Everybody Loves Reagan

Audio ‐ September 13, 2018
Everybody Loves Reagan

Released August 2018
SOME SPOILERS FOLLOW

Big Finish proved with its first volume that Class absolutely has the mythology and characters to carry further adventures set before the immense cliffhanger that ended the show’s brief televised run. Beginning the second volume, Tim Foley’s ‘Everybody Loves Reagan’ finds April strangely suspicious of new student Reagan Harper who is so instantly beloved by everyone else she meets.

The early stories of this Class audio adaptation have liberally borrowed ideas that have frequently pervaded the science fiction genre, and ‘Everybody …

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Tell Me You Love Me

Audio ‐ September 12, 2018
Tell Me You Love Me

Released August 2018
SOME SPOILERS FOLLOW

Charlie Smith found himself a central figure to two of the most fascinating relationships that Class produced during its brief run, his burgeoning feelings for Matteusz Andrzejewski allowing him to explore himself and what it means to be human while his developing dynamic with Quill hinted at just what the two had been through before the Doctor brought them to Earth and how each was managing to adjust to life on Earth as supposedly ordinary people. Rounding out Big Finish’s …

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Life Experience

Audio ‐ September 12, 2018
Life Experience

Released August 2018
SOME SPOILERS FOLLOW

Following an intriguing but overstuffed welcome back to the world of Class with ‘Gifted’ that focused on the developing relationship between April and Ram, ‘Life Experience’ by Jenny T Colgan scales back the focus on character to offer the franchise’s first true base under siege entry. After signing up for work experience at Sevelin Laboratories, Tanya and Ram soon find that this world of medical research has a dark secret at its core, and nobody is safe once that secret …

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Gifted

Audio ‐ September 11, 2018
Gifted

Released August 2018
SOME SPOILERS FOLLOW

Created by acclaimed young adult author Patrick Ness, Class attempted to find that hallowed middle ground of an audience somewhere between the more adult-skewing Torchwood and the younger-skewing The Sarah Jane Adventures. Though this character-based drama centred around engaging and dynamic young leads garnered critical acclaim in short order, its initial trouble mixing teen-oriented drama with adult themes paired with a digital and later double-bill late-night televised release structure at least partially factored into it being unable to find a …

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Dead Man’s Switch

Audio ‐ September 10, 2018
Dead Man’s Switch

Released December 2010

With the universe seemingly reset at year zero following events unknown and under the stewardship of the mysterious Great Leader, Bernice is desperate to find a semblance of home no matter how far away it may be. The capital world of Zordin seems to be her most likely chance for answers, but finding a way to pay for the long voyage will test the very limits of Bernice Summerfield’s spirit and determination as she tries to discover just what secrets a protected …

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Year Zero

Audio ‐ September 09, 2018
Year Zero

Released November 2010

Arriving on the planet Raster in the year 54, Bernice Summerfield quickly finds herself under arrest for simply following her natural instincts, her own recordings incriminating her for the crimes of archaeology and looking into this world’s history. Faced with only an hour during which the inquisitors will decide if she poses a revolutionary threat to their society, Bernice must determine just when and where she is in the universe, even if she must illicitly investigate the mystery surrounding year zero.

Jonathan Clements’s …

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Escaping the Future

Audio ‐ September 09, 2018
Escaping the Future

Released October 2010

The galaxy has been systematically torn apart by merciless aggressors from the future, the superior technology of the Deindum destroying the coalition of worlds Braxiatel created and only isolated pockets of resistance still active. With Bernice and Peter furtively traveling through time to find where the Deindum have come from and how they can take the fight back to them, Bev is running the Collection as a refugee camp, Adrian and Doggles try to mount limited attacks from the Moon, and Hass …

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Resurrecting the Past

Audio ‐ September 08, 2018
Resurrecting the Past

Released September 2010

Following two series of adventures that were for the most part standalone with only occasional dabbles in past continuity and hints at what was yet to come, Braxiatel has finally showed his hand as his mechanoids begin a kidnapping spree, and Bev and Adrian are keen to pounce. As Adrian and Peter search for Bernice on a forgotten world, Robyn and Bev must determine just why Braxiatel wants to permanently erase Robyn’s creators from the timeline and just why Bernice has for …

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Secret Origins

Audio ‐ September 07, 2018
Secret Origins

Released September 2009

The tenth series of Big Finish’s Bernice Summerfield range draws to a close with Eddie Robson’s ‘Secret Origins,’ a tale that plays with perceptions and assumptions as Bernice awakens in the ruined city of Buenos Aires after rescuing Peter with the help of her long-time associate Robyn from the clutches of her nemesis Mr Frost who has for so long been thought to be immortal. Yet as Bernice begins to tell Peter the story of how she came to his rescue and …

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Venus Mantrap

Audio ‐ September 06, 2018
Venus Mantrap

Released August 2009

Following the dark and reflective ‘Absence’ that intimately explored the characters of Bernice and Peter as the two struggled through and grew because of their separation, ‘Venus Mantrap’ pursues a more comedic and tongue-in-cheek angle to continuing the many plot threads that have been weaving their way through the past several stories. Finally arriving on Venus’s moon Eros to pursue the financial legacy of Jason Kane accruing from his famed erotic fiction, Bernice is prepared to fight Professor Scoblow, her rival in …

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