CULT FACTION

For all your cult film, tv, cartoon, comic and video game needs

Big Finish release The Eighth Doctor in the Time War!

The Time War begins today, and no one is sure who will survive it…

Released today, Part 1 of the Time War stars Paul McGann as the Eighth Doctor trying to survive in a universe at war, in four new stories written by John Dorney and Matt Fitton.

1. The Starship of Theseus by John Dorney

The Doctor and his companion, Sheena, land the TARDIS on the glamorous luxury space-liner Theseus just as it’s about to leave the Jupiter space-port. But when a disturbance catches their attention, they realise sinister events are taking place on board. Can the Doctor and Emma solve the mystery? Or is there something else they should be worrying about?

2. Echoes of War by Matt Fitton

Colliding with the full force of the Time War, the Doctor crash-lands on a jungle world with a ragtag band of refugees.

Luckily, the Doctor has friends: not only plucky scientist Bliss, but another, much more unlikely ally. Its name is ‘Dal’…

3. The Conscript by Matt Fitton

Cardinal Ollistra has a new tactic to persuade the Doctor to join his people’s fight. With his friends locked away, he has been conscripted alongside fellow Gallifreyans to train for the front lines of battle.

Can there be any place for dissent when the Time War looms so close?

4. One Life by John Dorney

As the full force of the Time War crashes down around the Doctor and his friends, a desperate battle for survival ensues.

But not everyone is playing the same game. Ollistra is after a weapon that could end the war in a stroke and she’ll sacrifice anyone or anything to take it back to Gallifrey. Even the Doctor.

Surrounded by Daleks, and on a tortured planet, only one man can save the day. But he doesn’t want to fight.


“How exciting to go back in time,” says writer Matt Fitton, “before the War Doctor, before that fateful night on Karn – to see the Eighth Doctor doing all he can to stay out of a conflict raging across time. But inexorably, inevitably, he’s dragged towards it – forced to confront unpalatable truths about his people and what they’ve become, learning new things about an enemy he thinks he knows, all the while trying to save the innocents. We’ve a brilliant cast of allies and enemies, and an exciting journey planned as this Doctor makes a last stand for his values in a universe at war.”

This new adventure from the world of Doctor Who continues with the Time War Part 2 being released in July 2018, and Parts 3 and 4 released annually thereafter.

Part 1 is available now at £23 on CD or £20 on download. All CD purchases also unlock a digital download on the Big Finish website or the Big Finish app.

Or you can save money with a bundle and get the complete adventure, Parts 1–4, of The Time War at £88 on CD or £80 on download.

 

Related Posts
Review- Doctor Who Season 12 Ep. 9: Ascension of the Cybermen

The Cybermen have always been my personal favourite when it comes to the Doctor’s enemies. Aesthetically the 1980’s Cybermen have Read more

Review- Doctor Who Season 12 Ep. 8: The Haunting of Villa Diodati

Doctor Who has a long history of spooky ghost stories and almost as a sub-category to those spooky stories set Read more

Review- Doctor Who Season 12 Ep. 7: Can You Hear Me?

The Celestial Toymaker was a four part Doctor Who story, which first aired in 1966. Due to the BBC’s policy Read more

Review- Doctor Who Season 12 Ep. 6: Praxeus

Should escapist sci-fi like Doctor Who tackle social and political issues? Classic Who never preached to us, did it? Except Read more

Review- Doctor Who Season 12 Ep. 5: Fugitive of the Judoon

The possibility of incarnations of the Doctor before Hartnell’s depiction has been teased from back when he regenerated into Troughton. Read more

Review- Doctor Who Season 12 Ep. 4: Nikola Tesla’s Night of Terror

Mid 2019 and in a preproduction meeting the budget for Doctor Who season 12 is being discussed. ‘We need to Read more

Review- Doctor Who Season 12 Ep. 3: Orphan 55

Sometimes something is just terrible or just ok. When you analyse these things you sit there and think ‘yeah that’s Read more

Review- Doctor Who Season 12 Ep. 10: The Timeless Children

Rassilon, Omega, The Other fear not, your place in history is safe. Despite the reveal of the Doctor’s past changed Read more

Preview: Doctor Who – The Power Of The Daleks (Special Edition Bluray)

Patrick Troughton stars in this recreation of a lost classic from 1966. The TARDIS brings the Doctor, Polly and Ben Read more

Preview- Doctor Who: The Minds of Magnox

BBC Audio and Demon Records have today announced that they will be publishing a new Doctor Who audio story for Read more

Founded Cult Faction in 2014; previously crawled out of the Black Lodge in 1976, only to find himself in the Village.

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: