James Goss - Author

About the Author

James Goss has written three Torchwood novels, a Doctor Who novel, and two radio plays, and is the co-author, with Steve Tribe of The Dalek Handbook and Doctor Who: A History of the Universe in 100 Objects. His Doctor Who audiobook Dead Air won Best Audiobook 2010 and his books Dead of Winter and First Born were both nominated for the 2012 British Fantasy Society Awards.

Books by James Goss

Torchwood - 24 Deadbeat Escape

Torchwood - 24 Deadbeat Escape

Author: James Goss, Lee Binding Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 31/10/2018

This is the first monthly Torchwood to feature the devious character of Bilis Manger (played by Murray Melvin) who you trust at your cost! The huge and long-running public interest in new Torchwood adventures resulted in a server melt-down when its return on audio was announced by star John Barrowman on his Sunday night radio slot. Across the range, John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Kai Owen and Gareth David-Lloyd have reprised the characters who starred in four years of hit Doctor Who spin-off Torchwood, screened around the world. Writer James Goss has been selected by the Douglas Adams Estate to adapt the late writer's work for Doctor Who as novels, including City of Death, The Pirate Planet and The Krikkitmen. NOTE: Torchwood contains adult material and may not be suitable for younger listeners.

Bernice Summefield - The Story So Far - Volume 1

Bernice Summefield - The Story So Far - Volume 1

Author: James Goss, Jacqueline Rayner, Simon Guerrier Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 31/10/2018

One of two three-story Bernice Summerfield full-cast sets released to celebrate the archaeologist and Doctor companion's 20th anniversary. 1. Ever After Happy by James Goss. Bernice Summerfield is a young rebel, living in the grounds of a military Academy. The enemy fleet's looking for them, there are strange lights in the sky, and a terrible new gardener called Wintergreen. 2.The Grel Invasion of Earth by Jacqueline Rayner. Good Fact: Jason Kane is still in love with Benny! Additional Fact: He's using the Time Rings to prove it! Bad Fact: The year is 2150-ish and the Grel have invaded the Earth! 3.Braxiatel in Love by Simon Guerrier. Irving Braxiatel likes to collect things, and when he gains a fiancee, Bernice Summerfield can't help but be suspicious. What are her mysterious employer's motives? It can't just be love, can it? Nothing on the Braxiatel Collection is ever that simple. Not even love. Professor Bernice Summerfield was a character created as a companion to the Seventh Doctor by writer and novelist Paul Cornell for the popular 1990s Doctor Who novelisations from Virgin.Publishing. Since then she's found a whole new audio life through plays for Big Finish.Bernice (Benny) Summerfield is played by Lisa Bowerman, an actor and director from TV and stage, including the last ever Classic Doctor Who story, Survival. Returning characters Irving Braxiatel and Jason Kane are fan favourites, with their appearances much anticipated. CAST: Lisa Bowerman (Bernice Summerfield / Wintergreen), Stephen Fewell (Jason Kane), Emily Laing (Bernice Summerfield), Miles Richardson (Irving Braxiatel).

Torchwood - 22 Goodbye Piccadilly

Torchwood - 22 Goodbye Piccadilly

Author: James Goss, Lee Binding Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 31/08/2018

Sgt Andy Davidson wakes up in the 1950s. He's chained to a bed, his clothes are missing and the building's on fire. Norton Folgate needs his help. The streets of Soho are swarming with gangsters, rumours and betrayals. Somewhere out there is a mysterious alien artefact, and Andy and Norton have to get to it first. Because tonight they're going to save Torchwood. The huge and long-running public interest in new Torchwood adventures resulted in a server melt-down when its return on audio was announced by star John Barrowman on his Sunday night radio slot. Across the range, John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Kai Owen and Gareth David-Lloyd have reprised the characters who starred in four years of hit Doctor Who spin-off Torchwood, screened around the world. Star Samuel Barnett was the lead in the acclaimed Netflix series Dirk Gently, based on the character created by legendary novelist Douglas Adams. Writer James Goss has been selected by the Douglas Adams Estate to adapt the late writer's work for Doctor Who as novels, including City of Death, The Pirate Planet and The Krikkitmen... CAST: Tom Price (Sgt. Andy Davidson), Samuel Barnett (Norton Folgate), Lucy Sheen (Fat Kim), Liam Hourican (The Vicar), Wilf Scolding (Alejandro), Rachel Atkins (Margot). NOTE: Torchwood contains adult material and may not be suitable for younger listeners.

