I Am The Master

Doctor Who: I Am The Master coming in November

If you enjoyed The Missy Chronicles or just want a set of short stories about the Master in many of his/her incarnations, you’ll want to know about a new book. Available November 2020, I Am The Master (Legends of the Renegade Time Lord) has stories from Peter Anghelides, Mark Wright, Mike Tucker, Beverley Sanford, Matthew…

Peri and Sixie: what happened after The Trial?

Back in 2014, Big Finish started to tell Peri’s story subsequent to the events of The Trial of a Timelord. These started with The Widow’s Assassin, but we only had one short run. Recent Sixth Doctor and Peri stories hopped back to Peri’s earlier time on the show. Big Finish has now created Doctor Who…

The Missy Chronicles are coming!

Available on Amazon for pre-order, you can get The Missy Chronicles, released February 2018. All we know is it will be 224 pages, and authors include Cavan Scott, Jaq Rayner, James Goss, Paul Magrs, Richard Dinnick and Peter Anghelides. The picture left isn’t the cover, just a mock-up I did using a picture I found here: TARDIS…

Legends of River Song review on Starburst

I reviewed the book of short stories The Legends of River Song for Starburst. I’m a big fan of the short story format, and this set of five stories is one I would recommend. It fills out some details of River’s personality without making any dramatic decisions. All five stories have their strengths and the set works…

100 reviewed

Big Finish reached the landmark of 100 main range releases in September 2007 . To mark the occasion they eschewed a multi-doctor bonanza and gave us four short stories for the Sixth Doctor and Evelyn. Two of these had a them including the idea of 100 though actually there were other themes such as birth and…

Starborn by Jac Rayner reviewed

March 2014 and the Companion Chronicles range gives us Starborn which is a welcome return for writer Jacqueline Rayner. This is a First Doctor story starring Maureen o’Brien as Vicki and Jacqueline King (Donna Noble’s mum) as Violet. Unlike other stories (eg Marian Conspiracy, The Suffering, Transit of Venus or even The Doomwood Curse) this is a not a…

Ace news for Benny

Big Finish has announced that there will be two special releases for Bernice Summerfield this year (2014). Played by Lisa Bowerman the galaxy’s greatest archaeologist returns with the Seventh Doctor and Ace. The announcement doesn’t specifically tie up with the news about The Worlds of Doctor Who but I get the sense that this is part of…