Crime of the Century (Doctor Who audio)


Crime of the Century (Doctor Who audio)
Big Finish Productions audio play
Crime Of The Century
Series Doctor Who: The Lost Stories
Release number 12
Featuring Seventh Doctor
Ace
Raine Creevey
Writer Andrew Cartmel
Director Ken Bentley
Executive producer(s) Nicholas Briggs
Jason Haigh-Ellery
Set between Thin Ice and Animal
Release date 31 May 2011

Crime Of The Century is a Big Finish Productions audio drama based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. As with all Doctor Who spin-off media, its relationship to the televised serials is open to interpretation.

Contents

Plot

The Doctor has a masterplan that begins in London, Friday the 13th of October, 1989. Cat burglar Raine Creevey infiltrates a fancy dinner party to crack open their safe. That's where she discovers the Doctor. He is gathering rare artifacts and distributing them carefully. Meanwhile, the Soviet Union is invading a country in the Middle East. But a third army has been attacking both sides: nobel, insectoid aliens known as the Metatraxi.

Cast

Continuity

  • Markus met the Doctor 22 years earlier in the previous story Thin Ice.
  • The Doctor helped deliver his daughter, Raine.
  • Felnikov, and many of the alien artifacts, also featured in Thin Ice.
  • Margrave University is investigated, 12 years in the future, in the next story, Animal.
  • The Metatraxi return in Earth Aid and have a cameo before that in Animal.

Notes

  • Andrew Cartmel was the script editor for the last three seasons of the original television series. He was known to fans as the architect of the proposed Cartmel Masterplan. For Big Finish Productions, he previously wrote Winter for the Adept.

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