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Published on January 17th, 2010 | by Christian Cawley

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Jago & Litefoot Return!

Jago and Litefoot return!

Two of the greatest guest characters in the history of Doctor Who are set to make a return to Big Finish with a full series, following the success of their wonderful Companions Chronicles adventure The Mahogany Murderers in 2009!

Victorian theater impresario Henry Gordon Jago and his friend, occasional police pathologist Professor Litefoot – played as they were in 1977′s The Talons of Weng Chiang by Christopher Benjamin (who also appeared in 1970′s Inferno and 2008′s The Unicorn and the Wasp) and Trevor Baxter are back for 4 adventures in a 5 disc set that aso includes a “Making of” documentary.

These are full cast affairs this time around, with and ensemble featuring Lisa Bowerman as barmaid Ellie, Toby Longworth as Doctor Tulp and Conrad Asquith as Sergeant Quick, again reprising the (now promoted) role he played in Talons in 1977!

The Bloodless Soldier by Justin Richards
Directed by Lisa Bowerman
Guest cast: John Banks, Alex Lowe and Robin Bowerman
In which a group of soldiers return from duty overseas and bring a terrible evil with them…

The Bellova Devil by Alan Barnes
Directed by Lisa Bowerman
Guest cast: Stephen Thorne, Peter Silverleaf and Duncan Wisbey
In which Jago and Litefoot investigate a dead man who appears to have died before.

The Spirit Trap by Jonathan Morris
Directed by John Ainsworth
Guest cast: Janet Henfrey and Lex Shrapnel
In which Jago and Litefoot visit a psychic.

The Similarity Engine by Andy Lane
Directed by Lisa Bowerman
Guest cast: Matt Steer
In which an old enemy reveals his masterplan.

Due for release in June 2010, you can find out more at www.bigfinish.com, as well as preorder the title!

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A long-term Doctor Who fan, Christian grew up watching the show and has early memories of the Graham Williams era. His favourite stories are Inferno, The Seeds of Doom and Human Nature (although The Empty Child, Blink and Utopia all come close). When he’s not bossing around the news team, Christian is a freelance writer specialising in mobile technology and domestic computing, and enjoys classic rock, cooking and spending time in the countryside with his wife and young children. You can find him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.




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