The War Doctor Begins is a new full-cast audio drama series from Big Finish, starring Jonathon Carley as the War Doctor and Nicholas Briggs as the Daleks.

The Doctor is no more. In his place, a warrior – finally joining the Time War between the Daleks and the Time Lords. But how far will he go to end this conflict? What lines will he cross? How much of himself will he sacrifice? The War Doctor is only just beginning to find out who he is…

This set comprises three audio adventures: Light the Flame by Matt Fitton, Lion Hearts by Lou Morgan and The Shadow Squad by Andrew Smith.

The War Doctor Begins: Forged in Fire is available in June, RRP £19.99 on CD and £16.99 as a digital download from Thanks to Big Finish we have FIVE CD copies to give away. Answer the following question correctly and one of them could be yours:


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