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Joseph Lidster

Forfatter af Consequences

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Værker af Joseph Lidster

Consequences (2009) — Bidragyder — 213 eksemplarer, 5 anmeldelser
Lost Souls (2008) 61 eksemplarer, 5 anmeldelser
Master (2003) — Forfatter — 46 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
Terror Firma (2005) — Forfatter — 43 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Short Trips: Snapshots (2007) 39 eksemplarer
The Rapture (2002) — Forfatter — 39 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
Torchwood: In the Shadows (2009) 39 eksemplarer, 5 anmeldelser
The Gathering (2006) — Forfatter — 38 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
100 (2007) — Forfatter — 37 eksemplarer, 3 anmeldelser
The Reaping (2006) — Forfatter — 33 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
A Life in Pieces (2004) — Bidragyder — 30 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
One Rule (2016) — Forfatter — 27 eksemplarer
UNIT: The Longest Night (2005) — Forfatter — 25 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Broken (2016) — Forfatter — 19 eksemplarer
The Final Amendment (2007) 17 eksemplarer
Professor Bernice Summerfield and the Crystal of Cantus (2006) — Forfatter — 17 eksemplarer
Daisy Chain (2005) 15 eksemplarer
The Mystery of the Missing Hour (2007) 14 eksemplarer
Torchwood One: Before the Fall (2017) — Forfatter — 14 eksemplarer
Dark Shadows - Bloodlust: Volume 1 (2015) 8 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
Dark Shadows: London's Burning (2010) 8 eksemplarer
The Nightmare Man (2010) — Forfatter — 8 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Torchwood: Red Skies (2012) 7 eksemplarer
Dark Shadows - Bloodlust: Volume 2 (2015) 6 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
Aftermath (Tomorrow People) (2006) 5 eksemplarer
Bedtime Story 1 eksemplar
Success 1 eksemplar
Flight into Hull! (2018) 1 eksemplar
The Fallen King of Britain (2012) — Forfatter — 1 eksemplar
The Siege of Big Ben (2018) 1 eksemplar
A Full Life (2016) 1 eksemplar
Trapped! 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

Short Trips: Zodiac (2002) — Bidragyder — 59 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Short Trips: Repercussions (2004) — Bidragyder — 51 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
Short Trips: Past Tense (2004) — Bidragyder — 50 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Short Trips: Monsters (2004) — Bidragyder — 50 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
Short Trips: The History of Christmas (2005) — Bidragyder — 49 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
Short Trips: A Day in the Life (2005) — Bidragyder — 49 eksemplarer, 3 anmeldelser
Short Trips: Farewells (2006) — Bidragyder — 47 eksemplarer, 3 anmeldelser
Short Trips: The Centenarian (2006) — Bidragyder — 46 eksemplarer, 3 anmeldelser
Short Trips: Dalek Empire (2006) — Bidragyder — 42 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
A Life Worth Living (2005) — Bidragyder — 32 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Short Trips: The Ghosts of Christmas (2007) — Bidragyder — 32 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Something Changed (2006) — Bidragyder — 28 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
Re:Collections: The Best of Short Trips (2009) — Bidragyder — 19 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Cinema Futura (2010) — Bidragyder — 19 eksemplarer
Voices from the Past (2011) — Bidragyder — 18 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Doctor Who: The Audio Scripts, Volume Three (2003) — Bidragyder — 14 eksemplarer
Doctor Who: The Audio Scripts, Volume Four (2005) — Bidragyder — 14 eksemplarer
Torchwood: Aliens Among Us 3 (2018) — Bidragyder — 8 eksemplarer

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Fødselsdato
1977-07-13
Køn
male
Nationalitet
UK

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I was going to give it three stars only because the other Torchwood book I read was so terrible that anything would look good next to it, but it really only warrants two. Harmless and not actively annoying, as "Pack Animals" was.

Also the little Victorian-era adventure was kind of neat.
 
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3Oranges | 4 andre anmeldelser | Jun 24, 2023 |
Originally posted here at Anime Radius.

The one hundredth milestone release for long-running series such as Doctor Who (the audio version, naturally, not the original television program) can be approached in numerous ways: something dramatic and explosive and potentially audience dividing; something that furthers the plot more than the previous 99 releases; something that actually celebrates and showcases what’s kept the series running for so long. For 100, this two-disc set falls squarely into the third category, and with much aplomb. These four trips in the TARDIS with the Sixth Doctor and Evelyn Smythe illustrate why listeners have been going back to Big Finish for their Who audio fixes for so many years – and will continue to do so in the far off future.

Each writer involved in 100 has seemingly brought their own views on what makes Who wonderful into their respective stories. The first story, 100 BC, written by my personal favorite of all the Big Finish authors Jacqueline Rayner, is a classic hijinks-in-history story with lots of whoopsies and madcap fun, even when Evelyn tries to change history for the “better” (and in retrospect, it so fits her character to try and turn Julius Caesar into Julia). It’s a story that manages to be terribly amusing even while teaching us a lesson (messin’ with the time line of an established figure in history is bad, mm’kay?). The second story, My Own Private Wolfgang by Robert Shearman, can be seen to celebrate the more odd stories in the series, what with its very wibbley-wobbley chain of events ending up in a veritable bevy of Mozarts (and one very confused Evelyn – and listener). It is probably the weakest story in the bunch, but it has enough wit and cleverness about it that it never drags on – and the ending is just plain brilliant. The third story, Bedtime Story by Joseph Lidster, is a great example of how Who can be both frightening and yet full of hope, something to see while crouching behind the sofa but will eventually bring you back out by tale’s end. The claustrophobic feel of the setting and the plot twist halfway through makes it truly spooky – and the ending is somewhat reminiscent of The Doctor Dances and Ninth’s cry of “This time, everybody lives!”, only with much less ‘dancing’.

