Audio Review: Doctor Who – Big Finish titles for June 2012

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June is the last month of we will have three full cast Doctor Who audios from Big Finish for a bit, as the first season of the 4th Doctor adventures come to an end, and the second season (alongside Mary Tamm, as Romana) doesn’t start until January 2013. Sadly it will be the last time Mary Tamm will appear in a Big Finish production, as the lovely actress passed away this week. Big Finish has already announced a third series of Fourth Doctor Audios, again along side Leela (Louis Jameson) which will be released in late 13/early 2014. I am … Continue reading

Doctor Who – May Titles from Big Finish


So things have been unseasonably busy here in Geeksville, so please forgive the lack of updates. Let’s get right to it with Big Finish’s Doctor Who offerings for May. (June’s release will be It was a triple offering with titles featuring the Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Doctors in the various full cast titles this month, so we really got out Doctor on this month. As a whole, I have been impressed by the Tom Baker series, even though I felt they started slow, and now we have reached the penultimate story of this first full season, things have really stepped … Continue reading

Doctor Who – Big Finish titles for April 2012


I have to say, I don’t review Big Finish‘s Doctor Who range as often as I should. I have long been a fan of them, and now that you can purchase them digitally from their website, for half the cost it would to buy CD’s direct, you should be checking them out if you are fan of classic Doctor Who. Classic Doctors – Brand New Adventures, as they say at Big Finish. If you’re only familiar with the 21st century version of the program, then you might be surprised to know just long and rich the shows history is. There … Continue reading

Tom Baker returns as Doctor Who for a Big Finish


So you call yourself a fan of Doctor Who? Then you must be excited to hear about Tom Baker coming back to play the Doctor again. Who is  Tom Baker?   Exactly! Don’t worry, Matt Smith is not leaving the TARDIS (at least not that I have heard) any time soon.   Tom Baker is one of the actors who played the role during the series’ original run from 1963 through 1989.   As the Fourth Doctor (1974-1981) Mr. Baker put his stamp on the role that lasts to this very day.   To many people, when you say Doctor Who, it’s his … Continue reading

Classic #DoctorWho News


Colin Baker, the 6th Doctor has begun tweeting.  You can find his pithy 140 character musings here, @SawbonesHex. This also just in: Big Finish has officially announced that Tom Baker will be recording original audio adventures for the company.  This news has been expected for some time, as Tom himself reported on his website that he was “enthusiastic” to work with Big Finish  He added, wryly, “In my twilight years, I am looking forward to a tremendous Big Finish and the sooner the better.” This is thrilling news to fans of the 4th Doctor and the Big Finish range.  The … Continue reading