Big Finish celebrates 20 years of Doctor Who audio dramas this week, with a 20-hour livestream marathon, taking place on the official YouTube page – and they’ve just revealed a very exciting schedule.
Starting at 12:00pm (UK time) on both Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st July, the official home of Doctor Who on YouTube will stream over 10 hours per day of Big Finish audio adventures. Fans get the chance to listen to the first episodes of over 30 different stories including spin-offs and special releases.
There will be video appearances from plenty of the Doctor’s friends plus exclusives extracts and debuts from upcoming releases. As the stories are livestreamed on YouTube, fans can join in the conversation via the live chat.
Also broadcast during the event will be the first episode of Doctor Who: The Legacy of Time – a special anniversary box set release celebrating 20 years. This first episode stars Paul McGann as the Eighth Doctor, Alex Kingston as Professor River Song, and Lisa Bowerman as Professor Bernice Summerfield.
Here’s the full list of stories. Each episode will be the first part of a story unless stated otherwise. Schedule may be subject to change.
(Starts at 12:00 UK)
The Sirens of Time – Part 1, starring Peter Davison, Colin Baker and Sylvester McCoy
Spare Parts starring Peter Davison and Sarah Sutton
The Marian Conspiracy starring Colin Baker and Maggie Stables
The Fires of Vulcan starring Sylvester McCoy and Bonnie Langford
The Chimes of Midnight starring Paul McGann and India Fisher
Energy of the Daleks starring Tom Baker and Louise Jameson
The New Adventures of Bernice Summerfield: The Revolution (from The New Adventures of Bernice Summerfield Volume 1) starring Lisa Bowerman and Sylvester McCoy
Captain Jack: Wednesday for Beginners (from The Lives of Captain Jack Volume 1) starring John Barrowman and Camille Coduri
Celestial Intervention (from Gallifrey: Time War 1) starring Lalla Ward and Seán Carlsen
The Time War: The Starship of Theseus (from The Eighth Doctor: The Time War 1) starring Paul McGann and Rahkee Thakrar
The War Master: Beneath the Viscoid (from The War Master: Only the Good) starring Sir Derek Jacobi and Nicholas Briggs as the Daleks
Jenny – The Doctor’s Daughter: Stolen Goods (from Jenny – The Doctor’s Daughter) starring Georgia Tennant and Sean Biggerstaff
The Tenth Doctor Adventures: Cold Vengeance – Part 1 (from Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor Adventures, Volume 2) starring David Tennant and Billie Piper
The Sirens of Time – Part 2 starring Peter Davison, Colin Baker and Sylvester McCoy
(Starts at 12:00 UK)
The Sirens of Time – Part 3 starring Peter Davison, Colin Baker and Sylvester McCoy
Blood of the Daleks starring Paul McGann and Sheridan Smith
The Phoenicians (from The First Doctor Adventures Volume 3) starring David Bradley
The Yes Men starring Anneke Wills and Frazer Hines
The Conquest of Far (from the Third Doctor Adventures Volume 3) starring Tim Treloar and Katy Manning
The Auntie Matter starring Tom Baker and Mary Tamm
Dalek Soul starring Peter Davison and Sarah Sutton
Jubilee starring Colin Baker and Maggie Stables
Master starring Sylvester McCoy and Geoffrey Beevers
The Sirens of Time – Part 4 starring Peter Davison, Colin Baker and Sylvester McCoy
Doom Coalition: The Eleven (from Doom Coalition 1) starring Paul McGann, Nicola Walker and Mark Bonnar
The Assassination Games starring Sylvester McCoy and Sophie Aldred
The War Doctor: The Innocent (from The War Doctor: Only the Monstrous) starring Sir John Hurt
UNIT: Tidal Wave (from UNIT: Assembled) starring Jemma Redgrave, Ingrid Oliver and Katy Manning
The Diary of River Song: The Boundless Sea (from The Diary of River Song Series 1) starring Alex Kingston and Alexander Vlahos
The Legacy of Time starring Paul McGann, Alex Kingston and Lisa Bowerman
That’s quite a line-up, we’re sure you’ll agree!