Doctor Who: City of Death (Target Collection)

Doctor Who: City of Death (Target Collection)

Author: James Goss Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/04/2018

Discover the new Doctor Who classics. The key to Earth's destruction lies buried in its past. Visiting Paris in 1979, the Doctor and Romana's hopes for a holiday are soon shattered by armed thugs, a suave and dangerous Count, a plot to steal the Mona Lisa and a world-threatening experiment with time. Teaming up with a British detective, the Time Lords discover that a ruthless alien plot hatched in Earth's pre-history has reached its final stage. If Scaroth, last of the Jagaroth, cannot be stopped then the human race is history, along with all life on Earth...

Main Range 235 - Ghost Walk

Main Range 235 - Ghost Walk

Author: James Goss Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 31/03/2018

A walking tour guide meets a ghost who says her tour is being used to bring a terrible being into our world. Before he died, the ghost was known as the Doctor. Big Finish have been producing Doctor Who audios since 1999, starring Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann, David Tennant and John Hurt. This release's director - Barnaby Edwards - is not only a prolific Big Finish director, but as an actor is the lead Dalek operator on TV's Doctor Who. Writer James Goss is the official representative of the Douglas Adams Estate, tasked with adapting the Sci-Fi/comedy legend's work as novels. CAST: Peter Davison (The Doctor), Janet Fielding (Tegan Jovanka), Sarah Sutton (Nyssa), Matthew Waterhouse (Adric), Fenella Woolgar (Leanne), Sacha Dhawan (Matthew), Stephen Greif (Sabaoth), Carolyn Seymour (Mrs Stubbs), Philip Childs (Giles), John Banks (Louie), Rebecca Tromans (Nancy).

Torchwood - Aliens Among Us Part 1

Torchwood - Aliens Among Us Part 1

Author: James Goss, Juno Dawson, A. K. Benedict Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 31/10/2017

Big Finish picks up the events after Miracle Day with Torchwood: Aliens Among Us.Captain Jack and Gwen Cooper have restarted Torchwood. But it's in a very different Cardiff. Something terrible has happened to the city. With every day getting darker, will Torchwood need to adopt a whole new approach? 1. Changes Everything by James Goss.Tyler Steele has washed up in Cardiff looking for a fresh start. A disgraced journalist, he's looking into the Red Doors movement - are they really behind the terrorist attacks on immigrants? Who is stirring up the racism and hatred in the city, and what does outsourcing contractor 3Sol have to do with it? 2. Aliens & Sex & Chips & Gravy by James Goss. Has Cardiff really been invaded by aliens? Tyler thinks he's found a lead - the daughter of the mysterious Ro-Jedda is getting married and has booked a private party. If Torchwood can infiltrate it, there's a chance they'll end up closer to the truth. Free bar, canapes, and the chance to find out what's really going on. What could possibly go wrong? 3. Orr by Juno Dawson. Vincent Parry is the most successful property developer in Cardiff. A while ago he made an agreement with the mysterious Ro-Jedda, and it is an arrangement he has come to bitterly regret. Something has to be done - but it's going to cost him everything he loves. With time running out for Cardiff, Torchwood encounter an alien who knows them only too well. 4. Superiority Complex by A K Benedict. Poverty and homelessness are on the rise in Cardiff. The streets are full of the desperate and the dispossessed. So, of course, it's the right time to open a 7-star luxury, all-inclusive hotel. And, naturally, the hotel is for aliens only. As the humans stand outside the gates and look hungrily in, there's one thing that makes them smile. Someone is murdering the guests.Torchwood has appeared on both UK and US television, BBC radio productions, novels, and now - courtesy of Big Finish - in new audio plays. This release marks the first of three sets collectively created as a fifth series following on from the four series on TV, with Russell T Davies advising on the new arcs, storylines and characters. CAST: John Barrowman (Captain Jack Harkness), Kai Owen (Rhys Williams), Tom Price (Sgt Andy Davidson), Paul Clayton (Mr Colchester), Alexandria Riley (Ng), Jonny Green (Tyler Steele), and Eve Myles (Gwen Cooper), Stephen Critchlow (The Mayor), Rachel Atkins (Ro-Jedda), Ruth Lloyd (Vorsun), Sophie Colquhoun (Madrigal), Rhian Marston-Jones (Quenel), Lu Corfield (Brongwyn), Rhys Whomsley (Osian), Sharon Morgan (Mary Cooper), David Sibley (Vincent Parry), Sam Beart (Catrin Parry), Anthony Boyle (Hotel Manager), Sam Jones (Toobert Jailert), Wilf Scolding (Personal Trainer) NOTE: Torchwood contains adult material and is not suitable for younger listeners.

