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* [[Recap/BigFinishDoctorWho015TheMutantPhase "The Mutant Phase"]]
* [[Recap/BigFinishDoctorWho019MinuetInHell "Minuet In Hell"]]


* FanWork: A creative {{Derivative Work|s}} made about ''Doctor Who'' by ''Doctor Who'' fans.

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* FanWork: A creative {{Derivative Work|s}} made about ''Doctor Who'' by ''Doctor Who'' fans. Indeed, given the amount of creators who would go on to work on the "real thing", and the number of stories re-written for the official series, it may be the single most influential ''Doctor Who'' fan work.


'''Audio Visuals''' (1985-1991) was a FanWork series based upon ''Series/DoctorWho''. It was created by Creator/NicholasBriggs, Gary Russell, Bill Baggs, and a couple dozen of Briggs' pseudonyms. The series is notable for being the source for much AscendedFanon, and for kick-starting the careers of its creators in ''Doctor Who'' proper.

Towards the end of the classic ''Doctor Who'' series, a group of fans created this series of short audio stories and FanFic. FanWank was generally {{Averted|Trope}}: unusually for a fan production, the series barely even mentioned the events of televised ''Who'', let alone got excessively into it. From the second story onwards, in which the Doctor regenerates, Nicholas Briggs played the Doctor for the remainder of the series, which lasted four seasons. In the planned fifth season, Briggs' Doctor would have regenerated. Although the Audio Visuals productions were in violation of copyright, Creator/TheBBC chose to look the other way.

The Audio Visuals are not canon to either the Franchise/{{Whoniverse}} or the Franchise/DoctorWhoExpandedUniverse, but when AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho was eventually licensed, the company adapted several of the Audio Visuals stories into official ''Doctor Who'' audio play episodes. One Big Finish audio, the Seventh Doctor story "Frozen Time", acts as a sequel to the Audio Visuals story "Endurance", though obviously with a different Doctor. The Audio Visuals Doctor was also incorporated into the canon of the Magazine/DoctorWhoMagazine serialised comics.

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'''Audio Visuals''' (1985-1991) was a FanWork audio play series based upon ''Series/DoctorWho''. It was created by Creator/NicholasBriggs, Gary Russell, Bill Baggs, and a couple dozen of Briggs' pseudonyms. The series is notable for being the source for of much AscendedFanon, and for kick-starting the careers of its creators in ''Doctor Who'' proper.

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proper. Although the end Audio Visuals productions were in violation of copyright, Creator/TheBBC chose to look the classic ''Doctor Who'' series, a group of fans created this series of short audio stories and FanFic. FanWank was generally {{Averted|Trope}}: unusually other way.

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for a fan production, the series barely even mentioned the events of televised ''Who'', let alone got excessively into it. From the second story onwards, in which the Doctor regenerates, Nicholas Briggs played the Doctor for the remainder of the series, which lasted four seasons. In the planned fifth season, Briggs' Doctor would have regenerated. Although the Audio Visuals productions were in violation of copyright, Creator/TheBBC chose to look the other way.\n\n

The Audio Visuals were not licensed and are not canon to either considered official material in the Franchise/{{Whoniverse}} or in the Franchise/DoctorWhoExpandedUniverse, but when AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho was eventually licensed, the company adapted several of the Audio Visuals stories into official ''Doctor Who'' audio play episodes. One Big Finish audio, the Seventh Doctor story "Frozen Time", acts as a sequel to the Audio Visuals story "Endurance", though obviously with a different Doctor. The Audio Visuals Doctor was also incorporated into the canon of the Magazine/DoctorWhoMagazine serialised comics.comics: he first showed up briefly as a future incarnation of the Doctor, and was subsequently impersonated by another character for an extended story arc.


* FanWork: A creative DerivativeWork made about ''Doctor Who'' by ''Doctor Who'' fans.

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* FanWork: A creative DerivativeWork {{Derivative Work|s}} made about ''Doctor Who'' by ''Doctor Who'' fans.


