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The Auntie Matter (Doctor Who: The Fourth Doctor A&hellip by Jonathan Morris
The first of the second season of Fourth Doctor audio stories from Big Finish, this very strongly 'P.G. Woodhouse'-spired two-parter sees Doctor #4 and Romana #1 enjoying a break from their travels as the supposed lord and lady manor of an English Manor in the early 20th century. However, the peace doesn't last long, as soon Romana becomes involved with a strange young man, Reggie, and the machinations of his rather strange 'Auntie'.

The cast here, as well as being the usual BF top job, are all having a a ball with the material. Baker and Tamm are pitch perfect in recapturing their younger selves, have a more bickery relationship as opposed to the more equal partnership during… Read more
Night of the Stormcrow (Doctor Who) by Marc Platt
5.0 out of 5 stars MY Stormcrow!, 2 Aug 2014
Taking cues from the likes of 'Image of the Fendahl', Marc Platt's script combines Holmesian horror and base-under-siege storytelling to create a potent little gem. The Fourth Doctor and Leela crash land near an observatory on a remote island that is observing a strange spatial phenomena dubbed 'Stormcrow'. However, things start to take a bend for the strange as chunks of the island vanish, equipment ceases function and one of the scientists ends up possessed by a strange entity. Can even The Doctor defeat something that is literally 'nothing'?

Like most of BF'S productions, we have a great selection of actors, spearheaded by the always wonderful Tom Baker as old 'Teeth and… Read more
Bloodtide (Doctor Who) by Jonathan Morris
Bloodtide (Doctor Who) by Jonathan Morris
Continuing the Sixth Doctor's revival thanks to Big Finish, this sees #6 pitting wits against the ancient reptiles, the Silurians, though over a century before he meets them in Derbyshire in his third incarnation. Instead, the story takes places on the Galapagos Islands in the mid 19th century, where fishermen go mad, jails have no prisoners and genocidal schemes that could rewrite human history are being concocted...

Like most of BF'S audios, we have a fine selection of performers here, headed up a wonderfully lively Colin Baker as the irascible Sixth, joined by Maggie Stables as his companion, the spunky professor Evelyn Smythe, and they make for a cracking team. However, the… Read more