The Doctor's Biography

The Eighth Doctor - Paul McGann

BBC Books Season 1 (Sam)

Story Type Placement Companions See Also
Enemy Within TV Story The Doctor regenerates. Grace Holloway
The Eight Doctors BBC Novel This follows Enemy Within, though not necessarily immediately. Sam joins. Sam Jones Discontinuity Guide
Newbies Guide
Bounty BBC Audio This is Sam's first trip in the TARDIS. Sam Jones
Sam dropped off Reference The Doctor drops Sam off at a Greenpeace rally, as mentioned in Vampire Science, Placebo Effect and several other novels. Sam Jones
The Dying Days Virgin Novel Placebo Effect places this adventure in the "Vampire Science gap". Wolsey leaves the TARDIS. Bernice Summerfield Discontinuity Guide
Model Train Set Short Story (Short Trips) Features the Eighth Doctor - who looks like he's travelling alone, and is implied to besoon after the regeneration. None Discontinuity Guide
Totem Short Story (More Short Trips) Features a solo eighth Doctor None Discontinuity Guide
Radio Times Strips Comic Strips In these, the Doctor travels with Stacey and Ssard. He later drops them off. This is mentioned in Placebo Effect Stacey
Ssard
Rip Tide Telos Novella The Doctor is alone and remembers Gallifrey. None Discontinuity Guide
Eye of the Tyger Telos Novella The Doctor is alone. None Discontinuity Guide
Sam picked up Reference The Doctor drops Sam off at a Greenpeace rally, as mentioned in Vampire Science, Placebo Effect and several other novels. Sam Jones
Vampire Science BBC Novel This is three years since the Doctor's regeneration. Sam Jones Discontinuity Guide
Newbies Guide
The People's Temple Short Story (Short Trips) Features the eighth Doctor and (younger) Sam. Sam Jones Discontinuity Guide
Dead Time Short Story (More Short Trips) Features the eighth Doctor and (younger) Sam. Sam Jones Discontinuity Guide
The Queen of Eros Short Trips and Side Steps Features the eighth Doctor and (younger?) Sam. Sam Jones Discontinuity Guide
The Bodysnatchers BBC Novel Placed in release order Sam Jones Discontinuity Guide
Newbies Guide
Genocide BBC Novel Placed in release order. Sam is 17. Sam Jones Discontinuity Guide
Newbies Guide
War of the Daleks BBC Novel Placed in release order. Sam is 17. Sam Jones Discontinuity Guide
Newbies Guide
Alien Bodies BBC Novel Placed in release order Sam Jones Discontinuity Guide
Newbies Guide
Kursaal BBC Novel Placed in release order Sam Jones Discontinuity Guide
Newbies Guide
Option Lock BBC Novel Placed in release order Sam Jones Discontinuity Guide
Longest Day BBC Novel Placed in release order. Sam leaves. Sam Jones Discontinuity Guide
Legacy of the Daleks BBC Novel Follows on from Longest Day Susan Foreman Discontinuity Guide
Dreamstone Moon BBC Novel Follows on from Legacy of the Daleks Sam Jones Discontinuity Guide
Seeing I BBC Novel Follows on from Dreamstone Moon. Sam rejoins Sam Jones Discontinuity Guide

BBC Books Season 2 (Fitz)

Story Type Placement Companions See Also
Placebo Effect BBC Novel Placed in release order Sam Jones Discontinuity Guide
Vanderken's Children BBC Novel Placed in release order Sam Jones Discontinuity Guide
The Scarlet Empress BBC Novel Placed in release order Sam Jones Discontinuity Guide
The Janus Conjunction BBC Novel Placed in release order Sam Jones Discontinuity Guide
Beltempest BBC Novel Placed in release order Sam Jones Discontinuity Guide
Femme Fatale Short Story (More Short Trips) Features the Eighth Doctor and Sam. Takes place four months after The Scarlet Empress. Sam Jones Discontinuity Guide
The Face Eater BBC Novel Placed in release order Sam Jones Discontinuity Guide
The Taint BBC Novel Fitz joins. Sam Jones
Fitz Kreiner
Discontinuity Guide
Demontage BBC Novel Placed in release order Sam Jones
Fitz Kreiner
Discontinuity Guide
Revolution Man BBC Novel Placed in release order. Fitz spends a few years away from the TARDIS Sam Jones
Fitz Kreiner
Discontinuity Guide
Dominion BBC Novel Placed in release order. Sam is 22. Sam Jones
Fitz Kreiner
Discontinuity Guide
Unnatural History BBC Novel Placed in release order Sam Jones
Fitz Kreiner
Discontinuity Guide
Autumn Mist BBC Novel Placed in release order. The Doctor is 1,018 Sam Jones
Fitz Kreiner
Discontinuity Guide
Interference: Book 1 BBC Novel Old Fitz leaves Sam Jones
Fitz Kreiner
Sarah Jane Smith
K9 Mark III
Discontinuity Guide
Interference: Book 2 BBC Novel Sam leaves, New Fitz and Compassion join. Sam Jones
Fitz Kreiner
Compassion
Sarah Jane Smith
K9 Mark III
Discontinuity Guide

Big Finish Season 1

I currently place the Big Finish audios featuring the eighth Doctor after Interference because we know the Doctor takes a side trip soon afterwards, and I like the idea of the Big Finish eighth Doctor being infected by the Faction Paradox virus.

