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The Martian Invasion Of Earth by HG Wells and dramatised by Nicholas Briggs (audio review).

March 31, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
The Martian Invasion Of Earth by HG Wells and dramatised by Nicholas Briggs (audio review).

  HG Wells did not hold back from demonstrating violence and despair in his ‘War Of The Worlds’ if the words and this new audio version follows its lead. ‘The Martian Invasion Of Earth’ uses every resource to demonstrate the gruesome reality of war, whoever the protagonists are. This new audio takes Wells’ hellish vision […]

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Doctor Who: The Defectors (Part 1 free download) by Nicholas Briggs (audio-download review).

May 3, 2015 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Defectors (Part 1 free download) by Nicholas Briggs (audio-download review).

‘The Defectors’ is a welcome addition to the output of Big Finish. It’s a good old-fashioned mystery adventure which utilises the talents of Katie Manning as Jo Grant and Sylvester McCoy as the Seventh Doctor. In a nice mismatch, the Seventh takes on the mantle of the Third and we are treated to a superb […]

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Doctor Who – Fourth Doctor Adventures: The Evil One by Nicholas Briggs (CD review).

September 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who – Fourth Doctor Adventures: The Evil One by Nicholas Briggs (CD review).

Just who is ‘The Evil One’? That is the intriguing title from this next instalment in the adventures of the Fourth Doctor with his warrior companion, Leela. When the Doctor and Leela land the TARDIS inside a cargo hold of a luxury space-liner, they are surprised to find it completely empty with neither passengers nor […]

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Doctor Who: The Dalek Generation by Nicholas Briggs (CD review).

July 26, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Dalek Generation by Nicholas Briggs (CD review).

The universe is a wonderful place and the Daleks are its greatest benefactors. For years they have established human colonies on countless worlds. They’ve provided accommodation, jobs and a great quality of life. What could possibly go wrong? Lillian Belle is a news reporter and is a little fed up with having no news on […]

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Doctor Who: The Seeds Of War by Matt Fitton and Nicholas Briggs (CD audio review).

April 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Seeds Of War by Matt Fitton and Nicholas Briggs (CD audio review).

‘The Seeds Of War’ introduces a major enemy that will continue to feature in stories about various incarnations of the Doctor. Written by Matt Fitton, sitting at the knee of Nick Briggs, ‘The Seeds Of War’ jumps to four different locations to tell a broad tale about the end of a war and the beginning […]

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Doctor Who: UNIT: Dominion Boxset by Nicholas Briggs and Jason Arnopp (cd review).

February 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: UNIT: Dominion Boxset by Nicholas Briggs and Jason Arnopp	(cd review).

This 5 disc ‘Doctor Who: UNIT: Dominion Boxset’ is four episodes and a whole disc of extras. Another excellent product of the studios at Big Finish. They like to dream big and this spin-off from the main range follows on from recent productions that wowed including ‘Counter Measures’ and ‘Gallifrey’. This has lively references to […]

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New Eighth Doctor Box Set 1: Doctor Who – Dark Eyes by Nicholas Briggs (cd review).

January 31, 2013 | By | Reply More
New Eighth Doctor Box Set 1: Doctor Who – Dark Eyes by Nicholas Briggs	(cd review).

After the terrible events of ‘To The Death’, it’s hard to see where the Eighth Doctor (Paul McGann) could be going. As he realises he impacts so heavily on people’s lives, there can be nothing but despair to follow. But in a marked contrast to the way the Eleventh Doctor reacted to loss, the Eighth […]

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