Summary: The Doctor and Ace arrive at Colditz Castle during WWII, and meet Elizabeth Klein. She comes from an alternate future where the Nazis won, and she wants to preserve that future to secure her existence by any means necessary.
You may have noticed that I spend a lot of time on Big Finish during Doctor Who‘s off-season. This is because it helps to keep my blog alive and I know I have readers who like to find out more about them. However, I also know that Big Finish can be a bit daunting for many Doctor Who fans. The CD’s are expensive, and even if you just download the productions rather than buying them, there’s no way you can keep up with everything the company is doing. This may make you wonder if it’s even worth the trouble.
Summary: Iris is now exiled on earth, working for the Ministry for Alien Incursions and Other Wonders (MIAOW). She is helping Professor Ramsbottom and his assistant Audrey unearth a vehicle under a London railway station. They eventually find themselves in Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland, in the midst of an alien invasion.
Companions: Peri Brown (Nicola Bryant), Erimem (Caroline Morris)
Summary: The Doctor and Peri arrive in ancient Thebes, Egypt. There they meet Erimem, the sole heir to the reign Amenhotep II. She is to become pharaoh, which confuses the Doctor because he doesn’t remember her name among the list of all the pharaohs of ancient Egypt. However, there is an assassination plot that may prevent her from even ascending to the throne.
Summary: The Doctor and Ace travel to Russia during the Cold War and discover that Martian relics are being used to construct a new weapon. An Ice Warrior named Sezhyr has been resurrected. And Ace learns just what plans the Doctor had in store for her.
Summary: The Doctor and Peri meet Anzor, a Time Lord who was basically the Academy’s school bully when The Doctor attended. He forces the TARDIS to take them to the binary planets Magnus and Salva. There he encounters a society where the women are outliving the men, and the women like it that way. He also meets two old enemies: Sil, and the Ice Warriors.
Summary: Susan Mendes has become the Daleks’ “Angel of Mercy”. She gives all the slaves just enough hope that they will be saved from Dalek rule, and gives the slaves enough food, water, and rest to be efficient slaves.
Companions: Henry Jago (main narrator)(Christopher Benjamin), Professor George Litefoot (Trevor Baxter)
Running Time: 1 hour, excluding interviews
Summary: The renowned actor Henry Jago recounts to his old friend George Litefoot a recent encounter with a mystery he recently investigated. A dead body has been discovered on the banks of the Thames river, but in reality it’s a mannequin made out of wood. The mannequin is actually alive, and working for a scientist named Dr. Tulp.
Summary: The Doctor and Evelyn find a trail of dead animals and discover that humans have been eating them. The Doctor and Evelyn investigate, causing him to meet Dr. William Abberton, (aka Nimrod), a mad scientist working with The Forge, who are trying to create human/vampire hybrids.