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Cover Art - Clayton Hickman
Series: Doctor Who -
Big Finish Audio Dramas
Release Number: 50
Doctor: Eighth Doctor
Seventh Doctor (guest)
Sixth Doctor (guest)
Fifth Doctor (guest)
Third Doctor (cameo)
Companions: Charley Pollard
Enemy: Rassilon, Zagreus
Setting: Rassilon's Foundry, Gallifrey
The Matrix
Dark Tower, Death Zone, Gallifrey
Writer: Alan Barnes and Gary Russell
Director: Gary Russell
Music and Post Production: Andy Hardwick and Gareth Jenkins
Publisher: Big Finish
Release Date: November 2003
Format: 3 CDs - 3 Episodes
Prod. Code: 8L
ISBN: ISBN 1-84435-032-0
Previous Story: Master
Following Story: The Wormery


Publisher's Summary


Zagreus sits inside your head.
Zagreus lives among the dead…
Zagreus sees you in your bed
And eats you when you're sleeping.


Charley and her mother (Projection)

On Earth - Incidence of the Divergence (Projection)

On Gallifrey - Rassilon's Foundry (Projection)

End of the Universe (Projection)

On Gallifrey


  • The Divergence are revealed as a race that Rassilon locked away.
  • Exactly what Zagreus is is explored.
  • Romana and Leela meet.
  • Charley encounters a Jabberwock, and quotes large bits of Jabberwocky.
  • The TARDIS is able to feel jealousy for the Doctor and Charley's friendship.


  • This is Big Finish's 40th Anniversary story, and their 50th regular release, as such it features every single Doctor Who companion and Doctor to have worked with Big Finish (just not in their normal roles).
  • Jon Pertwee's voice is taken from a fan production, Devious, which featured Jon Pertwee in a regeneration sequence. A 12-minute excerpt from the unfinished film was released on DVD by BBC Video in 2009 as a bonus feature with DW: The War Games.


  • Zagreus was first mentioned in BFA: Project: Twilight.
  • This is a sequel to BFA: Neverland.
  • This story leads directly into BFA: Scherzo.


External Links

  • Big Finish Zagreus page
  • Doctor Who Reference Guide: Detailed Synopsis - Zagreus
  • The Discontinuity Guide Zagreus page
  • Doctor Who - Devious

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