New Adventures for the Seventh Doctor

As part of its celebration of twenty years of Doctor Who at Big Finish, there will be sets of special releases focussed on each Doctor. First up is Sylvester McCoy’s Seventh Doctor in a set of New Adventures releases (or New New Adventures!). This sees the return of Roz Forrester and Chris Cwej as well. It will be…

The Wartime Chronicles review on Starburst

I had a chance to watch The Wartime Chronicles from Reeltime Pictures. John Levene reprised Sgt Benton and even if the story isn’t fully explained, Andy Lane and Helen Stirling wrote an intriguing piece, which runs to just over 30 minutes. The Chronicles collection includes various documentaries seen before on VHS releases, the Nicholas Courtney voice cameo and…

Original Sin (audio) review

One of many December 2016 treats from Big Finish was the John Dorney adaptation of Andy Lane’s 1995 New Adventures novel Original Sin. It’s an important story; it introduces new companions Roz Forrester and Chris Cwej to the Seventh Doctor, and needs to entertain as well compressing 320 pages into two discs of entertainment. I’ve not read the…

Legends of River Song review on Starburst

I reviewed the book of short stories The Legends of River Song for Starburst. I’m a big fan of the short story format, and this set of five stories is one I would recommend. It fills out some details of River’s personality without making any dramatic decisions. All five stories have their strengths and the set works…

Big Finish novel adaptation news

The announcements continue! We’ve had the licence, we’ve had The Doom Coalition, now it’s the turn of the novel adaptations. There is also an announcement due tomorrow! Today’s announcement is here: DOCTOR WHO: THE NOVEL ADAPTATIONS CONTINUE! This means lots more Seventh Doctor. Bundles are available! My thoughts (such as they are, I’ve read few of the Virgin Adventures)…

Jago & Litefoot Series 8 reviewed

The previous series of Jago & Litefoot ended on a great cliff-hanger – the Scorchies had appeared and were keen to appear in Jago’s theatre, the New Regency (and why wouldn’t they be?!). How would events unfold? What else would befall our favourite Victorian adventurers? Only one way to find out!