Movies & TV Christopher Eccleston Returns to Voice The 9th Doctor for...

Christopher Eccleston Returns to Voice The 9th Doctor for Big Finish Audio Book

-

- Advertisement -

Big Finish Productions, in association with BBC Studios, today announced the long-awaited return of Christopher Eccleston to the popular role he originated on television.

First seen on screen in 2005, Christopher Eccleston’s Ninth Doctor introduced a whole new generation of sci-fi fans to the TARDIS, Time Lords and sonic screwdriver. Now he’s back in a brand-new series of twelve fantastic full-cast audio adventures in time and space, due to be released across four box sets, starting with volume one in May 2021.

Christopher Eccleston said: “After 15 years it will be exciting to revisit the Ninth Doctor’s world, bringing back to life a character I love playing.”

Story details, writers and additional guest cast are being kept under wraps at present but this Doctor Who audio series promises to be, once again, the trip of a lifetime.

Doctor Who fans worldwide can now pre-order all four volumes, which are available in three formats – collector’s edition CD, digital download or limited edition gatefold triple LP vinyl. Shop the range HERE!

Big Finish’s Chairman, Jason Haigh-Ellery said: “I first talked to Christopher about returning to the role of the Doctor at the Gallifrey One convention in February this year. Christopher said he was enjoying meeting the fans and was pleased that his Doctor was remembered so fondly. He indicated he would be open to discussing a project with Big Finish and then the pandemic happened and time moved both quickly and very slowly. Over recent months, ideas have been exchanged and discussions had. I am so pleased that Christopher has decided to return to the role with us – and I’m excited to welcome him to the Big Finish family as we discover the new adventures of the Ninth Doctor.”

Big Finish’s Chairman, Jason Haigh-Ellery said: “I first talked to Christopher about returning to the role of the Doctor at the Gallifrey One convention in February this year. Christopher said he was enjoying meeting the fans and was pleased that his Doctor was remembered so fondly. He indicated he would be open to discussing a project with Big Finish.

“And then the pandemic happened and time moved both quickly and very slowly. Over recent months, ideas have been exchanged and discussions had. I am so pleased that Christopher has decided to return to the role with us – and I’m excited to welcome him to the Big Finish family as we discover the new adventures of the Ninth Doctor.”

Big Finish’s Creative Director, Nicholas Briggs, added: “Working with Chris was a very special time for me. The beginning of my Doctor Who TV career. So, writing for and directing him feels incredibly exciting. He’s such a powerful performer and it’ll be amazing to work with him again.”

Each of the four volumes in Doctor Who: The Ninth Doctor Adventures will be released as a 4-disc collector’s edition box set or download containing three brand-new full cast audio adventures, plus a selection of behind-the-scenes extras.

Doctor Who: The Ninth Doctor Adventures is now available for pre-order exclusively HERE from just £19.99.  

Sean McCarthy
Freelance writer but also a Gamer, Gooner, Jedi, Whovian, Spartan, Son of Batman, Assassin and Legend. Can be found playing on PS4 and Xbox One Twitter @CockneyCharmer

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Stay connected

7,111FansLike
9,187FollowersFollow
27,600SubscribersSubscribe

LATEST REVIEWS

Review: The Outer Worlds – Peril on Gorgon

The Outer Worlds quickly became my GOTY by the end of October 2019. During my review playthrough, I managed to do just...

Review: We should talk.

Anyone that has been in a relationship can agree that it takes a lot of effort to make it work. The key to a...

Review: Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 & 2

As we approach yet another new console generation launch, it is a great time to get all nostalgic and look aback across...

Review: Oral-B iO Series 9 Electric Toothbrush

It's time for our review of the Oral-B iO Series 9 Electric Toothbrush.

Review: Superman Man of Tomorrow

I am really enjoying the new WB Animated DC stories of late and since the New 52 DC Animated Universe came to...

Two Minute Review: Flash Gordon 4K Ultra High Definition Restoration

Here is our two minute spoiler free review of the Flash Gordon 4K Ultra High Definition Restoration.

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you