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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Like

Audio ‐ August 15, 2020
Like

Released August 2020

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When a plea for help sends the Doctor and Peri to the Earth colony Rusina, they soon find themselves entrenched in a society fixated on individual popularity in Jacqueline Rayner’s ‘Like.’ While Peri discovers the genuine benefits of being liked, however, the Doctor quickly uncovers the far darker side of this society that its dislikes create.

‘Like’ is the latest in a long series of science fiction stories that have offered a biting take …

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The Headless Ones

Audio ‐ August 15, 2020
The Headless Ones

Released August 2020

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As Big Finish’s monthly Doctor Who range begins to draw to a close, the Fifth, Sixth, and Seventh Doctors who have been mainstays since the very beginning appear poised to break out into more diverse ranges that offer an even greater variety of storytelling opportunities. As a likely preview of what may be in store for the futures of these Doctors, The Sixth Doctor and Peri Volume One reunites Colin Baker and Nicola …

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Thin Time and Madquake

Audio ‐ August 14, 2020
Thin Time and Madquake

Released August 2020

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Two-part, double-bill releases have become increasingly common in Big Finish’s Doctor Who monthly range in recent years, allowing for the often-quicker storytelling stylings of the modern television series and the company’s many other audio ranges to intersect with the classic era. At the end of the Fifth Doctor’s previous trilogy, he had left behind Nyssa, Tegan, and Marc in order to spare them from the danger he so often finds and courts, and …

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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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