In really exciting news, three Big Finish audio dramas have been nominated for the BBC Audio Drama Awards. The Awards were established in 2012 to celebrate the quality of on-air and online audio drama.
The shortlist has been announced, with the finalists being announced on the 4th January 2018. The winners will be revealed at a special awards ceremony on the 28th January.
The first nomination is for legendary actor, and War Doctor, John Hurt, for his performance as Griffin in H.G Wells’ The Invisible Man.
Exhausted after a daring escape from the Village, Six returns to London to find a woman living in his home. Despite being fearful that this could be yet another trick by those who run the Village, he dares to take the risk and starts to get to know her… Meanwhile, those running British Intelligence have their own agenda.
Directed by Nicholas Briggs and produced by Scott Handcock, with sound design by Iain Meadows, original music by Jamie Robertson, and starring Mark Elstob and Lucy Briggs-Owen, you can now buy the complete 5-disc The Prisoner Volume 2 for just £25 on CD, or £20 on Download.
The final nomination, in the same category, is for the Big Finish adaptation of King Lear.
King Lear features an outstanding ensemble cast, including David Warner as Lear, with Louise Jameson as Goneril, Lisa Bowerman as Regan and Finty Williams as Cordelia. The director was Barnaby Edwards, with sound design and music by Howard Carter. It is available for the next 24 hours at £13 on CD or £11 for download.
These special prices are only available until 6pm UK time on Wednesday 22nd November 2017 – so don’t miss out. Go and check them out at www.bigfinish.com