Big Finish announced a special story called Doctor Who: Masterful to mark the 50th anniversary of the first appearance of the Master.
The deluxe limited 8-disc adventure will be released in January 2021. John Simm, who played the Master for the last time during the Twelfth Doctor era, will make his debut in the Big Finish universe. Derek Jacobi and Michelle Gomez will also reprise their roles as the War Master and Missy. Other incarnations of the Master will be played by Geoffrey Beevers, Mark Gatiss, Alex McQueen, Milo Parker and Eric Roberts.
Details of the eight discs are as follows:
- D1-D3 – Masterful
- D4 – Masterful – behind the scenes
- D5 – Short Trips: I Am The Master and Short Trips: The Switching (both previously available)
- D6-D8 – a new, narrated audiobook featuring the Third Doctor, the Master and UNIT
Check the announcement below:
The Master Who? #Masterful https://t.co/Ov6ISBhAt4 pic.twitter.com/T30pOFV6hX
— Big Finish (@bigfinish) December 13, 2019
The exclusive cd set will be limited to 3000 copies and a download. It will be exclusively available on the Big Finish website. A normal 3-CD box and download will also be available with only the story Masterful.