- Storm Warning (Doctor Who audio)
Eighth Doctor Charley Pollard
set_between=Shada (Eighth Doctor)" and
Sword of Orion"
length=1 hour 56 mins
"Storm Warning" is a
Big Finish Productionsaudio 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 7in 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.
October 1930. The Eighth Doctor discovers the cause of the
R101tragedy upon losing his TARDIS, and meets a new companion — Charley Pollard. Will the Doctor interfere with established history in his bid to escape fate?
*The Doctor —
Charley Pollard— India Fisher
*Lord Tamworth — Gareth Thomas
*Lt-Col Frayling —
*Chief Steward Weeks — Hylton Collins
*Triskele — Helen Goldwyn
*The opening events of this story are put into perspective in "
*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
R101crash. 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.
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