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‘Jago and Litefoot’ Season 12 audio box set review: Big Finish’s ‘Doctor Who’ spin-off

The enduringly popular Jago & Litefoot, Victorian gents thrown together for ‘The Talons of Weng-Chiang’, return for a twelfth box set and are once again beset by a bloodsucking menace. Perfectly mismatched by their creator Robert Holmes, Henry Gordon Jago (Christopher Benjamin) is a blustering but loveable theatre impresario, while Professor George Litefoot (Trevor Baxter)...

‘The Torchwood Archive’ review: Big Finish celebrates show’s 10th anniversary

While Torchwood has been off our screens since 2011’s Miracle Day, the show has maintained a loyal fan base and was successfully resurrected on audio by Big Finish in September 2015. To celebrate its tenth anniversary The Torchwood Archive weaves a tale through the history of the organisation, from its Victorian roots to the distant...

Big Finish’s ‘Doctor Who’ audio stories: October 2016 reviews round-up

In another busy month from the Doctor Who audio producers, we celebrate Torchwood’s Tenth Anniversary with the special release ‘The Torchwood Archive’ and John Hurt returns in another trio of adventures for the ‘The War Doctor Volume 3: Agents of Chaos’. Also, those stalwart Victorian investigators of the infernal, Jago & Litefoot notch up their...

‘Doctor Who’ reviews round-up: Autumn re-releases from Big Finish

This autumn has seen a few audio Doctor Who re-releases from Big Finish. First the epic 50th Anniversary series ‘Destiny of the Doctor’ in new packaging, and secondly a bunch of hard to find tales under the banner of ‘Short Trip Rarities’.   ‘Destiny of the Doctor – The Complete Adventure’ Originally appearing monthly throughout 2013,...

‘Doom Coalition 3’ review: River Song joins 8th Doctor in new ‘Doctor Who’ audios

Doom Coalition 3 is the latest four-disc box set in Big Finish’s Doom Coalition range – a set of stories for the Eighth Doctor (Paul McGann) and companions Liv Chenka (Nicola Walker) and Helen Sinclair (Hattie Morahan). In this collection they are also joined for most of the stories by River Song (Alex Kingston) following her appearance...

Big Finish’s ‘Doctor Who’ audio stories: September 2016 reviews round-up

In another busy month from the Doctor Who audio producers, the main range brought the Seventh Doctor back to face the consequences of a previous adventure, while the third ‘Early Adventures’ season kicked off with a space-faring epic for the First Doctor, Susan, Ian and Barbara. The second volume of ‘Philip Hinchcliffe Presents’ tales saw...