Big Finish have announced that their licence with BBC Audiobooks to make Doctor Who on audio has been extended for another year, up to December 2012.
Executive Producer Jason Haigh-Ellery has declared the extension as “wonderful news”:
â€œAll of us at Big Finish love making the Audio Adventures of Doctor Who, and after a decade it remains both a thrill and an honour to continue doing so.â€
Meanwhile “voice of the monsters” Nick Briggs is looking forward to continuing some “fruitful relationships”
â€œWe have a great and fruitful relationship with both BBC Wales and BBC Audiobooks, and long may it continue. Big Finish and BBC Audiobooks work alongside each other to provide the best possible range of audio productions for fans of the series. I never forget what a great privilege it is for us to be in this position.â€
David Richardson meanwhile revealed that Big Finish have sopme big plans for the future…
â€œThe main range starring Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy and Paul McGann continues on a monthly basis, as do The Companion Chronicles. Youâ€™ll be hearing more from The Lost Stories and Jago and Litefoot. Plusâ€¦ weâ€™ve been in talks with Tom Baker, who is eager to join the audio range for a series of full cast plays.â€
Topping it off, Nick Briggs reveals:
â€œEverything was planned up until the end of 2011, so now we can forge ahead with our
plans for 2012. These are exciting times indeed!â€
Whether you’re a fan of Big Finish or not, this is great news – very exciting times from a company that has done Doctor Who fans a great service over the years!