The Moons of Vulpana review

May 2019 and the main range release is a Seventh Doctor story, The Moons of Vulpana, the second with punk-werewolf Mags (Jessica Martin) on-board the TARDIS. Written by Emma Reeves, it explores the backstory of Mags’s people by taking a trip to her homeworld of Vulpana. Like last month’s Monsters of Gokroth, it’s a very…

Diary of River Song 4 review

As River Song makes her way back through the Doctor’s incarnations, it’s time to for Alex Kingston to meet Tom Baker in The Diary of River Song Series 04. Four stories connected by a central idea, with the Doctor not arriving until the fourth (appropriately as it’s the Fourth Doctor). It’s a fun set, let’s find out…

Torchwood Outbreak review on Cultbox

I’ve reviewed the rather wonderful Torchwood – Outbreak over on Cultbox. It’s yet another excellent set of stories by Guy Adams, Emma Reeves and AK Benedict, unites most of the TV cast and is directed by Scott Handcock. The review is: ‘Torchwood: Outbreak’ review: Big Finish bring Jack, Ianto and Gwen back together. … Message Ends …

Benny Unbound

Another Big Finish announcement (first revealed in DWM) is the next Bernice Summerfield boxset will be The Unbound Universe. A surprise to me in that it uses the unbound David Warner and the unbound Mark Gatiss (aka Sam Kisgart) Master. I thought, from comments I’d heard at a Big Finish Day, that the Unbound stories weren’t likely…

Torchwood 1.5 Uncanny Valley reviewed

As the first series of Big Finish Torchwood audios marches on, it’s the return of John Barrowman as Jack Harkness in Uncanny Valley. Written by David Llewelyn (who gave us Conspiracy), there’s a cameo from Emma Reeves (who wrote Forgotten Lives) and directed by Neil Gardner, the centre of this story is Steven Cree who plays billionaire Neil…

Torchwood: Forgotten Lives review

In a bold stroke, the Big Finish Torchwood range grabs the headlines in Forgotten Lives, with two returning characters and sets a high-tide mark. We get Eve Myles and Kai Owen back as husband and wife Gwen Cooper and Rhys Williams, and learn this story is set years after Miracle Day. Emma Reeves (prolific writer for BBC, including Tracy Beaker)…