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red dawn

big finish doctor who audio adventures #008

Director: Gary Russell
Producer: Gary Russell
Producer: Jason Haigh-Ellery
Writer: Justin Richards

Release Date: May 2000
Duration: 86' 25"

Main Characters: the Fifth Doctor and Peri

cast information

Peter Davison (The Doctor); Nicola Bryant (Peri Brown); Robert Jezek (Commander Lee Forbes); Georgia Moffatt (Tanya Webster); Maureen Oakeley (Susan Roberts); Stephen Fewell (Paul Webster); Matthew Brenher (Lord Zzarl); Hylton Collins (Subcommander Sstast); Alistair Lock (Zizmar); Jason Haigh-Ellery (Sskann); Gary Russell (Razzburr);

crew information

Jacqueline Rayner (Executive Producer for BBC Worldwide); Russell Stone (Music Composition); Alistair Lock (Recording); Alistair Lock (CD Mastering); Alistair Lock (Sound Design); Alistair Lock (Post Production); Harvey Summers (Additional Post Production); Clayton Hickman (Front Cover);

episode information

Title Duration Blurb
Part One 20' 20" Ares One reaches Mars -- a triumph of NASA know-how and Webster Corporation financing. But are they the only ones to have arrived on the planet?
Part Two 23' 04" With the Ice Warriors awakening, Commander Forbes discovers that they are not the only threat. Peri meanwhile gets a taste of space travel.
Part Three 18' 15" Peri is trapped on the crippled spacecraft, and the Doctor realises he is running out of options. But he has yet to face the greatest threat...
Part Four 24' 36" As the Doctor is held hostage, Lord Zzaal prepares his warriors for the final battle: honour and integrity against lies and cunning.

back cover blurb

Ares One: NASA's first manned mission to the dead planet Mars.

But is Mars as dead as it seems?

While the NASA team investigate and "anomaly" on the planet's surface, the Doctor and Peri find themselves inside a strange alien building. What is its purpose? And what is frozen inside the blocks of ice that guard the doorways? If the Doctor has a sense of deja-vu, it's because he's about to meets some old adversaries, as well as some new ones...

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