Time Apart

Audio ‐ August 03, 2020
Time Apart

Released July 2020

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Big Finish’s latest anthology release, Time Apart, finds the Fifth Doctor separated from his companions and looking to find support and consolation through the history of Earth.

Steve Lyons opens this release with ‘Ghost Station’ and Peter Meier patrolling the border of East Berlin far beneath the streets in an old underground station. Something very dark has happened in this claustrophobic locale that is more than befitting of its nickname, and although some of …

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The Lovecraft Invasion

Audio ‐ August 01, 2020
The Lovecraft Invasion

Released July 2020

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Joining the 51st-century bounty hunter Calypso Jonze to track down a mind parasite capable of turning its host’s nightmares into reality, the Doctor, Flip, and Constance in Robert Valentine’s ‘The Lovecraft Invasion’ find themselves in 1937 Rhode Island in the presence of weird fiction author, Howard Phillips Lovecraft. As time begins to run out before Lovecraft’s monstrous creations can break free and destroy the world, the Doctor and Flip must enter the author’s …

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The Robots Volume Two

Audio ‐ July 31, 2020
The Robots Volume Two

Released July 2020

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Since ‘The Robots of Death’ premiered in 1977, the world of Kaldor, its politics, and its evocative humanoid robots have always remained at the forefront of many Doctor Who fans’ minds. Yet while revisitations featuring various incarnations of the Doctor in different mediums have naturally occurred, perhaps the most surprising decision regarding this location and its features was to use it as a foundation for an audio series fronted by companion Liv …

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Save Our Souls

Audio ‐ July 18, 2020
Save Our Souls

Released July 2020

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In a spiritual successor to ‘Fortitude,’ Torchwood once more returns to the time and influence of Queen Victoria in Scott Handcock’s ‘Save Our Souls.’ Traveling to a remote island where an experimental radio mast has been picking up a strange voice that claims to know the future, five individuals seek to learn the truths it represents and foretells.

Given just how experimental the Big Finish Torchwood range has increasingly become, ‘Save Our Souls’ does …

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Missy Series Two

Audio ‐ July 12, 2020
Missy Series Two

Released July 2020

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Following a brilliantly boisterous introduction of Michelle Gomez’s Missy to the worlds of Big Finish that was met with unbridled enthusiasm, it should come as no surprise that a second series was quickly commissioned to further delve into the manic and lively exploits of this most demonstrative incarnation of the Master. With Missy desperate to show off now that she has what she wants but with the Doctor nowhere to be found, she …

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Divine Intervention

Audio ‐ June 20, 2020
Divine Intervention

Released June 2020

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Through three stories, Stranded has already proven how successful amplifying the more familial dynamic of the early Third Doctor era within the Eighth’s can be, favouring interpersonal relationships and the trials of everyday life over epic battles sweeping across space and time that had become all too familiar for this incarnation. Yet as the Doctor becomes increasingly desperate to leave while Helen and Liv urge him to accept their situation, a threat from …

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Must-See TV

Audio ‐ June 20, 2020
Must-See TV

Released June 2020

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As the first set of Stranded reaches its second half in Lisa McMullin’s ‘Must-See TV,’ two new arrivals in Mr Bird and Sergeant Andy Davidson continue to shake up the Baker Street dynamic that has already endured so much since the Doctor, Liv, and Helen arrived. As the residents’ televisions begin to malfunction and the Doctor finds himself in the rare position of not being seen as the most useful individual to help, …

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Wild Animals

Audio ‐ June 19, 2020
Wild Animals

Released June 2020

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Now stranded in modern London for several weeks, the Doctor and his companions are still trying to adjust to the nuances of everyday life in John Dorney’s ‘Wild Animals.’ Yet as the Doctor finds it more difficult to adapt than anticipated, a tragic crime proves just how truly limited he is in this environment.

While it’s perhaps not surprising that the Doctor is agitated and even forlorn at the prospect of having to spend …

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Lost Property

Audio ‐ June 18, 2020
Lost Property

Released June 2020

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After three monumental sixteen-story epics that spanned all of time and space in Dark Eyes, Doom Coalition, and Ravenous, the trajectory of the Eighth Doctor’s adventures for Big Finish looks to totally change pacing and tone as the Doctor, Liv, and Helen find themselves stuck in modern London to begin Stranded. Seeking refuge amidst a dire warning for the future, the Doctor finds that his Baker Street house has changed during his prolonged …

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Dinner and a Show

Audio ‐ June 17, 2020
Dinner and a Show

Released June 2020

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While plenty of Big Finish’s monthly Torchwood audios have added to or accentuated established mythology that the television series touched upon, the range’s undoubted triumph is the ability to explore relationships between certain leads that were often sidelined to progress the overall narrative arc. With Owen a no-show for Toshiko’s not-Valentine’s-Valentine’s Night at the opera in Gareth David-Lloyd’s ‘Dinner and a Show,’ Ianto turns up with bad news in what could be their …

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