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Back to the beginning with the Eighth Doctor
They’re Eighth Doctor Adventures, but probably not the ones you were expecting! Paul McGann returns in five new full-cast audio dramas, due for release in late 2023 from Big Finish Productions.
Since January 2001, the Eighth Doctor has enjoyed an extended run of adventures on audio with a whole host of companions. Now, the TARDIS takes us back in time – to meet a new fellow traveller, and an unexplored era of the Doctor’s timeline.
Jaye Griffiths debuts as the noblewoman, Lady Audacity Montague, who is about to be propelled from Regency England into the far future and the war between the Cybermen and Vogans.
Producer David Richardson said: “We’re exploring a different era of the Eighth Doctor’s adventures, when he made a new friend. We’re long before Lucie Miller, the Ravenous, Baker Street or the Time War and we’ve got the wonderful Jaye Griffiths bringing Audacity to life brilliantly. Hang on? (I hear you cry) Didn’t Jaye recently play Hieronyma Friend in Time War: Cass? Ssshh... Spoilers...”
Doctor Who – The Eighth Doctor Adventures: Audacity and In the Bleak Midwinter are each available to pre-order for just £19.99 (collector’s edition CD box set + download) or £16.99 (download only) per title, exclusively here.
Big Finish listeners can also save money by pre-ordering both box sets together in a bundle for just £38 (collector’s edition CD box set + download) or £33 (download only).
The two adventures in The Eighth Doctor Adventures: Audacity are:
The Devouring by Lisa McMullin (1 part)
The Great Cyber War by Tim Foley (2 parts)
The three adventures in The Eighth Doctor Adventures: In the Bleak Midwinter are:
Twenty-Four Doors in December by John Dorney (1 part)
The Empty Man by Tim Foley (1 part)
Winter of the Demon by Roy Gill (1 part)
Praise for The Eighth Doctor Adventures:
“There’s not a weak link among these stories, and each is stronger and richer than the last.”
– We Are Cult
“With the strength of both Connections and the previous What Lies Inside? it makes the wait until next November for the next set seem achingly long.”
– Blogtor Who
“The scripts are sharp and the action fast-paced. The Eighth Doctor continues to entertain and intrigue in equal measure.”
All the above prices include the special pre-order discount and are subject to change after general release.
Please note that Big Finish is currently operating a digital-first release schedule. The mailout of collector’s edition CDs will be delayed, but all purchases of this release unlock a digital copy that can be immediately downloaded or played on the Big Finish app from the release date.