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February 24th, 2016 2 comments

Big Finish 4th Doctor 5.07 The Pursuit of History

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On a brisk winter’s morning in 1850s Yorkshire, Cuthbert, head of the intergalactic business known as ‘The Conglomerate’ prepares to hijack a very special train.

In the far future, his assistant, Mr Dorrick is awoken by howling alarms. There is a problem with the Quantum Gateway.

In the TARDIS, the Doctor, Romana and K9 detect strange distortions in the Vortex, an energy stream coming from a strange creature called a Laan.

The threads of a plan centuries in the making are coming together. But who is behind this plan? And can anyone possibly escape when history is against them?

Note: The adventure continues in Doctor Who: Casualties of Time

4th 5.07

Written By: Nicholas Briggs
Directed By: Nicholas Briggs


Tom Baker (The Doctor), Lalla Ward (Romana), John Leeson (K9), David Warner (Cuthbert), Toby Hadoke (Mr Dorrick), David Troughton (The Black Guardian)

Categorised under: Big Finish, CD, The 4th Doctor


  • DoctorWhoBigFinishReviewer

    April 26th, 2016 - 9:57pm

    It is nice to see Cuthbert as played by the simply wonderful David Warner back against the 4th Doctor. Plus does anybody know where series 5 of the Fourth Doctor Adventures fits in the continuity?

    • Doctor Who Big Finish Reviewer

      July 17th, 2016 - 2:57pm

      Judging by what Romana has been wearing on the covers, these stories fit in between Destiny of the Daleks and City of Death or throughout different parts of season 17. Season 6 of the fourth Doctor adventures will all take place before the E-Space trilogy in season 18.

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