Paternoster Heritage 3 details released

Big Finish has released details for the May 2020 release Paternoster Heritage 3. Yes, it’s the return of Vastra, Strax and Jenny for three more capers in Victorian London. Remain calm, human scum! Everyone’s favourite Victorian crime-fighting trio are back to solve mysteries, crack cases and, if all else fails, obliterate everything with acid grenades. We even…

Tenth Doctor: The Creeping Death review

The Creeping Death is the Roy Gill, third story in The Tenth Doctor Adventures. It’s an historical story though one following the usual aliens on Earth in the past trope. It’s also rather good and the only one of the set to be released on vinyl. Let’s have a chat…

The Creeping Death comes to vinyl!

Great news for fans of the Tenth Doctor: not only is Big Finish releasing three new full-cast stories this month, but there will also be an exclusive release of one of these new stories on vinyl. Yes, the Roy Gill story Creeping Death will be on sale in ASDA stores (in the UK) on Friday…

Missy Series 1 review on CultBox

I rather loved Missy Series 1 and said as much in my CultBox review. It’s four great stories by Roy Gill, John Dorney, Nev Fountain and Jonathan Morris and Michelle Gomez is brilliant to listen to (and her episode with Rufus Hound as the Meddling Monk is just one highlight). Read my review here: Missy…

River Song 5.2 Animal Instinct review

River Song’s fifth boxset continues with the second story, Roy Gill’s  Animal Instinct. This time River must deal with the Geoffrey Beevers incarnation of the Master, the earliest version encountered in this set. It’s implied this may well be the first incarnation to meet River, but as we all know, memories can be deceptive, so who…

Missy comes to Big Finish

In news bound to prove popular, Big Finish has revealed Michelle Gomez will return to the part of Missy for a boxset due February 2019. We don’t have all the details of stories but we do know she will be meeting the Meddling Monk as played (with relish) by Rufus Hound. The set is available…

Eleventh Doctor Chronicles review

The Eleventh Doctor Chronicles gives Jacob Dudman the chance to perform as the Eleventh Doctor in four hour-long audio dramas. They are in the Companion Chronicles format, meaning (generally) narrative and a second actor to flesh out the story. Under the watchful ear of director Helen Goldwyn, Jacob does (another) great job in recreating a modern incarnation of the…

Class Volume 1 review

August 2018 brought us a double hit of Class boxsets, launching the show for the audio world following its demise from BBC 3. Although recorded (the interviews make that clear) in an order other than the published, in this review I take a look at Class Volume 1. All three are well constructed, and follow the emerging…

Tales from New Earth review

i have to be honest, when I watched Gridlock and even New Earth, the furthest thought from my mind was I hope we get more of that world. I didn’t see the need to re-explore that particular setting over any other, and I was unsure about this set of stories. Now I’ve (finally) heard Tales from New Earth,…

River vs The Master(s)

In the latest DWM (and confirmed on the Big Finish site) we learn all about the fifth River Song boxset. No, River isn’t meeting more incarnations of the Doctor, instead it’s four stories and four incarnations of… The Master! And that’s only half the story: the Master will be played by Geoffrey Beevers, Derek Jacobi, Michelle Gomez…