|Reviews for The Chimes of Midnight:|
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|Still the Best Big Finish CD Out There|
|By:||Paul Williams, New Brighton, United States|
|Date:||Sunday, June 08, 2008|
This audio adventure came out several years ago and although I've listened to dozens of other Big Finish audio adventures, this adventure continues to amaze me. Very well crafted. This audio only gets better with age.
|By:||Matthew David Rabjohns, Bridgend, United Kingdom|
|Date:||Friday, April 04, 2008|
I was scared by this story.
Rob Shearman builds on The Holy Terror.
Paul Mcgann and India Fisher really are gelling so well now.
This is as scary as hell i can tell you.
The first episode really is something to be bargained with.
The characters are all so memorable and well played by all involved.
This is the heights the new series should start to reach soon...
I hate the death scenes, if this was viual it would be too much i think.
the house having a voice is creepsville.
Spooky is an understatement for this story.
|Rob Shearman Does It Again!|
|By:||Claire Chaplin, Gillingham, Kent, England|
|Date:||Sunday, September 12, 2004|
After Robot Shearman's brilliant Holy Terror I decided to try Chimes Of Midnight as I liked the prievew in DWM. I was not dissapointed. The atmosphere in episode 1 has got to be the best starter to any Doctor Who story. This audio adventure is, in my opinion, the best thing I have ever listened to. Lets hope the new TV series can reach the same standard.
|A 1st rate story for a 1st rate Doctor|
|By:||William Cox, Winfield, W. Virginia, USA|
|Date:||Monday, March 03, 2003|
Moody, dark and atmospheric, "The Chimes of Midnight" is an excellent piece of drama. Robert Shearman's script easily outshines his earlier, but still impressive, work "The Holy Terror". Paul McGann and India Fisher have wonderful chemistry together, and this story proves it again and again. We feel the Doctor's love and compassion for his companion and her faith and trust in him.
This story also has some of the most effective cliffhangers of the entire series (tv or otherwise), and works on many levels, so multiple listenings are required. Truly first rate.
|By:||Paul DeLong, Edison, New Jersey, USA|
|Date:||Saturday, February 01, 2003|
This felt a LOT like "Anachrophobia". I had to go back and check to see if it was the same author. It also felt a little bit like "Ghost Light".
All-in-all, I enjoyed the story, but it got overly sentimental and self-serving. Bordering on preachy. The stories seem to be focusing way too much on Charley and her past. To me, she's just a watered-down and less threatening version of Ace.
And what's with the "my poppet" thing. I was gettin really sick of hearing that expression. Enough already. If someone called me a puppet, I'd want to smack them. No, my limbs are not tethered to strings from an indeterminate location above me, so stop caling me that. In "Mrs. Doubtfire", Robin Williams' character used the word "moppet" all the time too. Is it an English thing?