The Doctor's Timeline

Future Doctors

These stories feature future or unknown incarnations of the Doctor. The Doctor in many of these future stories is probably the "Merlin" Doctor first seen in a "flashback" (or "flashforward") in the novelisation of Battlefield.

Story Type Placement Companions See Also
Battlefield Novelisation (flashback/flashforward) The future Doctor's actions are implicit in the plot of Battlefield and actually shown in the novelisation. This doctor has ginger hair. Unknown
Good Companions Short Story (More Short Trips) This is the future Doctor seen in a number of Peter Anghelides' short stories, and looks like he may be the "Merlin Doctor". Anna
Tegan Jovanka
Discontinuity Guide
Revenants Short Story (Short Trips and Side Steps) This is the future Doctor seen in a number of Peter Anghelides' short stories, and looks like he may be the "Merlin Doctor". Guin Discontinuity Guide
Birthright Virgin Novel The character of Muldwych is heavily implied to be a future incarnation of the Doctor, possibly the "Merlin" Doctor None Discontinuity Guide
Happy Endings Virgin Novel The character of Muldwych is heavily implied to be a future incarnation of the Doctor, possibly the "Merlin" Doctor None Discontinuity Guide
The Dalek Factor Telos Novella It is unclear which incarnation of the Doctor this is, or what happened to his companion(s) - if any. None Discontinuity Guide
The Cabinet of Light Telos Novella This is a previously unknown incarnation of the Doctor. None Discontinuity Guide
The Infinity Doctors BBC Novel This is credited as "the Doctor", and it is uncertain where it fits into the timeline. The most likely suggestions are that it is a pre-Hartnell incarnation, the first Doctor, the eighth Doctor, or an "unbound" Doctor. Larna Discontinuity Guide
Scream of the Shalka BBC Webcast This webcast features the ninth Doctor played by Richard E Grant. With the announcement of the new series (and the ninth Doctor played by Christopher Eccleston) it is uncertain where (or even if) this story now fits into continuity. The Android Master
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