Big Finish is pleased to announce details of the 2013 series of Dark Shadows Dramatic Readings. As ever, the series will feature characters both old and new facing a terrifying array of spooky horrors...
Dark Shadows (1966-1971) was a US TV series which told the story of the cursed Collins family. Set in the town of Collinsport, it featured witches, vampires, werewolves and warlocks plotting and scheming against each other. It was remade as a film last year starring Johnny Depp.
The series kicks off in May with The Phantom Bride, by Mark Thomas Passmore. Private detective Tony Peterson (Jerry Lacy) and the witch Cassandra (Lara Parker) are back! Their latest case sees them investigating a series of mysterious deaths on a cruise ship. Tony and Cassandra were reunited in The Death Mask, and their adventures continued in The Voodoo Amulet and The Last Stop.
A serial killer strikes in Collinsport in Beneath the Veil by Kymberly Ashman, returning to the range after her debut with last year's Dreaming of the Water. This is followed by The Enemy Within by Will Howells, a writer new to Big Finish. Eric Wallace, writer of The Wicked and the Dead, returns to the range for The Lucifer Gambit, a story that also sees the return to Dark Shadows of an actor - and character - yet to have featured in the audio series...
September's release The Flip Side is a psychological thriller by Cody Quijano-Schell, another writer new to Big Finish, and the series ends with a Halloween special, Broadcast Critical, by Aaron Lamont.
The plays will be released from May through to October and are available to pre-order now, individually and as a subscription. Further details on this series - and this year's Christmas special - will be released soon.
In September, producer Philip Hinchcliffe returns to Doctor Who with his leading actors Tom Baker and Louise Jameson to tell brand new audio stories.