Doctor Who: Now We Are Six Hundred A Collection of Time Lord Verse

Doctor Who: Now We Are Six Hundred A Collection of Time Lord Verse

Author: James Goss Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/09/2017

RETIRING On days I don't want to Doctor much I worry that I shall lose my touch All that running down those corridors Thwartings of tyrants and dreadful bores Brave rescues from the Foul Monster's Lair And firm trouncing all the Demons There. Chaos never ends, oh that's the shame So yes I tire of just one more game. Sometimes when the same old fight begins I fear, just once, I'll let Evil win. And then, on second thought, perhaps I won't Because they're Monsters, and so I don't. On days like that I don't think at all That being the Doctor's so bad after all.

The Lives of Captain Jack

The Lives of Captain Jack

Author: James Goss, Guy Adams, Lee Binding Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 31/08/2017

The Lives of Captain Jack is Big Finish's first Doctor Who spin-off featuring the immensely popular character of Captain Jack Harkness, played by John Barrowman MBE.The Captain Jack character went on from Doctor Who to head up world-spanning spin-off Torchwood, and star John Barrowman has since recreated the role along with his fellow co-stars in a number of popular Torchwood audio productions for Big Finish. Co-star Alexander Vlahos has been seen most recently in BBC2's epic historical drama Versailles - but he's also played Dorian Gray in a run of Big Finish audio releases. Russell Tovey and Camille Coduri return to play their fan-favourite roles of Midshipman Alonso Frame, and Jackie Tyler - mother of Billie Piper's Rose Tyler, the first companion in 2005's returned Doctor Who.

Torchwood: 15 - Corpse Day

Torchwood: 15 - Corpse Day

Author: James Goss, Rob Harvey, Blair Mowat Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 31/07/2017

The hit BBC series is back! Big Finish bring immortal Time Agent Captain Jack Harkness and his worldwide Torchwood colleagues back to audio life for a fresh run of six new audio dramas. Glynn Lewis is just putting up a spice rack when there's a knock at the door. A knock that will bring a brutal end to his perfect family. PC Andy is very excited. It's Corpse Day - the day when the local constabulary get help on dead cases from Torchwood. This year, he's volunteered to act as liaison, and he knows he's going to have a brilliant time. For Dr Owen Harper, today's just like any other. There'll be bloodshed, screaming and murder. At the end of it all, he doesn't care. After all, life's just for the living, and he's long dead. Writer James Goss has recently published Doctor Who - The Pirate Planet, an adaptation of a 1970s TV story approved by the Douglas Adams Estate. Across the range, John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Kai Owen and Gareth David-Lloyd have reprised the characters who starred in four years of hit Doctor Who spin-off Torchwood, screened around the world - Burn Gorman is the final member of the cast to return to his role. CAST: Burn Gorman (Owen Harper), Tom Price (Andy Davidson), Hannah Maddox (Angela), Alex Tregear (Jan), Nigel Betts (Glynn), Oliver Mason (Sonny), Rhian Blundell (Marta), Aly Cruickshank(Desk Sergeant), Charlotte O'Leary (Waitress). NOTE: Torchwood contains adult material and may not be suitable for younger listeners.

