Let's get this right out of the way: Big Finish's "Technophobia" is a triumphant return for the Tenth Doctor and Donna Noble, almost as though Tennant and Tate never left.
And that weirded me the heck out.
It was big news, even for Big Finish: Torchwood and Captain Jack Harkness are back. The producers are holding their cards close, so you know what that means: rampant speculation and bucket-listing from your humble host!
Jason Haigh-Ellery, managing director of Big Finish, takes a look at the year ahead and the incredibly successful year behind for the Doctor Who audio dramatists.
One foot in the licensed world as executive producer at Big Finish, one foot in the televised "canonical" world as an actor on Doctor Who and Torchwood: Children of Earth; it's Nicholas Briggs! First of three mini-interviews from Gallifrey One.
The Torchwood Paradox (It's heavy! It's "crackfic"!) rears its head even more vividly in the second episode of Miracle Day, "Rendition." Spoilers ho! Afterward, guest reviewer Barnaby Edwards (not the Dalek one, the New York one) tackles Tony Lee's Big Finish debut, "Rat Trap."
Right there at the intersection of the Venn diagram between the gearheads and the Whovians is Big Finish's Eighth Doctor Adventure, "Max Warp." Does this Top Gear parody spin out or catch fire?
Another take: The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-38.
Big Finish's next subscriber exclusive is a doozy: "The Four Doctors." Not just for the multi-Doctor goodness, but also because it is planned to be PERMANENTLY exclusive to subscribers. Is this a good idea?
Despite some massive challenges in the marketplace, Big Finish continues to expand the Doctor Who universe by playing to the medium's strengths and giving classic characters new life.
I talked to Big Finish exec Jason Haigh-Ellery at Hurricane Who […]
Big Finish founder Jason Haigh-Ellery talks about the upcoming "missing season" of Colin Baker stories and other upcoming releases, and asks for your help.
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