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Highest Rated Doctor Who Audio Stories

Written by: shauny

15th January 2024 (ratings updated live)


Here are the highest-rated Doctor Who audio stories per Doctor, according to our users and ratings we have gathered from around the web.

These aren’t sorted by range, but by stories featuring each Doctor – so some timey-wimeyness will occur! For more detailed ways of sorting stories please view the full Stories List.

Note that several of these stories will be from the middle of a box set or series, and it is recommended that to follow them you listen to them in order. Click on the story you’re interested in and then proceed to see which series they are from!

Highest Rated Audio Stories featuring the First Doctor

Doctor Who – The Lost Stories: The First Doctor

1a. Farewell, Great Macedon

Average. Rating: 88%

The Early Adventures S6

2. Daughter of the Gods

Average. Rating: 85%

The First Doctor Adventures Volume 2

1. The Invention of Death

Average. Rating: 84%

The Companion Chronicles S3

5. Home Truths

Average. Rating: 82%

The Early Adventures S5

1. The Dalek Occupation of Winter

Average. Rating: 80%

The Companion Chronicles S5

1. The Guardian of the Solar System

Average. Rating: 79%

Highest Rated Audio Stories featuring the Second Doctor

The Early Adventures S6

2. Daughter of the Gods

Average. Rating: 85%

The Companion Chronicles S8

12. Second Chances

Average. Rating: 77%

The Third Doctor Adventures S9

1. Annihilators

Average. Rating: 76%

The Companion Chronicles S4

2. The Glorious Revolution

Average. Rating: 75%

The Early Adventures S2

3. The Black Hole

Average. Rating: 74%

The Lost Stories S4

3. Lords of the Red Planet

Average. Rating: 74%

Highest Rated Audio Stories featuring the Third Doctor

The Companion Chronicles S7

4. The Last Post

Average. Rating: 86%

The Legacy of Time

3. The Sacrifice of Jo Grant

Average. Rating: 82%

The Companion Chronicles S5

3. Find and Replace

Average. Rating: 79%

The Companion Chronicles S7

9. The Scorchies

Average. Rating: 77%

The Third Doctor Adventures S9

1. Annihilators

Average. Rating: 76%

The Audio Novels

Scourge of the Cybermen

Average. Rating: 75%

Highest Rated Audio Stories featuring the Fourth Doctor

Short Trips

9. A Full Life

Average. Rating: 82%

Classic Series – Special Releases

The Light at the End

Average. Rating: 81%

The Fourth Doctor Adventures S5

6. The Trouble with Drax

Average. Rating: 81%

Masterful

10. I Am the Master

Average. Rating: 81%

Short Trips

6. How to Win Planets and Influence People

Average. Rating: 81%

Doctor Who – The Lost Stories: The Fourth Doctor

0a. The Foe from the Future

Average. Rating: 80%

Highest Rated Audio Stories featuring the Fifth Doctor

The Companion Chronicles S5

7. Peri and the Piscon Paradox

Average. Rating: 86%

Main Range

34. Spare Parts

Average. Rating: 86%

Main Range

81. The Kingmaker

Average. Rating: 83%

The Fifth Doctor Adventures

The Auton Infinity

Average. Rating: 82%

Classic Series – Special Releases

The Light at the End

Average. Rating: 81%

Main Range

230. Time in Office

Average. Rating: 81%

Highest Rated Audio Stories featuring the Sixth Doctor

Main Range

48. Davros

Average. Rating: 87%

The Companion Chronicles S5

7. Peri and the Piscon Paradox

Average. Rating: 86%

Main Range

40. Jubilee

Average. Rating: 86%

Main Range

14. The Holy Terror

Average. Rating: 86%

Out of Time

Out of Time 3 – Wink

Average. Rating: 82%

Classic Series – Special Releases

The Light at the End

Average. Rating: 81%

Highest Rated Audio Stories featuring the Seventh Doctor

Main Range

140. A Death in the Family

Average. Rating: 91%

Main Range

162. Protect and Survive

Average. Rating: 84%

Main Range

49. Master

Average. Rating: 84%

Main Range

213. The Two Masters

Average. Rating: 81%

Main Range

115d. The Word Lord

Average. Rating: 81%

Classic Series – Special Releases

The Light at the End

Average. Rating: 81%

Highest Rated Audio Stories featuring the Eighth Doctor

Doom Coalition 1

2. The Red Lady

Average. Rating: 88%

Connections

3. Albie’s Angels

Average. Rating: 88%

Doom Coalition 3

1. Absent Friends

Average. Rating: 87%

The Eighth Doctor Adventures S4

10. To the Death

Average. Rating: 87%

Main Range

29. The Chimes of Midnight

Average. Rating: 87%

The Companion Chronicles S4

12. Solitaire

Average. Rating: 85%

Highest Rated Audio Stories featuring the Ninth Doctor

The Ninth Doctor Adventures 3

3. Monsters in Metropolis

Average. Rating: 80%

Star-Crossed

3. Archipelago

Average. Rating: 80%

The Ninth Doctor Adventures 5

3. Auld Lang Syne

Average. Rating: 79%

The Ninth Doctor Adventures 6

1. Salvation Nine

Average. Rating: 76%

The Ninth Doctor Adventures 2

3. Planet of the End

Average. Rating: 76%

Star-Crossed

1. Swipe Right

Average. Rating: 75%

Highest Rated Audio Stories featuring the Tenth Doctor

Out of Time

Out of Time 3 – Wink

Average. Rating: 82%

BBC New Series Adventures

The Forever Trap

Average. Rating: 79%

The Tenth Doctor Adventures Volume 1

3. Death and the Queen

Average. Rating: 79%

The Tenth Doctor Adventures

Out of Time 1

Average. Rating: 79%

BBC New Series Adventures

Dead Air

Average. Rating: 78%

Once and Future

5. The Martian Invasion of Planetoid 50

Average. Rating: 77%

Highest Rated Audio Stories featuring the Eleventh Doctor

Although Matt Smith has not reprised his role as the Eleventh Doctor in audio, Jacob Dudman does a fantastic impression!

The Eleventh Doctor Chronicles

4. Broken Hearts

Average. Rating: 87%

Everywhere and Anywhere

3. Sins of the Flesh

Average. Rating: 83%

Victory of the Doctor

3. The Last Stand of Miss Valarie Lockwood

Average. Rating: 82%

Geronimo!

3. The End

Average. Rating: 81%

Victory of the Doctor

4. Victory of the Doctor

Average. Rating: 80%

Geronimo!

1. The Inheritance

Average. Rating: 79%

Highest Rated Audio Stories featuring the Twelfth Doctor

Peter Capaldi has not returned to the role of The Doctor, but there are several stories with impressionists, and other narrated audiobooks.

Short Trips

5. Regeneration Impossible

Average. Rating: 74%

Once and Future

7. The Union

Average. Rating: 72%

Target Collection

The Zygon Invasion

Average. Rating: 72%

The Audio Novels

The Chaos Cascade

Average. Rating: 71%

The Audio Novels

3. Emancipation of the Daleks

Average. Rating: 67%

Short Trips S9

X. The Best-Laid Plans

Average. Rating: 66%

Hopefully Big Finish will soon get the license to do stories with Doctors including The Fugitive Doctor and the Thirteenth Doctor. Until then, watch this space!

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Written by: shauny