“You lot haven’t changed. You really thought embarking on a program of homicidal lunacy would turn his frown upside down?”
Alexander Vlahos, Bernice Summerfield, Big Finish, Chase Masterson, David Warner, Iris Wildthyme, Katy Manning, Lisa Bowerman, Nicholas Briggs, Sherlock Holmes, Terry Molloy, The Confessions of Dorian Gray, third eye cinema podcast, Vienna Salvatori
Author David Llewellyn drafts a curious tale spanning centuries, which gives new listeners a taste of several series they may have heretofore missed out on.
“The stuffed bear is talking. I’m looking for more alcohol. Soon we will know everything.”
The discovery of an old 8-track tape amidst the detritus cluttering the time travelling double decker bus leads to a reunion with…Iris’ husband? But not before a fame obsessed would-be starlet unleashes a mind-controlling invasion from beyond the cosmos…
“You can’t drink while you’re driving!”
“It helps me focus on the timelines!”
“Iris, please…give me that glass.”
“oh, now look what you’ve done!…now look at me…I’ve got gin everywhere! Now shush, will ya, and help me with the brakes!”
My entire exposure to Katy Manning’s other persona came in 2003’s The Wormery. While somewhat smile-inducing, it was an odd crossover, and probably not the best showcase for the character in question. Now I’m wondering if I’d missed out on something rather entertaining…
Ace, Bernice Summerfield, Big Finish, Charley Pollard, Colin Baker, Detective Menzies, Doctor Who, Eighth Doctor Adventures, Elizabeth Klein, Erimem, Evelyn Smythe, Fourth Doctor Adventures, Gallifrey, Hex, Iris Wildthyme, Klein, Lost Stories, Mel, Nyssa, Paul McGann, Peri, Peter Davison, Sylvester McCoy, Tegan, third eye cinema podcast, Turlough
On occasion of recent price cuts on the first 50 installments of their main monthly release line, I thought it apropos to chat a bit about the excellent Big Finish Doctor Who audio dramas.
As a Whovian since the early to mid 80’s who harbors decidedly mixed feelings about the post millenial “reboot” of the series, I was quite pleased to discover that most if not all of the surviving original Doctors (and a number of their companions) were in fact still active, and still crafting tales and ongoing adventures in the traditional style.