November GEEK EVENTS, Thornbury, near
GETS SIX APPEAL 20.05.19
Captain Jack Harkness becomes
the Sixth Doctor in a new adventure from
Big Finish Productions released in June. The Lives Of Captain
Jack Volume 2 sees the Time Agent slipping on
the Time Coat Of Many Colours when he
finds the Sixth Doctor apparently dying.
Colin Baker co-stars in this new
adventure from the Torchwood
Harkness - time-travelling con-man,
saviour of the Earth, and intergalactic
adventurer. He has lived many lives. Here
are three more of them.
of Mind by James Goss
When the Sixth
Doctor falls dying into his arms, Jack
must carry on in his place. Is the
universe ready for a whole new kind of
Have I Done? by Guy Adams
On the battlefields
of World War I, something is hunting in
the trenches. Jack must try and save the
life of a wounded soldier.
Miss Wells by James Goss
stolen planets and burning skies -
Newsreader Trinity Wells used to tell
everyone the world was ending. One day
she stopped believing it. Will her new
chauffeur change her mind?
ON DVD... WITH LOVE 07.04.19
The ITV serial For Maddie With Love makes its DVD debut courtesy of
Network DVD. Colin appeared in a number
of episodes as James West. Written by
Douglas Watkinson, the series originally
starred Nyree Dawn Porter and Ian Hendry
and ran for some 48 daytime episodes
during 1980/81. It was never repeated so
this is the first time fans of classic TV
will have to witness the series for
nearly forty years.
FROM BIG FINISH 11.12.18
The Sixth Doctor
returns to audio this month with a visit
to Iceland for the Sixth Doctor in a
thriller by A.K. Benedict.
The Doctor arrives in
present day Iceland and receives a frosty
reception from Inspector Yrsa
Kristjansdottir when he becomes the chief
suspect in a murder enquiry. But the
Doctor knows that the real killer is of
Joining forces with
Yrsa, the Doctor goes in pursuit of a
ruthless alien that is hunting humans for
sport. Yrsa unearths a dark conspiracy
which reaches back into her own past.
expose the truth and prevent further
deaths, the Doctor and Yrsa soon find
themselves running for their lives, prey
on the hunting ground.
JODIE - DOCTOR THIRTEEN (A BAKER'S
Today marks the start
of the era of the Thirteenth Doctor.
Colin and CBO would like to wish Jodie
Whittaker, Chris Chibnall and all the
team on Doctor Who happy travels in the
TARDIS. We'll be watching!
SIXTH DOCTOR GOES TO WAR 11.09.18
A new Doctor Who
audio read by Colin is available from BBC
Audio. Entitled Fortunes OfWar, it is written by
seen what happens, Mark. You know what
time can do if it's damaged.
for once, the Sixth Doctor elects to
return to Earth, and the First World War.
There he must solve, once and for all, a
mystery he unearthed in earlier
incarnations. Someone has been
interfering to alter the course of the
war but to what end?
With Captain Mark
Steadman and Nurse Annie Grantham, the
Doctor travels to a forest in Germany, on
a cold morning in November. At the heart
of the forest is a massive temporal
disturbance, and there he will rendezvous
with whoever is behind significant
changes to the accepted history of the
But the forces of
Time bring other entities to the meeting
place: terrifying, corporeal ghosts of
soldiers from many centuries of battle.
If the Doctor, Mark and Annie are to
escape with their lives and return
history to it proper course they
will need help from unexpected quarters.
FINISH LEGACY PLANS 24.08.18
Big Finish Productions
have announced very special plans to mark
their 20th anniversary of producing Doctor
Who audios in 2019. An ambitious
boxed set featuring many Doctors and
companions is being produced. The Legacy Of Time will be released in July 2019
and available as a download or 8 CD set.
Time is collapsing.
Incidents of temporal chaos and
devastation are appearing throughout the
many lives of the Doctor and his friends
fallout from one terrible
The Doctor must
save history itself and he will
need all the help he can get.
1. Lies in Ruins by
2. The Split
Infinitive by John Dorney
3. The Sacrifice of
Jo Grant by Guy Adams
4. Episode four by Matt
Fitton (to be confirmed)
5. The Avenues of
Possibility by Jonny Morris
6. Collision Course
by Guy Adams
The truth is
revealed, and it will take more than one
Doctor to save the day!
and one of the founding members of Big
Finish, Nicholas Briggs
told us about this exciting new release:
The Legacy of Time will probably go down in
Big Finish history as our biggest, most
exciting production, ever! Celebrating 20
years of Doctor Who at Big Finish, it expertly
pulls together all the strands from our
many and varied Doctor Who ranges.
This is down
to the brilliance of script editor Matt
Fitton and producer DavidRichardson.
They epitomise the creative strength,
organisational expertise and leadership
of the company. Quite simply, this is
going to blow peoples minds!
Its got everything!
How do you
celebrate 20 years of Doctor Who at Big Finish?
questions the producer assigned this epic
task, David Richardson.
How do you celebrate something that
has meant so much to all of us who work
here the friendships, the freedom
to be creative, the glory that is Doctor Who itself? That was the
challenge facing myself and Matt
Fitton, but once
Id had an idea for what this
six-hour epic would be about (spoilers!)
it was then relatively easy to start
assembling the huge team of characters
and actors who would take us on the
The Legacy of Time is quite possibly the
biggest Doctor Who story we have ever told at
Big Finish. Its been so hugely
satisfying to make I hope everyone
finds it just as satisfying to listen
Colin has confirmed
that he is now represented by Ashley
Vallance at theIntertalent
Group. Any professional enquries
should now be directed to his new
representative. Details on the Contact