A whole new Time War spreads to CD, download and even vinyl as BBC Audio joins the fray in Time Lord Victorious: The Minds of Magnox
It was billed as the multimedia epic that would unite the entire universe of Doctor Who licences and media. And Time Lord Victorious is living up to its word with yet more tie-in announcements. Now BBC Audio and Demon Records are also entering the fray with a new audio story for the Tenth Doctor. The Minds of Magnox will continue the Time Lord Victorious narrative this December and is available for pre-order now.
Doctor Who: The Minds of Magnox comes to CD and digital download from BBC Audio on 3rd December and also on vinyl from Demon Records on 4th December. This marks the first simultaneous publication of a BBC Audio title across CD, digital and vinyl formats. The CD and digital editions will also feature a short coda to the story.
The adventures features the Tenth Doctor and Brian, the Ood Assassin, trying to uncover information vital to the ongoing struggle for the fate of the universe. But the Magnox keep their secrets well, and the Doctor will be tested like never before. The story is written by Darren Jones and narrated by Jacob Dudman. Jones has written several previous Doctor Who stories for BBC Audio, including Doctor Who: Paradise Lost, Sleepers in the Dust and The Eye of the Jungle. Dudman, meahwile, has previously read Doctor Who: Paradise Lost for BBC Audio, as well as being a regular voice artist for Big Finish. He’s also recently starred in Netflix’s The Stranger alongside new Rassilon actor Richard Armitage.
Time Lord Victorious is an epic multi-Doctor adventure set to unite the world of Doctor Who across all media, from books to comics, to audio
Michael Stevens, Doctor Who Range Editor for BBC Audio, said: “We’re delighted to tell this part of the epic Time Lord Victorious story, which is a unique and thrilling adventure for us all. Darren Jones has created the world of Magnox for the Tenth Doctor and Brian to visit, and Jacob Dudman brings it to life pitch-perfectly.”
Launching in Autumn 2020, Time Lord Victorious will tell a new and untold story, set within the Dark Times at the start of the universe, when even the Eternals were young. Following several Doctors across space and time as they defend their home planet from a terrible race, this is a story like no other. The story will feature the Eighth, Ninth and Tenth Doctors, companion Rose Tyler and monsters including the Daleks and the Ood, with yet more revealed over the coming months.
Time Lord Victorious will ultimately feature entries from Penguin Random House, Doctor Who Magazine, Titan Comics, Escape Hunt, Big Finish Productions, Eaglemoss Hero Collector, Immersive Everywhere, Maze Theory, Demon Records, BBC Books and BBC Audio, unite to tell a brand new Doctor Who story.
Already announced as part of Doctor Who: Time Lord Victorious are:
- Time Lord Victorious #1 (Titan Comics, 2nd September)
- Monsterous Beauty Part One (Doctor Who Magazine #556, 17th September)
- The Night, the Fool and the Dead (BBC Books, 1st October)
- Monsterous Beauty Part Two (Doctor Who Magazine #557, 14th October)
- He Kills Me, He Kills Me Not (Big Finish, October)
- Master Thief/Lesser Evils (Big Finish, October)
- Time Fracture (Immersive Everywhere, Autumn)
- Monsterous Beauty Part Three (Doctor Who Magazine #558, 11th November)
- The Enemy of My Enemy (Big Finish, November)
- The Minds of Magnox (BBC Audio/Demon Records, 3rd December)
- All Flesh is Grass (BBC Books, 10th December)
- Mutually Assured Destruction (Big Finish, December)
- The Edge of Time: Time Lord Victorious game expansion (Maze Theory, date TBA)
Doctor Who: Time Lord Victorious – The Minds of Magnox
The Tenth Doctor travels with Brian, the Ood assassin, to the planet Magnox, one of the greatest receptacles of knowledge the universe will ever know, and home to the Minds of Magnox. The Doctor needs to ask a vital question, but the answer is Grade 1 Classified. In order to gain an audience with the Minds of Magnox he must take a dangerous test.
Meanwhile, Brian gets involved with a criminal group and is asked to assassinate the Minds of Magnox. However, others also have the planet within their sights…
CD and download: