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The Two Masters was the two hundred and thirteenth story in Big Finish's monthly range. It was written by John Dorney and featured Sylvester McCoy as the Seventh Doctor and Geoffrey Beevers as the Decayed Master and Alex Macqueen as the New Master.

It was the third and final part of a "Multi-Master" trilogy.

Publisher's summary[]

The future is dying. All over the universe, gaps are beginning to appear. From the space lanes terrorised by the rag-tag remnants of the once-mighty Rocket Men, to the empire of the Gorlans, stricken by a terrible civil war. Gaps in space/time, portents of the end of everything.

Only three beings might prevent it. The Doctor, a renegade Time Lord from Gallifrey. The Master, another renegade Time Lord from Gallifrey. And another Master, yet another renegade Time Lord from Gallifrey.

One Doctor. Two Masters. What could possibly go wrong?


Part one[]

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Part two[]

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Part three[]

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Part four[]

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  • This story was recorded on 8 and 9 December 2015 at the Moat Studios.
  • Subscribers whose subscriptions included this story received the audio short story The Monkey House.
  • Part One of the story uses a pre-title sequence, a format used occasionally by Big Finish and the television series in the 1980s.
  • This is the first multi-Master story in performed Doctor Who.
  • The Decayed Master argues that he would make a more suitable ruler, as the "Bald" Master looks far too much like a "low-ranking civil servant" to leave anyone quaking in their boots. This may be in reference to Alex Macqueen's role in the British political satire The Thick of It, in which Macqueen portrays a politician whose authority is regularly mocked and undermined.
  • This is Director Jamie Anderson's favourite Doctor Who audio he has ever worked on, although Cold Fusion came a close second.


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