Tag: Nicholas Briggs

Doctor Who: The King’s Dragon

Doctor Who: The King’s Dragon by Una McCormack (BBC, 2010); audiobook read by Nicholas Briggs (AudioGO, 2011) Somewhat drawn-out, like an old four-parter told over six episodes. Nonetheless, McCormack tells a steady tale amidst the obligatory befriendings, betrayals and plot-twisting volte-faces. The support cast has some depth and the Doctor, Rory and Amy are spot-on. Nick Briggs reads well.  …

Doctor Who: Forever Fallen

Doctor Who: Forever Fallen by Joshua Wanisko; audiobook read by Nicholas Briggs (Big Finish, 2016) A nicely low-key story exploring one of Doctor Who’s great untapped questions: what would happen if the villain just stopped when given the chance to rethink his megalomaniacal scheme? Between them, Wanisko and Briggs capture some of the Seventh Doctor’s melancholic brooding.    

Doctor Who: Paradox Lost

Doctor Who: Paradox Lost by George Mann (BBC, 2011); audiobook read by Nicholas Briggs In an otherwise fairly nondescript Eleventh Doctor adventure, Mann introduces two minor characters with potential for future appearances: Professor Angelchrist, an early twentieth century gentleman adventurer; and Arven, a soft-spoken AI from future London. Of less interest is the dismissively-dealt-with titular paradox.     Add to…