Masterful cover reveal!

Big Finish has just released the cover for Masterful. It’s interesting — count the number of Masters! There’s also more detail on the release itself particularly the extras. The press release is below.

River Song 5.2 Animal Instinct review

River Song’s fifth boxset continues with the second story, Roy Gill’s  Animal Instinct. This time River must deal with the Geoffrey Beevers incarnation of the Master, the earliest version encountered in this set. It’s implied this may well be the first incarnation to meet River, but as we all know, memories can be deceptive, so who…

Short Trips: I Am The Master review

October 2018’s Short Trips story was yet another unusual release, continuing Ian Atkins approach as outgoing producer of innovating with this range. It’s I Am The Master written and performed by the Master himself, Geoffrey Beevers. Short review: it’s great. Longer review…

Second Doctor Who Audio Annual review

Like the first Doctor Who Audio Annual, this is a two-disc set of six stories, on for each of the first six Doctors, each read by an actor who played a companion (or the Master). The stories are from original 1960s-80s Doctor Who Annuals, and are well read and produced. The cast of readers is again Peter Purves,…

River vs The Master(s)

In the latest DWM (and confirmed on the Big Finish site) we learn all about the fifth River Song boxset. No, River isn’t meeting more incarnations of the Doctor, instead it’s four stories and four incarnations of… The Master! And that’s only half the story: the Master will be played by Geoffrey Beevers, Derek Jacobi, Michelle Gomez…

Doctor Who Audio Annual review

Congratulations to all those involved for creating the Doctor Who Audio Annual, released December 2017. Short review: if you like the Big Finish Short Trips range, this is an easy purchase. It’s currently £11.49 on Amazon UK, which for six stories over two discs compares well pricewise. The six stories (from Doctor Who Annuals mid-1960s- mid-1980s) are read by five…

Mastering the Short Trips

Another inspired Short Trips title has been announced, and it’s I am The Master. What makes this story special is being written by Geoffrey Beevers as well as being read by him. Few Big Finish titles have been written by the readers (Colin Baker did one) and this should be wonderful. Well done Ian Atkins for spotting…

Doctor Who Audio Annual coming out for Christmas

Fans of Doctor Who on audio might want to make a note of the Doctor Who Audio Annual to be released on December 7 (2017). It was recorded by Ladbroke Audio, and features the vocal talents of Peter Purves, Anneke Wills, Geoffrey Beevers, Matthew Waterhouse and Nicola Bryant. Stories cover (as you might have guessed) the first six…

Jago & Litefoot series 11 review

I’ve already discussed Jago & Litefoot Series 11 over on Starburst, now I’d like to go deeper into the stories. As the cliff-hanger from series 10 revealed the presence of the Geoffrey Beevers Master, and the cast list includes Colin Baker as the Sixth Doctor, I had concerns this might be more Doctor Who than Jago & Litefoot. How did…

Masterful news from Big Finish

Great news from Big Finish with announcement of a multi-master trilogy later this year. Much requested by fans at Big Finish Day (and elsewhere) this adds a nice poignancy to the main range, and the trilogy (available April — June 2016) should be a fan favourite. I also wouldn’t put it past Big Finish to…