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Omega was the forty-seventh story in Big Finish's monthly range. It was written by Nev Fountain and featured Peter Davison as the Fifth Doctor and Ian Collier as Omega.

It was the first audio story in a rough tetralogy of single-word title stories featuring each Doctor from Big Finish's range; aside from the Eighth Doctor story Zagreus, each features an individual from the TV series. The next story was Davros, followed by Master.

Publisher's summary[]

A strange telepathic message prompts the Doctor to travel to the Sector of Forgotten Souls, a place where, thousands of years ago, Omega's ship vanished whilst detonating a star.

He's not the only one journeying towards it. Jolly Chronolidays prides itself on giving its tourists an experience of galactic history that is far better than mere time travel.

Its motto is, "We don't go into history, we prefer to bring history to you".

When Omega's ship suddenly materialises in front of their shuttle, and one of their employees goes insane and tries to destroy his hands...

...suddenly it's not just a motto any more.

And Omega — and his madness — is closer than they think.

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References[]

The Doctor[]

Energy and radiation[]

Organisations[]

  • A member of the Celestial Preservation Agency arrives in what appears to be a Type 103 sentient TARDIS.

Time Lords[]

Spacecraft[]

  • Omega's starship is an Omegan sunskipper named the Eurydice.

Illustrated preview from DWM 334 by Martin Geraghty.

Notes[]

Cover of the Classic Villains Trilogy

  • This story marks the first appearance of Omega in an audio drama, with Ian Collier reprising his role as the titular character.
  • The Doctor is sitting in seat 6E on the tour shuttle. 6E is the production code for Arc of Infinity.
  • This audio drama was recorded on 4 and 5 February 2003 at The Moat Studios.
  • An illustrated preview for this story featured in DWM 334 with artwork by Martin Geraghty.
  • In January 2020, Omega was provided as a free gift to purchasers of DWM 547, along with Davros and Master, as part of the so called Classic Villains Trilogy with a brand new cover.
  • This story is set between Arc of Infinity and Snakedance.
  • This story was originally released on CD. It is now available as a download, as well as to stream on Spotify.

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