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The Doctor’s path to becoming the Time Lord Victorious has been centuries in the making. Road to the Dark Times is a Blu-ray compendium of Doctor Who stories that all link into Time Lord Victorious and feature some of the alien creatures found in the Dark Times.

The stories featured in this collection are Planet of the Daleks (1973), Genesis of the Daleks (1975), The Deadly Assassin (1976), State of Decay (1980), The Curse of Fenric (1989), The Runaway Bride (2006) and The Waters of Mars (2009).

The Blu-ray box set comes with a guide to each story, together with context on how they fit into the larger Time Lord Victorious saga, written by producer James Goss.

Time Lord Victorious: Road to the Dark Times is available now, RRP £22.99. DWM has FIVE copies to give away to lucky readers.


The competitions open on Thursday 12 November 2020 and close at 23.59 on Wednesday 9 December 2020. One entry per person. The competitions are not open to employees of DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE or anyone else connected with DWM, the printers or their families.

Winners will be the first correct entries drawn after the closing date. No purchase necessary. DWM will not enter into any correspondence. Winners’ names will be available on request. Entrants under 16 years of age must have parental permission to enter. To read the BBC’s code of conduct for competitions and voting visit Prizes will be sent to winners as soon as possible. However, due to the Coronavirus lockdown restrictions there may be a delay in dispatching some items.