The 8th of March review

The Big Finish 2019 International Women’s Day release was The Eighth of March, with four stories, women writers, director and a full range of well-liked women from across the Doctor Who universe. The motif of the 8th of March is in each tale as an anchor; beyond that no big arc or other distraction. As…

The Eighth of March announced

Big Finish has announced a new title, scheduled for release on Friday, March 8th 2019. Titled The Eighth of March, it celebrates just some of the significant female characters from the world of Doctor Who, including Ace, Benny, Jenny Flint, Vastra, Kate Stewart, Osgood, River Song and Leela. The set is directed by Helen Goldwyn and each…

Benny news from Paul Cornell

The creator of Bernice Summerfield (Benny to her friends), Paul Cornell has some great news on his blog today (part of this year’s 12 Blogs of Christmas). The post includes a potted history of Benny (as played by Lisa Bowerman) at Big Finish (and before), news of a sale (read the post) and news of how…