Published on May 11th, 2010 | by Christian Cawley
Eight on 7
Four out of eight stories from Big Finish’s 2009 series will be broadcast:
Orbis, written by Alan Barnes and Nicholas Briggs – Lucie, has returned to her life on Earth, grief-stricken at the death of the Doctor. Then, one night, an alien visitor arrives at her front door and shoots her. Could it be that Lucieâ€™s days with the Doctor are not over? With Andrew Sachs (Fawlty Towers) and Laura Solon (Harry and Paul).
The Beast of Orlok by Barnaby Edwards – In nineteenth-century Germany, the Doctor and Lucie come face to face with the legendary Beast of Orlok. With Miriam Margolyes (Blackadder II), Samuel Barnett
The Scapegoat by Pat Mills – Set in Nazi occupied France during WWII – Ah, la belle Lucie. She’s got no idea what she’s let herself in for. Heh. Should you feel faint, or nauseous â€“ never fear. Tonight, we have a Doctor in the house. Featuring Samantha Bond (The Sarah Jane Adventures), Clifford Rose and Paul Rhys.
The Cannibalists by Jonathan Morris – When the TARDIS brings the Doctor and Lucie to the Haven, it seems like the Assemblersâ€™ long wait might be over. Living beings! Except â€“ theyâ€™re headed for the lower levels and that is where the Cannibalists live. Featuring Phil Davies (Fires of Pompeii), Phill Jupitus, Nigel Lambert.
Tune in to BBC Radio 7 on Sunday 16th May at 6pm to catch the first episode of Orbis, or tune into the repeat broadcast at midnight. Checkout the weekly schedule on the BBC Radio 7 website, where you can also catch up via iPlayer.