Eric Roberts’ Master will face the Daleks in his own audio spin-off next year!

More than two decades on from his clash with Paul McGann’s Eighth Doctor, Eric Roberts’ malevolent incarnation of the Master gets his own full-cast audio series in March 2021.

Today the cover art for this upcoming release was unveiled.

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Review: Doctor Who – The Enemy of my Enemy (Time Lord Victorious)

Review by Jacob Licklider

The Enemy of My Enemy
is a perfect title for a Doctor Who story where the Doctor has to team up with the Daleks, and this installment of the Time Lord Victorious multimedia event puts the Eighth Doctor in a situation where there is no other option.  

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Review: The War Master – Hearts of Darkness

Review by Jacob Licklider

The War Master since its inception in 2017, has become one of Big Finish Productions’ most consistent ranges, with three of the four previous sets being released to critical acclaim with only one falling short. The range has been characterised by an exploration of darker themes throughout the Time War, giving Derek Jacobi one of the darkest incarnations of the Master to portray and explore. War is the prominent theme and how war changes people and planets, the hopelessness associated with a war to end all wars such as the Time War, and the atrocities which arise from two societies being pushed to their limit. The audio format is perfect for this type of story as it allows the cast and crew to go as dark as possible, using the power of suggestion to depict such atrocities and the listener’s mind is responsible for the gruesome images, all the while never having to restrict themselves to an adult only audience. These types of stories were best explored by the first, third, and fourth sets, while the fifth sets, Hearts of Darkness, instead decides to focus in on how the war is most effecting the two Time Lords set to survive the Time War, the Doctor, here played by Paul McGann, and, of course, the Master. Keeping the established format of four stories written by two authors, in this case David Llewellyn and Lisa McMullin, telling a linked tale over the four-hour period. Unlike previous sets, Hearts of Darkness employs several plot twists which recontextualises what has come before in the set, making it near impossible to separate each episode from one another. Things change, and like any good story, the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Continue reading

Review: Time Lord Victorious – He Kills Me, He Kills Me Not

Review by Michael Goleniewski

On a whirlwind solo trip to see the Seven Hundred Wonders of the Universe, the Eighth Doctor decides to travel to a pleasure planet filled with floating cities, large-scale oceans, and a wondrous statue that’s all the talk of the galaxy. But upon arriving, he finds an inhospitable desert filled with metal debris and a young woman with a peculiar Ood servant, both of whom are injured and seemingly desperate for help. As the group makes their way across the landscape to a battered ramshackle town, a ruthless killer is waiting for the opportunity to make his move. But a bigger problem is hiding behind the scenes that’s about to drag the Doctor headlong into something far nastier…..

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Review: The 8th Doctor – Time War (Vol 4)

Review by Jacob Licklider

The Eighth Doctor: Time War was announced by Big Finish Productions as a four box set prequel series to Big Finish’s War Doctor range in 2017 after the passing of John Hurt. It is now 2020 and the miniseries is coming to an end with Time War: Volume Four which is incredibly fitting as the world has gone into lockdown, much like Gallifrey has become at this point in this set where the Time War is over after the events of Time War: Volume Three. Continue reading

The Eighth Doctor and Tenth Doctor appear together in a new audio drama!

The Eighth Doctor and Tenth Doctor star together in a brand-new audio drama, coming later this year as part of the multi-platform story Time Lord Victorious!

This new audio drama features a cast filled with actors familiar to the world of Doctor Who, and will be available to download as well as a limited edition vinyl exclusive to ASDA in the UK.

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Review: Doctor Who – Stranded 1

Review by Jacob Licklider

2019 saw Big Finish ending their then current Eighth Doctor miniseries with Ravenous 4, leaving the Doctor, Liv, and Helen stranded in London, 2020.  The TARDIS has been destroyed and Baker Street provides the only refuge for the team in June 2020’s Stranded 1. Continue reading

‘Time Lord Victorious’ Big Finish Audio Dramas Announced

Four more pieces of the Time Lord Victorious jigsaw are revealed – four audio dramas will be released by Big Finish Productions from October.

Paul McGann leads a trilogy of exciting full-cast audio dramas, as the Eighth Doctor faces his old enemies, the Daleks. Plus, two Short Trips will accompany these adventures, featuring two incarnations of the Master narrated by Jon Culshaw.

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Big Finish Presents Doctor Who – The Chimes Of Midnight Listening Party!

The very first social media listening party hosted by Big Finish will be happening this week.

On Friday 1 May at precisely 7pm (UK time), the very first Big Finish listening party will get underway, with a live stream of Doctor Who: The Chimes of Midnight, the Doctor Who Magazine poll-winning audio drama starring Paul McGann as the Doctor and India Fisher as his Edwardian adventuress companion, Charley.

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Join The Doctors For A Big Night In!

Doctors past and present from Doctor Who will be supporting real-life heroes during The Big Night In tonight on BBC One.

Actors Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann, David Tennant, Matt Smith, Peter Capaldi, Jodie Whittaker and Jo Martin have recorded a thank you for the NHS and all frontline workers shortly before the weekly ‘Clap For Carers’ in the UK at 8pm BST.

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