Torchwood: Risk Assessment

Torchwood: Risk Assessment

Author: James Goss Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/02/2017

'Are you trying to tell me, Captain Harkness, that the entire staff of Torchwood Cardiff now consists of yourself, a woman in trousers and a tea boy?' Agnes Havisham is awake, and Jack is worried (and not a little afraid). The Torchwood Assessor is roused from her deep sleep in only the worst of times - it's happened just four times in the last 100 years. Can the situation really be so bad? Someone, somewhere, is fighting a war, and they're losing badly. The coffins of the dead are coming through the Rift. With thousands of alien bodies floating in the Bristol Channel, it's down to Torchwood to round them all up before a lethal plague breaks out. And now they'll have to do it by the book. The 1901 edition. Featuring Captain Jack Harkness as played by John Barrowman, with Gwen Cooper and Ianto Jones as played by Eve Myles and Gareth David-Lloyd, in the hit sci-fi series created by Russell T Davies for BBC Television.

Class: What She Does Next Will Astound You

Class: What She Does Next Will Astound You

Author: James Goss Format: Paperback Release Date: 27/10/2016

`We want your stunts, your dares, your whatevs. There is only one rule. There is no such thing as oversharing.' At Coal Hill School, things have started to get public. Kids have become obsessed with a website that demands you perform risky stunts, or tell it your most painful secrets. And Seraphin, everyone's favourite vlogger, wants you to get involved. All in the name of charity. At first people just get hurt. Then their lives are ruined. Finally, they disappear. As April's fragile group of friends starts to fracture, she decides she's going to uncover the truth behind this site herself. Whatever it takes, whoever she hurts, April's going to win. But then, to her horror, she wakes up and finds her whole world's changed. What she does next will astound you.

The New Adventures of Bernice Summerfield The Unbound Universe

The New Adventures of Bernice Summerfield The Unbound Universe

Author: James Goss, Guy Adams, Una McCormack, Emma Reeves Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 30/09/2016

The wrong Doctor, the wrong universe, a whole heap of trouble - Bernice Summerfield is having a really bad day. 3.1 The Library In The Body by James Goss. In a dying reality knowledge is the only thing left of value - and the Kareem have come to destroy it. Can Bernice and the Doctor save the last library? 3.2 Planet X by Guy Adams. Bernice and the Doctor land on a planet so dull no-one ever bothered naming it. Finally something interesting is about to happen here. 3.3 The Very Dark Thing by Una McCormack. Tramatz is an idyllic world - the rivers hum to themselves, unicorns prance through the emerald forests, and, at the very corner of your eye, is a horrible secret. 3.4 The Emporium At The End by Emma Reeves. The Last Song has been sung, and the final day of the universe have begun. Everyone flees to the gateway - to find that The Emporium At The End is having a closing down sale. Professor Bernice Summerfield was a character created as a companion to the Seventh Doctor by writer Paul Cornell for the popular 1990s Doctor Who novelisations. Since then she's found a whole new audio life through plays for Big Finish.Bernice (Benny) is played by Lisa Bowerman, an actor and director from TV and stage, including the last ever Classic Doctor Who story, Survival. British acting hero David Warner reprises his unbound Doctor, a character created in a series of what if... Doctor Who dramas from Big Finish. The Master being played by Sam Kisgart is an in-joke from the TV series and earlier Unbound stories, being an anagram of the real actor, Mark Gatiss (The League of Gentlemen, Sherlock, Doctor Who, and many, many more). CAST: Lisa Bowerman (Professor Bernice Summerfield), David Warner (The Doctor), Zeb Soanes (The Librarian), Guy Adams (The Sage of Sardner), Tom Webster (Acolyte Farnsworth), Rowena Cooper (Mother Superior), Alex Jordan (Mandeville/Kareem Cheif/Acolyte), Sophie Wu (Millie), Julie Graham (Prime Minister 470), Damian Lynch (Ego), Kerry Gooderson (Megatz), Deirdre Mullins (Fleet Admiral Effenish), George Blagden (Colonel Neave), Richard Earl (Gallario), Aaron Neil (Aramatz), Laura Doddington (Idratz), Lizzie Hopley (Sister Christie), Shvorne Marls (Ampz), Gus Brown (Forz), Scott Handcock (Elevator) and Sam Kisgart as the Master.

