It would be nice to open this piece with an epithet such as “Exciting times! Could David Tennant and Catherine Tate reunite for a series of brand new Doctor Who audio dramas from Big Finish?”
But we can’t. Not really. As many of you will know, Big Finish recently acquired the rights to ‘new’ characters from the current series of Doctor Who. Coming soon from the producers of audio adventures are stories featuring River Song, Strax and various aliens and monsters such as Weeping Angels, Sycorax and Judoon. What many have been hoping for is the arrival of one (or all) of the post 2005 Doctors.
It seems that this may be about to happen. Except, we shouldn’t know about it. Blogtor Who yesterday leaked the news (look it up, we won’t be linking to it from here) that in perhaps the biggest coup for Big Finish yet, David Tennant and Catherine Tate will be returning to their roles as the Tenth Doctor and Donna Noble in a brand new series of audio dramas.
Blogtor – real name Cameron McEwan – also claimed that scripts are ready to go and will be recorded when David and Catherine’s schedules permit.
So you can imagine the annoyance and displeasure of David Tennant and Catherine Tate today when their respective locations were under siege from journalists. Not what you would want from a few days recording audios that nobody knew you were doing.
When approached by Blogtor Who, Big Finish declined to comment. Hardly a surprise when you think about it.