Towards the end of the classic ''Doctor Who'' series, a group of fans created this series of short audio stories and FanFic. FanWank was generally {{Averted}}: unusually for a fan production, the series barely even mentioned the events of televised ''Who'', let alone got excessively into it. From the second story onwards, in which the Doctor regenerates, Nicholas Briggs played the Doctor for the remainder of the series, which lasted four seasons. In the planned fifth season, Briggs' Doctor would have regenerated. Although the Audio Visuals productions were in violation of copyright, Creator/TheBBC chose to look the other way.

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Towards the end of the classic ''Doctor Who'' series, a group of fans created this series of short audio stories and FanFic. FanWank was generally {{Averted}}: {{Averted|Trope}}: unusually for a fan production, the series barely even mentioned the events of televised ''Who'', let alone got excessively into it. From the second story onwards, in which the Doctor regenerates, Nicholas Briggs played the Doctor for the remainder of the series, which lasted four seasons. In the planned fifth season, Briggs' Doctor would have regenerated. Although the Audio Visuals productions were in violation of copyright, Creator/TheBBC chose to look the other way.



* AscendedFanon: To a limited extent. Creator/NicholasBriggs' Doctor has made a few appearances in the ''Magazine/DoctorWhoMagazine''. In the first story, "Party Animals", the Seventh Doctor meets Briggs' and his companion. In the second, entitled "Wormwood", the Eighth Doctor seemingly regenerates into him, although it turns out to be a ruse. Temperons, Psionovores and drudgers have appeared in Big Finish.



** Well, when a hair-dye meant to make one's hair magenta turns it pink, I'd tease them, too!



* FanWork
* IconicItem: The toothbrush, similar to Five's decorative vegetable.
* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: Very few of the tapes have stuck around, and as they were not officially licensed there's no hope of Big Finish officially releasing them as they were.
* TheOtherDarrin: Gary Russell as Greg in "The Mutant Phase" (his last story).
* PromotedFanboy: Gary Russell, who has subsequently worked as script editor on ''Series/DoctorWho'', ''Series/TheSarahJaneAdventures'' and ''Series/{{Torchwood}}'' and edited ''Magazine/DoctorWhoMagazine'', among other things. Creator/NicholasBriggs went on to take over Big Finish, appeared in ''Torchwood'' and has done Dalek, Cyberman, Judoon, Ice Warrior and Nestene voices on ''Doctor Who'' and ''The Sarah Jane Adventures''.

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* FanWork
FanWork: A creative DerivativeWork made about ''Doctor Who'' by ''Doctor Who'' fans.
* IconicItem: The toothbrush, similar to Five's decorative vegetable.
* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: Very few of the tapes have stuck around, and as they were not officially licensed there's no hope of Big Finish officially releasing them as they were.
* TheOtherDarrin: Gary Russell as Greg in "The Mutant Phase" (his last story).
* PromotedFanboy: Gary Russell, who has subsequently worked as script editor on ''Series/DoctorWho'', ''Series/TheSarahJaneAdventures'' and ''Series/{{Torchwood}}'' and edited ''Magazine/DoctorWhoMagazine'', among other things. Creator/NicholasBriggs went on to take over Big Finish, appeared in ''Torchwood'' and has done Dalek, Cyberman, Judoon, Ice Warrior and Nestene voices on ''Doctor Who'' and ''The Sarah Jane Adventures''.
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Towards the end of the classic ''Doctor Who'' series, a group of fans created this series of short audio stories and FanFic. FanWank was generally {{Averted}}: unusually for a fan production, the series barely even mentioned the events of televised ''Who'', let alone got excessively into it. After the second story, in which the Doctor regenerates, Nicholas Briggs played the Doctor for the remainder of the series, which lasted four seasons. In the planned fifth season, Briggs' Doctor would have regenerated. Although the Audio Visuals productions were in violation of copyright, Creator/TheBBC chose to look the other way.

The Audio Visuals are not canon to either the Franchise/{{Whoniverse}} or the Franchise/DoctorWhoExpandedUniverse, but when AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho was eventually licensed, the company adapted several of the Audio Visuals stories into official ''Doctor Who'' audio play episodes. One Big Finish audio, the Seventh Doctor story "Frozen Time", acts as a sequel to the Audio Visuals story "Endurance", though obviously with a different Doctor.

