Category Archives: Audio

Caerdroia

I’d be lying if I said I liked the name of this episode, but it’s not one of those weirdly spelled alien names as you might expect, but rather it’s a Welsh word for, essentially, a maze.  That might not … Continue reading

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Faith Stealer

Some Doctor Who stories are good, if a bit mundane.  I mean, it’s not an out-of-this-world story that has the Doctor’s friends under mental control of some alien influence that tries to kill them.  Been there, done that.  What is … Continue reading

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Medicinal Purposes

This is one of the rare times that I have to say, shame on you Big Finish!  Medicinal Purposes left a very bad taste in my ears about Big Finish as a producer of Doctor Who merchandise.  Thankfully, their success rate … Continue reading

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The Roof of the World

When I saw the title of this adventure, I was a bit put off because I know that refers to Tibet and I wasn’t up for an historical story.  Still, I’ve been going in order, so I’d have to deal … Continue reading

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The Harvest

The Harvest opens with preparations for a birthday party for a chap named Hex who will be celebrating at The White Rabbit, and I can’t help but wonder: did I miss an Alice in Wonderland reference in Arrangements for War??  … Continue reading

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Arrangements for War

I remember there was a lot of hype around this story when it was being released.  It didn’t wow me then and it almost didn’t now. However, active listening is very different from passive listening and that may have saved … Continue reading

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The Axis of Insanity

Fans of Doctor Who are used to the versatile nature of the show.  If there’s one thing Doctor Who has always been good at, it’s mixing and matching different formulae to create something that works.  Oh, that’s not to say … Continue reading

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The Twilight Kingdom

If you are unfamiliar with Big Finish, you’re doing yourself a disservice.  Big Finish has a motto: “we love stories”.  It’s simple but extremely evident.  When you love something, you take care of it.  Two stories back, with The Creed … Continue reading

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The Natural History of Fear

If you remember last week, I was complaining about Charley and the weakness of The Creed of the Kromon in general.  You’ll be pleased to know that I was singing a different tune when The Natural History of Fear finished.  … Continue reading

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The Creed of the Kromon

If I’m being honest, I am upset.  I think what I liked about the original range of Doctor Who releases from Big Finish is that if you disliked a Doctor/companion combo, you only had one story to sit through before … Continue reading

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Star Trek: The Crier in Emptiness

This week we explored strange new worlds with Big Finish in Doctor Who’s Divergent universe in Scherzo.  Then we sought out strange new life forms in Star Trek with The Changeling.  Before I start a different Thursday series, I wanted to come … Continue reading

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Scherzo

Returning to Big Finish after a bit of a gap has been a mixed bag and I’m desperately torn on my feelings about Scherzo.  Having left our universe at the end of Zagreus, Charley and the Doctor are in a … Continue reading

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The Wormery

It’s been a while, but with life returning to normal, my job has us back in the office, so it’s time I go back to Big Finish for some more Doctor Who audio adventures. “The audio medium can be so … Continue reading

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Chronoclasm

Series three comes to a conclusion with another time distorting adventure featuring our intrepid adventurers and Leela as they go up against season baddie, Mr. Payne.  But Payne is not the villain we think and he’s motivated by the greatest … Continue reading

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Swan Song

For those who have been following my ramblings about Jago and Litefoot, a series that has a distinct feel of the Great Detective, I feel the urge to go full on Sherlock.  “…if it should ever strike you that I … Continue reading

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The Man at the End of the Garden

“Who is the girl at the top of the stairs?”  Sometimes a line or a moment in an audio story can really send shivers down your spine.  I found that in a few instances here, but this was possibly the … Continue reading

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Dead Men’s Tales

The first thing that caught my attention with the beginning of season 3 of Jago and Litefoot was that the title of this first adventure was very … seafaring.  Now I should point out that as a fan of Cthulhu … Continue reading

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The Ruthven Inheritance

There have been a lot of Sherlock Holmes references since this series started but color me amazed that it escaped my attention before, Litefoot has a housekeeper named Mrs. Hudson!  Ormand Sacker, the original name for Dr. Watson, is back too, … Continue reading

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The Theatre of Dreams

Jago and Litefoot!  Or is it Litefoot and Jago?  Whichever it is, they both deserve top billing anyway, so I’ll accept either, but they are back in their third adventure for season 2 and short of the last few minutes … Continue reading

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The Necropolis Express

As a gentle note to our readers, these reviews will have some spoilers.  I try to reduce them as much as possible but the very premise of this one is based on the results of the previous.  If you want … Continue reading

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