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This story was never produced.

Therefore, its known narrative elements are not a part of the Doctor Who universe as we, on this Wiki, choose to define it. It may have been the basis for a similar story in another medium, however — and that story may indeed be valid.


Alixion was a story that was to have been a part of Season 27 had Doctor Who continued to be produced beyond Survival. It would have been written by Robin Mukherjee.

Alixion was a three-part story that had been commissioned for Season 26, but was not produced due to the relative greenness of the writer in terms of television drama writing at the time.[1]

DWM 255 depicted an image of Richard Griffiths in the role of the Doctor, which would have been either in this story or the one that proceeded.

Cast changes[]

This story was to have been the final story for Sylvester McCoy. For the role of the Eighth Doctor, the actor Richard Griffiths has been suggested as the actor the producers of the time would have cast.[2]

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  1. DWM 255 - Article: 27 up?
  2. DWM 255 - Article: What if?