As you should already know, Tom Baker returns once again as the Fourth Doctor this autumn in Serpent Crest, a new series of five audio adventures by Paul Magrs and co-starring Susan Jameson once again as Mrs Wibbsey.
The first episode, Tsar Wars, features a dual role for Tom Baker and you can find out just who his other character is in the clip below., Tsar Wars features a superb line-up of guest actors including Valeyard actor Michael Jayston, Simon Shepherd, Suzy Aitchison, Paul Chequer, Gabriel Vick, Grant Gillespie and Sam Hoare.
Future instalments in the Serpent Crest series will find the Doctor and Mrs Wibbsey stuck in a 19th Century English village, lost in a labyrinth of mythical treasures, engaged against an alien incursion, and fighting for survival on a distant moon. Once again a great guest cast has been assembled, which includes Terrence Hardiman (The Beast Below), Joanna David, Richard Franklin (presumably returning as Mike Yates), Geoff Leesley, Su Douglas and Andrew Sachs.
The Serpent Crest release schedule is as follows:
1. Tsar Wars – 8 September
2. The Broken Crown – 6 October
3. Aladdin Time – 3 November
4. The Hexford Invasion – 8 December
5. Survivors in Space – 8 December
Doctor Who: Serpent Crest part one, Tsar Wars will be available in download format for £6.79 or CD for £10.20, and the disc version can already be ordered from Amazon for £7.85.
Meanwhile, the entire Serpent Crest series is available to pre-order on Amazonright now – roll on September!