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A Big Finish A Week 19 – The Game

Sport, sport, masculine sport, equips a young man for society… There are a number of cliches about Doctor Who fans that happen to be true. They’re not *as* true now as they used to be (a lot of people now … Continue reading

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A Big Finish A Week 18: Omega

Well, it’s actually more than a fortnight since the last one, but given the circumstances, I hope you can forgive me. (There are a *lot* of people searching for Doctor Who today, aren’t there? And I appear, when I look … Continue reading

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Childe Peter To The Dark Tower Came – The Five Doctors

John Nathan-Turner, the producer of Doctor Who for most of its last decade, gets a bad rap from much of the fanbase. Sometimes this is deserved – some of the worst episodes of the show ever produced were done on … Continue reading

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A Big Finish A Week 15: Spare Parts

One of the things nuWho has done repeatedly since its inception is to base many of its stronger episodes on material from spin-off and ancillary media – it’s no coincidence that Dalek, Human Nature/Family Of Blood and Blink (the three … Continue reading

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A Big Finish A… More Than A Week 13: Zagreus

Sorry this one is ‘slightly’ more than a week after my last BFAW – to make up for it I’m going to review the longest of all the Big Finish stories: Zagreus. In 1973, when Doctor Who was ten years … Continue reading

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A Big Finish A Week 11 – The Church And The Crown

One style of story that I am very glad Big Finish have revived is the ‘historical’. In the early days of Doctor Who the show was meant, at least in part, to be educational (or so the received wisdom about … Continue reading

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A Big Finish A Week 3 – The Kingmaker

Well, I’ve managed to get my odd mixture of hardware and software working with the wifi connection at the hostel where I’m staying. However, it’s extortionately expensive, so don’t expect more than one more post before Friday. Because I was … Continue reading

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