Doctor Who: Winston Churchill–a Big Finish sampler

In the wake of the whole COVID-19 pandemic, Big Finish–most famous for their original licensed Doctor Who audios–began to release a variety of projects for free on a weekly basis.  Some of these are “proper” Doctor Who adventures, some are licensed from other sources, and others are completely original.  I have been taking advantage of these, as I’ve written about here and elsewhere. It’s been a while but I’ve come back to it lately–this time around we’re looking at just one project–the first story in their The Churchill Years Volume 1 boxset.

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Doctor Who: Looking Back at 47 Days #34 – Recognizable Guest Stars

A few years ago, I did a series of 47 daily posts which all looked at different questions related to the revival series of Doctor Who, focusing on stuff I like about the show. I worked out a series of questions in advance and then picked one randomly for each day. I’ve decided to revisit the series to see how my opinions may or may not have changed, and to bring two of my daughters into the discussion, since they are both big fans and have recently finished watching the revival series.

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Doctor Who: The Renaissance Man [Big Finish – Fourth Doctor]

The Renaissance Man is the second story in Big Finish’s first season of Fourth Doctor Adventures, in which Tom Baker was finally lured out of retirement to reprise his most famous role for the company. The series partners him with Louise Jameson’s Leela (his companion for a year and a half of television stories) and puts them under a loose narrative umbrella of the Doctor attempting to teach Leela about life, the universe, and everything.

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