Story Type Placement Companions See Also
Storm Warning Big Finish Audio Charley joins. Charley Pollard
Sword of Orion Big Finish Audio Placed in release order. Charley Pollard
The Stones of Venice Big Finish Audio Placed in release order. Charley Pollard
Minuet in Hell Big Finish Audio Placed in release order. Charley Pollard
Invaders from Mars Big Finish Audio Placed in release order. Charley Pollard
The Chimes of Midnight Big Finish Audio Placed in release order. Charley Pollard
Seasons of Fear Big Finish Audio Placed in release order. Charley Pollard
Embrace the Darkness Big Finish Audio Placed in release order. Charley Pollard
The Time of the Daleks Big Finish Audio Placed in release order. Charley Pollard
Apocrypha Bipedium Short Story (Short Trips: Companions) Directly after The Time of the Daleks Charley Pollard Discontinuity Guide
Neverland Big Finish Audio Placed in release order. Charley Pollard
Zagreus Big Finish Audio Placed in release order. Charley Pollard

Big Finish Season 2

Story Type Placement Companions See Also
Scherzo Big Finish Audio Placed in release order. Charley Pollard
The Creed of the Kromon Big Finish Audio Placed in release order. C'rizz joins. Charley Pollard
C'rizz
The Natural History of Fear Big Finish Audio Placed in release order. Charley Pollard
C'rizz
The Twilight Kingdom Big Finish Audio Placed in release order. Charley Pollard
C'rizz
Faith Stealer Big Finish Audio Placed in release order. Charley Pollard
C'rizz
The Last Big Finish Audio Placed in release order. Charley Pollard
C'rizz
Charley and C'rizz leave Conjecture They've got to go at some point, either together or seperately Charley Pollard
C'rizz

BBC Books Season 3 (Faction Paradox)

Story Type Placement Companions See Also
The Blue Angel BBC Novel Placed in release order. Fitz Kreiner
Compassion
Discontinuity Guide
The Taking of Planet 5 BBC Novel Placed in release order. Fitz Kreiner
Compassion
Discontinuity Guide
Frontier Worlds BBC Novel Compassion begins to transform into a TARDIS. Fitz Kreiner
Compassion
Discontinuity Guide
Parallel 59 BBC Novel Placed in release order. Fitz Kreiner
Compassion
Discontinuity Guide
The Shadows of Avalon BBC Novel The TARDIS is destroyed. Compassion becomes a TARDIS. Fitz Kreiner
Compassion
Discontinuity Guide
The Fall of Yquatine BBC Novel Placed in release order. Fitz Kreiner
Compassion
Discontinuity Guide
Coldheart BBC Novel Placed in release order. Fitz Kreiner
Compassion
Discontinuity Guide
The Space Age BBC Novel Placed in release order. Fitz Kreiner
Compassion
Discontinuity Guide
The Banquo Legacy BBC Novel Placed in release order. Fitz Kreiner
Compassion
Discontinuity Guide
The Ancestor Cell BBC Novel Gallifrey is destroyed and the Doctor loses his memory and is stuck on Earth. Fitz and Compassion leave. Fitz Kreiner
Compassion
Discontinuity Guide

BBC Books Season 4 (The Earth Arc)

