Review: Doctor Who – The Blood Furnace

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


The Doctor (Sylvester McCoy), Ace (Sophie Aldred) & Mel (Bonnie Langford) arrive in a recently reopened dock yard in Merseyside 1991. But how has the dock reopened under the Dark Alloy Corporation? Soon our heroes find alien involvement and when it turns out an old college friend of Mel’s is in charge at the docks, she is offered a job. The Doctor and Ace go in search of one of the aliens who is assassinating people and Mel mulls over the offer whilst offering computer help in the meantime.

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Big Finish Review: Hamlet

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


When Big Finish do Shakespeare they clearly aren’t shy of the big stuff.

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Audio Review: Blake’s 7 – The Spoils of War

Review by Ian McArdell


After break of almost two years, Blake’s 7 have returned to Big Finish with a new box set of adventures under the title The Spoils of War.
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Review: Torchwood – The Office Of Never Was

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


Series producer James Goss steps in again for the writing duties and Scott Handcock is directing this new Ianto Jones (Gareth David-Lloyd) led adventure. Continue reading

Audio Review: The Island of Dr Moreau

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


Big Finish continue to work their way through the back catalogue of the legendary writer and futurist H G Wells. Although this one is set in the past it’s amazing how the themes of this one play out today in how we use animal organs for humans and we continue genetic research.

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Review: Doctor Who – The First Doctor Vol 2.

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


Big Finish serve up another set of companion chronicles for the First Doctor, with a very pleasingly broad style and approach to each story. Continue reading

Review – The Lives of Captain Jack

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


Big Finish legendary writers James Goss & Guy Adams bring 4 brand spanking (and with Jack there would be spanking) new adventures in one set for this Doctor Who & Torchwood favourite character played as always by the wonderful John Barrowman.

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Review: Torchwood_cascade_CDRIP.tor

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


Let’s just get this out of the way; this is fantastically written & directed by Scott Handcock and a story where Tosh played by Naoko Mori gets to shine in a way which I feel maybe she didn’t always get to on TV. I say this up front as there is so much to talk about in this release.
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Review: UNIT – Assembled

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


Since the launch of the modern day UNIT range, they have always gone big. Stories that feel ‘action-packed’ and with great drama all with the UNIT team of today. Only one thing they haven’t done… bring back the classic UNIT crew. Now that particular box can be ticked too. Continue reading

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