The Tenth Doctor: Death and the Queen

The Tenth Doctor: Death and the Queen

Author: James Goss Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 31/08/2016

David Tennant and Catherine Tate arrive at Big Finish for brand new adventures as The Doctor and Donna Noble! Donna Noble has never been lucky in love. So when, one day, her Prince does come, she is thrilled to have the wedding of all weddings to look forward to. Though the Doctor isn't holding his breath for an invitation. And her future mother-in-law is certainly not amused. But on the big day itself, Donna finds her castle under siege from the darkest of forces, marching at the head of a skeleton army. When it looks like even the Doctor can't save the day, what will Queen Donna do to save her people from Death itself? This is the third of three Doctor Who stories released from Big Finish featuring David Tennant and Catherine Tate. As a young actor, David Tennant played a number of roles in Big Finish Doctor Who stories, unaware that one day he'd be playing the Doctor on TV as it became the UK's Number 1 show! Catherine Tate is one of Britain's leading lights on stage and screen, happily reuniting with David Tennant after enjoying a popular TV run as companion Donna Noble.Guest star Alice Krige is best known to Star Trek fans as the Borg Queen from both TV and film versions of the hit Sci-Fi franchise. CAST: David Tennant (The Doctor), Catherine Tate (Donna Noble), Blake Ritson (Rudolph), Alice Krige (Queen Mum), Beth Chalmers (Hortense), Alan Cox (Death).

Torchwood 2.3: Ghost Mission

Torchwood 2.3: Ghost Mission

Author: James Goss, Lee Binding Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 31/07/2016

The hit BBC series is back! Big Finish bring immortal Time Agent Captain Jack Harkness and colleagues back to audio life for a fresh series of six new audio dramas. Sergeant Andy Davidson has always wanted to join Torchwood. And now he finally gets his chance. Under the strict observation of his Torchwood Assessor, Andy sets out to prove he's got what it takes. When a chemical spill turns out to have serious consequences, when monsters roam the Bay, and when an ancient entity awakes, Andy decides he could do with a helping hand. The problem is his Torchwood Assessor doesn't have any hands. Norton Folgate is a ghost. The huge, and long-running public interest in new Torchwood adventures resulted in a server melt-down when its return on audio was announced by star John Barrowman on his Sunday night radio slot. This second series was greenlit even as the later releases of the first popular series were being recorded. John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Kai Owen and Gareth David-Lloyd reprise the characters who starred in four years of hit Doctor Who spin-off Torchwood, screened around the world.Sgt Andy Davidson (played by Tom Price - Stella, Topsy & Tim) proved an ever popular character in Torchwood, and here gets his very own adventure! Torchwood contains adult material and may not be suitable for younger listeners. CAST: Tom Price (Sergeant Andy Davidson), Samuel Barnett (Norton Folgate), David Warner (OAP), Lisa Bowerman (Quite Anxious Shopper), Laura Doddington and Aaron Neil (The Graces).

Doctor Who: The Blood Cell (12th Doctor novel)

Doctor Who: The Blood Cell (12th Doctor novel)

Author: James Goss Format: Paperback Release Date: 17/03/2016

Release the Doctor - or the killing will start. An asteroid in the furthest reaches of space - the most secure prison for the most dangerous of criminals. The Governor is responsible for the cruellest murderers so he's not impressed by the arrival of the man they're calling the most dangerous criminal in the quadrant. Or, as he prefers to be known, the Doctor. But when the new prisoner immediately sets about trying to escape, and keeps trying, the Governor sets out to find out why. Who is the Doctor and what's he really doing here? And who is the young woman who comes every day to visit him, only to be turned away by the guards? When the killing finally starts, the Governor begins to get his answers...

