Muse of Fire review

Of December 2019’s two main range Doctor Who releases, Paul Magrs’s The Muse of Fire is far and away the most quirky. The idea of the Seventh Doctor, Ace, Hex, Iris Wildthyme, Panda and others might seem a lot for any story to handle, but rest assured Paul Magrs is up to his highest standards in The Muse of Fire. You want…

Kamelion comes to Big Finish

The Fifth Doctor‘s shape-shifting android is coming to Big Finish, voiced by Jon Culshaw. Kamelion will appear alongside Tegan and Turlough (somewhat overdue) in three main stories starting January 2019. Details: KAMELION RETURNS TO DOCTOR WHO, it’s also a return for Cavan Scott who wrote January’s Devil in the Mist. There’s a double-two-parter by Jamie Anderson and Eddie Robson,…

Absolute Power review on Cultbox

I took a listen to Jamie Andersons’ Sixth Doctor and Constance Clarke story Absolute Power and reviewed it for Cultbox. It’s a clever story, building well to it’s ending. The review is part of the December 2016 roundup Ian McArdell and I produced: Big Finish’s latest ‘Doctor Who’ audio stories reviewed: December 2016 round-up. ~~~ Message Ends ~~~

Adric in the main range and other news

Big Finish has announced Matthew Waterhouse has reprised Adric for the main range, with Andrew Smith writing the first story, The Star Men, coming January 2017. Not only do we have details of a whole Fifth Doctor trilogy in: DOCTOR WHO: ADRIC ARRIVES IN THE MAIN RANGE!, but the pages for the next Sixth Doctor and Constance trilogy are also updated.

The Peterloo Massacre reviewed

Once in a while, Big Finish releases something potent, something absorbing and something attracting the label of future classic. The current Fifth Doctor trilogy has been good (Waters of Amsterdam and Aquitaine), but The Peterloo Massacre by Paul Magrs is magnificent. It’s a pure historical and gives clear roles for both Nyssa and Tegan, and tells…

Waters of Amsterdam reviewed

The main range continues the trend of offering new entry points with the thoroughly enjoyable Jonathan Morris story Waters of Amsterdam. Set early in Tegan’s second tenure in the TARDIS, we get a chance to learn more of what Tegan did in her time away, why Rembrandt is drawing spaceships and just what the mythical water…

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…