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the apocalypse element

big finish doctor who audio adventures #011

Director: Nicholas Briggs
Producer: Gary Russell
Producer: Jason Haigh-Ellery
Writer: Stephen Cole

Release Date: August 2000
Duration: 137' 08"

Main Characters: the Sixth Doctor and Evelyn, with Romana II

cast information

Colin Baker (The Doctor); Lalla Ward (Romana); Maggie Stables (Evelyn Smythe); Michael Wade (The President); Anthony Keetch (Coordinator Vansell); Andrew Fettes (Captain Reldath); Andrew Fettes (Vrint); Karen Henson (Trinkett); James Campbell (Ensac); Andrea Newland (Commander Vorna); Toby Longworth (N'Haarl (Monan Host); Alistair Lock (Dalek Voice); Nicholas Briggs (Dalek Voice);

crew information

Jacqueline Rayner (Executive Producer for BBC Worldwide); Nicholas Briggs (Music Composition); Nicholas Briggs (Sound Design); Nicholas Briggs (Post Production); Alistair Lock (Recording); Alistair Lock (CD Mastering); Clayton Hickman (Front Cover);

episode information

Title Duration Blurb
Part One 31' 41" The TARDIS lands on the planet Archetryx, where the Doctor discovers an old friend is missing while some old enemies are closer than he thinks.
Part Two 35' 54" The Daleks' net tightens around the Doctor and Evelyn on Archetryx, while Romana's escape attempt with an ancient crystal only brings her into deeper, deadlier danger.
Part Three 35' 58" The Doctor finally realises the scale of the Daleks' plan as the whole universe comes under threat -- with Gallifrey at the epicentre of the chaos.
Part Four 34' 00" As Evelyn becomes the key to Gallifrey's survival and an entire galaxy burns to nothing, the Doctor and Romana face a final confrontation with the evil of the Daleks...

back cover blurb

When the planet Archetryx is threatened by a Dalek assault squad, the Doctor and Evelyn become embroiled in an ever-deepening mystery. What has become of President Romana, missing for twenty years? What lurks in the vast gravity wells of Archetryx? What is the secret of the ancient element the Daleks are synthesising - and how does Gallifrey feature in their plans?

The Doctor finds out that if his oldest enemies cannot conquer the universe they will watch it go up in flames...

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