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Doctor Who: The War Doctor Begins - Light the Flame (excerpt)
Doctor Who - The War Doctor

1.1X. Doctor Who: The War Doctor Begins - Light the Flame (excerpt)

Released June 2021

Written by Matt Fitton


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The Doctor is no more. In his place, a warrior, finally joining the Time War between the Daleks and the Time Lords. But how far will he go to end this conflict? What lines will he cross? How much of himself will he sacrifice? The War Doctor is only just beginning to find out who he is…

1.1 Light the Flame by Matt Fitton

The Sisterhood of Karn have a guest, recovering from his traumatic regeneration. To do what is asked of him, the Doctor has rejected his name and his code.

The Time Lords have plans for him and for Karn. Is he ready to light the flame of war?

Recorded on: 30 September - 2 October 2020
Recorded at: The Soundhouse and recorded remotely


Writer and script editor Matt Fitton: “Picking up after Night of the Doctor, this is our first glimpse of our hero transformed into something he thought he would never become: a warrior. These tales of the War Doctor's first actions – testing his boundaries, still trying to protect the innocent, and taking the fight to the Daleks – are the first steps into a new era. It's a thrilling and fascinating journey as the War Doctor begins to discover who he really is...”

  • Product Format: 0-download only
  • Duration: 13 minutes
  • Physical Retail ISBN: n/a
  • Digital Retail ISBN: 978-1-83868-774-8
  • Production Code: BFPDWWARB01
Previous release in this range: Doctor Who: The War Doctor Begins - Forged in Fire
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