2015 News

Jekyll and Hyde – excellent review by the Henley Standard 16th May, 2016- An excellent review for Nick’s adaptation of Jekyll & Hyde by the Henley Standard. The simplicity of effects was magnificent, with good old sleight of hand lending us to believe that one man could feasibly physically split his good and evil sides into two. With strong players and great banter between upstanding lawyer and down-to-earth detectives,
News – The War Doctor: Only The Monstrous available now 22nd December, 2015- Written and directed by Nicholas Briggs, new from Big Finish Productions comes three new battles for The War Doctor (Sir John Hurt): 1.1 The Innocent  As the Daleks mass their time fleet for a final assault on Gallifrey, something ancient is waiting for them at Omega One. And a sacrifice must be made. Arch-manipulator and Time Lord
News – Chicago TARDIS 2015 23rd November, 2015- The 16th Chicago TARDIS will be held from 27–29 November at the Westin Lombard Yorktown Center, 70 Yorktown Center, Lombard, IL 60148 USA. Guests at the midwest’s premier Doctor Who event will include Paul McGann, Alex Kingston, Samuel Anderson, Nicholas Briggs, Katy Manning and Ian McNeice. All the details can be found here: http://chicagotardis.com/traken/    
News – Nicholas Briggs & Barnaby Edwards at the Doctor Who Festival 17th November, 2015- Nick Briggs and Barney Edwards explain how to Act Like a Monster at the BBC’s Doctor Who Festival at the London ExCel.
News – BBC Doctor Who Festival 13–15 November 13th November, 2015- Discover the secrets of the TV series in the BBC’s Doctor Who Festival extravaganza of cast and crew panels, behind-the-scenes demonstrations, workshops, stunts, explosions, sets, monsters, props and costumes. From 13–15 November 2015 at the London ExCel. http://www.doctorwho.tv/events/doctor-who-festival/#
News – John Hurt, War Doctor 7th November, 2015- Nick has just had the most incredible week in studio with Sir John Hurt. “Such a brilliant War Doctor, a delightful man and really great to work with. A pleasure and a privilege.” The first of Big Finish Productions War Doctor audio plays will be available this December. Pre-order it now at: http://www.bigfinish.com/ranges/coming_soon_reverse/doctor-who—the-collected-war-doctor
News – Nicholas Briggs is joined by a very special guest to reveal the secrets of Doctor Who: The War Doctor… 5th October, 2015- Nicholas Briggs is joined by a very special guest to reveal the secrets of Doctor Who: The War Doctor… Recorded last week at their top secret recording, this special podcast offers the first tantalising details of Doctor Who: The War Doctor from the man himself! Download today, and enjoy this exclusive interview with John Hurt,
News – Big Finish: The War Doctor Audio Adventures Announced 5th October, 2015- Big Finish, producers of high quality audio productions, have today announced that award-winning actor John Hurt is to return to the role of The War Doctor, in twelve full-cast Doctor Who audio plays, this December. The War Doctor made a surprise appearance at end of the Doctor Who series 7 finale, The Name of the Doctor before appearing in Doctor Who’s Fiftieth Anniversary
News – Big Finish’s first audio teaser trailer for The Prisoner released 29th September, 2015- Big Finish’s first audio teaser trailer for The Prisoner is available today, Tuesday 29th September, – the 48th anniversary of the original series being broadcast in the UK. http://www.bigfinish.com/releases/v/the-prisoner-volume-01-1181 Based on the classic ITV series. ‘I’m not a number. I’m a free man!’ January 16th, 1967… A secret agent resigns, then wakes up to find himself
News – Nick talks about the daleks on Doctor Who Extra 28th September, 2015- Doctor Who Extra – Nicholas Briggs: Voice of the Daleks Nicholas Briggs talks about his approach to creating a cacophony of Daleks. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p033cr9p
News – Nick visits Thunderbirds set 21st September, 2015- It all looked amazing. A day I will never forget. Nick is allowed special, top secret access to the set of the new classic-style Thunderbirds episodes, courtesy of Stephen La Riviere, David Elliott and Jamie Anderson.  
News – The Big Finish Team at Big Finish Day 7 20th September, 2015- What a day! Thanks to all the guests, all who worked there and everyone who attended!
News – Daleks, voiced by Nick, invade London… 19th September, 2015- Daleks, voiced by Nick, invade London Underground ahead of the new series of Doctor Who. http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2015-09-18/dalek-invades-london-and-takes-the-tube Doctor Who – Series 9 begins this Saturday the 19th of September at 7.40pm on BBC1.
