Doctor Who: Emissary of the Daleks is out now. In the second of a new Sixth Doctor and Peri trilogy from Big Finish, the Doctor faces his old adversary in an adventure that sees the Daleks relying on others to do their dirty work…

Check out the trailer for Doctor Who: Emissary of the Daleks below…

Writer of the story, Andrew Smith, explained more about the Sixth Doctor taking on the Daleks; “I was delighted when producer, John Ainsworth, asked me to write a Dalek story for Colin Baker and Nicola Bryant for The Monthly Adventures range. It seemed like a natural successor to my last Monthly Adventures script, Hour of the Cybermen, which had Ol’ Sixie pitched against his other arch enemies from way back.

So I envisaged a world taken over by the Daleks with one of these emissaries in charge. An emissary with the principle objective of ensuring there’s no dissent. Because if there is, the Dalek reprisal will be terrible. And what would the Doctor and Peri do, coming into this setup? Would the Doctor want – or be able – to quell his usual instinct to foment rebellion and overturn Dalek rule?

Come back to BlogtorWho at 2pm this afternoon where we will have a full review of Doctor Who: Emissary of the Daleks.

Emissary of the Daleks
Doctor Who: Emissary of the Daleks (c) Big Finish

Synopsis

On the planet Omnia, a young man leads the Doctor and Peri through the battle-scarred ruins of a city. Among the rubble he shows them proof that their invaders and new masters, thought to be invincible, can be defeated. The proof is the blasted, burnt-out remains of a Dalek.

But this is a Dalek-occupied world like few others. For one thing, there are few Daleks to be seen. And for another, the Daleks have appointed an Omnian, Magister Carmen Rega, to govern the planet as their emissary.

Why are the Daleks not present in force? And can the Doctor and Peri risk helping the Omnians, when the least show of resistance will be met with devastating reprisals from space?

Doctor Who: Emissary of the Daleks – (l to r) Saskia Reeves, Will Ellis, Nicola Bryant, Colin Baker, Bruce Alexander, John Rayment (c) Big Finish

Cast

  • Colin Baker (The Doctor)
  • Nicola Bryant (Peri Brown)
  • Bruce Alexander (Hingus)
  • Nicholas Briggs (The Daleks)
  • Ray Cezan (Kalib / Scientist)
  • William Ellis (Aldo Rega)
  • Natasha Karp (Shayna / Tasha)
  • Richard Keith (Watcher / Operative)
  • John Rayment (Gordus)
  • Saskia Reeves (Carmen Rega)
Doctor Who: Emissary of the Daleks – (l to r) Richard Keith, Nicholas Briggs, Natasha Karp, Nicola Bryant, Will Ellis, Ray Cezan, Colin Baker (c) Big Finish

Credits

Doctor Who: Emissary of the Daleks is available now from the Big Finish website. The title is priced at £14.99 on CD and £12.99 to download. The Big Finish App, available on Apple and Android devices, also makes listening even easier. It is a free app to download, just search in your app store.

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