Tom Baker to star in Time Lord Victorious: Genetics of the Daleks

Genetics of the Daleks
Time Lord Victorious: Genetics of the Daleks

Big Finish has revealed (6 October 2020) a new Tom Baker Fourth Doctor story for the vast Time Lord Victorious bonanza. It’s a full-cast audio drama, due to be released on 10 December, 2020, has been created in partnership with Escape Hunt, the company behind the Time Lord Victorious escape room, A Dalek Awakens. Full press release follows…

Back to the Daleks

There are 10,000 humans in stasis aboard Starship Future. Ten thousand humans expecting to wake up on a distant planet, their new home. But twenty years into their journey, Starship Future takes on board fuel – and something else. Something that’s been waiting, frozen in space, for a very long time.  

Something malevolent.  

Something with a plan. 

Unless the Doctor can help, it looks like the people of Starship Future have no future at all… 

Genetics of the Daleks has been created in partnership with Escape Hunt, the company behind the escape room, A Dalek Awakens, and can be enjoyed either as a prequel to the experience or as a standalone adventure.  

Actor Tom Baker said:

“Of all the monsters in all of Doctor Who, I’ve no doubt that the Daleks are the most successful, and this story is really rather good at showing why. You see, even a solitary, seemingly dead Dalek is a deadly enemy.  

But after a while, old enemies can become old friends. I’m very fond of these villains, because without them I couldn’t win, and be the hero. I have two little Daleks by my bedside. They’ve become my closest friends. I look at them and I’m filled with a warm glow.” 

Due for release on 10th December 2020, Genetics of the Daleks also stars Pippa Haywood (Bodyguard, Green Wing), Clive Mantle (Alien 3, Game of Thrones), Nina Toussaint-White (Doctor Who, GameFace,) and Andrew James Spooner (Firestorm). 

James Goss, Producer of Time Lord Victorious, said:

“It’s thrilling to see the Fourth Doctor blunder into Time Lord Victorious, encountering the last survivor of the Dalek Time Squad and taking on its deadly scheme. The script works brilliantly as a standalone story, but also expands the Time Lord Victorious universe and sets up the A Dalek Awakens escape room. It’s full of clues for both.” 

Time Lord Victorious: Genetics of the Daleks is now available to pre-order as a collector’s edition CD (priced at £10.99) and as a digital download (at £8.99) exclusively from

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