13 Facts About The Master

1. In 2016, The Master was voted the 24th greatest film of the 21st century by 177 critics from around the world.

2. The Master is seen to escape the Eye of Harmony in the short story "Forgotten" by Joseph Lidster, published in Short Trips: The Centenarian.

3. The Master is presented using the alias Mr Seta, another anagram of Master.

4. The Master appears in the Big Finish Productions audio play, Dust Breeding, where Geoffrey Beevers reprised the role.

5. The Master had survived the events of the television movie by encountering a cosmic being named Esterath in the time vortex.

6. The Master returns in a new body and guise, that of a street preacher, in the previously mentioned Doctor Who Magazine comic strip story The Fallen, although the Doctor does not recognise him.

7. The Master returns in the eighth series in a new female incarnation called "Missy", which is short for "Mistress".

8. The Master explains to the Doctor that the Time Lords "cured" his condition from The End of Time and expelled him from Gallifrey; he set himself up as a ruler on the Mondasian colony ship after his TARDIS broke, before being overthrown and hatching a new Cyberman-related plan.

9. The Master returns again in The End of Time, when his disciples attempt a resurrection ritual using a surviving piece of the Master's body.

10. The Master appeared as a main character of the 1996 Doctor Who television movie, played by American actor Eric Roberts.

11. The Master attempts to gain a new regeneration cycle by using the artifacts of Rassilon, the symbols of the President of the Council of Time Lords, to manipulate the Eye of Harmony at the cost of Gallifrey.

12. The Master convinces the Doctor to help him build machinery that would bring the Sea Devils out of their millions of years of hibernation, but the Doctor sabotages the device by overloading it, destroying the Sea Devil base and preventing war between humanity and reptiles.

13. The Master is a recurring character in the British science fiction television series Doctor Who and its associated spin-off works.