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The Silent Scream


Big Finish’s run of audio dramas set during Tom Baker’s final TV series of Doctor Who from 1980-81 continues with a script by James Goss.

“When I was told, ‘It’s Season 18’, that was immediately interesting,” James smiles, “because Season 18 was my favourite. I remember Doctor Who as a programme before then, but Season 18 is the one where it became something that you consciously went home for, on a Saturday evening in the autumn. But also, it felt like autumn; it’s just the most fantastically atmospheric, redolent season of Doctor Who. It’s so gloomy, and quiet, and intellectualbut also, so full of that lovely dry wit. So I sat down and wrote some Season 18 story ideas, and the one [producer] David Richardson went for said: ‘Doctor Who goes to Hollywood, and somebody has been stealing the voices of silent film stars’.

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Contents include: An interview with actor and Doctor Who fan Rufus Hound; Showrunner Steven Moffat answers readers’ burning questions; a feature by Steve Lyons investigates the weird world of the supernatural in the Doctor Who universe; the feature 'Crack of Doom' finds out more about Big Finish’s audio box set Doom Coalition 4; Toby Hadoke pays tribute to Rodney Bennett, the director who oversaw three very different productions during the early years of Tom Baker’s tenure as the Doctor; the original Master returns for new comic strip adventure 'Doorway to Hell' part two, by Mark Wright, with art by Staz Johnson; 'The Fact of Fiction' examines 1972's 'The Mutants'; The Time Team rewatch the 2011 series opener 'The Impossible Astronaut'; plus Previews, book and audio reviews, news, the Watcher's column, the annual season survey poll, prize-winning competitions and much more!