Sir Rory to the rescue! The Lone Centurion is back in Volume Two: Camelot, due for release in July 2022

The theme for the second volume of full-cast audio adventures for Rory Williams (Arthur Darvill) has been revealed. While Volume One took the Lone Centurion to ancient Rome, Volume 2 finds Rory in the court of King Arthur. Wizardry and quests await him there, all whilst he protects the Pandorica. This box set also features Hugh Skinner (W1A, Mamma Mia 2) as Sir Lancelot. Meanwhile, Sam Stafford (Box of Delights) and Luyanda Unati Lewis-Nyawo (Devs) command as King Arthur and Guinevere. And magic is provided by Richard Clifford (It’s A Sin, The Crown) as Merlin.

The cast are completed by Barnaby Edwards (Gallifrey), Rosie Baker (Torchwood), Harley Viveash (The Robots), Maanuv Thiara (Line of Duty), Henry Nott (The War Master) and Tom Alexander (UNIT).

The Lone Centurion’s director and producer Scott Handcock spoke about how the series’ alternate timeline setting gave them more room to play with the classic legend. “It was lovely reintroducing Rory to the Doctor Who universe in the first volume of The Lone Centurion and now we follow the character a few centuries on to his adventures in Camelot. It’s a brilliant backdrop for an alternative-timeline universe. We get to play with the legend of King Arthur and have assembled a brilliant supporting cast alongside our other Arthur (Darvill) including Sam Stafford, Luyanda Unati Lewis-Nyawo, Richard Clifford and a scene-stealing performance from Hugh Skinner as Lancelot!”

 

W1A star Hugh Skinner guest stars in Lone Centurion Volume 2 as Sir Lancelot (c) Big Finish Doctor Who Pandorica King Arthur
W1A star Hugh Skinner guest stars in Lone Centurion Volume 2 as Sir Lancelot (c) Big Finish

The Lone Centurion Volume Two: Camelot

Rory Williams – the Lone Centurion. A man trapped in a body not his own and stranded in history. His one job is to guard the Pandorica, the tomb of his fiancée. But life gets in the way, even when you’re immortal.

The Once and Future Nurse by Alfie Shaw

Camelot is in trouble. Lancelot is wounded and Merlin warns that dark times are ahead. The wizard’s convinced the solution lies in the mythical Pandorica. Meanwhile, Lancelot owes his life to a humble servant named Rory.

The Glowing Warrior by Tim Foley

Arise Sir Rory! Every new knight must embark upon a quest, and soon Sir Rory (and his noble squire Lancelot) head out to solve the mystery of the Glowing Knight and save a damsel in distress. But are they walking into a trap?

The Last King of Camelot by Kate Thorman

Camelot is under attack. Arthur and Guinevere have fled and Merlin’s direst prophecies have come true. Can Rory prevail before the kingdom falls?

 

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Rory continues his two thousand year quest to protect the Pandorica, and his fiancee Amy within (c) BBC Studios

The Lone Centurion – Volume Two: Camelot is now available to pre-order as a collector’s edition CD (at £19.99) or digital download (at £16.99), at www.bigfinish.com.

Big Finish listeners can save money by ordering both The Lone Centurion: Rome and The Lone Centurion: Camelot together in a bundle for £38 on CD or £33 on download.

Please note that Big Finish is currently operating a digital-first release schedule. The mail-out of collector’s edition CDs may be delayed due to factors beyond our control, but all purchases of this release unlock a digital copy that can be immediately downloaded or played on the Big Finish app from the release date.

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