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February 1st, 2021 no comments

Big Finish The Lone Centurion Volume 1

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All the world’s an amphitheatre!

It’s into the Colosseum and after the Pandorica for Rory Williams in The Lone Centurion –Volume One: Rome, due for release in April 2021.

Cover artwork and story details are today revealed for this first volume of full cast audio dramas that sees the centurion from Leadworth face emperors, assassins and certain death –if only he wasn’t immortal.As previously announced, Arthur Darvill returns to reprise the character he first played on television in the 2010 Doctor Who story, The Eleventh Hour, in a brand new series of adventures taking Rory all over the world

The Lone Centurion – Volume One: Romeis now available to pre-order as a collector’s edition CD (at £19.99) or digital download (at £16.99), at

Legend tells of the Lone Centurion -a mysterious figure dressed as a Roman soldier who stood guard over the Pandorica, warning off those who would attempt to open it; a constant warrior whose story appeared in the folk history of a dozen civilisations.

Only… he seems to have misplaced it. Travelling to Rome in search of the Pandorica, Rory finds himself forced to perform as a gladiator in the Colosseum… where he attracts the attention of the Imperial household.

These three heroic adventures in ancient times are as follows:

Gladiatorby David Llewellyn

Kidnapped, Rory is taken toRome and thrown into the arena, where his hapless inability to die brings him to the attention of the Emperor.

The Unwilling Assassin by Sarah Ward

The Roman Empire has a new official assassin. Lethal, cunning, and utterly unsuited to the job. Can Rory Williams succeed at assassination without actually killing anyone?

I, Rorius by Jacqueline Rayner

Drowning in a sea of plots and conspiracies, Rory just wants his life back. But in Ancient Rome, people don’t retire, they die. And that’s a bit difficult when you’re immortal.

The Lone Centurion – Volume One: Rome is now available to pre-order as a collector’s edition CD (at £19.99) or digital download (at £16.99), exclusively from the Big Finish website.

Plus, The Lone Centurion – Volume Two is due for release in July 2022 and is currently available to pre-order as a collector’s edition box set (on CD at £19.99) and as a digital download (at £16.99). Big Finish listeners can save money by pre-ordering both volumes together in a bundle for £38on CD or £33 on download.

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