Storm Warning (Doctor Who audio)


Storm Warning (Doctor Who audio)

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title=Storm Warning
series=Doctor Who
number=16
featuring=Eighth Doctor
Charley Pollard


writer=Alan Barnes
director=Gary Russell
producer=Gary Russell
Jason Haigh-Ellery
executive_producer=Jacqueline Rayner
production_code=8B
set_between=Shada (Eighth Doctor)" and
"Sword of Orion"
length=1 hour 56 mins
date=January 2001|

"Storm Warning" is a Big Finish Productions audio drama based on the long-running British science fiction television series "Doctor Who". "Storm Warning" was the first audio drama to feature the Eighth Doctor, as played by Paul McGann; the story was his first return to the role after the 1996 television movie.

This audio drama was broadcast on BBC 7 in four weekly parts starting on 6 August 2005, the first of the Big Finish audio dramas to be broadcast in this way. BBC7 repeated the serial beginning on 27 August 2006, and repeated it again on 13 and 14 September 2007.

Plot

October 1930. The Eighth Doctor discovers the cause of the R101 tragedy upon losing his TARDIS, and meets a new companion — Charley Pollard. Will the Doctor interfere with established history in his bid to escape fate?

Cast

*The DoctorPaul McGann
*Charley PollardIndia Fisher
*Lord Tamworth — Gareth Thomas
*Lt-Col Frayling — Nicholas Pegg
*Chief Steward Weeks — Hylton Collins
*Triskele — Helen Goldwyn
*Rathbone — Barnaby Edwards

Continuity

*The opening events of this story are put into perspective in "Terror Firma".
*The Doctor keeps a lucky Altarian Dollar, a currency mentioned in Douglas Adams's "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy". Adams was a script writer for "Doctor Who" in the late 1970s and wrote three stories for the series.
*Although the events portrayed are based upon an historical event, all of the characters involved are fictional.
*The Doctor states several times that there were no survivors of the R101 crash. In actuality, they were six. Two of these individuals later died from injuries sustained in the crash, bringing the total number of survivors to four.

External links

* [http://www.bigfinish.com/16-Doctor-Who-Storm-Warning Big Finish Productions - "Storm Warning"]
*Doctor Who RG | id=who_bf16 | title=Storm Warning

Reviews

*OG review | id=bf-16 | title=Storm Warning
*DWRG | id=stormw | title=Storm Warning


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