first of all, yes, we know it's not likely happen anytime soon, if at all.
BUT! What other ranges would you like Dorian to show up in?
I think him and Aunty Iris could be a hoot! Then there's the obvious ones like Torchwood and Dark Shadows.
Wouldn't mind seeing him show back up in Benny's range again.
For me personally, I'm not a fan of crossovers. So, more than anything, I'd always prefer to have Dorian back in his own series. But, as you said, it's not likely to happen. I'd take anything I can get at this point!
I enjoy crossovers... although I'm also pretty selfish about them, and enjoy crossovers in programmes I'm familiar with. In the Big Finish range, that pretty much limits it to Dr Who and Torchwood for me.
IMHO, Dorian is too amoral for the Doctor to hook up with, except under except under extraordinary circumstances - I'm not sure I'd want to see a bad atmosphere like that. However, there are some fantastic writers out there, so I certainly wouldn't be turning my nose up at it and I think some less light-hearted tension would be interesting. Torchwood, on the other hand, could be made brilliant if handled right; I can see Harkness and Dorian developing some really good chemistry (and I don't necessarily mean sexual).
Having said that, I found the Dark Shadows story easy enough to follow, even though I hadn't known anything about the series prior to that one episode, which I only got because Dorian was in it (and I was sorry to find it was merely a cameo). So should the character appear in anything else, I'm pretty sure I'd jump on it.
At present, I kinda want them to do another Worlds of Big Finish set and have Dorian cross over with all the new Big Finish Originals...
The ATA Girls in the 1940s during The War, Cicero in 80BC (somehow, figure it out ), Jeremiah back in 1910, Shilling & Sixpence 1939, Kathryn Ellis in... whenever Blind Terror takes place (Alex and Eve together!! Imagine it!!), etc, etc
this is just my opinion it’s similar to the Borg on Star Trek you over use something it becomes less effective.To me Dorian and Alex’s portrayal should stop where Scott Handcock ended it otherwise you risk spoiling it....but then again if it’s all about money making?
I just personally don’t care for crossovers. They always feel gimmicky and forced to me. Cameo appearances are one thing—like the way Dorian appeared in a Dark Shadows story...but full on crossovers aren’t my bag.
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