The War Doctor – Infernal Devices

Three new audio battles for the War Doctor, from Big Finish productions.

Synopsis:

2.1 Legion of the Lost by John Dorney

In a time of war, every means of victory must be explored. In the Time War, the unthinkable must be thought, and neither side can afford to be squeamish about their methods.

When the destruction of an obscene weapon leads to the Time Lord once known as the Doctor uncovering a secret Gallifreyan initiative, he cannot believe what is being considered.

Should victory be sought at any cost? Or are there worse possibilities than losing to the Daleks..?

2.2 A Thing of Guile by Phil Mulryne

The Daleks are developing a secret weapon on Asteroid Theta 12. It is imperative that their plans are uncovered.

Cardinal Ollistra has her hands full studying the range of ancient and mysterious armaments the universe has to offer, but she makes it a personal mission to investigate the Dalek project.

On this dangerous assignment, there is one particular Time Lord she wants at her side – and he will be accompanying her whether he wants to or not.

2.3 The Neverwhen by Matt Fitton

On an isolated world ravaged by battle, time itself has become a weapon, laying waste to all who live and die there. Arms and technology are in a state of flux – and it seems that everlasting war is their only option.

The arrival of one battered Type Forty TARDIS inside this nightmare offers hope to the combatants trapped within.

But when he discovers the truth, the horrors of the Neverwhen will shock even the War Doctor…

Written by John Dorney, Phil Mulryne, Matt Fitton, directed by Nicholas Briggs.

Cast: John Hurt (The War Doctor), Jacqueline Pearce (Cardinal Ollistra), David Warner (Shadovar), Jamie Newall (Co-ordinator Jarad), Zoë Tapper (Collis), Robert Hands (Captain Solex), Oliver Dimsdale (Commander Trelon), Laura Harding (Navigator Valis), Barnaby Kay (Commander Thrakken), Jaye Griffiths (Daylin), Tim Bentinck (General Kallix), Tracy Wiles (Commander Barnac), and Nicholas Briggs as the Daleks. Other parts played by the cast. Producer David Richardson, script Editor Matt Fitton, executive Producers Jason Haigh-Ellery and Nicholas Briggs.

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War Doctor trailer – only the monstrous

“At the heart of the battle, where the blood of the innocents flow, and only the monstrous survive…” This is new trailer from Only The Monstrous, the Big Finish audio drama that hopes to flesh out those years where the Doctor went to war, regenerating into great actor John Hurt.

There are three new battles for The War Doctor!

1.1 The Innocent

As the Daleks mass their time fleet for a final assault on Gallifrey, something ancient is waiting for them at Omega One. And a sacrifice must be made.

Arch-manipulator and Time Lord strategist, Cardinal Ollistra receives shock news of the Doctor’s death.

Meanwhile, on the planet Keska, a parochial war has returned to plague a peaceful civilisation after decades of tranquillity. But how can such a war have any connection with the great Time War which, at any one moment in the whole of eternity, could threaten to tear the universe apart?

If only the Doctor were still alive.

1.2 The Thousand Worlds

With the high-ranking Time Lord Seratrix behind enemy lines, the War Doctor finds himself assigned to a rescue mission. But any room for manoeuvre is severely restricted by an area of space known as the Null Zone.

Times have changed on Keska, and a countdown to destruction is beginning.

But who are the Taalyens and what is their part in the great and terrifying Dalek plan?

1.3 The Heart of the Battle

Trapped in a citadel swarming with Daleks, the Time Lord rescue force must find a way to overcome insurmountable odds. With the Daleks apparently planning to rule the Null Zone, perhaps their thirst for universal conquest and victory has been quenched…

The War Doctor doesn’t believe so — but how can he prove it without destroying any chance of peace?

As the countdown to the destruction of Keska proceeds, a deadly choice must be made… A choice that will define this Doctor, and perhaps forever cast him in the role of ‘monster’.

Written and directed by Nicholas Briggs, video & animation by Tom Saunders, 3D model work by: Chris Thompson, musical score by Howard Carter.

Cast: John Hurt (The War Doctor), Jacqueline Pearce (Cardinal Ollistra), Lucy Briggs-Owen (The Nursemaid), Carolyn Seymour (The Slave), Beth Chalmers (Veklin), Alex Wyndham (Seratrix), Kieran Hodgson (Bennus), Barnaby Edwards (Arverton), Mark McDonnell (Traanus), John Banks (Garv) and Nicholas Briggs as The Daleks.

Producer David Richardson, script editor Matt Fitton, Executive Producers Jason Haigh-Ellery and Nicholas Briggs.

Fan-made opening titles

Opening titles for the War Doctor, played by John Hurt. Theme by JWHO Films, credit to CHMagIII VFX and Jack Willett.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrnZ3fPDvq8

What if Doctor Who series was called Missy Who and happening in some alternate Universe, parallel with the one we are living in? Did you ever wondered what it would be like if the series was about the Master and instead was called Missy Who?! This is WhovianDoctor11‘s interpretation of the title sequence (inspired by 1980s Doctor Who) but with a twist.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rD8o3xbxf0g

Original concept ‘Glass’ title sequence, a remix of the proper current title sequence (and theme tune too) by CloisterProductions, on a theme of breaking glass:

The War Doctor’s extended regeneration animation

Christopher Eccleston was absent from the 50th anniversary episodes, so we could not watch the War Doctor regenerating into the ninth. But that ”error” was corrected online, by this animation written and animated by Blondie (Liam Wilson): after hopefully just saving Gallifrey, the war doctor (John Hurt) returns to his TARDIS to regenerate into the 9th doctor and start the post-regeneration trauma

The 9th doctor’s impression was performed by Pete Walsh.

HardWire – The War Doctor

The War Doctor – The Full Doctor Who theme by HardWire. You should recognize John Hurt in the picture.

The remix and remastered version. It has some minor differences from the previous version.