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Bow Tie
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The Snowmen ReKapped! (Part Two)

Read Part One here. Clara, Francesca and Digby back away as the Ice Governess advances on them. But where’s the Doctor? “Doctor? Doctor?! Doctor who…?” They turn to their Punch and Judy Show in the corner of the room to find Punch sporting a sonic screwdriver. The puppet aims it at the Ice Governess, activates…

Sherlock Holmes
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The Snowmen ReKapped! (Part One)

A white, crystalline structure falls through space. Snow. Snow that snarls and growls and bites. Snow heading for the Earth. England, 1842. Walter Simeon, a young boy, makes a snowman, patting down its sides and smoothing its surface. Other children throw snowballs at each other, far away from Walter. “I don’t need anyone else,” he…

Shadow of Death is the second part of Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctor
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Reviewed: Shadow of Death

Shadow of Death, the second of eleven stories in the Destiny of the Doctor series, is perhaps going to be more notably scrutinised than its predecessor. Hunters of Earth took place in a period just before we met the First Doctor. There are suitable reassuring place markings in the piece to ensure that we know…

Doctor Who: The Aztecs Special Edition cover art
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DVD Review: The Aztecs Special Edition

The Aztecs is one of Doctor Who’s finest stories and certainly one of the jewels at the heart of its very first season.  When the Doctor (William Hartnell) and his companions become stranded in fifteenth century Mexico at the time of the sun-worshipping, blood-sacrificing Aztecs, Barbara (Jacqueline Hill, who steals the show) is mistaken for…

The Auntie Matter
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Reviewed: The Auntie Matter

And so we find ourselves at the beginning of the second series of the Fourth Doctor Adventures. Already, we might add. Because it seems like only a few blinks ago since Big Finish announced that Tom Baker had finally agreed to reprise his role as the Fourth Doctor under their production label. The first year…

William Russell & Carole Ann Ford star in Doctor Who: The Flames of Cadiz
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Reviewed: The Flames of Cadiz

The Flames of Cadiz, Big Finish’s first Companion Chronicle of the New Year, heralds the return of many familiar faces behind the scenes and in the forefront of them as well. A First Doctor tale, performed with style and panache by William Russell and Carole Ann Ford (and additional help from Nabil Elouahabi), that finds…

Dark Eyes 2
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Reviewed: Dark Eyes

Once in a while, Big Finish produces a new Doctor Who audio that is designed as a good entry point to their vast ranges. Given that they produce adventures featuring five different Doctors, this should come as no surprise. These occurrences aren’t exactly rare, but they do provide casual or aspiring listeners an opportunity to…

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