Big Finish travel back to New Earth for more audio adventures

By Cameron McEwan

As always, Big Finish have some big stories for Whovians and in March you can find tales from New Earth (as visited by the Tenth Doctor), Third and Fifth Doctor stories and the reunion of Captains Jack Harkness and John Hart in a new Torchwood episode.

Check out all the details and artwork below.

All titles are initially available exclusively from the Big Finish website in March.

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Serpent In The Silver Mask

You are cordially invited to Argentia, the galaxy’s most exclusive tax haven, to attend the funeral of mining magnate Carlo Mazzini. The memorial service will be followed by music, light refreshments, and murder!

Carlo’s heirs have come to say their final goodbyes (and find out how much they’ve inherited) but when a masked killer begins picking them off one by one, Argentia goes into lock-down, closed off behind its own temporal displacement field.

Can the Doctor, Nyssa, Tegan and Adric apprehend the murderer before Argentia – and everyone on board - is forever cut off from the rest of the Universe?

Serpent In The Silver Mask is a 2 CD set starring: Peter Davison (The Fifth Doctor), Janet Fielding (Tegan Jovanka), Sarah Sutton (Nyssa), Matthew Waterhouse (Adric), Samuel West (The Mazzini Family), Phil Cornwell (Superintendent Galgo / Zaleb 5), and Sophie Winkleman (Sofia). This title goes on general release from April 30, 2018.

Order from Big Finish here.

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Tales From New Earth

Four adventures from the New Earth setting of TV's episodes The End of the World, New Earth and Gridlock. Five billion years in the future, after the end of the world in the year 5.5/apple/26: New Earth is the second hope of humankind.

Post-Gridlock, Senator Hame is working to restore her home. The cities, forests and skies teem with strange and wonderful species. Some trace their ancestry back to Old Earth, others came later, but all have their own agendas, and their rivalries.Now an ancient, powerful force has New Earth in its sights, and everyone must work together to beat it...

Tales From New Earth is a 5 CD set starring: Adjoa Andoh (Sister Jara), Yasmin Bannerman (Sapling Vale), Anna Hope (Senator Hame), Derek Griffiths (Xylem Maple Dorm); Nina Toussaint-White (Loba Christata), James Dreyfus (The Most Exalted High Persian); Julian Rhind-Tutt (Berkhoff), and many more. This title goes on general release from May 31, 2018.

Order from Big Finish here.

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The Third Doctor Adventures Volume 4

The Rise of the New Humans

When a man dies by falling from the top floor of a multi-storey car park, the Doctor and Jo wonder why it should be of interest to UNIT. Then they see the protuberances on the man’s back... As he fell, he tried to grow wings.

Looking into the man’s past leads the Doctor and Jo to a remote private hospital where the staff aren’t as helpful as they could be, and the Chief Administrator is unavailable to meet with them.

Breaking into some restricted wards, the Doctor notes the presence of alien and futuristic technology. The whole thing bears the unmistakable hallmarks of one of his own people’s interference, one of his old foes. Except not perhaps the one he might have imagined.

The Monk is back. And this time his meddling may have gone too far.

The Tyrants of Logic

The Doctor and Jo land on Port Anvil – a bleak, abandoned mining colony on the remote planet Burnt Salt. A huge armoured crate has recently arrived in the almost derelict Spacehub. No-one knows who it’s for. No-one knows what it contains.

Strange creatures lurk around the outskirts, and a rag-tag population of misfits inhabit what is left of the town: a saloon bar owner, a literal one-man band and a hunter of very unusual prey. If they want to survive the night, they’re going to have to work together.

Because the Cybermen want the contents of the crate. And they will stop at nothing to get hold of it.

The Third Doctor Adventures Volume 4 is a 5 CD set starring: Tim Treloar (as the Third Doctor), Katy Manning (Jo Grant), Rufus Hound (The Monk), Mina Anwar (Dr Kurdi), Jeff Rawle (Chad Caramel), Joe Sims (Chief Orderly / Wilde / Jumper), Nicholas Briggs (The Cybermen), and many more. This title goes on general release from April 30, 2018.

Order from Big Finish here.

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The Siege Of Big Ben

Jackie Tyler has everything she's ever wanted: a loving husband, two children, and a vital role in the Earth Defence organisation headquartered in Big Ben. But now that the world is out of the shadow of the Cybus organisation, others have spotted an opportunity. A terrible, far-reaching plan is underway, and only Jackie and the new scientific adviser stand in the way.

But the Doctor isn't the man he was...

The Siege Of Big Ben is narrated by Camille Coduri (Jackie Tyler) and will be available exclusively on the Big Finish website.

Order from Big Finish here.

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The Death Of Captain Jack

Captain Jack is finally dying, and it's time for his oldest friend to visit his deathbed. King John has come to tell him a story. The story of the life he should have had.

It's the story of Alexander the Great, sinking ships, falling empires, robot dinosaurs, and alien invasions. It's a story of love, royal weddings, murder, mass murder, genocide, and very tight trousers.

It's the story of the life of Captain John and it's the story of Torchwood. Be careful what you wish for.

The Death Of Captain Jack is a 1 CD set starring: John Barrowman (Captain Jack Harkness), James Marsters (Captain John Hart), Gareth David- Lloyd (Ianto Jones), Kai Owen (Rhys Williams), Tom Price (Sgt Andy), and many more. This title goes on general release from May 31, 2018.

Order from Big Finish here.


All titles are initially available exclusively from the Big Finish website in March.

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