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Join the hunt for warriors of war in three new Doctor Who – The Ninth Doctor Adventures, due for release in November 2021 from Big Finish Productions.
The next box set of full cast audio adventures for Christopher Eccleston’s Ninth Doctor invites listeners to follow the TARDIS to a 1930s country mansion, the Scottish Highlands and an iconic movie set – where he runs into one very familiar face...
The Doctor meets many strangers on his travels. Some are destined to end up friends, while others were always going to become his enemies.
And some were once warriors, with reasons of their own to remain hidden from the universe…
The three exciting new stories included in this volume are as follows:
The Hunting Season by James Kettle
The Curse of Lady Macbeth by Lizzie Hopley
Monsters In Metropolis by John Dorney
Doctor Who – The Ninth Doctor Adventures: Lost Warriors is now available for pre-order exclusively HERE, from just £19.99.
Christopher Eccleston said: “It’s just magical to me, to be playing a hero again. There’s a great positivity and optimism to the Doctor, and what Doctor Who can do with these audios by reaching out to those young hearts and minds, to those young imaginations – it's beautiful.”
Director Barnaby Edwards added: “It was a huge treat to be reunited with Christopher Eccleston, 16 years after we last worked together on Doctor Who. He had such energy and enthusiasm and inventive brilliance then – and he’s still got it now.
“These three stories see the Ninth Doctor, himself a lone veteran of a great war, encountering three other ‘lost warriors’. Each adventure works as an entirely separate entity with great plots, fun characters and surprising villains, but together they present a fascinating dialogue on how conflict can change a person. And that’s especially true of the Doctor himself.
“I love all three scripts. They’re so varied and so perfect for the Ninth Doctor. All are period pieces, which is an area where Chris’s very modern Doctor works so brilliantly, and all have a background of conflict, be it the aftershock of the First World War, the genesis of the Second World War or the innumerable battles in 11th-century Scotland. And, hey, where else could you find the Doctor encountering not only Macbeth and Lady Macbeth but also Fritz Lang?”
Throughout these historical adventures, Christopher Eccleston is joined by a brilliantly talented vocal cast. Box set opener The Hunting Season features BAFTA nominee Alex Jennings (The Crown, A Very English Scandal) as master of Dewberry Hall Lord Hawthorn, Annette Badland (Doctor Who, Ted Lasso) as cook Mrs Goose and Don Gilét (Doctor Who, EastEnders) as the brutal butler Streatham, while The Curse of Lady Macbeth stars Neve McIntosh (The Paternoster Gang, Traces) as brave ruler Gruach, and closing episode Monsters in Metropolis features Big Finish’s own Nicholas Briggs as the Cyberman.
Doctor Who fans worldwide can now order all four volumes of The Ninth Doctor Adventures, which are available in three formats – collector’s edition CD, digital download or limited edition gatefold triple LP vinyl – exclusively from the Big Finish website at www.bigfinish.com.
Big Finish listeners can save by ordering a bundle of the entire series for just £88 (as a collector’s edition box set) or £78 (as a download).
Please note: the vinyl editions do not include any behind-the-scenes extras. However, listeners purchasing vinyl LP editions will receive a download of the story automatically and be given access to the CD edits as a bonus download. Episodes will be edited specifically for the vinyl format, presented as 2 episodes, one on each side, each with opening and closing music. In addition, all pre-orders of the vinyls will also receive the behind the extras as a bonus download.
Big Finish is currently operating a digital-first release schedule. The mail-out of collector’s edition CDs may be delayed due to factors beyond our control, 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.