Shadows of Serenity reviewed on CultBox

My review of Nigel Robinson’s June Short Trips story is now live on CultBox. It is part of the monthly round-up I write with Ian McArdell. This story for the Sixth Doctor and Peri worked well for me – I liked the change from the almost supernatural to the mundane and so far this has been a…

The Fragile Yellow Arc of Fragrance reviewed

Moris Farhi produced the script for The Fragile Yellow Arc of Fragrance as a calling card. He was in discussions with the producers of Doctor Who and used this to get approval to pitch his script for Farewell Great Macedon. Never intended to be filmed, Big Finish has nonetheless produced an audio version which they incorporated into…

Farewell Great Macedon – a classic reviewed

Farewell Great Macedon is the main story in the Lost Stories: First Doctor Box Set. Written by Moris Farhi who also originated the other story in this set The Fragile Yellow Arc of Fragrance. The story is told by Carole Ann Ford and William Russell with John Dorney taking the part of Alexander the Great. Told over six…

Stealers from Saiph Reviewed

The third series of the Companion Chronicles came to a graceful ending with The Stealers from Saiph a Fourth Doctor story performed by Mary Tamm and written by Nigel Robinson (his first piece for Big Finish though he has done several since). Set in 1929 and sounding out the era that would be returned to so well in The…

Hunters of Earth reviewed

So January 2013 kicks-off the Destiny of the Doctor series with Hunters of Earth by Nigel Robinson a First Doctor story performed by Carole Ann Ford and co-starring Tam Williams. Having taken advantage of the download subscription (Get it while it’s hot!) I now have the pleasure of 11 more releases this year. So how does this work?…