Dreadshade

Audio ‐ September 19, 2020
Dreadshade

Released September 2020

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Following a surprising and emotional restoration of the Dalek race, the Doctor and Bliss return to their own universe with a harrowing warning for the Time Lords in ‘Dreadshade’ by Lisa McMullin. Gallifrey is not quite like they left it, and however, and apparent total victory comes with a lingering sense of unease.

For better or for worse, one defining plot device that will forever be associated with the Eighth Doctor is amnesia, and …

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Palindrome Part Two

Audio ‐ September 18, 2020
Palindrome Part Two

Released September 2020

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As the Dalek Time Strategist continues its quest to rebuild the might of the Dalek race in the unlikeliest of locations so far away from the Time War, the layers of multiple realities begin to coalesce around Davros and the creations who inexorably follow in his wake in John Dorney’s ‘Palindrome Part Two.’

Of course, ‘Palindrome’ as a two-parter is anything but a palindrome, but the title makes it clear from the start what …

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Palindrome Part One

Audio ‐ September 17, 2020
Palindrome Part One

Released September 2020

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Including dynamically developing the Sixth Doctor and finally giving acted life to the Eighth Doctor once more, perhaps no element of the Doctor Who tapestry provided Big Finish with such a specifically unique opportunity as exploration of the Time War that saw the entire universe brought to the brink of destruction as the Time Lords and Daleks battled throughout eternity. With the War Doctor sacrificing his name but not necessarily his morals as …

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The New Adventures of Bernice Summerfield Volume Six: Lost in Translation

Audio ‐ September 14, 2020
The New Adventures of Bernice Summerfield Volume Six: Lost in Translation

Released September 2020

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As Lisa Bowerman’s Big Finish stalwart Professor Bernice Surprise Summerfield and David Warner’s unbound Doctor return to Bernice’s own universe for the first time together, the nuances of their deepening companionship and their own certainties and insecurities come to the forefront in the four new tales comprising The New Adventures of Bernice Summerfield Volume Six: Lost in Translation.

‘Have I Told You Lately?’ by Time Foley opens this set, intriguingly but wisely choosing a …

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The Flying Dutchman and Displaced

Audio ‐ September 10, 2020
The Flying Dutchman and Displaced

Released September 2020

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As Big Finish’s two-part double bill releases continue, ‘The Flying Dutchman’ by Gemma Arrowsmith and ‘Displaced’ by Katharine Armitage’ revisit the early days of Ace and Hex together alongside the Seventh Doctor.

In ‘The Flying Dutchman,’ the TARDIS crew members find themselves aboard a seemingly deserted ship in the middle of the ocean. When they find the crew hiding away in fear of suffering an attack from the legendary and eponymous ship that portends …

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Out of Time 1

Website ‐ August 26, 2020
Out of Time 1

Released August 2020

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With Big Finish, collisions between the classic and modern iterations of Doctor Who have become increasingly common, with heroes like River Song and Strax as well as villains like the Weeping Angels and the Vashta Nerada bridging the divide. However, aside from the Tenth Doctor in the televised special ‘Time Crash’ and in a brief audio cameo, the Doctors themselves have stayed on their respective sides of the Time War in acted adventures. …

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Torchwood Soho – Parasite

Audio ‐ August 24, 2020
Torchwood Soho – Parasite

Released August 2020

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Of the many characters that Big Finish has introduced to the Torchwood universe both in its official continuation of the television story and in its individual releases designed to flesh out the long history and many branches of the organization, perhaps none has instantly stood out and made such an impact as Norton Folgate. A somewhat enigmatic member of Torchwood One in the 1950s who clearly has a good heart but who also …

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Red Base

Audio ‐ August 21, 2020
Red Base

Released August 2020

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Torchwood on television, although featuring an ensemble cast, was unquestionably a showpiece for Captain Jack who had obviously debuted on Doctor Who before it. During that time, however, the natural charm, naivety, determination, and everyman nature of PC Andy Davidson made the supporting character one of the memorable and instantly likable, and it’s little surprise that actor Tom Price has been elevated to being one of the franchise’s most prominent voices in the …

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Conflict Theory

Audio ‐ August 18, 2020
Conflict Theory

Released August 2020

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No classic Doctor Who relationship has been quite as tumultuous and- with the help of Big Finish- ultimately well-developed as that between the Sixth Doctor and Peri. With the Doctor physically assaulting Peri following his regeneration in ‘The Twin Dilemma’ to seemingly abandoning her when she fell victim to a mind parasite as seen during his trial, this friendship is one with a foundation in peril and uncertainty, and it’s a testament to …

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The Vanity Trap

Audio ‐ August 17, 2020
The Vanity Trap

Released August 2020

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Myrna Kendal was once one of Hollywood’s brightest stars, and she now spends her time on chat shows reminiscing about everything with the exception of the unfinished film that would mark the end of her acting career. When the TARDIS arrives at one particular chat show in Stuart Manning’s ‘The Vanity Trap,’ however, the Doctor and Peri cause Myrna to recall those long-held memories and to set in motion a plot that brings …

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