The final story in the collection, The 100 Days of the Doctor by Paul Cornell, is the true gem of the set. It’s basic set-up is a mystery that only the Doctor can solve – his own murder – and it takes us back and forth through his time line (only Doctors five through eight though, of course!) to give us a look at what the Doctor has been, currently is, and soon will be. It also gives a good excuse to rehash the basics on regeneration for Evelyn’s sake, and see the other Doctors in the BF range through Six’s colorful point of view. Not to mention the time limit gives the story a sense of urgency, compounded by the horrific pain that the intelligent virus is delivering to the Doctor’s body from the inside out.

The stories themselves are superb, but stories alone do not a Big Finish production make – there is also the voice acting involved. Headlining in all four stories is the Sixth Doctor and Evelyn Smythe, played respectively by actors Colin Baker and Maggie Stables. They truly bring their A game to 100, elevating the scripts to a higher lever with their keen grasp of their characters. Six and Evelyn’s casual banter and interactions as a pair with the rest of the stories’ cast are amazing as usual and always entertaining. And then there is Mister Baker, who needs to stop being so darn good at his job; listening to The 100 Days of the Doctor - from being possessed by the virus to being in pain as he’s dying to the final showdown before assassin and target – was thrilling to the point of nerve-racking and is not for the faint of heart who hate to hear their Doctor being hurt so convincingly. But seriously, the voice acting in this is splendid and – combined with the skills of four very talented writers – once again proves that you don’t need a TV screen and props to showcase a great story.

For anyone who loves Doctor Who and is keen on getting into the Big Finish canon, or is a regular fan who has been wondering about listening to this set, you can’t go wrong with picking up a copy of 100 for keeps. There is something about settling down with a great story flowing through your speakers that can’t be duplicated through print – from the atmosphere of the soundtrack to the script tailor made for listening, not to mention the actors’ back and forth as their respective characters, creating the story and moving it forward – and this is all combined to make a unique listening experience that makes this Who audioplay so gosh darn wonderful.
… (mere)
 
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sarahlh | 2 andre anmeldelser | Mar 6, 2021 |
The story wasn't bad, typical Torchwood stuff, but it got an extra star from me because of Eve Myles's narration. I could listen to her read the phone book
 
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jgranger221 | 4 andre anmeldelser | Dec 21, 2020 |
Still haven't figured out what part the intro played here
 
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aldimartino | 1 anden anmeldelse | Nov 24, 2020 |

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Associated Authors

David Llewellyn Contributor
James Goss Contributor
Scott Handcock Director, Contributor
Russell T Davies Series creator
Paul Sutton Contributor
Ian Farrington Contributor
Gary Russell Director, Narrator, Contributor
Simon Guerrier Contributor
Nicholas Briggs Narrator, Director
Sarah Pinborough Contributor
Andrew Cartmel Contributor
James Moran Contributor
Colin Baker Narrator, Performer
Gareth David-Lloyd Performer, Actor, Narrator
Eve Myles Narrator, Actress
Jane Perry Narrator
Lee Binding Cover Design
Nigel Fairs Contributor, Performer
John Barrowman Actor, Performer
Philip Madoc Narrator
Terry Molloy Performer
Paul McGann Performer
India Fisher Performer
Conrad Westmaas Performer
Peter Davison Narrator
James Swallow Contributor
Stel Pavlou Contributor
Helen Raynor Contributor
Lizzie Hopley Contributor
Andrew Frankham Contributor
Paul Magrs Contributor
John Davies Contributor
Steven Savile Contributor
Colin Harvey Contributor
Sophie Aldred Narrator
Eddie Robson Contributor
Jef Higgins Narrator
Gary Owen Contributor
Stuart Manning Contributor
Brian Dooley Contributor
Belinda Hoare Narrator
Dait Abuchi Narrator
Benjamin Adams Contributor
Janie Booth Narrator
Zehra Naqvi Narrator
John Schwab Narrator
Nicola Bryant Performer
Denise Bryer Narrator
John Telfer Narrator
Dan Starkey Performer
Rebecca Lacey Performer
Siri O'Neal Performer
Sara Carver Narrator
Edward Salt Director
Vineeta Rishi Narrator
Harry Myers Narrator
Michael Hobbs Narrator
Scott Andrews Narrator
Blair Mowat Composer
Eiry Thomas Narrator
Steve Foxton Composer
Ross Ford Narrator
Lisa Bowerman Narrator
Tom Price Narrator
Phil Ford Contributor
Anita Sullivan Contributor
Ryan Scott Contributor
Rupert Laight Contributor
Burn Gorman Narrator
Naoko Mori Narrator
Kai Owen Narrator
Kate McAll Producer-director
Nicholas Deal Narrator
Ursula Burton Director
Kathryn Leigh Scott Voice - Maggie Evans
Michael Shon Voice - Announcer
Ian Brooker Performer
Ian Hallard Performer
Sarah Douglas Performer
David Selby Voice - Quentin Collins
David Warner Performer
Susannah Harker Performer
Daniel Collard Voice - Victor Frost
Mark Plastow Cover artist
Alistair McGown Cover artist

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Værker
46
Also by
21
Medlemmer
850
Popularitet
#30,105
Vurdering
½ 3.6
Anmeldelser
34
ISBN
59

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