Big Finish announces The Legacy of Time

Big Finish has announced it will celebrate 20 years of Doctor Who releases with a major boxset The Legacy of Time to be released in July 2019, the anniversary of the first release, The Sirens of Time. It’s a huge multi-range, multi-Doctor, multi-character crossover epic six story spectacular. Do check the Big Finish website for full details, let’s just…

Jago & Litefoot Series 13 review

Lumme! It’s forty years since Henry Gordon Jago and Professor George Litefoot first came to our notice in Talons of Weng-Chiang and here they are in their thirteen Big Finish boxset! Still fresh and still wonderful after nearly seven years and around 60 stories. What’s the secret? Why is this set such fun? Read on! The stories

UNIT Shutdown reviewed

The second boxset in the new UNIT range, UNIT — Shutdown, is a high-octane set of stories covering several locations while packing conspiracies, aliens and technological mysteries into a gripping whole. Kate Stewart and Osgood are centre-stage as the team investigates the latest threat to humanity. This time UNIT has to counter both alien and local challenges as…

Notes from Big Finish Day 8 #bfd8

Another fascinating day in Slough among Big Finish fans at Big Finish Day 8, writers, actors, musicians and everyone in between. A densely packed stream of talks in the main room, lots of things to buy (focussed on recent boxsets) and plenty of people to catch up with. I made notes of various talks and…

UNIT-Extinction reviewed

So, here it is, the first post-2005 release for Big Finish in the modern world of Doctor Who. Written by Matt Fitton and Andrew Smith, UNIT-Extinction brings Kate Stewart and Petronella Osgood face to face with the Autons. This time there’s no Doctor to save the day, but don’t worry, UNIT has some resources of its own….

Is it time up for Counter Measures?

In a reminder that Counter Measures is back with us in July, Big Finish has dropped a hint this may be the final series! The full news item is on the Big Finish website news feed: COUNTER-MEASURES: SERIES 4.

Big Finish Award for Dark Eyes mentioned on StarBurst

I put a news piece on Starburst marking Big Finish winning their category of Best On-line or Non-Broadcast drama at the BBC Audio Drama Awards 2014 with Dark Eyes. The item is called BIG FINISH Finish Big at BBC Audio Awards (and no, not my title;-) The picture is of David Richardson, Jason Haigh-Ellery and Nick Briggs…

Details for Big Finish Day 4

If you’re still unsure about visiting the Copthorne Hotel (pictured) tomorrow, Saturday January 18th 2014, then have another look at the Tenth Planet event webpage. There are updates on the guests (no Niky Wardley) and also details of the programme of events (highlights follow)