Details can now be revealed for all the remaining stories in the eighth – and final – season of The Companion Chronicles.
Following Luna Romana in January, which concludes the ‘Stoyn Trilogy’, February sees the release of The Sleeping City by Ian Potter, performed by William Russell. This first Doctor tale – in which Ian and Barbara are back on Earth, and must account to the authorities for their disappearance – guest stars John Banks.
March’s title is Starborn by Jacqueline Rayner, performed by Maureen O’Brien as Vicki and Jacqueline King (Doctor Who) as Violet. Another First Doctor tale, it finds Vicki consulting the help of a psychic on Earth… where she learns that her next journey in the TARDIS will prove fatal…
The War to End All Wars arrives in April, written by Simon Guerrier and starring Peter Purves, supported by Alice Haig. It finds an elderly Steven recounting a past adventure with the Doctor and Dodo, and a world ravaged by conflict.
Jo Grant and Iris Wildthyme are reunited in May for The Elixir of Doom by Paul Magrs. This final Iris Wildthyme story at Big Finish guest stars Derek Fowlds (Yes Minister).
The series comes to an end with Second Chances in June, as the story of the older Zoe Herriot reaches its culmination. Emily Pithon (Doctor Who: Echoes of Grey) returns, as John Dorney delivers a tale to set the pulse racing… and break your heart.
Nick Briggs presents the nearest thing to a full-cast podcast ever produced by Big Finish. Throwing the usual format out of the window, he visits Baltimore for the convention RegenerationWho3. Guest star Sylvester McCoy (Doctor Who number 7!).