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Introducing The Listeners

Introducing The Listeners

7 June 2013
Experience the magic of Big Finish audios in a whole new way! This month we're introducing The Listeners, an opportunity to get to know a particular audio inside out and discuss it with fellow fans. Yes, it's an audiobook club! Eat your hearts out, Richard & Judy. This month: Doctor Who: The Sirens of Time.
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Dark Shadows July Update

Dark Shadows July Update

25 June 2013
Details for July's Dark Shadows release, The Enemy Within, can now be revealed. The Enemy Within sees the return of Lisa Richards as Sabrina Jennings. Although Lisa appeared in the Dark Shadows audio drama, Blood Dance, this is the first time she's reprised her original role in over forty years! In this story she's reunited with her television series co-star Christopher Pennock as Cyrus Longworth.
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Survivors Launched

Survivors Launched

9 July 2013
Big Finish has signed a licence with the estate of the acclaimed writer Terry Nation to make the 1970s post-apocalyptic drama Survivors on audio. The series ran for three seasons between 1975-77 and told the story of a small group of people who survive a plague that wipes out most of the world’s population.
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Sheila Steafel Joins Dark Shadows

Sheila Steafel Joins Dark Shadows

24 July 2013
Veteran star of stage and screen, Sheila Steafel, has joined Dark Shadows to take part in The Lucifer Gambit. The cover, trailer and behind-the-scenes photos for The Lucifer Gambit are now available. The story, which focuses on the character of Amy Jennings, has been written by returning author Eric Wallace.
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Dark Shadows: The Enemy Within Out Now

Dark Shadows: The Enemy Within Out Now

30 July 2013
It's time for brand new terror! Out now is the latest Dark Shadows release, The Enemy Within.
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Dark Shadows: The Flip Side Details

Dark Shadows: The Flip Side Details

28 August 2013
The cover, trailer and behind-the-scenes photos for The Flip Side are now available. The story, which focuses on the character of Carolyn Stoddard, has been written by Cody Quijano-Schell, an author new to Big Finish.
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Dark Shadows Lucifer Gambit Delay - Download Released!

Dark Shadows Lucifer Gambit Delay - Download Released!

30 August 2013
Big Finish regrets to announce that due to a problem with the pressing of this month's Dark Shadows tale The Lucifer Gambit, the CD release will be delayed. The download is now available and we hope to have the CDs in the post at some point in the next few weeks. Apologies for the wait. Please keep an eye on the forums for updates.
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Dark Shadows: Beyond the Grave Updated

Dark Shadows: Beyond the Grave Updated

24 September 2013
The cover for the Dark Shadows Halloween special is now available. Beyond the Grave, due out in October, tells the story of what happens when a television crew unearth something terrible in Collinsport’s local cemetery. As with 2012's The Haunted Refrain, also written by playwright Aaron Lamont, it's another terrifying story to be listened to in the dark.
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Dark Shadows: The Flip Side Released

Dark Shadows: The Flip Side Released

25 September 2013
The latest Dark Shadows drama is now available. The Flip Side, by new writer Cody Quijano-Schell, focuses on spoilt rich girl Carolyn Stoddard.
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Dark Shadows: Beyond the Grave Out Now

Dark Shadows: Beyond the Grave Out Now

31 October 2013
In 1973, a television show became a phenomenon. Beyond the Grave, a series investigating supernatural cases across the country, was returning for a new series – starting with a very special Halloween episode. Nothing would ever be the same again.
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Dark Shadows Returns From January!

Dark Shadows Returns From January!

6 December 2013
Big Finish is pleased to announce details of the 2014 series of Dark Shadows Dramatic Readings. As ever, the series will feature characters both old and new facing a terrifying array of spooky horrors. Titles, authors and back cover blurbs can be found on the individual story pages with further details if you follow the link below.
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More on Dark Shadows: Curtain Call

More on Dark Shadows: Curtain Call

13 December 2013
More details for January's Dark Shadows release, Curtain Call, can now be revealed.

Curtain Call sees the audio debut of cockney psychic showgirl Leticia Faye, played by Nancy Barrett (Dark Shadows, One Life To Live, Ryan's Hope). Leticia, now living in New York in 1857, is struggling to fit in with the high society she's married into. One night she meets the charismatic Joshua King, played by Peter Brooke (Doctor Who, Sherlock, Spooks), and it's the beginning of a dangerous new partnership.
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Day 1/12 Days of Big Finish Special Offer

Day 1/12 Days of Big Finish Special Offer

25 December 2013
On the first day of Christmas Big Finish offers you: Dark Shadows: A Collinwood Christmas – £2.99 – download only for 48 hours.

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Murray Melvin Joins Dark Shadows

Murray Melvin Joins Dark Shadows

14 January 2014
Big Finish are pleased to announce that legendary star of stage and screen Murray Melvin is to guest star in March's Dark Shadows release, The Happier Dead.
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Sarah Sutton Joins Dark Shadows

Sarah Sutton Joins Dark Shadows

27 January 2014
Big Finish is pleased to announce that Doctor Who's Nyssa, Sarah Sutton, is to guest star in May's Dark Shadows release, The Devil Cat.
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Dark Shadows: Curtain Call Released

Dark Shadows: Curtain Call Released

31 January 2014
It's the start of a new run of Dark Shadows audiobooks today, with the first of six monthly adventures: Curtain Call!
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Dark Shadows: The Harvest of Souls Released

Dark Shadows: The Harvest of Souls Released

18 February 2014
Today sees the last (but not least!) release of this month: Dark Shadows: The Harvest of Souls, starring Kathryn Leigh Scott and Doctor Who's very own Colin Baker.
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Dark Shadows: The Happier Dead Update

Dark Shadows: The Happier Dead Update

20 February 2014
Further details for March's Dark Shadows release, The Happier Dead, can now be revealed. The story, written by theatre playwright Adam Usden, continues the adventures of student parapsychologist Amy Jennings (Stephanie Ellyne). It sees Amy, and her boyfriend Simon (John Chancer) investigating mysterious events at Collinsport Hospital. The story also stars Murray Melvin as the mysterious Edwin Beadle.
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Dorian Gray and Blake's 7 Stars Join Dark Shadows!

Dorian Gray and Blake's 7 Stars Join Dark Shadows!

5 March 2014
Big Finish is pleased to announce further casting details for Dark Shadows: The Darkest Shadow - Alexander Vlahos and Jan Chappell! Written by Nev Fountain, writer of the award-winning The Eternal Actress, the story sees the return of immortal, star-crossed lovers Quentin Collins and Amanda Harris. Quentin is played by David Selby who voices Commissioner Gordon in the animated series Batman: The Dark Knight Returns and who recently starred in The Social Network. Amanda is played by Tony Award-winning Donna McKechnie, who has recently toured the US and the UK with her one-woman show Same Place: Another Time.
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The Big Finish Survey

The Big Finish Survey

7 March 2014
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25% Off All Dark Shadows This Weekend!

25% Off All Dark Shadows This Weekend!

14 March 2014
This weekend it's 25% off all Dark Shadows releases! Four full cast adventures plus a box set, 40 audiobook releases, two music CDs... just type in darkdisc25 on checkout and you'll save 25% on any you buy!
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Dark Shadows: The Happier Dead Out Now

Dark Shadows: The Happier Dead Out Now

21 March 2014
Out today is the latest release in our Dark Shadows audiobooks range, The Happier Dead, a terrifying tale starring Stephanie Ellyne, John Chancer and Lisa Richards, with Murray Melvin!
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