2MTL 110: Big Finish, Overcoming Obstacles

http://twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-110.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadDespite 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. Recommended listening: Blood of the Daleks, Leviathan, The Council of Nicaea. I talked to Big Finish exec Jason Haigh-Ellery at Hurricane …

2MTL 36: "Torchwood: The Dead Line" Reviewed

http://twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-36.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadNow we get to the character-driven episode of the three audio plays. Phil Ford knows these characters and it shows, especially with the meatiest audio role yet for Gareth David-Lloyd — and that helps lift this episode above its standard plot.

2MTL 35: "Torchwood: Golden Age" Reviewed

http://twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-35.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWhen is a return to form also a return to well-traveled territory? When it's the second of this week's Torchwood audio plays. "Torchwood: Golden Age" is energetic and entertaining, but follows the TV show's formula a little too closely after the previous audio play's experiment.

2MTL 34: "Torchwood: Asylum" Reviewed

http://twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-34.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHere's my spoiler-free review of the first of the prequel audio plays to "Children of Earth." "Torchwood: Asylum" is a departure from the show's format in more ways than one, and for the most part it works — especially for supporting actor Tom Price and guest star Erin Richards.