Landbound review

The winner of the 2018 Paul Spragg Short Trips Memorial Opportunity is now released (as of December 29, Paul’s birthday). It’s Landbound by Selim Ulug, a Third Doctor story read by Nick Briggs and directed by Neil Gardner. Mention also for Ian Atkins who produced, script edited and read all the competition entries. It’s free so no excuse…

More Subscriber Short Trips recorded

Big Finish has just recorded more Subscriber Short Trips and updated the list of titles. These now run until September 2017. Neil Gardner directed, Ian Atkins produced and Stephen Critchlow took the reading honours. I was in studio with fellow writer Nic Ford whose Monkey Planet will be the next released in June 2016. My own First Doctor and…

Torchwood More than This reviewed

It’s to Eve Myles to bring the first series of Big Finish Torchwood audios to a close in More Than This. Guy Adams (who wrote the wonderful Vienna story Big Society, also out this month. It’s a pillar to post tour round the everyday realities of Cardiff in the Torchwood universe in the company of Gwen Cooper, ably supported in a…

Torchwood 1.5 Uncanny Valley reviewed

As the first series of Big Finish Torchwood audios marches on, it’s the return of John Barrowman as Jack Harkness in Uncanny Valley. Written by David Llewelyn (who gave us Conspiracy), there’s a cameo from Emma Reeves (who wrote Forgotten Lives) and directed by Neil Gardner, the centre of this story is Steven Cree who plays billionaire Neil…