Big Finish Licence Extended

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.

Doctor Who from Big FinishExecutive Producer Jason Haigh-Ellery has declared the extension as “wonderful news”:

“All 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.”

Meanwhile “voice of the monsters” Nick Briggs is looking forward to continuing some “fruitful relationships”

“We 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.”

David Richardson meanwhile revealed that Big Finish have sopme big plans for the future…

“The main range starring Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy and Paul McGann continues on a monthly basis, as do The Companion Chronicles. You’ll be hearing more from The Lost Stories and Jago and Litefoot. Plus… we’ve been in talks with Tom Baker, who is eager to join the audio range for a series of full cast plays.”

Topping it off, Nick Briggs reveals:

“Everything was planned up until the end of 2011, so now we can forge ahead with our
plans for 2012. These are exciting times indeed!”

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!



Christian Cawley

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A long-term Doctor Who fan, Christian grew up watching the show and has early memories of the Graham Williams era. His favourite stories are Inferno, The Seeds of Doom and Human Nature (although The Empty Child, Blink and Utopia all come close). When he’s not bossing around the news team, Christian is a freelance writer specialising in mobile technology and domestic computing, and enjoys classic rock, cooking and spending time in the countryside with his wife and young children. You can find him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.


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