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Doctor Who: Classic Doctors, New Monsters
Big Finish Productions audio drama
SeriesDoctor Who
Written byvarious
Directed by
  • Barnaby Edwards
Executive producer(s)
Release dateJuly 2016 (2016-07)

Classic Doctors, New Monsters is an audio play series from Big Finish Productions based on the television series Doctor Who.[1] The stories feature incarnations of the Doctor from the classic era, facing enemies introduced in the revived series (2005 onward).


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This section shows characters who will appear or have appeared in at least one season.

Actor Character Appearances
S1 S2 S3 S4
Paul McGann The Doctor
Sylvester McCoy Does not appear
Colin Baker
Peter Davison Does not appear
Tom Baker Does not appear
Tim Treloar Does not appear Does not appear
Sadie Miller Sarah Jane Smith Does not appear
Louise Jameson Leela Does not appear Does not appear
India Fisher Charley Pollard Does not appear Does not appear
Bonnie Langford Mel Bush Does not appear

Notable guests


Volume 1 (2016)

No.TitleDirected byWritten byFeaturingReleased
1"Fallen Angels"Barnaby EdwardsPhil MulryneFifth Doctor, Weeping AngelsJuly 2016 (2016-07)
The Fifth Doctor, allied with a pair of teachers who were originally on their honeymoon in 2016, must save Michaelangelo from the Order of the Angels in the fifteenth century.
2"Judoon in Chains"Barnaby EdwardsSimon Barnard and Paul MorrisSixth Doctor, JudoonJuly 2016 (2016-07)
The Sixth Doctor defends Captain Kybo of the Judoon on charges of desertion in a Victorian-era courthouse.
3"Harvest of the Sycorax"Barnaby EdwardsJames GossSeventh Doctor, SycoraxJuly 2016 (2016-07)
The Seventh Doctor and his new allies fight to prevent the Sycorax from taking control of a space station that has access to blood samples from the entire human race.
4"The Sontaran Ordeal"Barnaby EdwardsAndrew SmithEighth Doctor, SontaransJuly 2016 (2016-07)
When a planet's history is corrupted by the Time War, the Eighth Doctor must stop the Sontarans from mounting an invasion of a decimated world.

Volume 2 (2017)

No.TitleDirected byWritten byFeaturingReleased
1"Night of the Vashta Nerada"Barnaby EdwardsJohn DorneyFourth Doctor, Vashta NeradaJuly 2017 (2017-07)
Seeking a holiday after the departure of his last companion, the Fourth Doctor visits the planet-sized theme park Funworld, but discovers that its first visitors are under threat from the local Vashta Nerada.
2"Empire of the Racnoss"Barnaby EdwardsScott HandcockFifth Doctor, RacnossJuly 2017 (2017-07)
The Fifth Doctor is drawn into the distant past and becomes caught up in the war against the Racnoss.
3"The Carrionite Curse"Barnaby EdwardsSimon GuerrierSixth Doctor, CarrionitesJuly 2017 (2017-07)
A visit to a seemingly peaceful village in the 1980s pits the Sixth Doctor against the Carrionites.
4"Day of the Vashta Nerada"Barnaby EdwardsMatt FittonEighth Doctor, Vashta NeradaJuly 2017 (2017-07)
A Time Lord experiment to weaponise the Vashta Nerada goes horribly wrong, and the Eighth Doctor races against time to save whatever survivors he can find.

Volume 3: The Stuff of Nightmares (2022)

No.TitleDirected byWritten byFeaturingReleased
1"The House That Hoxx Built"[2]Barnaby EdwardsTim FoleyThird Doctor, Sarah Jane Smith, Hoxx of BalhoonJuly 2022 (2022-07)
2"The Tivolian Who Knew Too Much"[2]Barnaby EdwardsRobert ValentineFourth Doctor, Leela, TivolianJuly 2022 (2022-07)
3"Together in Eclectic Dreams"[2]Barnaby EdwardsRoy GillSixth Doctor, Eighth Doctor, Mari, KantrofarriJuly 2022 (2022-07)
4"If I Should Die Before I Wake"[2]Barnaby EdwardsJohn Dorney, Jacqueline RaynerEighth Doctor, Charley Pollard, KantrofarriJuly 2022 (2022-07)

Volume 4: Broken Memories

No.TitleDirected byWritten byFeaturingReleased
1"Invasion of the Body Stealers"[3]Barnaby EdwardsJonathan MorrisFourth Doctor, Sarah Jane Smith, Harmony ShoalOctober 2023 (2023-10)
2"The Queen of Clocks"[3]Barnaby EdwardsJacqueline RaynerSixth Doctor, Mel Bush, Clockwork DroidsOctober 2023 (2023-10)
3"The Silent Priest"[3]Barnaby EdwardsDavid K BarnesSeventh Doctor, The SilenceOctober 2023 (2023-10)
4"The Silent City"[3]Barnaby EdwardsDavid K BarnesEighth Doctor, The SilenceOctober 2023 (2023-10)


  1. ^ "Classic Doctors, New Monsters Volume 01 – Doctor Who – The New Series – Big Finish".
  2. ^ a b c d "Classic Doctors New Monsters 3: The Stuff of Nightmares". Big Finish. Retrieved 27 April 2022.
  3. ^ a b c d "Classic Doctors New Monsters 4: Broken Memories". Big Finish. Retrieved 27 April 2022.