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

Author: James Goss Format: Paperback Release Date: 08/03/2016

Torchwood - 1.2. Fall to Earth

Torchwood - 1.2. Fall to Earth

Author: James Goss, Neil Gardner, Lee Binding Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 31/12/2015

The hit BBC series is back! Big Finish create a new series of stories featuring the characters of the internationally-successful Doctor Who spin-off! The SkyPuncher is the first private spaceflight. But Ephraim Salt's visionary project has gone horribly wrong - the ship is falling out of the sky and there seems no way to stop it. Ianto Jones thought the flight would be sabotaged. The only problem is...he's on board! The huge, and long-running public interest in new Torchwood adventures resulted in a server melt-down when this release was announced by star John Barrowman on his Sunday night radio slot. Gareth David-Lloyd's Ianto Jones character was so popular that when he died in Torchwood - Children of Earth, a shrine to him in Cardiff became a newsworthy item for some months! Writer James Goss wrote several best-selling Torchwood hardback books, and most recently launched his novel Haterz, looking at social media personalities. This is the second of a much-anticipated set of six stories running monthly until April 2016. CAST: Gareth David-Lloyd (Ianto Jones), Zeynep (Lisa Zahra). Torchwood contains adult material and may not be suitable for younger listeners.

Doctor Who: The Sins of Winter

Doctor Who: The Sins of Winter

Author: James Goss Format: eBook Release Date: 03/12/2015

Robin Soans reads this original adventure featuring the 12th Doctor and Clara, as played by Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman in the BBC TV series. The TARDIS is summoned to an 'space cathedral' by Shadrak Winter, the High Cardinal of the Cult of the Prime Self. Soon to be relieved of his post by way of assassination, Shadrak has used his family's calling card to bring the Doctor to his aid. His followers have long fled the Sinful, highly contagious slug-like creatures which he himself has succumbed to - and which now imperil the Doctor and Clara. As Clara discovers more about the Cult of the Prime Self - currently the fourth most popular religion - the Doctor becomes infected, all but lost to appalling guilt and self-recrimination. As he seeks to absolve himself of his perceived sins, Clara must use all her survival instincts to escape the Sinful's advances and rescue her vulnerable friend. Robin Soans, who appeared in the 1981 Doctor Who serial The Keeper of Traken as well as in Series 9 in 2015, reads this atmospheric original adventure by James Goss, part of the Tales of Winter quartet of stories. Duration: 1 hour 10 mins approx.

Doctor Who: The Sins of Winter A 12th Doctor audio original

Doctor Who: The Sins of Winter A 12th Doctor audio original

Author: James Goss Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 03/12/2015

Robin Soans reads this original adventure featuring the 12th Doctor and Clara, as played by Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman in the BBC TV series. The TARDIS is summoned to an `space cathedral' by Shadrak Winter, the High Cardinal of the Cult of the Prime Self. Soon to be relieved of his post by way of assassination, Shadrak has used his family's calling card to bring the Doctor to his aid. His followers have long fled the Sinful, highly contagious slug-like creatures which he himself has succumbed to - and which now imperil the Doctor and Clara. As Clara discovers more about the Cult of the Prime Self - currently the fourth most popular religion - the Doctor becomes infected, all but lost to appalling guilt and self-recrimination. As he seeks to absolve himself of his perceived sins, Clara must use all her survival instincts to escape the Sinful's advances and rescue her vulnerable friend. Robin Soans, who appeared in the 1981 Doctor Who serial The Keeper of Traken as well as in Series 9 in 2015, reads this atmospheric original adventure by James Goss, part of the Tales of Winter quartet of stories. Duration: 1 hour 10 mins approx.

Wildthyme Reloaded

Wildthyme Reloaded

Author: James Goss, Nick Campbell, Roy Gill, Mark B. Oliver Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 31/08/2015

