Fifteen years ago, we released Doctor Who: The Sirens of Time, starting a tradition of audio storytelling for the worlds of Doctor Who and beyond. Today we celebrate the 2010 return of two old friends of the Doctor's who get their own series, and there's collections of short stories. Read on for offers, a writer's account of writing for Robert Holmes characters, and someone's take on both writing for and acting with Doctors...
We're getting excited about our upcoming Charlotte Pollard box set, so this weekend we're offering the chance to catch up with Ms Pollard's recent adventures - with the Sixth Doctor! Colin Baker and India Fisher star in seven stories as Charley tries to adjust to a life with a man she once knew... in the future! Each story is £5, or you can get all seven for £30.
Matthew Waterhouse makes his Big Finish debut as Adric this summer in The Fifth Doctor Box Set, reunited with Peter Davison, Janet Fielding and Sarah Sutton for two four-part adventures. And here's the cover!
Win £250 of Big Finish digital products! Those of you at Big Finish Day 4 will know we've been planning to do a BIG survey. Well, it's here! We have 50 questions for you and the survey will take around 10-15 minutes. The answers are confidential and we will not be sharing the data with anyone. Please take part by following the link in the second part of this news story, and you could win £250 of digital Big Finish stuff of your choice!
We're still excited about winning the BBC Audio Drama award for Best Online or Non-Broadcast Drama for Doctor Who - Dark Eyes: The Great War on Sunday night, so we wanted to share the thoughts of the category's judges, Viv Gardner and Sofie Mason. Read on...
Last night, a delighted (as you can see in our picture!) Jason Haigh-Ellery, Nicholas Briggs and David Richardson brought home the BBC Audio Drama award for Best Online or Non-Broadcast Drama for Doctor Who - Dark Eyes: The Great War. We've already received a lot of congratulations, so a huge thanks for those, and for the continued support of our listeners across the world.
Out now is our first Doctor Who release of the year: Antidote to Oblivion! Starring Colin Baker as the Sixth Doctor and Lisa Greenwood as his companion Flip, it also features the return of everyone's favourite money-grubbing monster, Sil.
Recording is complete on Doctor Who: The Fifth Doctor Box Set, which comprises two full cast audio stories reuniting Peter Davison with his 1982 TARDIS team of Matthew Waterhouse, Sarah Sutton and Janet Fielding.
Big Finish has just completed the studio sessions for Dark Eyes 2, the follow-up to last year’s blockbuster Eighth Doctor audio box set Dark Eyes. Naturally, Paul McGann is at the controls of the TARDIS, sporting his leather jacket, and is once again joined by Ruth Bradley (Primeval, Stardust, Grabbers) as Molly O’Sullivan. And this time, Liv Chenka (Nicola Walker) is along for the ride too!
We're pleased to announce that the upcoming vinyl edition of Doctor Who: The Light at the End will now also have a download version available as an extra on release. The Light at the End is, of course, our 50th anniversary story, featuring the first eight Doctors in a fight against the Master, and is schedule for release in November.
Now up on the website is the stylish cover for upcoming Doctor Who main range release 1963: The Assassination Games, starring Sylvester McCoy and Sophie Aldred as the Doctor and Ace. You can also hear a trailer for that, upcoming Lost Story Lords of the Red Planet, and Companion Chronicle The Beginning on their respective product pages.
For the first time in thirty years, the Fifth Doctor’s original TARDIS team has come together to make brand new stories. Peter Davison, Sarah Sutton and Janet Fielding have played the roles of the Doctor, Nyssa and Tegan on audio for some years, but 2014 will finally mark Matthew Waterhouse’s return to the role of Adric, in two full-cast productions for Big Finish.
This weekend's special offer - 'Doctor Who Dalek titles for a fiver' - has been extended... FOR ONE DAY ONLY. Executive Producer and Voice of the Daleks Nick Briggs has chosen his top Big Finish Dalek stories... Read on, or drop by Big Finish Bargains, to discover what they are...
Try a scone with clotted cream and jam or a slice of lemon drizzle handmade by Charley Pollard! That's right, the voice of Masterchef has turned chef herself. India Fisher will be making a trial run of a cake stall this coming Saturday (27th July) at Maltby Street Market on Ropewalk, near London Bridge, and she'd love you to pop by and purchase something tasty.
It's the second month of The Listeners, an opportunity to discover (or revisit) a classic audio and discuss it with fellow fans as part of our audiobook club. This month it's the start of Dalek Empire: Invasion of the Daleks.
At last we can reveal that Davros, creator of the Daleks, is coming back to the Doctor Who main range - in September! Terry Molloy will again voice the enduring villain in Daleks Among Us, Alan Barnes' four-part tale that concludes a trilogy of adventures for the Seventh Doctor, his assistant Klein, and her assistant Will Arrowsmith.
Starting today, we have a huge offer on books, including Mervyn Stone, Caustic Comedies, Bernice Summerfield and more! And if you order something in the offer, you'll be entered into a draw to win some additional fine works of fiction chosen by the great and good of Big Finish! See the full news story for details...
Experience the magic of Big Finish audios in a whole new way! This month we're introducing The Listeners, an opportunity to get to know a particular audio inside out and discuss it with fellow fans. Yes, it's an audiobook club! Eat your hearts out, Richard & Judy. This month: Doctor Who: The Sirens of Time.
The May Doctor Who releases are now available for download in mp3 or audiobook formats; that's The Lady of Mercia, The Apocalypse Mirror and Phantoms of the Deep, telling tales of the Fifth, Second and Fourth Doctors respectively.
A massive, massive thank you to everyone who took part in our May Day special offer last week. We really appreciate all customers, new and old, who dropped by and supported us, and shared the details of the offer with friends, family and any strangers they happened to chance upon. And, indeed, a huge thank you to our Sales team for tackling the increased demand in orders.
Nick Briggs and Benji Clifford present all the latest news and listeners' emails from the audio world of Big Finish. Is their guest star the new, unannounced Doctor Who... or just Doctor Who Magazine Deputy Editor Peter Ware?