David Tennant And Catherine Tate Return To Doctor Who In 2016

With rumours abounding that the only Doctor Who we'll get in 2016 will be its Christmas Special (complete with regeneration), here's something to fill the gap…

David Tennant is returning as the Tenth Doctor alongside Catherine Tate as his companion Donna Noble in three new Doctor Who episodes, made on audio for Big Finish.

The series opens with Doctor Who – The Tenth Doctor Adventures: Technophobia by Matt Fitton, which is set in a London slightly in the future, where mankind is gradually losing its ability to use everyday technology. Could there be an evil force at work?

In Doctor Who – The Tenth Doctor Adventures: Time Reaver by Jenny T Colgan the Doctor and Donna arrive on Calibris – 'An entirely mechanical planet. Catch, hitch, fuel, fix, buy, pretty much any kind of transportation in existence.' It's also a world full of scoundrels, where a deadly black market has opened up in a device known only as the Time Reaver.

Finally, in Doctor Who – The Tenth Doctor Adventures: Death and the Queen by James Goss, Donna is swept along in a fairytale romance and meets the man of her dreams in the beautiful land of Goritania. What can possibly go wrong? And why has the Doctor never heard of Goritania?

David Tennant as appeared in Big Finish's Doctoe Who – but only before he took p the lead role, in the  Dalek Empire series.

Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor Adventures is produced by David Richardson, script edited by Matt Fitton and James Goss and directed by Nicholas Briggs and will be released in May 2016 exclusively on the Big Finish website. Each of the three titles are available to pre-order separately today for just £10.99 on CD or £8.99 to download. A bundle of all three titles is also available for £25 on CD and £22 to download.

All three stories are also available in the Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor Adventures Volume 1 – Limited Edition set. Limited to just 5,000 copies and available exclusively from bigfinish.com, and the lavish book-sized box set includes exclusive artwork, photography, articles and a one-hour documentary featuring interviews with the stars and production team. You can pre-order the set today at the special price of £30 on CD or £25 to download – offering a £5 discount against the standard price.

Upcomng releases  from Big Finish also feature John Hurt's War Doctor, Alex Kingston as River Song and Jemma Redgrave leading the forces of UNIT. You can preview all of these new releases on the range page here.

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