Max Warp comes to vinyl!

More vinyl from Big Finish and ASDA, this time it’s the wonderful Eighth Doctor and Lucie Miller story Max Warp. It’s got a great new cover design (see photo) and is one of my favourite in the range. It’s released on November 15, 2019 on colour splatter-effect vinyl.

Suggestions for the Lucie Miller Collection sale

Sheridan Smith as back as Lucie Miller in a new set of full-cast stories with the Eighth Doctor, and Big Finish is marking her return with a 50% sale on the previous adventures. Details on the sale are: The Lucie Miller Collection. I thought I’d share some recommendations, given this blog is named for the…

Vortex 124: It’s Miller time!

I don’t always (in fact rarely) mention the great Big Finish free magazine Vortex but this month is an exception. Kenny Smith has pulled out all the stops to mark Sheridan Smith’s return to the role of Lucie Miller. Yes, Vortex 124 is (almost) all about Lucie. As this blog takes its name from the…

Celestial Toyroom 493 celebrates the Eighth Doctor

Members of the Doctor Who Appreciation Society with a special interest in the Eighth Doctor are in for a treat with the latest issue 493 of The Celestial Toyroom. Free to members, this issue has been extended to a huge thirty pages to fit in all the articles, and I understand some had to be…

The Further Adventures of Lucie Miller announced!

After some heavy hinting from Nick Briggs on Twitter, Big Finish has announced The Further Adventures of Lucie Miller. Details are in the news item Lucie Miller returns! Quick summary: four stories in a July 2019 boxset, set in the gap between the first and second series of the original Lucie Miller Eighth Doctor adventures.

Flashpoint review

It’s Lucie Miller (and read by Sheridan herself) in an electrifying Eighth Doctor Short Trips story, Flashpoint, written by Andrew Smith. You want more? I put some notes together for Cultbox: Doctor Who: Flashpoint review. Now go off and listen to it! ### Message Ends ###

Odds on the next Doctor

With the suggestion of Kris Marshall being the subject of heavy betting (Doctor Who TV: KRIS MARSHALL 13TH DOCTOR BETS SUSPENDED AFTER SUDDEN SPIKE) in part as he is leaving Death in Paradise. This led me to look at the various odds being offered, to see who else is on the list; queue this post!

The Curse of the Fugue reviewed

April 2016, the return of Sheridan Smith as Lucie Miller in the Alice Cavender Short Trip; The Curse of the Fugue. Wonderful as it is to hear Sheridan voicing Lucie once more, does this story justify the excitement? Short answer: yes; long answer: keep reading…

Lucie Miller’s back!

Excellent news to wake up to on a Sunday (or hear if you were at Gally) is that Sheridan Smith will be back as Lucie Miller! Jason Haigh-Ellery made the announcement and explained about Sheridan being back for two Short Trips and this does not change the ending of To the Death. The news item is: DOCTOR WHO:…

Lucie Miller, OBE

In the New Years Honours list, Sheridan Smith has been awarded an OBE for her work including Cilla, Mrs Biggs, Legally Blond and so on. Of course to Big Finish fans, and this blog, she is best-loved for playing Lucie Miller.

Eighth Doctor Adventures Sale – February 2013

As happened in February 2012 we have an Eighth Doctor Adventures sale (aka The Ballad of Lucie Miller). Full details are on the Big Finish News page and the dates this time are 15th February 2013 until  the morning of Saturday 2nd March. If you haven’t heard these treat yourself to the first set, if you have…

The Ballad of Lucie Miller – Beginning to End

So how many posts do I need on the subject of the tale of our Blackpool born heroine as played so memorably by Sheridan Smith? I realised whilst covering various series and odds and ends that I didn’t treat the whole story from start to finish as one piece. This is my attempt to make…