Eight Doctor vs The War Master

Big Finish has announced the details for two more War Master boxsets, and the first of these puts Derek Jacobi up against Paul McGann’s Eighth Doctor in The Rage of the Time Lords. Producer and Director Scott Handcock had this to say: This incarnation of the Master is very much the ‘Hannibal Lecter’ of Time Lords –…

Big Finish announces The Sins of Captain John

Big Finish rounds up 2018 with yet another announcement: The Sins of Captain John. Yes, a whole boxset for James Marsters, and all four stories written by David Llewellyn. It follows on from his triumphant if raucous entry into the Big Finish Torchwood range in The Death of Captain Jack. News item: CAPTAIN JOHN RETURNS.

Torchwood: Instant Karma review

Torchwood: Instant Karma is a fascinating story for Toshiko Sato and written by the triumvirate of David Llewelyn, James Goss and Jonathan Morris. If you want to know why I think that, check my CultBox review: Torchwood: Instant Karma review. +++ Message Ends +++

Notes on Gallifrey Time War

In Gallifrey: Time War, Big Finish has spun lots of plates to bring various elements of its Gallifrey continuity into line, ready to connect to the various Time War stories also coming out (mainly those of the Eighth Doctor). In this set of four stories, David Llewelyn, Tim Foley, Scott Handcock and Matt Fitton get to line…

Fourth Doctor Adventures Series 7 Volume 1 review

The Fourth Doctor Adventures has a new packaging: four stories released as one set, rather than a monthly range. Whatever the commercial reasons, the quality of stories is undiminished and it means a huge treat for Tom Baker fans, followed by a desperate wait for the next set. This series gives us the return of Louise…

Serpent in the Silver Mask review

I reviewed the excellent David Llewellyn Fifth Doctor main range story Serpent in the Silver Mask for Cultbox. It’s a fun story, great performances and some nice darker moments. The review is: Doctor Who: Serpent in the Silver Mask review. It brings a really good run of Fifth Doctor stories to an end; at least he’s back next month in The…