The Skull of Sobek

Audio ‐ September 03, 2017
The Skull of Sobek

Released April 2008

Marc Platt has undeniably cemented himself as one of the most important and influential Doctor Who writers ever since his television debut with ‘Ghost Light,’ unafraid of looking deeper into well-established characters while building immense worlds and environments for each of his stories. Accordingly, his transition to the shorter running time allotment of The Eighth Doctor Adventures was always going to be an interesting one, an …

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Brave New Town

Audio ‐ September 02, 2017
Brave New Town

Released March 2008

Doctor Who as a concept is predicated upon change, and while the Doctor’s regenerations and changing companions are the more dramatic examples even as the settings and supporting casts change with each passing story, sometimes this fact applies to returning villains as well. When the Doctor and Lucie arrive in the unassuming seaside town of Thorington in Suffolk, they soon find that the residents have been …

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Max Warp

Audio ‐ September 02, 2017
Max Warp

Released February 2008

The Doctor and Lucie arrive at the Sirius Inter-G Cruiser Show in a time of tenuous peace between the Kith Oligarchy and Varlon Empire. Yet when a test flight of a Kith Sunstorm ends in death, the Sirius Exhibition Station becomes a bed of conspiracy as it becomes clear that someone is trying to re-ignite the flames of war, and only the Doctor and Lucie stand …

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Dead London

Audio ‐ August 31, 2017
Dead London

Released January 2008

While the first season of The Eighth Doctor Adventures was by no means perfect, it quickly rehabilitated Paul McGann’s Eighth Doctor who many claimed had become somewhat stale in Big Finish’s flagship monthly range following his return from the divergent universe, mirroring the modern television series with snappier fifty-minute stories and introducing the dynamic Sheridan Smith as new companion Lucie Miller. From the mind of comics …

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Human Resources Part 2

Audio ‐ August 29, 2017
Human Resources Part 2

Released August 2007

Following a superb opening half to the first season finale of The Eighth Doctor Adventures in which ‘Human Resources Part 1’ used the dichotomy between the mundane and the fantastic to create a bombastic entry for the Cybermen as the Headhunter finally managed to bring Lucie Miller to Hulbert Logistics, ‘Human Resources Part 2’ is laden with an altogether more monumental task besides simply telling a …

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Human Resources Part 1

Audio ‐ August 25, 2017
Human Resources Part 1

Released July 2007

Much as the first season of The Eighth Doctor Adventures opened with a two-part tale featuring the infamous Daleks, the finale also stretches to a two-part format while bringing back arguably the franchise’s second most iconic foe, the Cybermen. And while the first season has been filled with occasional missteps amidst several excellent ideas in some very strong stories as the Eighth Doctor transitions to the …

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No More Lies

Audio ‐ August 25, 2017
No More Lies

Released June 2007

As the end of the first season of The Eighth Doctor Adventures begins to near its end with the final story before what will assuredly be a monumental two-part finale, Paul Sutton’s ‘No More Lies’ is tasked with telling its own satisfying tale while ramping up the momentum and progressing the lingering Headhunter storyline. As the Doctor and Lucie crash a garden party with a strange …

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Phobos

Audio ‐ August 25, 2017
Phobos

Released May 2007

The Eighth Doctor Adventures opens the second half of its premiere season with Eddie Robson’s ‘Phobos’ as the TARDIS lands on the titular moon of Mars that has become the go-to destination for adrenaline junkies and extreme sports enthusiasts. The Doctor and Lucie soon find that something sinister is lurking in the shadows, the ancient meaning of Phobos becoming all the more prevalent in the process.

The …

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The Blood Furnace

Audio ‐ August 22, 2017
The Blood Furnace

Released August 2017
SOME SPOILERS FOLLOW

The adventures of the Seventh Doctor alongside both Mel and Ace continue with Eddie Robson’s ‘The Blood Furnace’ and its alien incursion in what would have been that era’s modern-day Earth as the trio lands at a recently reopened shipyard in Merseyside. But as the miraculous promise of job creation from the Dark Alloy Corporation comes to fruition, the secrets of the Blood Furnace …

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Storm of the Horofax

Audio ‐ August 20, 2017
Storm of the Horofax

Released August 2017
SOME SPOILERS FOLLOW

Following an exhilarating off-Earth clash with the Daleks in ‘The Conquest of Far,’ The Third Doctor Adventures Volume Three returns to its era’s contemporary Earth for a UNIT-based alien encounter in Andrew Smith’s ‘Storm of the Horofax.’ When the Doctor, Jo, and UNIT are called in after the HMS Nemesis comes upon an alien ship unknowingly leaking particles that subject the surroundings to time …

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