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seasons of fear

big finish doctor who audio adventures #030

Director: Gary Russell
Producer: Gary Russell
Producer: Jason Haigh-Ellery
Writer: Paul Cornell
Writer: Caroline Symcox

Release Date: March 2002
Duration: 119' 57"

Main Characters: the Eighth Doctor and Charley

cast information

Paul McGann (The Doctor); India Fisher (Charley Pollard); Stephen Perring (Sebastian Grayle); Stephen Fewell (Marcus); Stephen Fewell (Richard Martin); Robert Curbishley (Lucillius); Robert Curbishley (Grayle's Master); Lennox Greaves (Edward the Confessor); Sue Wallace (Edith); Justine Mitchell (Lucy Martin); Don Warrington (The Auditor);

crew information

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

episode information

Title Duration Blurb
Part One 30' 48" The Doctor and Charley are rushing for the TARDIS to escape the devastating effects of the shockwave. Charley realises that they're not going to make it in time though...
Part Two 27' 26" Grayle tells the Doctor that this time he will make sure of his death, and asks him if he knows how to fly before one of them screams as they go over the edge...
Part Three 29' 10" The Doctor asks the newly appeared beings if they want to introduce themselves or shall he. They insult him as a foolish Time Lord, before revealing their identity and claiming this world as their prey...
Part Four 32' 31" The creature says that now she knows all she needs to. She's coming for Charlotte Pollard, and the Doctor as well...

back cover blurb

On New Year's Eve, 1930, the Doctor lets Charley keep her appointment at the Raffles Hotel in Singapore. But his unease at what he's done to time by saving her life soon turns into fear. Sebastian Grayle: immortal, obsessed, ruthless, has come to the city to meet the Time Lord. To the Doctor, he's a complete stranger, but to Grayle, the Doctor is an old enemy.

An enemy that, many years ago, he finally succeeded in killing. And this is his only chance to gloat.

The Doctor and Charley desperately search human history for the secret of Grayle's power and immortality. Their quest takes in four different time periods, the Hellfire Club, the court of Edward the Confessor and the time vortex itself. And when the monsters arrive, the stakes are raised from the life of one Time Lord to the existence of all humanity.

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