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Towards the end of the classic ''Doctor Who'' series, a group of fans created this series of short audio stories and FanFic. FanWank was generally {{Averted}}: unusually for a fan production, the series barely even mentioned the events of televised ''Who'', let alone got excessively into it. After From the second story, story onwards, in which the Doctor regenerates, Nicholas Briggs played the Doctor for the remainder of the series, which lasted four seasons. In the planned fifth season, Briggs' Doctor would have regenerated. Although the Audio Visuals productions were in violation of copyright, Creator/TheBBC chose to look the other way.

The Audio Visuals are not canon to either the Franchise/{{Whoniverse}} or the Franchise/DoctorWhoExpandedUniverse, but when AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho was eventually licensed, the company adapted several of the Audio Visuals stories into official ''Doctor Who'' audio play episodes. One Big Finish audio, the Seventh Doctor story "Frozen Time", acts as a sequel to the Audio Visuals story "Endurance", though obviously with a different Doctor.
Doctor. The Audio Visuals Doctor was also incorporated into the canon of the Magazine/DoctorWhoMagazine serialised comics.


'''Audio Visuals''' (1985-1991) was a FanWork series based on ''Series/DoctorWho''. It was created by Creator/NicholasBriggs, Gary Russell, Bill Baggs, and a couple dozen of Briggs' pseudonyms. The series is notable for being the source for much AscendedFanon, and for kick-starting the careers of its creators in ''Doctor Who'' proper.

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'''Audio Visuals''' (1985-1991) was a FanWork series based on upon ''Series/DoctorWho''. It was created by Creator/NicholasBriggs, Gary Russell, Bill Baggs, and a couple dozen of Briggs' pseudonyms. The series is notable for being the source for much AscendedFanon, and for kick-starting the careers of its creators in ''Doctor Who'' proper.


'''Audio Visuals''' (1985-1991) was a FanWork series based on ''Series/DoctorWho''. It was created by Creator/NicholasBriggs, Gary Russell, Bill Baggs, and a couple dozen of Creator/NicholasBriggs' pseudonyms. The series is notable for being the source for much AscendedFanon, and for kick-starting the careers of its creators in ''Doctor Who'' proper.

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'''Audio Visuals''' (1985-1991) was a FanWork series based on ''Series/DoctorWho''. It was created by Creator/NicholasBriggs, Gary Russell, Bill Baggs, and a couple dozen of Creator/NicholasBriggs' Briggs' pseudonyms. The series is notable for being the source for much AscendedFanon, and for kick-starting the careers of its creators in ''Doctor Who'' proper.



When AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho was eventually licensed (with Briggs as its current ShowRunner), the company adapted several of the Audio Visuals stories into official ''Doctor Who'' audio play episodes. One Big Finish audio, the Seventh Doctor story "Frozen Time", acts as a ''sequel'' to the Audio Visuals story "Endurance", though obviously with a different Doctor.

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When The Audio Visuals are not canon to either the Franchise/{{Whoniverse}} or the Franchise/DoctorWhoExpandedUniverse, but when AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho was eventually licensed (with Briggs as its current ShowRunner), licensed, the company adapted several of the Audio Visuals stories into official ''Doctor Who'' audio play episodes. One Big Finish audio, the Seventh Doctor story "Frozen Time", acts as a ''sequel'' sequel to the Audio Visuals story "Endurance", though obviously with a different Doctor.

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'''Audio Visuals''' (1985-1991) was a FanWork series based on ''Series/DoctorWho''. It was created by Creator/NicholasBriggs, Gary Russell, Bill Baggs, and a couple dozen of Creator/NicholasBriggs' pseudonyms. The series is notable for being the source for much AscendedFanon, and for kick-starting the careers of its creators in ''Doctor Who'' proper.

Towards the end of the classic ''Doctor Who'' series, a group of fans created this series of short audio stories and FanFic. FanWank was generally {{Averted}}: unusually for a fan production, the series barely even mentioned the events of televised ''Who'', let alone got excessively into it. After the second story, in which the Doctor regenerates, Nicholas Briggs played the Doctor for the remainder of the series, which lasted four seasons. In the planned fifth season, Briggs' Doctor would have regenerated. Although the Audio Visuals productions were in violation of copyright, Creator/TheBBC chose to look the other way.

When AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho was eventually licensed (with Briggs as its current ShowRunner), the company adapted several of the Audio Visuals stories into official ''Doctor Who'' audio play episodes. One Big Finish audio, the Seventh Doctor story "Frozen Time", acts as a ''sequel'' to the Audio Visuals story "Endurance", though obviously with a different Doctor.

!!Characters

* '''The Doctor''': Stephen Payne in the PilotEpisode "The Space Wail". He [[TheNthDoctor regenerates into]] Creator/NicholasBriggs in the second story, "Time Ravagers": a rather level-headed -- if [[LargeHam very hammy]] -- incarnation with a fondness for tea.
* '''Greg Holmes''' (''Magazine/DoctorWhoMagazine'' editor Richard Marson, played by ''another'' ''Doctor Who Magazine'' editor Gary Russell in his last story), this series' first companion. A 16-year-old schoolboy from modern day Earth, whom the Doctor meets in "The Space Wail". He leaves in "The Mutant Phase".
* '''Nadia''', (Sally Baggs) the Doctor's short-lived other companion, who he meets later on in "The Space Wail". An EmotionlessGirl who tries to become more human. Lasts until the third story, "Connection 13".
* '''Ria''' (originally Patricia Merrick, then Heather Barker and Liz Knight), a companion who he meets in "Maenad". The longest-running companion of this Doctor next to Truman. Appears until "Planet of Lies".
* '''Truman Crouch''', the companion the Doctor meets in "Secret of Nematoda".

!!Tropes
* ASpotOfTea: Briggs' Doctor is extremely fond of tea.
* AdaptationExpansion: Several of the audio stories were later reworked into official ''AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho'' episodes.
* AlternateContinuity: Like virtually all works featuring a fan-created Doctor, the series doesn't explicitly state whether the stories feature a future Doctor, an alternative one or both. The ''Magazine/DoctorWhoMagazine'' story "Party Animals", mentioned below, makes the AV Doctor explicitly a future Doctor, but it doesn't say which one. "Wormwood" does something trickier: a shapeshifting character pretends to be the Nicholas Briggs Doctor for several chapters, with his introduction scene even mirroring the regeneration into Briggs in the Audio Visuals.
* AnyoneCanDie: To a greater extent than {{Canon}} ''Who'', Audio Visuals tended to kill off its companions.
* ArcWords: "Justyce [sic] will be served." Echoed occasionally in AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho these days.
* AscendedFanon: To a limited extent. Creator/NicholasBriggs' Doctor has made a few appearances in the ''Magazine/DoctorWhoMagazine''. In the first story, "Party Animals", the Seventh Doctor meets Briggs' and his companion. In the second, entitled "Wormwood", the Eighth Doctor seemingly regenerates into him, although it turns out to be a ruse. Temperons, Psionovores and drudgers have appeared in Big Finish.
* {{Camp}}: The otherwise very dark "Cloud of Fear" has one of the campiest scenes of anything, ''ever'', when the Doctor teases Greg about his badly-dyed hair. (You really have to listen to it to understand.)
** Well, when a hair-dye meant to make one's hair magenta turns it pink, I'd tease them, too!
* EmotionEater: The Psionovores, as their name would indicate.
* FanWork
* IconicItem: The toothbrush, similar to Five's decorative vegetable.
* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: Very few of the tapes have stuck around, and as they were not officially licensed there's no hope of Big Finish officially releasing them as they were.
* TheOtherDarrin: Gary Russell as Greg in "The Mutant Phase" (his last story).
* PromotedFanboy: Gary Russell, who has subsequently worked as script editor on ''Series/DoctorWho'', ''Series/TheSarahJaneAdventures'' and ''Series/{{Torchwood}}'' and edited ''Magazine/DoctorWhoMagazine'', among other things. Creator/NicholasBriggs went on to take over Big Finish, appeared in ''Torchwood'' and has done Dalek, Cyberman, Judoon, Ice Warrior and Nestene voices on ''Doctor Who'' and ''The Sarah Jane Adventures''.

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