Doctor Who: The Newbies Guide

Excelis Rising

This is the second story in Big Finish's Excelis series.

Where does this fit?

This happens in the period after The Trial of a Time Lord (Classic Series Season 23) when the Doctor is travelling alone.


The Sixth Doctor

The sixth Doctor is tall with curly blond hair. He wears a multicoloured patchwork coat. He is overbearing and arrogant, liking to be the centre of attention.



Recurring and Historical Characters

Lord Grayvorn

In Excelis Dawns (Big Finish Audio), the Doctor encountered a warlord called Lord Grayvorn, and accompanied him on a quest to find a mysterious relic, which was supposedly the gateway to the afterlife. Grayvorn fell off a tower whilst struggling with the Mother Superior for possession of the Relic, but somehow survived.

The Doctor encountered the Mother Superior of a convent in Excelis during Excelis Dawns (Big Finish Audio). The Mother Superior didn't want Lord Grayvorn to have control of the relic, wanting to make use of its powers herself. She fell off a tower whilst struggling with Grayvorn for possession of the Relic.

Recommended Viewing


Recommended Reading


Recommended Listening

Excelis Dawns (Big Finish Audio) sets up the characters of Lord Grayvorn and the Mother Superior, as well as the powers of the Relic.

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