News – Big Finish Day 7, Saturday 19th September 2015 4th September, 2015- For Big Finish Day 7 on Saturday 19th September 2015 at the Copthorne Hotel Slough-Windsor, Big Finish Productions is proud to be celebrating the launch of a range of exciting new products with special guests from across all of their September releases. The guest of honour is Colin Baker who will be discussing Doctor Who: The Sixth Doctor – The Last Adventure, which
News – Jekyll and Hyde, Theatre Royal Nottingham 6th August, 2015- Just on the way back from directing my stage adaptation of Jekyll and Hyde at the Theatre Royal Nottingham. Very proud of all the hard work done in the insanely short amount of time. Nicholas Briggs Jekyll and Hyde, part of the Classic Thriller Season 2015, is playing at the Theatre Royal Nottingham until Saturday 8th
News – Nottingham Classic Thriller Season 2015: Jekyll and Hyde 20th July, 2015- Theatre Royal Nottingham Classic Thriller Season 2015 – Jekyll and Hyde Based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson.  Adapted and directed by Nicholas Briggs. Dr. Henry Jekyll believes that there are two distinct sides to men – one good, one evil. Intent on separating the two he succeeds in his experiments. However, in doing so he
News – Review: The Fate of Krelos by Nicholas Briggs 18th July, 2015- A lovely review for The Fate of Krelos – Nick’s latest Doctor Who: http://linkis.com/www.planetmondas.com/ndgUq “Really couldn’t ask for more in a Doctor Who story… wonderful characterisation and a story that is perfectly paced – one of the best this year so far 10/10.” Planet Mondas There are dark skies on Krelos… and something gigantic is
News – Nick completes new adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Jekyll and Hyde 1st July, 2015- Nick’s new adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Jekyll & Hyde will be the first play in this year’s Classic Thriller Season at the Theatre Royal Nottingham. Dr. Henry Jekyll believes that there are two distinct sides to men – one good, one evil. Intent on separating the two he succeeds in his experiments, however, in
News – Nick plays Sherlock Holmes with the Seventh Doctor in All-Consuming Fire 16th June, 2015- A sinister intelligence lurks on the streets of 1887 London – and the Doctor’s only hope is join forces with England’s most notable consulting detective – Sherlock Holmes… Based on the original 1994 Doctor Who The New Adventures novel All-Consuming Fire by Andy Lane – adapted by Guy Adams With Sylvester McCoy (The Doctor), Sophie Aldred (Ace), Lisa Bowerman (Bernice Summerfield), Nicholas
News – Nick to attend Andercon 2015, Leicester 12th June, 2015- Andercon is the official Gerry Anderson event – a chance to celebrate and explore the worlds of Gerry Anderson, creator of shows like Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet, Fireball XL5, Space 1999, Terrahawks and many more! Andercon 2015 will run from 12-14 June in the Athena and Phoenix Cinema & Arts Centre, Leicester. All the details can be found on the Andercon 2015
News – WhoFest 2, Texas 27th April, 2015- Nick and a few friends at WhoFest 2 in Texas.
News – Nick going to WHOFEST 2 in Irving, Texas: April 24–26 16th April, 2015- WHOFEST 2 and the Irving Invasion, April 24–26 2015. 2015 guests include Sixth Doctor – Colin Baker, Sixth Doctor companion Peri – Nicola Bryant, Davros from the 1984-1988 classic series  – Terry Molloy, the new series voice of the Daleks, Cybermen and other monsters – Nicholas Briggs, and Big Finish Productions Executive Producer – Jason Haigh-Ellery. There will be panels,
News – Nick interviewed by The Unmutual Website 11th March, 2015- Following on from the exciting recent news that Big Finish Productions, best known for their extensive range of Doctor Who audio dramas, will be producing original The Prisoner audio dramas to be released in January 2016, interviews and casting are underway for the lead character of Number Six, and the first script has already been written. Nick, as
News – Nick at Gallifrey One in Los Angeles 13th February, 2015- From 13-15 Feb, Nick will be in attendance at Gallifrey One, the world’s largest and longest running annual fan-run Doctor Who convention. The 26 Seasons of Gallifrey One is being held as usual in the Marriott Los Angeles Airport Hotel. There will be a wealth of guests in addition to Nick, such as John Barrowman, Alex Kingston, Janet
News – Big Finish Day 6, Saturday 17 January 17th January, 2015- Big Finish Day 6 With more guests than you can shake a stick at, including: Sylvester McCoy, Janet Fielding, Matthew Waterhouse, Sarah Sutton, Siobhan Redmond, Virginia Hey, Ellis George, Lalla Ward, Louise Jameson, Jan Chappell, David Warner, Alex McQueen and Lisa Bowerman. The Big Finish team will be there too, with Nick Briggs no doubt
News – Be seeing you… 16th January, 2015- 1. THE PRISONER – VOLUME 1 BOX SET Synopsis ‘I’m not a number. I’m a free man!’ January 16th, 1967… A secret agent resigns from MI6, then wakes up to find himself imprisoned in ‘The Village’ — a bizarre community with a cheery veneer, but an underbelly of mystery and threat. All occupants of The
News – Big Finish to produce sixties classic: The Prisoner 7th January, 2015- Big Finish is proud to announce the return of a sixties classic – The Prisoner. Big Finish is proud to announce that it has entered into a licence agreement with ITV Studios Global Entertainment to produce a series of full-cast audio dramas based on the world renowned, cult classic 1967 TV series, The Prisoner — bursting with
News – Dalek makes guest appearance on The Big Fat Anniversary Quiz 3rd January, 2015- Did you see the Dalek making a guest appearance on The Big Fat Anniversary Quiz last night on Channel 4 in the UK? I have to confess it was Jon Davey and me… and virtually no script. Jimmy Carr said to me, ‘They’ve written a script, but I’m never gonna remember it. Shall we just
News – Nick interviewed by Bridport Review 3rd January, 2015- This is thoroughly recommended as piece of shameless self-promotion !! http://bridportreview.com/wordpress/voice-of-the-daleks/#prettyPhoto