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Covers Revealed for Big Finish’s Tenth Doctor and River Song Adventures

Big Finish has revealed the covers for the upcoming vanilla releases of The Tenth Doctor and River Song audio adventures, Expiry Dating, Precious Annihilation, and Ghosts.

Alex Kingston’s River and David Tennant’s Tenth Doctor were last seen on screen together in Silence in the Library/ Forest of the Dead (2008), but by the time the Doctor met River again in The Time of Angels/ Flesh and Stone (2010), it was clear they’d journeyed together in the interim.

These three stories from Big Finish fill in the gaps, and are available as vanilla stories (i.e. without extras), or together as a limited edition boxset (with bonus features). The stories also co-star the Fifth and Sixth Doctors, respectively played by Peter Davison and Colin Baker.

Here are the individual covers plus synopses for each story…

Expiry Dating by James Goss

The first time the Doctor met River Song, he saw her die. And now she’s asking him on a date. Well, not a date, exactly… More of a mission.

But the Doctor isn’t at anyone’s beck and call. Or so he thinks. With billions of lives hanging in the balance, can the Doctor afford not to do whatever River wants? Whichever one of him she asks?

Precious Annihilation by Lizzie Hopley

When jewels become lethal in the London of 1912, both River and the Doctor turn up to find out why.

A mystery takes them centuries into the past, and onto the high seas, where a superstitious crew edges towards mutiny.

The star-crossed couple are about to find out that, while gemstones inspire jealousy, love can be the deadliest treasure of all…

Ghosts by Jonathan Morris

River and the Doctor meet on the most haunted planet in the galaxy. The Doctor’s not sure it’s an ideal date – until they discover a mystery.

Something is wrong with the ghosts. Something might even be killing them…

And as the Doctor and River investigate, the truth of what’s happening on the planet of ghosts may prove deadly for them both.

Each story is released as a single-disc vanilla edition, with no extras, for just £10.99 on CD or £8.99 as a download. Or The Tenth Doctor and River Song is available to pre-order at the special price of £27.99 as a collector’s edition four-disc CD box set or £19.99 as a download, exclusively from the Big Finish website.

Philip Bates

Editor and co-founder of the Doctor Who Companion. When he’s not watching television, reading books ‘n’ Marvel comics, listening to The Killers, and obsessing over script ideas, Philip Bates pretends to be a freelance writer. He enjoys collecting everything. Writer of The Black Archive: The Pandorica Opens/ The Big Bang, The Silver Archive: The Stone Tape, and 100 Objects of Doctor Who.

Covers Revealed for Big Finish’s Tenth Doctor and River Song Adventures

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