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This Week at Big Finish

10 July 2016

Catch up on all the latest release and reveals from the worlds of Big Finish!

The countdown has begun! Doctor Who: Doom Coalition 3 has been revealed, reuniting the Eighth Doctor (Paul McGann), Liv Chenka (Nicola Walker), Helen Sinclair (Hattie Morahan) and River Song (Alex Kingston) on a desperate hunt for the eight pieces of the Doomsday Chronometer!

The third box-set in the Doom Coalition saga features an all-star cast in four new stories by John Dorney and Matt Fitton. Discover more details on our product page here and pre-order your copy for just £20 on both CD and download before its release in October.

We first met evil Time Lord The Eleven (Mark Bonnar) in Doom Coalition, and you can save on his first two appearances this weekend as part of our Monster Special Offers. Doom Coalition 1 and Doom Coalition 2 can both be enjoyed at a discount, along with a range of titles featuring the Eminence, the Viyrans, the Mim, the Rocket Men, Robert Knox, the Galyari, Nobody No-One and even the Scorchies! Prices start from just £2.99, with free downloads also available! Click here to explore the offers but hurry; offers must end noon Monday July 11th.

Speaking of the Scorchies; the musical puppets have been terrifying Cardiff Bay, with a brief cameo appearance in this week's Torchwood: Broken. This gripping new drama by Joseph Lidster reveals the origins of Captain Jack Harkness (John Barrowman) and Ianto Jones' (Gareth David-Lloyd) complicated relationship. Listen to the trailer below:

The story has already received rave reviews, with Mass Movement commenting that it is 'a masterpiece of, and masterclass in, character driven drama.... immediate, moving and involving.' Order your copy today as part of a money-saving Torchwood Series 2 subscription, and listen immediately with the complimentary digital download included with all CD purchases.

Forty years earlier, another clandestine team is defending the nation, with the triumphant debut of The New Counter-Measures. Picking up nearly a decade after the shocking cliffhanger to Counter-Measures Series 4, Who Killed Toby Kinsella? finds Gilmore (Simon Williams), Rachel (Pamela Salem) and Alison (Karen Gledhill) drawn out of hiding on the trail of a dangerous assassin...

Forging a bold new era for Remembrance of the Daleks' alien-hunting team, the story continues in December's The New Counter-Measures: Series 1. Both releases are available to order together in our money-saving New Counter-Measures Year 1 bundle.

Elsewhere in the Doctor Who universe, we've shown off the brilliant new cover for our Doctor Who: Spare Parts – Limited Vinyl Edition. This breathtaking design by Tom Webster brings to life Marc Platt's classic Cybermen story like never before. The vinyl is available to pre-order today ahead of its release in April 2017, with the story also available as a digital download for just £2.99.

We've also rounded up some of the reviews for our recent Doctor Who – The Companion Chronicles: The Second Doctor Volume 1 set, now available to purchase for £20 on CD or £15 to download until the end of the month. Click here to read the critics comments on this new release, starring Frazer Hines, Anneke Wills, Deborah Watling, Wendy Padbury and Elliot Chapman.

The cover for Paul Darrow's You're Him, Aren't You?, a new audiobook version of Paul's 2006 autobiography, is now online. Featuring nine-and-a-half-hours of audio, including an exclusive extra chapter written specially for this release, this August release is a must-have for any lover of Blake's 7.

You can pre-order You're Him, Aren't You? today from the Big Finish website for just £15 on CD or £12 to download.

One last notice: the Big Finish website will be temporarily down for essential maintenance from 8am (UK time) on Monday, July 11th

We expect the work to be completed quickly, and our site should be back online by late morning. Please note, downloads will not be accessible at this time from either the website or the Big Finish app. Apologies for any inconvenience caused, and stay tuned for updates on the Big Finish Facebook Page and Twitter!

That's all for now, but stay tuned this week for two brand new Doctor Who adventures for the Fourth and Seventh Doctor; Doctor Who: The Pursuit of History and Doctor Who: A Life of Crime are coming this week!

And don't forget, that as part of our Monster Special Offers, we have two single episode adventures to download for free this weekend! Click the links to enjoy Doctor Who: Mission of the Viyrans and Doctor Who: The Word Lord now! For more free goodies, make sure to check out the latest Big Finish Podcast and Toby Hadoke's Who's Round!

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