Alex Kingston will return as River Song in the new year for four new adventures with two different Doctors!
Time travelling archaeologist and adventurer River Song will return on audio in 2017 – and this time she will be stepping into the past life of the Doctor, encountering two of his incarnations at once! Alex Kingston returns in The Diary of River Song: Series 2 alongside Colin Baker and Sylvester McCoy!
From the space exploration vessel Saturnius – which is heading to a destination that never gets any closer – to a doomed planet Earth and beyond, River’s journey will bring her closer to a new foe... and an encounter with both the Sixth and Seventh Doctors.
'We’re thrilled to have both Colin Baker and Sylvester McCoy appearing alongside Alex in this box set,' says producer David Richardson. 'I can promise that River and the Doctor might not necessarily be working to the same agenda. In fact, the two Doctors might not be working to the same agenda either...'
The four hour-long adventures are The Unknown by Guy Adams, Five Twenty Nine by John Dorney, World Enough and Time by James Goss and Eye of the Storm by Matt Fitton. The impressive guest cast includes Anna Maxwell Martin (Midwinter of the Spirit, And Then There Were None, The Bletchley Circle), Jessie Buckley (War and Peace), Ann Bell (Tenko, Wallander), Robert Pugh (Game of Thrones, Mr Selfridge, Doctor Foster), Dan Starkey (Doctor Who, Wizards vs Aliens) and Barnaby Edwards (Doctor Who).
In addition, 2017 will see the release of a Doctor Who: The Churchill Years Volume 2, in which Ian McNeice returns in the role of Winston Churchill – once again relating more terrifying adventures that featured his old friend the Doctor.
Also out in 2017 is Doctor Who: Classic Doctors, New Monsters Volume 2, in which legacy Doctors battle foes from the post-2005 series. Expect a return for some of the Doctor’s darkest and most terrifying enemies...
The series are produced by David Richardson, script edited by Matt Fitton, directed by Ken Bentley and Barnaby Edwards and the executive producers are Jason Haigh-Ellery and Nicholas Briggs.
The Diary of River Song: Series 2, Doctor Who: The Churchill Years Volume 2 and Doctor Who: Classic Doctors, New Monsters Volume 2 can all be pre-ordered from the Big Finish website for just £20 each on both CD or download – with a special money-saving bundle of all three releases also available
Alex Kingston also returns as River Song on Thursday March 3rd in Doctor Who: Doom Coalition 2 alongside Paul McGann, Nicola Walker and Hattie Morahan. Pre-order your copy now and enjoy free UK delivery. And remember, when you choose to buy this release on CD directly from Big Finish, you will also unlock instant access to a digital copy for download.
Both The Diary of River Song: Series 1 and Doctor Who: The Churchill Years Volume 1 are still available to order at the introductory price of £20 on both CD and to download until Thursday March 31st. Doctor Who: Classic Doctors, New Monsters Volume 1 will be released in July 2016.
Nick Briggs and Benji Clifford present another edition of all the latest Big Finish audio drama news. Special guest star, Ian McNeice (Churchill in Doctor Who). There's also a behind-the-scenes feature on Charlotte Pollard Series 2.