Dark Eyes 4 review

After four boxsets, the award-winning Dark Eyes series came to an end with the simply named Dark Eyes 4. With the writing credits taken by John Dorney and Matt Fitton (Matt wrote Dark Eyes 3 single-handed) and a host of villains (Daleks. Sontarans, the Eminence and the Master). How did this turn out? A fitting end to a…

Dark Eyes 3 reviewed

The third of what we are told will be four Dark Eyes boxsets was released in November 2014. The central protagonists are the Eighth Doctor, Molly, Liv Chenka and the Master. Gone are the Daleks and back is the Eminence. Add Dr Sally Armstrong, Narvin and a good sprinkle of new characters and aliens and next stop universal…

Dark Eyes 4 details announced

Big Finish has announced the release date of Dark Eyes 4 has pulled back forward to March 2015. There will also be an Eighth Doctor announcement in January (Big Finish Day 6?). Details: DOCTOR WHO: DARK EYES 4 – NEW RELEASE DATE! The cover of Dark Eyes 4 reveals Daleks as well as Sontarans, Liv Chenka and the Alex Macqueen Master….

Destroy the Infinite reviewed

Nick Briggs penned and directed Destroy the Infinite in which the Fourth Doctor (with Leela) meets The Eminence for the first time. Listeners already met The Eminence in our past and the Doctor’s future in The Seeds of War and Dark Eyes 2 – this is par for the course in the Doctor Who universe! Given the set-up, how complicated was Destroy the Infinite?

Dark Eyes 2 reviewed

Hot on the heels of the BBC audio award for Dark Eyes we have February 2014’s release of Dark Eyes 2. This four disc Eighth Doctor boxset gives us the return of Molly o’Sullivan (Ruth Bradley), Liv Chenka (Nicola Walker) as last seen in Robophobia (reveiwed under Robots  – Seers – Houses) and Alex Macqueen’s Master (from UNIT: Dominion). The four stories…

Pease Pottage, Fear and War

The first main range trilogy of 2013 gave us the welcome return of Miss Melanie Bush as played by Bonnie Langford. Teamed up with the Sixth Doctor we were presented with a set of three stories that at first glance appear to be a triple rather than a trilogy with a linking arc. That hasn’t stopped speculation…