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Lost Stories – Last Chance for Discount!

Big Finish’s discounted offer for subscription to the second season of The Lost Stories expires on August 31 – so there’s just a few weeks left to get the special deal!

Beth Chalmers as Seventh Doctor companion Raine CreevySeason two begins in November with The First Doctor Box Set, which stars William Russell, Carole Ann Ford and John Dorney who perform Moris Farhi’s epic historical Farewell Great Macedon. The four disc set also includes the one-parter The Fragile Yellow Arc of Fragrance, which also features Helen Goldwyn.

December sees the release of The Second Doctor Box Set, which includes Prison in Space by Dick Sharples, performed by Frazer Hines, Wendy Padbury and Susan Brown. The four disc set also includes The Daleks – The Destroyers, an audio version of Terry Nation’s previously unmade script for the US Dalek TV series. Jean Marsh returns as Sara Kingdom, while other cast members include Nicholas Briggs, Alan Cox, Chris Porter and Alex Mallinson.

Sylvester McCoy’s previously unmade fourth season begins in April 2011, with Thin Ice by Marc Platt, a thrilling story set in Russia that features the Ice Warriors.

May 2011’s release is Crime of the Century by Andrew Cartmel, which introduces the Seventh Doctor’s new companion Raine Creevy, played by Beth Chalmers (pictured above). The cast also includes Ricky Groves (EastEnders) as Raine’s dad Marcus.

Animal by Andrew Cartmel is released in June 2011, and finds the Doctor and Raine meeting up with Brigadier Bambera (Angela Bruce) at an advanced university facility. The cast also includes Anthony Lewis (Torchwood) as Scobie.

Finally the season ends with Earth Aid by Ben Aaronovitch and Andrew Cartmel, a big, epic space opera set in the far future.

Christian Cawley


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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