Story Type Placement Companions See Also
The Burning BBC Novel It's 1894. The TARDIS begins regenerating. None. Discontinuity Guide
Casualties of War BBC Novel It's 1918. None. Discontinuity Guide
Wolfsbane BBC Novel It's 1936. None. Discontinuity Guide
The Turing Test BBC Novel Happens over 1943 and 1945. None. Discontinuity Guide
Endgame BBC Novel Happens in 1951. None. Discontinuity Guide
Father Time BBC Novel Happens over the 1980s. Miranda Discontinuity Guide
Escape Velocity BBC Novel It's February 2001. The TARDIS finishes regenerating. Fitz rejoins and Anji joins. Fitz Kreiner
Anji Kapoor
Discontinuity Guide
EarthWorld BBC Novel Follows on from Escape Velocity. Fitz Kreiner
Anji Kapoor
Discontinuity Guide
Fear Itself BBC Novel Features the eighth Doctor, Fitz, and Anji, and is implied to be soon after Earthworld. Fitz Kreiner
Anji Kapoor
Discontinuity Guide
Vanishing Point BBC Novel Placed in publication order. Fitz Kreiner
Anji Kapoor
Discontinuity Guide
Eater of Wasps BBC Novel Placed in publication order. Fitz Kreiner
Anji Kapoor
Discontinuity Guide
The Year of Intelligent Tigers BBC Novel Placed in publication order. Fitz Kreiner
Anji Kapoor
Discontinuity Guide
The Slow Empire BBC Novel Placed in publication order. Fitz Kreiner
Anji Kapoor
Discontinuity Guide
Dark Progeny BBC Novel Placed in publication order. Fitz Kreiner
Anji Kapoor
Discontinuity Guide
The City of the Dead BBC Novel Placed in publication order. Fitz Kreiner
Anji Kapoor
Discontinuity Guide
Grimm Reality BBC Novel Placed in publication order. Fitz Kreiner
Anji Kapoor
Discontinuity Guide
Notre Dame Du Temps Short Story (Short Trips: Companions) Anji has been in the TARDIS for a while, and this part of the story fits very well with the framing sequence in Grimm Reality. Fitz Kreiner
Anji Kapoor
Discontinuity Guide

BBC Books Season 5 (Sabbath)

Story Type Placement Companions See Also
The Adventuress of Henrietta Street BBC Novel Placed in release order. Fitz Kreiner
Anji Kapoor
Discontinuity Guide
Mad Dogs and Englishmen BBC Novel Placed in release order. Fitz Kreiner
Anji Kapoor
Discontinuity Guide
Hope BBC Novel Placed in release order. Fitz Kreiner
Anji Kapoor
Discontinuity Guide
Anachrophobia BBC Novel Placed in release order. Fitz Kreiner
Anji Kapoor
Discontinuity Guide
Trading Futures BBC Novel Placed in release order. Fitz Kreiner
Anji Kapoor
Discontinuity Guide
The Book of the Still BBC Novel Placed in release order. Fitz Kreiner
Anji Kapoor
Discontinuity Guide
The Crooked World BBC Novel Placed in release order. Fitz Kreiner
Anji Kapoor
Discontinuity Guide
History 101 BBC Novel Placed in release order. Fitz Kreiner
Anji Kapoor
Discontinuity Guide
Notre Dame Du Temps Short Story (Short Trips: Companions) The Doctor has a single heart, so between The Adventuress of Henrietta Street and Camera Obscura, and it's a long time since the Anji segment of the story. Fitz Kreiner
Anji Kapoor
Discontinuity Guide
Camera Obscura BBC Novel Placed in release order. Fitz Kreiner
Anji Kapoor
Discontinuity Guide

BBC Books Season 6 (Alternative Universes)

Time Zero BBC Novel Placed in release order. Trix stows away on the TARDIS Fitz Kreiner
Anji Kapoor
Beatrix MacMillan
Discontinuity Guide
The Infinity Race BBC Novel Placed in release order. Follows on from Time Zero Fitz Kreiner
Anji Kapoor
Discontinuity Guide
The Domino Effect BBC Novel Placed in release order. Fitz Kreiner
Anji Kapoor
Beatrix MacMillan
Discontinuity Guide
Reckless Engineering BBC Novel Placed in release order. Fitz Kreiner
Anji Kapoor
Beatrix MacMillan
Discontinuity Guide
The Last Resort BBC Novel Placed in release order. Fitz Kreiner
Anji Kapoor
Beatrix MacMillan
Discontinuity Guide
Timeless BBC Novel Placed in release order. Anji leaves. Trix properly joins. Fitz Kreiner
Anji Kapoor
Beatrix MacMillan
Discontinuity Guide
Emotional Chemistry BBC Novel Placed in release order. Fitz Kreiner
Beatrix MacMillan
Discontinuity Guide
Sometime Never... BBC Novel Placed in release order. Fitz Kreiner
Beatrix MacMillan
Discontinuity Guide
Halflife BBC Novel Placed in release order. Fitz Kreiner
Beatrix MacMillan
Discontinuity Guide
The Tomorrow Windows BBC Novel Placed in release order. Fitz Kreiner
Beatrix MacMillan
Discontinuity Guide
The Sleep of Reason BBC Novel Placed in release order. Fitz Kreiner
Beatrix MacMillan
Discontinuity Guide
The Deadstone Memorial BBC Novel Placed in release order. Fitz Kreiner
Beatrix MacMillan
Discontinuity Guide
To the Slaughter BBC Novel Placed in release order. Fitz Kreiner
Beatrix MacMillan
Discontinuity Guide
The Gallifrey Chronicles BBC Novel Placed in release order. Fitz Kreiner
Beatrix MacMillan
Anji Kapoor
Discontinuity Guide

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