At the end of the big anniversary Doctor Who audio, Zagreus, the Eighth Doctor (Paul McGann) sacrificially allows himself to be exiled to a completely alien universe, doomed to die alone. At the last minute, his companion Charley (India Fisher) refuses to be left behind, going with the Doctor because of her love for him. Scherzo, by Robert Shearman (of Jubilee and Dalek fame), is the continuation of that story, and the beginning of a new “season” of Eighth Doctor audios.
Continue reading Doctor Who: Scherzo [Big Finish]
Big Finish has produced literally of hundreds of audio dramas set in the world of Doctor Who. I’ve only listened to maybe 50 of them, so any list from me about the “best” is far from thorough.
(Doctor Who #266)
Continue reading Doctor Who: Big Finish–Ten of my Favorites
From time to time I’ve been writing up posts covering the activity of Doctor Who during particular calendar years. So far there are posts up for every year from 1963 to 1978.
Only in the last couple of these–1977 & 1978–have I started including notes about significant births and deaths of real-life people related to the series. That means there are fourteen years which I have covered in general, but not in this area.
(Daily Doctor Who #244)
Continue reading Doctor Who–Early Births & Deaths – Part 2
Jubilee was the 40th entry in Big Finish’s “Main Range” or “Monthly Range” of Doctor Who audios (released back in 2003), featuring Colin Baker as the Sixth Doctor and Maggie Stables as audio-only companion Evelyn Smythe.
(Daily Doctor Who #229)
Continue reading Doctor Who: Jubilee [Big Finish]
The Chimes of Midnight is the second audio drama from Big Finish Productions which formed part of a “season” of six stories featuring the 8th Doctor. It stars Paul McGann as the Doctor and India Fisher as Charley, and is a huge step up from the previous installment, Invaders from Mars. Spoilers ahead.
Continue reading Doctor Who: The Chimes of Midnight [Big Finish]