Notes on Gallifrey Time War volume 1

In Gallifrey: Time War Volume 1, Big Finish has spun lots of plates to bring various elements of its Gallifrey continuity into line, ready to connect to the various Time War stories also coming out (mainly those of the Eighth Doctor). In this set of four stories, David Llewelyn, Tim Foley, Scott Handcock and Matt Fitton get…

Animated Shada finally announced

In what comes as no surprise at all if you’ve been following any Doctor Who sources, is the confirmation of the animated Shada due November 24, 2017. Does the world need another version of this story? Will it displace the Big Finish Eighth Doctor version as the go to edition? How will it’s animation compare with Power of the…

The Thief Who Stole Time review

So, it’s the end of another run of Fourth Doctor Adventures and we have the listening pleasure of Marc Platt’s The Thief Who Stole Time, the second part of the story he began in The Skin of the Sleek, If you’ve heard the previous instalment, you’ve more than likely a subscription to all nine episodes of this sixth…

The Skin of the Sleek review

As the latest run of Fourth Doctor Adventures comes towards its conclusion, Marc Platt brings us part one of the finale in the form of Skin of the Sleek. It gives us a strange new world, and an academy friend of Romana’s — Sartia (Joannah Tincey) and the sleeks, the giant eels of the title. It’s a…

The Movellan Grave review

I reviewed the excellent Andrew Smith story The Movellan Grave over on CultBox (and yes that’s Andrew and the story both being excellent!). It’s a great Fourth Doctor and Romana story featuring, guess who, the Movellans! Read it here: Doctor Who: The Movellan Grave review (Big Finish Audio). /// Message Ends \\\

The Haunting of Malkin Place review

Phil Mulryne has written an excellent Fourth Doctor Adventure released today, titled The Haunting of Malkin Place. It’s a Fourth Doctor / Romana II story set predominantly in Kent, though not exclusively. It’s a spooky tale, with ghosts, mysterious sounds and the obligatory séance. Of course there’s more to it than that, and it’s a great story of…