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embrace the darkness

big finish doctor who audio adventures #031

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

Release Date: April 2002
Duration: 125' 23"

Main Characters: the Eighth Doctor and Charley

cast information

Paul McGann (The Doctor); India Fisher (Charley Pollard); Nicola Boyce (Orllensa); Lee Moone (Ferras); Mark McDonnell (Haliard); Ian Brooker (ROSM); Ian Brooker (Cimmerian Voice); Nicholas Briggs (Cimmerian Voice);

crew information

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

episode information

Title Duration Blurb
Part One 30' 21" As Ferras and Orlensa come close enough to Charley for her to see them properly, she's shocked. She can see their faces, but from their reactions they don't know what's happened to them. She pauses before telling them that they've both lost their eyes...
Part Two 35' 14" The new wave of particles is more powerful, and it seems to that the Cimmerians are trying to kill them. The Doctor tells Charley that they may have solved the mystery of the Cimmerian System, but it looks like that information will die with them...
Part Three 27' 23" As the first dawn in the Cimmerian system for a thousand years begins, the ROSM reports unidentified objects entering the System. Charley retorts that they haven't wasted any time, and the Doctor knows that it's the return of the ancients...
Part Four 32' 24" After Charley informs Haliard that she used her feminine guile to defeat him in the draughts, the Doctor asks her if she's ready to go, which she assures him that she definitely is...

back cover blurb

The Doctor and Charley travel to the remote Cimmerian System to unravel the mystery of its sun. But darkness has already embraced the scientific base on Cimmeria IV in more ways than one. In a fight for survival, the Doctor must use all his wits against a deadly artificial life-form and an ancient race whose return to the Cimmerian System threatens suffering and death on an apocalyptic scale.

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