Bayban the Butcher from Big Finish; Hammer House of Podcast Christmas Special

A couple of lovely things have been released over the past few days. First up, the Blake's 7 Bayban the Butcher set from Big Finish (that's a lot of bs....by which I mean b plural, not an abbreviation of bullshit) is out! Three stories featuring the very best of Blake's 7 guest characters, Bayban, played…

The Diary of River Song – New Recruit and other Big Finish updates

In keeping with tradition, I update the blog a smidgen later than I mean to re exciting new work things. So, to catch up, everything is going in this post. First, the new River Song series has just been released. It's set in Season 7 of classic Who, and River Song joins Liz and the…

River Song Series 9 Trailer, Cover and Cast!

The trailer for Series 9 of River Song has just come out. Along with a beautiful cover and details about the cast, and the handy ability to pre-order it on the Big Finish website. And it looks and sounds magnificent! In the new series, River Song joins Liz Shaw and the Brig at UNIT to…

Oh No December

I intended to make another attempt to do a post a day in December. Last year was unsuccessful but, hey, I tried. ALAS, it is 2020, so I missed the fact that December started yesterday. Well done me. This year, well, everyone knows about this year. It started in March, lasted approximately three decades, and…

River Song Series Seven Cover

A cover for River Song Season 7! Look, there's a nun! That's cause of me, I wrote River pretending to be a nun. In a convent. In the 12th century.   There're more details about the release up that the Big Finish website, including a few words about my story from my brilliant editor, Matt…

River Song Abbey of Heretics

I got to flail on Twitter a bit yesterday as it was announced that I've written a tale for season 7 of The Diary of River Song. It still feels a little bit unreal. River is one of my most beloved Doctor Who characters, I adore every moment of her, and The Husbands of River…

Who’s the cutest cygnet? (and a new vid!)

So the loch I try and have a daily run by is still frozen over, and some of the swans have taken to investigating the land. And this cygnet came up to me making ridiculously cute noises - I'd no idea swans had cute noises! And I snapped a few pics. (Mummy swan was not…