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sword of orion

big finish doctor who audio adventures #017

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

Release Date: February 2001
Duration: 123' 12"

Main Characters: the Eighth Doctor and Charley

cast information

Paul McGann (The Doctor); India Fisher (Charley Pollard); Bruce Montague (Grash); Michelle Livingstone (Deeva Jansen); Helen Goldwyn (Chev); Ian Marr (Ike); Hylton Collins (Vol); Toby Longworth (Kelsey); Barnaby Edwards (Digly); Mark Gatiss (Thinnes); Nicholas Briggs (Cyberman); Alistair Lock (Cyberman);

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 34' 44" The Doctor and Charley set off to find a cure for Ramsay's malady, but discover a deadly enemy stalking the walkways of a derelict star destroyer.
Part Two 26' 24" To prove that he and Charley are innocent of murder, the Doctor must face one of his deadliest enemies... the Cybermen.
Part Three 29' 02" The Cybermen are on the advance, but the Doctor has a plan. Meanwhile, someone aboard the Vanguard has a sinister agenda.
Part Four 33' 12" With ion storm "Protean" threatening to strike at any moment, the Doctor and friends must race against time to defeat the Cybermen.

back cover blurb

The human race is locked in deadly combat with the 'Android Hordes' in the Orion System. Light years from the front line, the Doctor and Charley arrive to sample the dubious delights of a galactic backwater, little suspecting that the consequences of the Orion War might reach them there. But High Command's lust for victory knows no bounds.

Trapped aboard a mysterious, derelict star destroyer, the Doctor and Charley find themselves facing summary execution. But this is only the beginning of their troubles. The real danger has yet to awaken.

Until, somewhere in the dark recesses of the Garazone System, the Cybermen receive the signal for reactivation...

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