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Go behind the screen to discover the story of acting legend Paul Darrow, star of Blake’s 7 and Doctor Who, in this week’s FREE download!
As previously announced, while the UK remains in lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, Big Finish is releasing free downloads of full-cast audio dramas – or #lockdownloads – for a limited time.
Every Monday, a new story (or episode from a box set collection) can be downloaded for free exclusively from the Big Finish website’s Weekly Deals page.
Each freebie can be unlocked by anyone who has registered for a Big Finish account (which is free to create) and played on the Big Finish listening app (which is free to install). Accompanying each free release is a selection of discounts on related titles.
This week’s #lockdownload is:
Originally released in June 2016, You’re Him, Aren’t You? is Paul Darrow’s life story in his own words, read on audiobook by the great man himself. In this first chapter of his autobiography, Darrow sets the scene of his childhood, discussing how his parents met, his schooldays and his first loves – including acting.
Paul Darrow's career has encompassed theatre, television and film. Famed for his portrayal of Kerr Avon, a ruthless and calculating computer expert, in Terry Nation's science fiction series Blake's 7, Darrow has also appeared in Coronation Street, Emergency Ward 10 and many other productions - including two guest appearances in Doctor Who.
Populated by familiar names and productions, You're Him, Aren't You? is Paul's own story of his life and career. It tells of his association with Blake's 7 - how he was cast, his experiences of making the show, what has happened since and his memories of Terry Nation, the cast and the crew. It also tells of his childhood, his time playing Elvis Presley and his near miss with James Bond.
Plus, for a limited time, Big Finish listeners can get up to 40% off the full version of Paul Darrow – You’re Him, Aren’t You?, in both audiobook and novel form, and up to 60% off selected Blake's 7 books and audiobooks, including the following
For Big Finish listeners who’d like to save more, there are also bundle deals, including up to 40% off Paul Darrow – You’re Him, Aren’t You? (includes audiobook and CD), Blake's 7 – Lucifer 1-3 (audiobooks and hardback) and Blake's 7 – Lucifer Bundle (download + eBook).
All the above offers can be accessed at the Weekly Deals page and must end at 23:59 on 7 March 2021.
Big Finish is currently operating a digital-first release schedule. The mail-out of collector’s edition CDs may be delayed due to factors beyond our control, but all purchases of this release unlock a digital copy that can be immediately downloaded or played on the Big Finish app from the release date.