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The Eighth Doctor: Time War: Volume Four was the fourth audio anthology in the The Eighth Doctor: Time War audio series, which served as a prequel to the The War Doctor audio series. It featured Paul McGann as the Eighth Doctor.

Publisher's summary[]

The Eighth Doctor battles for survival in the Time War.

4.1 and 4.2 Palindrome by John Dorney

In an alternative universe, Davros lives in peace, until the Doctor and Bliss arrive, and the Daleks emerge in a new reality.

4.3 Dreadshade by Lisa McMullin

The Time Lords, including the General and the Twelve, adjust to life after the Time War, until the Doctor and Bliss return with a warning.

4.4 Restoration of the Daleks by Matt Fitton

The Dalek Time Strategist restores the Dalek armies to the universe, but wants to dispense with Davros.

Featured cast[]


# Title Author Director Featuring Released Pr. code
4.1 Palindrome John Dorney Helen Goldwyn Bliss, Davros, Daleks September 2020 BFPDWWAR08
4.3 Dreadshade Lisa McMullin Bliss, Eleventh General, the Twelve, Rasmus
4.4 Restoration of the Daleks Matt Fitton Bliss, Davros, Sixth Tamasan, Rasmus, Daleks, Alex


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  • This anthology was originally due for release in July but was pushed back to September because of changes in the production schedule.[1]
  • This box set was recorded on 2-6 and 9 March 2020 at The Moat Studios.
  • The General makes his Big Finish debut. He was due to appear in the fifth series of The War Doctor audio series, but his appearance was delayed following John Hurt's death, therefore forcing volume five to be cancelled.[2]

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