Doctor Who Appreciation Society with a special interest in the Eighth Doctor are in for a treat with the latest issue 493 of The Celestial Toyroom. Free to members, this issue has been extended to a huge thirty pages to fit in all the articles, and I understand some had to be…

The Further Adventures of Lucie Miller announced!

After some heavy hinting from Nick Briggs on Twitter, Big Finish has announced The Further Adventures of Lucie Miller. Details are in the news item Lucie Miller returns! Quick summary: four stories in a July 2019 boxset, set in the gap between the first and second series of the original Lucie Miller Eighth Doctor adventures.

The Curse of the Fugue reviewed

April 2016, the return of Sheridan Smith as Lucie Miller in the Alice Cavender Short Trip; The Curse of the Fugue. Wonderful as it is to hear Sheridan voicing Lucie once more, does this story justify the excitement? Short answer: yes; long answer: keep reading…

Lucie Miller’s back!

Excellent news to wake up to on a Sunday (or hear if you were at Gally) is that Sheridan Smith will be back as Lucie Miller! Jason Haigh-Ellery made the announcement and explained about Sheridan being back for two Short Trips and this does not change the ending of To the Death. The news item is: DOCTOR WHO:…

The Doctors’ Timelines Index

And there’s more timeline goodness. On the Big Finish forum we don’t only have The Companions’ Timelines Index but also The Doctors’ Timelines Index. This is an epic piece of work in progress and is available here: The Doctors’ Timelines Index. Thanks to Tim / forum user billy2. === Message Ends ===

Vote Lucie Miller!

Things are quiet on the Doctor Who Legacy front as they wait for August and the release of version 3.0. There is one area of particular interest to this blog though; a vote for the next Big Finish companion to be added to the game. There are six to choose from and this blog supports Lucie Miller. The poll…

Lucie Miller, OBE

In the New Years Honours list, Sheridan Smith has been awarded an OBE for her work including Cilla, Mrs Biggs, Legally Blond and so on. Of course to Big Finish fans, and this blog, she is best-loved for playing Lucie Miller.

Update on the upscaling of the downloads

Apologies for the techno-babble title – this is an update on the increasingly long list of downloads now upgraded to 256 kbps (and also now having audiobooks available). My list of upgraded files (with dates) is here: Main Range (and other) titles now available as 256 kbps. Yes the title isn’t very snappy, but what can…

Thoughts ahead of Time Heist

As we get over last week’s Listen attention turns to Time Heist. My theories as to who Ms Delphox might be are waning and this is part due to the mysterious Missy hovering across the series arc. Maybe they are one and the same? I noticed plenty of reaction on the web to the set of criminal…

Big Finish 15 – 2007

The Big Finish celebration of 15 years of the main range has now reached 2007, a year that saw The Companion Chronicles and The Eighth Doctor Adventures. There are two offers and also the announcement that The Companion Chronicles will survive in boxset form with a First Doctor boxset released in 2015. The news item is: BIG FINISH’S 15TH ANNIVERSARY…

How old is the Doctor?

I was wondering just how old the Doctor might be, as after all he aged rather a lot in Time of the Doctor. This led me to an article on TARDIS wikia – The Doctor’s age. I thought I would plot the various ages on a chart and see what it revealed.