William Hartnell’s legacy as the First Doctor has lived on in the years since he left Doctor Who. Now the latest actors to take on Doctor Who’s earliest stars are reuniting to continue that legacy for a new series of audio dramas.
Doctor Who’s clone daughter, Jenny, has remained an enigma on the series. After departing on her own spaceship at the end of her first (and only) episode, “The Doctor’s Daughter,” she basically disappeared without a trace. Now, the character is finally returns as the star of her own audio drama series.
Together again, at last! Big Finish and the BBC have just announced that David Tennant and Billie Piper will reprise their roles as The Doctor and Rose for a series of three new audio dramas, marking the first proper new outing for the Tenth Doctor and Rose Tyler together in nearly a decade.
We all know that some of the absolute best Doctor Who stories weren’t actually put on television—instead, they’re the province of the audio dramas. And if you have more than a day to spare to listen to some of them, then boy do we have good news for you.
If you were still somehow hoping that the Doctor Who spinoff series Torchwood could return to TV, six years after it last aired, then we’ve got some news for you. The good news is Torchwood is finally getting an official continuation! The bad news is if you wanted it on TV, because it’s going to be a new audio drama…
What happens when you cross a Dalek with a stained-glass window? You get the most weirdly beautiful looking killer pepperpot the world has ever seen.
That headline might not be a difficult statment to overcome, considering Doctor Who is on TV this year for a grand total of one episode, but 2016 has seen the release of some of the best Doctor Who stories in years—but they don’t star the current Doctor, and you can only listen to them.
Well, okay, your value may vary—you might prefer more stories told in Torchwood’s second season, with the full team. But hey, at least Big Finish’s new audio dramas are bringing back Torchwood in the time of the excellent miniseries Children of Earth! Not a mention of Miracle Day in sight.
Sure, Doctor Who might not be on TV an awful lot this year, but if you’re itching for a fix of new Doctor Who, Big Finish’s audio drama series is here to help. And thanks to them, now you can hear the triumphant return of the best Doctor/Companion duo of the modern era.
Fancy spending Christmas with a Dalek? The newest Humble Bundle collection is just for you. The Doctor Who humble audiobook bundle features 4 series of classic audio dramas from Big Finish: Dalek War 1 and 2, Dalek Empire and The Sixth Doctor: The Lost Stories. Pay what you want, get great stuff to listen to!
We’ve only seen a brief snippet of John Hurt’s Time-War-ravaged incarnation of the Doctor, just his appearance in Doctor Who’s 50th Anniversary in 2013. But next month, that’s going to change, with the release of the first in a series of War Doctor Audio plays—and you can hear Hurt in action right now!
Last month, Doctor Who audio play producer Big Finish revealed that the Tenth Doctor and Donna Noble would finally return for a whole new series of audio adventures. Although we have to wait to hear them all until May of next year, there’s now a quick preview of what’s to come.
Big Finish have been teasing something big for a while—an ever-increasing number of audio stories set in the world of post-2005 Doctor Who. But now they’ve just announced their biggest one yet: a brand new series of adventures for the Tenth Doctor and Donna Noble, with both David Tennant and Catherine Tate returning!
The War Doctor is back! John Hurt’s conflict-ravaged incarnation of The Doctor has (so far) only made an appearance in Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary special, but that’s about to change: Big Finish have announced that John Hurt will reprise the role in an ongoing series of audio plays set during the Time War.
Fans of Doctor Who’s Victorian-era “Paternoster Gang”—Silurian and human couple Madame Vastra and Jenny, alongside their Sontaran butler Strax—have been clamoring for a spinoff since they first appeared. While that may not happen on TV, a new audio drama is the closest thing you’ll get to one anytime soon.
River Song has become a bit of a controversial figure on Doctor Who—even the fans who like her aren’t sure they want her to return to the show. But while River isn’t back on the TV show for now, she is making the leap to Doctor Who audio plays. And this time, she gets to have adventures with classic Doctors.
Long have fans waited for Torchwood to make a return, after the end of the (deeply disappointing) Miracle Day. Captain Jack may not return to TV any time soon, but Torchwood will continue in another form: as a series of new audio plays from Doctor Who audio producer Big Finish.
With the recent news that the revived series of Doctor Who will soon get its own spinoff series of Audio plays featuring UNIT, you might have wondered about the long history of Doctor Who on Audio. Want to dig in? There's a world of stories out there that if you just watch the show, you're missing out on!
The no-nonsense daughter of Doctor Who's beloved Brigadier has been a welcome addition to the Who-niverse in the past few years. Now, she's getting her own spinoff series as part of Big Finish's collection of Doctor Who audio dramas. But the news could have far reaching implications beyond just Kate...