Tag: Big Finish

Paul Spragg Memorial.

May 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
Paul Spragg Memorial.

One of the things you folk who read SFCrowsnest don’t really see is the behind-the-scenes banter I have with the various publicists when arranging books, CDs and whathaveyou for my reviewing team. My contact at Big Finish for the past 5 years was Paul Spragg, who suddenly collapsed and died on 08 May 2014 at […]

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The A-Z Of Big Finish by Sue Davies (article).

May 3, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
The A-Z Of Big Finish by Sue Davies (article).

If you haven’t heard of Big Finish then you must have your head in a bucket and speaking of buckets, I’m sure they can be used in many creative ways to make sound effects. A is for …Adric yes he’s coming back to ‘Doctor Who’ very soon. Actor Matthew Waterhouse was last heard in an […]

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Doctor Who: Destiny Of The Doctor # 2: Shadow Of Death by Simon Guerrier (CD review).

March 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Destiny Of The Doctor # 2: Shadow Of Death by Simon Guerrier (CD review).

‘Shadow Of Death’ is the second on a series of 50th Anniversary stories, ‘Destiny Of The Doctor’, produced by Big Finish for AudioGo. This time the Second Doctor appears in an out of this world tale. Frazer Hines, who was companion Jamie McCrimmon, and guest actress Evie Dawnay tell the story very well and, of […]

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Doctor Who: Love And War adapted from the Paul Cornell novel by Jacqueline Rayner (CD review).

March 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Love And War adapted from the Paul Cornell novel by Jacqueline Rayner (CD review).

Once there was a Doctor who had a perfectly able companion but perhaps he yearned for something more. Condemned to be absent from the TV screens, he wandered the wilderness of print only, until he came upon a comely archaeologist who seemed to like his face. So began the adventures of the Seventh Doctor, for […]

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Doctor Who Companion Chronicles: Return Of The Rocket Men by Matt Fitton (CD review).

March 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who Companion Chronicles: Return Of The Rocket Men by Matt Fitton (CD review).

Peter Purves returns to the ‘Companion Chronicles’ as companion Steven. Recalling his days as a rocket pilot, he describes his encounter with an antagonist from a previous First Doctor Chronicle. This is a clever story that pitches a melancholic Steven against the evil and deadly Van Cleef (Tim Treloar), one of the Rocket Men. Steven […]

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Doctor Who: The Auntie Matter by Jonathan Morris (CD review).

February 21, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Auntie Matter by Jonathan Morris (CD review).

If you are a fan of Bertie Wooster, then look away now. PG Wodehouse may or may not be rotating slowly in his box but here is another pastiche of the great comedies of the 1920s. ‘The Auntie Matter’ for those non-Wodehouse fans is a significant title as there are as many Aunties as Wooster […]

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Doctor Who: Destiny Of The Doctor # 1: Hunters Of Earth by Nigel Robinson (CD review).

February 21, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Destiny Of The Doctor # 1: Hunters Of Earth by Nigel Robinson (CD review).

‘Hunters of Earth’ is the first episode in ‘Destiny Of The Doctor’, a 50th Anniversary celebration of ‘Doctor Who’ from AudioGo and Big Finish. Each Doctor will have a brand new adventure written specially for audio and featuring actors from the original series. Here Carol Ann Ford stars as Susan, the granddaughter of the First […]

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Drama Showcase: My Mother Was An Alien – Is That Why I’m Gay? by Nigel Fairs (cd review).

February 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
Drama Showcase: My Mother Was An Alien – Is That Why I’m Gay? by Nigel Fairs (cd review).

‘My Mother Was An Alien Is That Why I’m Gay?’ is an adult themed play which features the talents of Max Day, Nigel Fairs and Louise Jameson. From Big Finish, it is part of their ‘Drama Showcase’ and is written by Nigel Fairs. If you think you have problems with family, you should meet this […]

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Doctor Who: UNIT: Dominion Boxset by Nicholas Briggs and Jason Arnopp (cd review).

February 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: UNIT: Dominion Boxset by Nicholas Briggs and Jason Arnopp	(cd review).

This 5 disc ‘Doctor Who: UNIT: Dominion Boxset’ is four episodes and a whole disc of extras. Another excellent product of the studios at Big Finish. They like to dream big and this spin-off from the main range follows on from recent productions that wowed including ‘Counter Measures’ and ‘Gallifrey’. This has lively references to […]

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Dark Shadows: Dreaming Of The Water by Kymberly Ashman (cd review).

January 31, 2013 | By | Reply More
Dark Shadows: Dreaming Of The Water by Kymberly Ashman (cd review).

Sebastian Shaw has collapsed after bringing Maggie Evans to the Windcliff Asylum. He wakes to find himself confined, with Maggie long gone. He’s been there quite a time but now he starts to take notice. Sebastian likes the new psychiatrist. He doesn’t mind talking to her. After months of silence and confusion, he suddenly has […]

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