Subscriber Short Trips 2013 reviewed

Yet more attention to the Subscriber Short Trips (SSTs) with 2013 falling under the spotlight. In terms of production, these are a mixed bag. The first two are read by Stephen Critchlow the second two by John Banks. The first three are around 35-45 minutes long, with the final being just under 30 minutes. There are also…

The ‘Bringing in the Sheaves’ trilogy

Big Finish main range release (#58) The Harvest was a Seventh Doctor cyberman tale written by Dan Abnett in which we got introduced to Hex. Just over two years later (#86 and #87) these were followed up with a pair of Joseph Lidster stories – The Reaping a Sixth Doctor and Peri tale immediately followed by The Gathering, a Fifth Doctor and Tegan tale. These…

Deep and dreamless sleep?

With Christmas approaching, the Doctor is taking Amy and Rory back to Leadworth for the holidays, what could go wrong? Well in Dan Abnett’s book The Silent Stars Go By quite a lot. I had the opportunity to listen to this latest novelization in audiobook format; all very well but was it any good? Stay tuned after the…