Tagged Big Finish

The Mara Returns!

Starring Peter Davison as the Doctor, and co-starring Mark Strickson as Turlough, Sarah Sutton as Nyssa and Janet Fielding as Tegan, The Cradle of the Snake is new from Big Finish in September. Written by Marc Platt, The Cradle of the Snake sees the TARDIS crew encounter malevolent entity The Mara, which had previously subjugated…

Echoes of Grey

This month’s Companion Chronicle is a healthy mix of old and new. Echoes of Grey (it’s all in the title people!) features the Second Doctor, Zoe and Jamie and is acted out by Wendy Padbury. The plot is very clever: Zoe, now older but not necessarily wiser, is a recluse with forgotten memories of her…

The Finished Product #5

Issue 5 of the Doctor Who/Big Finish fanzine, The Finished Product which focusses on the Companion Chronicles, will be available from Wednesday this week. The new issue kicks off with a look at the genesis of the Companion Chronicles, and first season stories Frostfire, Fear of the Daleks, The Blue Tooth and The Beautiful People,…

Colin Baker is Inspector Morse

Many actors long to play an iconic character for theatre, television or film. Some don’t manage to achieve this dream. Others are able to flex their acting muscles and reach their goals. Former Sixth Doctor actor Colin Baker is the latter. Not only will he always be known as a flamboyant, loud and (these days,…

Alex Mallinson

Over the past month we’ve told you about Bernice Summerfield: Dead and Buried, the first-ever CGI adventure starring Benny, the Seventh Doctor companion in the Virgin New Adventures!  We recently engaged in a discussion with the story’s animator, Alex Mallinson, who shared with us some wonderful anecdotes about his career thus far, including what it…

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