UNIT Shutdown reviewed

The second boxset in the new UNIT range, UNIT — Shutdown, is a high-octane set of stories covering several locations while packing conspiracies, aliens and technological mysteries into a gripping whole. Kate Stewart and Osgood are centre-stage as the team investigates the latest threat to humanity. This time UNIT has to counter both alien and local challenges as…

UNIT-Extinction reviewed

So, here it is, the first post-2005 release for Big Finish in the modern world of Doctor Who. Written by Matt Fitton and Andrew Smith, UNIT-Extinction brings Kate Stewart and Petronella Osgood face to face with the Autons. This time there’s no Doctor to save the day, but don’t worry, UNIT has some resources of its own….

Full UNIT Extinction details from Big Finish

Following the early news release from the Radio Times (Osgood comes to Big Finish UNIT Extinction), Big Finish has announced full details of the main cast for the new boxset. Not only is Ingrid Oliver (picture, sans glasses, from the Big Finish FaceBook feed) back as Osgood, but other characters have been announced.

Osgood comes to Big Finish UNIT Extinction

As we might have guessed (but didn’t), Ingrid Oliver will be playing Osgood in the Big Finish UNIT Extinction boxset, available in November 2015, alongside Jemma Redgrave as Kate Stewart. The details were published first by the Radio Times: Doctor Who stars Jemma Redgrave and Ingrid Oliver get their own spin-off adventure. <:> Message Ends <:>

UNIT: Extinction announced!

Let’s just enjoy the warm glow of today’s announcement: yes it’s a fully BBC approved new series, UNIT: Extinction with Jemma Redgrave as Kate Stewart! See UNIT – EXTINCTION for details. Suffice it to say Autons!

More anniversary news emerges

in case we were still hoping, we now have it confirmed that none of Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy or Paul McGann will be in the 50th anniversary story. Appearing today on Australian TV (from where the picture comes courtesy of the Radio Times article) they confirmed that they will not be in the story if…

It’s the power of three!

So as we wait for this week’s episode of Doctor Who entitled The Power of Three (here on iPlayer) I am not sure what to make of the trailers. Last week’s Town Called Mercy which I commented on here had mixed reactions and I wonder what people will make of this week’s story which is clearly going to lead…