Saturday, 31 October 2015
The second installment of the new Torchwood audio series features Ianto falling to earth on a private spaceflight called the Skypuncher. On the edge of my seat about whether or not Ianto would make it out alive here so he can be killed in Children of Earth, I had a listen. What I think? Read on!
Big Finish presents the next chapter in the life and times of the Eighth Doctor, who is one of the most developed incarnations of the Doctor. He has gone through so many story arcs (Charley Pollard, Divergent Universe, Lucie Miller, Dark Eyes) and so many changes that it’s normal to wonder what else to do with this Doctor. Big Finish decided to give us Doom Coalition, a series that looks to set a new bar when it comes to telling Doctor Who stories, regardless of format. Let’s have a look…
Thursday, 29 October 2015
After Siobhan Redmond did such an outstanding job taking over the Rani helm from the late Kate O’ Mara, it was only a matter of before Big Finish revisited the Rani. Only this time, they decided to take us to the legendary planet we first heard about in The Mark of the Rani. But did the story live up to standards?
Monday, 26 October 2015
It’s here my fellow audio aficionados! The moment we’ve all been waiting. The moment Big Finish announces their plans to incorporate Doctors from the new series into their range.
Sunday, 25 October 2015
This week sees the Doctor and Clara under water and encountering ghosts. Admit it: Ghost fish would’ve been cool too. It also happens to be the first episode of the second two-parter of Series 9. Let’s look at what elements floated and which sunk.
Our hero is dead…kind of. Clara is in danger…maybe. Time is being tricked out…sort of. But is this episode a satisfactory conclusion to the base under siege two-parter? A: Most definitely! Let’s take a look at the worthy, the unscrupulous and the pop culture-y bits in-between:
During the build-up to The Girl Who Died?, the majority of hype was about Maisie Williams guest starring on Doctor Who, exciting and enticing fans of all ages and fans of Game of Thrones alike. But did this episode live up to said hype? Or did the fans (and the production team) blow one actress’ guest appearance out of proportion?