‘Dalek Universe 2’ story details announced

❉ Get ready to further explore Doctor Who: Dalek Universe, the three-volume epic of full cast audio dramas from Big Finish!

“He’s so full of energy, and hope and kindness – and we’re so in need of kindness, all the time. It’s always lovely to return to the Doctor, and imagine that there’s some beacon of hope, in all his alienness, for humanity out there. It never ceases to give me great joy – it’s a real pleasure, always.” – David Tennant on the Tenth Doctor.

Blake Ritson © Tony Whitmore.

With its second volume set for release in July 2021, today the trailer and story details are released for Dalek Universe 2. This trio of tales take the Tenth Doctor (David Tennant), Anya Kingdom (Jane Slavin) and Mark Seven (Joe Sims) deeper into family histories, aboard the strangest of space stations and to a truth that might tear them apart…

This box set also guest stars Blake Ritson (Upstairs Downstairs, Adam Adamant Lives!) as the mysterious Major McLinn, a military commander on a Space Security Service outpost, who is harbouring a dark secret.

Doctor Who: Dalek Universe 2 is released in July 2021 and is now available to pre-order as a collector’s edition CD at £24.99 or on download at £19.99, exclusively at www.bigfinish.com.

Jane Slavin © Paul Midcalf.

These captivating chapters are as follows:

Cycle of Destruction by Roy Gill

After Mark starts behaving oddly, the Doctor and Anya find themselves on a strange planet with their friend missing. Searching for him they find their way to an isolated research base. The corridors show signs of animal incursions and the scientists are behaving strangely. But a big surprise is waiting for them.

Because this is where Mark Seven came from. They’re about to find out who he is. But is that information too dangerous to know?

The Trojan Dalek by John Dorney

The Doctor, Mark and Anya head for an SSS space-station searching for the missing temporal scientist, Arborecc. But the officer in charge denies all knowledge of his presence and demands their departure.

Unwilling to leave so easily, the group split up to investigate… and uncover a heinous plot involving the Doctor’s oldest foes.

Or do they?

The Lost by Rob Valentine

When the Doctor’s latest scheme to get back to the future fails, the team’s ship crashes on a strange world, potentially trapping them for ever.

Searching for replacement parts, they find their way to a building where heart-breakingly familiar faces await them.

Lies are about to be exposed. Everyone will learn the truth. And nothing will be the same again.

David Tennant © Tony Whitmore.

Of the Tenth Doctor, David Tennant said: “He’s so full of energy, and hope and kindness – and we’re so in need of kindness, all the time. It’s always lovely to return to the Doctor, and imagine that there’s some beacon of hope, in all his alienness, for humanity out there. It never ceases to give me great joy – it’s a real pleasure, always.”

Each of the three volumes in Dalek Universe are released as a four-disc collector’s edition box set or download containing three brand-new full cast audio adventures, plus a selection of behind-the-scenes extras.

Joe Sims © Paul Midcalf.

Doctor Who fans worldwide can also now pre-order all three volumes of Dalek Universe, which are available in three formats – collector’s edition CD, digital download or limited edition gatefold triple LP vinyl – exclusively from the Big Finish website (www.bigfinish.com), from just £19.99.

Big Finish listeners can save by pre-ordering a bundle of the entire series for just £66 (as a collector’s edition box set) or £58 (as a download).

The Dalek Universe triple LP vinyls are strictly limited to a pressing of 1,000 per volume, and can be pre-ordered at £35.99 each, or £99 for the bundle of all three albums, again exclusively at the Big Finish website (www.bigfinish.com).

Please note: the vinyl editions do not include any behind-the-scenes extras. However, listeners purchasing vinyl LP editions will receive a download of the story automatically and be given access to the CD edits as a bonus download. Episodes will be edited specifically for the vinyl format, presented as two parts, one on each side, each with opening and closing music.  In addition, all pre-orders of the vinyls will also receive the behind the extras as a bonus download.

DOCTOR WHO: DALEK UNIVERSE 2

Director: Nicholas Briggs, Ken Bentley
Senior Producer: David Richardson
Executive Producers: Nicholas Briggs, Jason Haigh-Ellery

Duration: 240 minutes approx. (per volume)
Released: April, July, October 2021, exclusively from the Big Finish website.

‘Doctor Who: Dalek Universe 2’ is released in July 2021 and is now available to pre-order as a collector’s edition CD at £24.99 or on download at £19.99, exclusively from the Big Finish website.

Big Finish is currently operating a digital-first release schedule. The mail-out of collector’s edition CDs may be delayed due to factors beyond our control, but all purchases of this release unlock a digital copy that can be immediately downloaded or played on the Big Finish app from the release date.


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