Paul McGann (The Doctor), Nicola Walker (Liv Chenka), Hattie Morahan (Helen Sinclair), Rebecca Root (Tania Bell), Tom Price (Sergeant Andy Davidson), Tom Baker (The Curator), Jon Culshaw (The Brigadier), Clive Wood (Mr Bird)
The TARDIS is still stranded but the healing process has begun. After living in Baker Street for months, The Doctor, Liv and Helen find their new friends becoming curious about who they really are.
But is it wise to tell them, when their future – and their past – are filled with danger?
And in the shadows, the Curator is watching.
2.1 Dead Time by Matt Fitton
The Doctor wants to take the TARDIS on a test flight. But he has rather more passengers than he’d like. Soon, the crew are stranded once again in an uncertain future. One where planet Earth appears to be dead. And very soon, so will any visitors…
2.2 UNIT Dating by Roy Gill
When The Doctor dips into his past to help TARDIS repairs in the present, Andy joins him on a trip to UNIT. In the 1970s, young soldier Ron Winters has just met lab assistant Tony Clare. But in 2020, they need Liv and Helen’s help when their memories start falling apart…
2.3 Baker Street Irregulars by Lisa McMullin
The Doctor takes Zakia and Aisha to see some family history: their grandmother had her own secret life in Baker Street, during World War II. As Tania and Liv try to defuse an unexploded bomb, the sisters face explosive revelations of their own.
2.4 The Long Way Round by John Dorney
Something is wrong with Earth’s future – so The Doctor decides to see it for himself. But very soon, the travellers are captured. Someone seems to know their every move. An interrogator wants answers, but do they even know the right questions?
Landing in your home in July 2020 is the first of four box sets in the new Eighth Doctor Adventures series from Big Finish Productions.
Paul McGann comes down to Earth with a bump in Doctor Who – Stranded
The Doctor swaps outer space for inner London in this forthcoming full cast audio drama, and – unlike the TARDIS – the Time Lord’s house on Baker Street isn’t bigger on the inside, leading to domestic tensions.
Each volume of Doctor Who: Stranded is now available to pre-order as a collector’s edition box set (priced at £24.99), or on download (at £19.99).
Paul McGann stars as The Doctor, with faithful returning companions Helen Sinclair (played by Hattie Morahan) and Liv Chenka (played by Nicola Walker). Doctor Who: Stranded also introduces a new pair to the TARDIS team in the shape of Tania Bell (played by Rebecca Root) and Sergeant Andy Davidson (Tom Price reprising his role from the popular Doctor Who spin-off, Torchwood).
The TARDIS is gone. Stranded in one time and place, The Doctor, Liv and Helen seek refuge in Baker Street. But the house has changed: they now have neighbours – not all of them welcoming. And someone has a dire warning for the future.
The Doctor and friends face their greatest challenge yet: living one day after another, in 2020 London.
Actor Paul McGann said: “It’s not our usual fare, so it feels refreshing and somehow wintry. It’s dark outside. That time of year when the walls are closing in a bit. It’s got the flavour of a bunch of polar explorers stuck on a rock for the winter.
“What I like most about it is the contrast – the whizzing round galaxies and having adventures, and suddenly they’re having to share a space and they get cabin fever. And so The Doctor gets a bit bitter about it all. But they’re trying to make the best of it. It’s good and it’s funny as well.”
Producer David Richardson added: “Stranded is a brand new start for The Doctor Adventures. It’s a new setting, bringing in new characters and it has its own distinct tone. There’s no epic struggle to save the universe – this is about a group of people living in a house in London in 2020, and their struggles to find a role in this world. Of course there will be aliens and strange threats along the way, but the focus is always on our characters. It was a joy to see how much Paul McGann loved these scripts – some of his favorites out of all the ones we’ve made.”
The first box set in The Doctor Who: Stranded series will contain four spellbinding stories:
Lost Property by Matt Fitton
Wild Animals by John Dorney
Must-See by Lisa McMullin
Divine Intervention by David K Barnes
All four box sets of Doctor Who: Stranded are now available to pre-order in collector’s edition CD format (priced at £24.99), or on download (at £19.99) at the Big Finish website.
Or save money with a bundle, and buy all four box sets of Doctor Who: Stranded for just £88 in collector’s edition CD format, or £79 on download.