The Eighth Doctor meets the Masters (and Missy)!

Big Finish has announced a multitude of Masters for Ravenous 4. Released October 2019, Paul McGann’s Eighth Doctor meets the Eric Roberts Master once more. Nicola Walker (Liv Chenka) will also get to play alongside Derek Jacobi again (they appear in Last Tango in Halifax) as the War Master makes and appearance. Add the Geoffrey…

Missy Series 1 review on CultBox

I rather loved Missy Series 1 and said as much in my CultBox review. It’s four great stories by Roy Gill, John Dorney, Nev Fountain and Jonathan Morris and Michelle Gomez is brilliant to listen to (and her episode with Rufus Hound as the Meddling Monk is just one highlight). Read my review here: Missy…

River Song 5.1 The Bekdel Test review

With boxset number five, Alex Kingston’s River Song takes a rest from wandering back through the Doctor’s timeline in four new stories where she meets some of the incarnations of the Master. The first encounter (and they aren’t in Master timeline order – why would the be!) is the Jonathan Morris story The Bekdel Test. River…

Missy comes to Big Finish

In news bound to prove popular, Big Finish has revealed Michelle Gomez will return to the part of Missy for a boxset due February 2019. We don’t have all the details of stories but we do know she will be meeting the Meddling Monk as played (with relish) by Rufus Hound. The set is available…

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…

What if the Big Finish licence were extended?

So, one possibility not oft discussed, is Big Finish having the scope of their new series Doctor Who licence extended. As the FAQ page says, the licence only covers up until Matt Smith left the show. While the Eleventh Doctor‘s era still had plenty to explore, I believe Jodie Whittaker’s imminent arrival means the Twelfth Doctor‘s era could well…