New Short Trips covers revealed

Big Finish has released details of four more titles in the 2019 Short Trips range. As ever they look intriguing and full details here: DOCTOR WHO SHORT TRIPS. Nicola Bryant, Louise Jameson, Katy Manning and Nick Briggs are performing four very different titles. I have initial thoughts on them all…

Second Doctor Who Audio Annual review

Like the first Doctor Who Audio Annual, this is a two-disc set of six stories, on for each of the first six Doctors, each read by an actor who played a companion (or the Master). The stories are from original 1960s-80s Doctor Who Annuals, and are well read and produced. The cast of readers is again Peter Purves,…

The Authentic Experience review

As it happens, I was in studio when Dan Starkey’s Short Trips: The Authentic Experience was recorded. My first impressions (and I mean first, this was the opening scene) of this great Sixth Doctor and Peri story were: Wow: I wish I’d thought of that Wow: isn’t Nicola Bryant an amazing voice artist? From memory director Lisa Bowerman and…

Doctor Who Audio Annual review

Congratulations to all those involved for creating the Doctor Who Audio Annual, released December 2017. Short review: if you like the Big Finish Short Trips range, this is an easy purchase. It’s currently £11.49 on Amazon UK, which for six stories over two discs compares well pricewise. The six stories (from Doctor Who Annuals mid-1960s- mid-1980s) are read by five…

2017 Doctor Who Short Trips rarities released

The latest set of a Short Trips Rarities are now out, with great covers and there’s plenty to choose from (see here). Released just at the end of September 2017, there’s also an accompanying weekend sale on Short Trips. If nothing else it’s a chance to pick up a copy of A Full Life. You could also my story Rulebook,…

Doctor Who Audio Annual coming out for Christmas

Fans of Doctor Who on audio might want to make a note of the Doctor Who Audio Annual to be released on December 7 (2017). It was recorded by Ladbroke Audio, and features the vocal talents of Peter Purves, Anneke Wills, Geoffrey Beevers, Matthew Waterhouse and Nicola Bryant. Stories cover (as you might have guessed) the first six…