Big Finish Announce That Their Doctor Who Licence Is Renewed

Big Finish announced today that its licence with AudioGO to make Doctor Who on audio has been extended up to December 2016. Big Finish currently produce audio adventures for the 'classic' first eight Doctors along with a number of spin-off ranges, including Sarah Jane Smith and UNIT adventures, and stories based on other classic TV series and characters. 

The Big Finish reaction

Jason Haigh-Ellery (Executive Producer):
‘It’s an absolute privilege to be entrusted with making audio adventures for Doctor Who for at least another three years. And it’s wonderful that we will be able to continue our excellent working relationships with our friends and colleagues at AudioGO and Cardiff.’

Nicholas Briggs (Executive Producer):
‘This year will mark my seventh anniversary as executive producer at Big Finish. For me, it's a clear indication of how much fun I've been having with the work and the people I'm privileged to work with that I am looking forward to the possibilities opening up with this latest extension of our licence so much. And by that time, I'll have been in the role for ten years! Bring it on, I say. We have a great relationship with AudioGo and there will be exciting developments ahead.'

David Richardson (Line Producer):
‘We have so many more tales to tell with the first eight Doctors and their companions. We can promise that 2016 will see more of your favourite ranges – plus maybe a brand new range or two that will surprise and delight. Certainly, as a team, we could not be happier that we will continue to be able to make our Doctor Who dreams a reality.’

Earlier this year Big Finish recorded a special 50th Anniversary audio special starring Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy and Paul McGann with Sophie Aldred, Sarah Sutton, Louise Jameson and Nicola Bryant, due out in November.

Although they are currently not licensed to produce dramas featuring the three most recent incarnations of the Time Lord, they do stock a number of recordings featuring a pre-Doctor David Tennant in a variety of roles.

Click here to check out the Big Finish range