Return to the Web Planet review

Back in the distant days of 2008, when the Big Finish main range still came with a free single-disc adventure for subscribers, the fifth [but labelled vi] such gift was Return to the Web Planet. It’s a Fifth Doctor story with Nysaa, written by Daniel o’Mahony (who also wrote some early Bernice Summerfield) and as…

The Mistpuddle Murders review

The November 2018 Short Trips is Simon A Forward’s The Mistpuddle Murders. It’s a curious and entertaining tale, read by Sarah Sutton, and including the Fifth Doctor and Tegan. It’s very much in the style of a classic English detective story, think Agatha Christie and the like with Nyssa leading the denouement over afternoon tea. So far,…

Jovanka Airlines Season 19 trailer

If you haven’t seen it, or don’t tend to look at YouTube, you might want to make an exception for Janet Fielding as she gives the Jovanka Airlines in-flight safety announcement for the new BluRay boxset of Season 19: The Season 19 Safety Video with Tegan Jovanka | Doctor Who. +++ Message Ends +++

Ghost Walk review

Another month, another great Big Finish main range story! This time it’s the James Goss tale Ghost Walk. My review is on Starburst: DOCTOR WHO 235: GHOST WALK but it’s worth a mention for Barnaby Edwards’s great direction, Sarah Sutton has a lot to do as Nyssa and really the whole Fifth Doctor, Tegan, Nyssa and Adric team…

A Heart on Both Sides review

So, with Rob Nisbet’s A Heart on Both Sides the Time War comes to the Short Trips range, and we learn just what Nyssa did next, next as in long after any travels with the Fifth Doctor. As the cover makes clear, this is an Eighth Doctor story, and comes out just in time to get us in the mood…

Alien Heart / Dalek Soul review on Cultbox

I had a look at the paired main range release Alien Heart / Dalek Soul on Cultbox. An intriguing pair of Fifth Doctor and Nyssa stories by Stephen Cole and Guy Adams, you can read my thoughts as part of the April round-up produced with Ian McArdell: Big Finish’s latest ‘Doctor Who’ audio stories reviewed: April 2017…