Category Archives: Audio

The Spirit Trap

What really caught my eye… uh… ear about this series is how much it is indebted to Sherlock Holmes.  We saw how many references were thrown out there throughout the second installment, but by now we’re seeing another element: Moriarty.  … Continue reading

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The Bellova Devil

I’ve been talking with some friends about “buddy shows” and I can think of no better than Jago and Litefoot.  The two of them are buddies, but they are so mismatched, you have to laugh.  While I find Litefoot the … Continue reading

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The Bloodless Soldier

A note to our readers: As the world is currently dealing with the shock of the Corona Virus, many of us have been locked in our homes; our cars sit in driveways unmoved for days.  I am no different.  Not … Continue reading

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The Mahogany Murderers

As all of our readers are aware, the Corona Virus has turned our world into a nightmare.  It feels like something out of a horror movie.  To make matters worse, we’ve all been told to stay in our homes; we … Continue reading

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Zagreus

I have been working my way through the first 50 Big Finish releases debating if I wanted to go immediately onward or if I should pause here and try some other Big Finish products.  I struggle because this episode is … Continue reading

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Master

Some time back, Big Finish released a calendar of original art and I thought it was marvelous.  I wish they still did that.  Most Doctor Who calendars are just images from the series and putting them on the wall feels … Continue reading

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Davros

Davros is the second story in a line-up of enemy titles.  Unlike most of the titles leading up to this point, I remembered these three-in-a-row; not so much what happened in them, but what episodes followed what, so I knew Davros … Continue reading

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Omega

Omega is the start of a three part run of stories featuring old enemies of the Doctor.  (It will be followed by Davros and Master.  And then will come the first epic story, Zagreus.)  But Omega opens with a bit … Continue reading

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Flip-Flop

I will never claim that Big Finish only puts out good stories, because we will invariably like some more than others; it’s just how life works.  However, I will always applaud their ability to do something clever.  This isn’t the … Continue reading

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Project: Lazarus

Cavan Scott and Mark Wright are back with the next chapter in the Forge trilogy and they are back in style. (Actually, I wrote “trilogy” before knowing there is a third part because on my first run-through, I had stopped … Continue reading

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Creatures of Beauty

I put on the next Big Finish audio with the same secrecy I’ve been using for each; I don’t look at the CD so I have no idea what’s coming.  But this time, I was dumbfounded.   When I’d first listened … Continue reading

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Doctor Who and The Pirates

If there’s one thing that we can all agree on, it’s that Big Finish is very willing to try new things.  When I heard there was going to be a musical Doctor Who audio, my gut reaction was to run … Continue reading

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The Dark Flame

Big Finish puts out some great audios but even 42 episodes into their Doctor Who main range, they still struggle with some place settings.  The Dark Flame is one such story.  To describe the planet, they rely on two people … Continue reading

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Nekromanteia

Maybe I’m becoming too old fashioned and a bit cynical in my old age.  I remember when these CD’s would show up on my doorstep and I’d be super excited to listen to each one.   I’m not saying I’m not … Continue reading

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Jubilee

Funny story: I put in the first disc of Jubilee and it started with a “coming soon”, so I did the natural thing for someone who doesn’t want to know what’s coming next.  I clicked the “next track” button.  But … Continue reading

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Bang-Bang-A-Boom!

Good lord, what a silly title.  They should have gone with Dark Space 8, a clear and humorous take on Star Trek‘s Deep Space Nine.  (A Little research revealed this title was actually a twist on a real song, Boom-Boom-A-Bang, … Continue reading

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The Church and the Crown

Cavan Scott and Mark Wright, the two who gave us one of my favorite Big Finish audios with Project: Twilight, are back with The Church and the Crown.  This time, we leave the land of Vampires behind in favor of a look at The … Continue reading

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The Sandman

We’re up to number 37 of the main range of Big Finish’s Doctor Who stories and this one features the magnificent Colin Baker with Maggie Stables as Evelyn.  Last week, during The Rapture, Caitriona referred to the Doctor as “the … Continue reading

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The Rapture

Feel the music in your soul, says the CD case for Sylvester McCoy’s next adventure.  Issue 36 of Big Finish’s main range of Doctor Who sees … or rather, hears… the 7th Doctor and Ace on the island of Ibiza … Continue reading

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…Ish

What an ish title.  Warning: I’m probably going to use a lot of bad puns.  That’s how it goes. …ish is good-ish.  (I know, it’s starting already!)  What makes it work ish that Colin Baker could not have been better selected to … Continue reading

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