Review: The Ninth Doctor Adventures – Ravagers

Review by Jacob Licklider


Raise your hand if you weren’t expecting Christopher Eccleston to come back to Doctor Who? Okay, whoever doesn’t have your hand up is clearly lying, because it was one of those things that nobody ever thought would happen, and even more so, would happen so soon, but here we are, May 2021, and the first of four Ninth Doctor Box sets from Big Finish Productions are out in the world. Ravagers was written and directed by Nicholas Briggs showing just how much enthusiasm he had for the first Doctor he worked with on television when Doctor Who came back, and structured like a three part miniseries. This format is actually really good for Doctor Who, as single hour long stories which aren’t connected in any way becomes incredibly difficult to properly develop a new setting and new characters all in a single episode. While each episode has its own title (Sphere of Freedom, Cataclysm, and Food Fight) as this is a miniseries, this review will be looking as Ravagers as one continuous story, which is the best way to look at this box set anyway as each episode ends in a cliffhanger before the final episode opens up the series of box sets to what is clearly going to become a new era of Ninth Doctor adventures.

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Ninth Doctor Adventures details revealed for Big Finish

Cover artwork and story titles for the first volume of Big Finish Doctor Who – The Ninth Doctor Adventures starring Christopher Eccleston has been unveiled today.

Due for release in May 2021, Doctor Who – The Ninth Doctor Adventures: Ravagers is a full-cast audio drama box set comprising three fantastic stories all written by Big Finish’s Creative Director, Nicholas Briggs.


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Big Finish teases return of Christopher Eccleston to Doctor Who

Big Finish Productions previously announced that in association with BBC Studios Christopher Eccleston would reprise the role of the Ninth Doctor in a brand new series of audio adventures. Today they posted a photo eccleston with his script, further confirming his return and the set is now available for pre-order from BigFinish.com.

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Christopher Eccleston returning to Doctor Who with Big Finish

Big Finish Productions, in association with BBC Studios, today announced the return of Christopher Eccleston as the Ninth Doctor in a brand new series of audio adventures.

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Doctor Who Dalek: The Prequel Released Online

To celebrate the 15th anniversary of Dalek the sixth episode of the revived first series of Doctor Who, the team behind #DoctorWhoLockdown have created a prequel to the events of the episode.


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Doctor Who Rose: The Sequel Released Online

Following on from the release of Rose: The Prequel, former Doctor Who showrunner Russell T Davies has released online a sequel to his original 2005 ‘pilot’ for the rebooted version of NuWho.


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Doctor Who Rose: The Prequel Released Online

Former Doctor Who showrunner Russell T Davies revealed earlier this week that a long-lost “piece of history” will be released online ahead of the 15th anniversary simulcast of Rose – Davies’ original 2005 ‘pilot’ for the rebooted version of NuWho.

 

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London Film & Comic Con July 2018

Held at the London Olympia during the weekend of 28th – 30th July 2018.

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Guests that attended this weekends event included:-

  • Christopher Eccleston (Doctor Who – Christopher’s first signing at a convention event in the world)
  • Nick Castle (Halloween)
  • David Duchovny (The X Files)
  • Zachary Levi (Shazam!)
  • Tom Welling (Smallville)
  • Jason Momoa (Aquaman).

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Review: Doctor Who – The Ninth Doctor Chronicles

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


Big Finish once again break new ground by having their first boxset to feature the 9th Doctor. Before you get too excited, sadly Christopher Eccleston is still a hold-out for now; but still, hello 9th Doctor!!Just from the beginning hearing that era’s version of the Doctor Who theme gave me goosebumps. But let’s break it down into individual stories first… Continue reading

Film & Comic Con Bournemouth March 2016

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of the Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


Here is the low down on some of the stories of the stars in attendance at this weekends FCCB!!!! Continue reading