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Big Finish: Doctor Who Main Range – A Life Of Crime

The intergalactic Costa Del Sol, otherwise known as Ricosta!  Tropical, fantastic beaches, great food, and a thriving ex-pat criminal community retired from active robbery and thieving.

A life of crime!

But for one hopeful addition to its cadre of relaxing ex-criminals, things may not be as easy as she’d hoped.  While Melanie Bush is no longer associating with the scoundrel Sabalom Glitz she’s finding it much harder to extricate herself from the shadow of his reputation.  Perhaps having friends in low places will come with benefits: some of Glitz’s other cohorts may have need of someone with Ms Bush’s skills.  But why is the Doctor missing and just why do they have his TARDIS?

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Big Finish: Doctor Who Novel Adaptations 9 – Nightshade

For years, I’ve been hoping for Nightshade to be adapted into a two-parter to bring what was probably my favourite of the New Adventures novels to a new audience. It may not have come to TV, but BF have brought Mark Gatiss’ first novel into a range of adaptations that has been fantastic so far – can they continue the pattern and do it justice?
BF Nightshade

Nightshade takes us to the little village of Crook Marsham in 1968, where undercurrents of lost dreams and past glories are joined by a sullen Seventh Doctor lost in thoughts of hanging up his umbrella. But the undercurrents don’t stop with the people – something is shifting out of sight, and is retired actor Edmund Trevithick really imagining those monsters from his old show?

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Strangeness in Space Kickstarter – Starring Sophie Aldred, Trev & Simon and produced by Clare Eden

Starting today is a kickstarter for the new series of Strangeness in Space: a comedy sci-fi audio adventure from Trev & Simon, Sophie Aldred & Clare Eden. It will be free to download and is suitable for kids aged 8 to 80, and beyond….

Strangeness in Space

What would happen if Sophie, the manager of a NASA Space Centre gift shop, and Trev and Simon, two idiots claiming to be a 1980s styled synth pop duo called Pink Custard, were thrown together with a stressy computer robot called LEMON on board a damaged space craft, lost in a distant universe, orbiting Planet Mirth?

 Strangeness would happen, that’s what! (more…)

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