Join trans-temporal adventuress Iris Wildthyme (Katy Manning) for a series of eight brand-new half-hour episodes as she travels through time and space aboard her trusty double-decker bus, accompanied by her new friend Captain Turner! 1. COMEBACK OF THE SCORCHIES by James Goss. 2. DARK SIDE by Nick Campbell. 3. ORACLE OF THE SUPERMARKET by Roy Gill. 4. MURDER AT THE ABBEY by Mark B. Oliver. 5. THE SLOTS OF GIZA by Hamish Steele. 6. HIGH SPIRITS by Cavan Scott. 7. AN EXTRATERRESTRIAL WEREWOLF IN BELGIUM by Scott Handcock. 8. LOOKING FOR A FRIEND by Paul Magrs. Katy Manning is a huge fan favourite from her time in Doctor Who starring as Jo Grant opposite the Third Doctor (Jon Pertwee). She was recently to be seen on BBC1's Casualty series. Originally created by writer Paul Magrs, Iris Wildthyme has encountered most of the Doctor's classic incarnations across book and audio productions! David Warner is regarded as a legend of stage and screen, from one of the most regarded Hamlets of his time, to significant appearances in Star Trek, Doctor Who, and as the ultimate Evil in Terry Gilliam's Time Bandits...C AST: Katy Manning (Iris Wildthyme), Geoffrey Breton (Captain Turner), Ian Hallard (Brian Bonamy/Inspector Greenock/Slot), Chris Rankin (Jack/Andy), Nicola Bryant (Maggie/Mabel), Lisa Bowerman (Joyce/Hilda), David Warner (Edward), Charlie Hayes (Cassie/Chloe), Toby Longworth (Rick/Mr Cane), Tracey Childs (Lady Fothergill/Nora), Stephen Fewell (Seth the Sensational/Tour Guide), Lizzie Hopley (Shelley),

Doctor Who: The Gods of Winter

Doctor Who: The Gods of Winter

Author: James Goss Format: eBook Release Date: 20/08/2015

Clare Higgins reads this exciting original adventure featuring the 12th Doctor and Clara, as played by Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman in the BBC TV series. Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes. On a remote human colony planet, under the cover of a protective dome, young Diana Winter summons the TARDIS. Brought to her side by the power of a mysterious calling card, the Doctor and Clara are given one of their unlikeliest assignments yet. Yet it is one that will have far-reaching consequences...Many years later, on the homeworld of the alien Golhearn, the time travellers once again meet Diana - but this time the stakes are much higher. The Golhearn's savage madness is threatening to destroy their own civilisation, and Diana has a personal reason to call for the Doctor once again. Is he willing to assist, or must Clara go it alone? Can anyone discover the cause of the monstrous insanity that threatens them all?Clare Higgins, who played Ohila in the Doctor Who mini-episode Night of the Doctor, reads this thrilling original adventure by James Goss, part of the Tales of Winter quartet of stories. Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes. Reading produced by Neil Gardner. Sound design by David Darlington. Project Manager: John Ainsworth. Executive Producer: Michael Stevens

Doctor Who: The Gods of Winter A 12th Doctor Audio Original

Doctor Who: The Gods of Winter A 12th Doctor Audio Original

Author: James Goss Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 20/08/2015

Clare Higgins reads this exciting original adventure featuring the 12th Doctor and Clara, as played by Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman in the BBC TV series. Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes. On a remote human colony planet, under the cover of a protective dome, young Diana Winter summons the TARDIS. Brought to her side by the power of a mysterious calling card, the Doctor and Clara are given one of their unlikeliest assignments yet. Yet it is one that will have far-reaching consequences... Many years later, on the homeworld of the alien Golhearn, the time travellers once again meet Diana - but this time the stakes are much higher. The Golhearn's savage madness is threatening to destroy their own civilisation, and Diana has a personal reason to call for the Doctor once again. Is he willing to assist, or must Clara go it alone? Can anyone discover the cause of the monstrous insanity that threatens them all? Clare Higgins, who played Ohila in the Doctor Who mini-episode Night of the Doctor, reads this thrilling original adventure by James Goss, part of the Tales of Winter quartet of stories. Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes. Reading produced by Neil Gardner. Sound design by David Darlington. Project Manager: John Ainsworth. Executive Producer: Michael Stevens

Haterz

Haterz

Author: James Goss Format: Paperback Release Date: 12/03/2015

Is there someone online who relly annoys you? Who is always bragging, posting too many pictures and just doesn't get jokes? Look at your twitter feed, don't you get cross at the endless rage, bigotry and the pleading for celebrity retweets? Meet Dave. He decides that unfollowing somone just isn't enough. He's determined to make the internet a nicer place, and he won't stop at murder in order to achieve it. When he kills his best friend's girlfriend, he isn't planning on changing the world. She was just relly annoying on Facebook. But soon Dave realises he's being manipulated. A conspiracy are using him to gain control of something dark forming at the heart of the world wide web...

Vienna: Series Two Boxset

Vienna: Series Two Boxset

Author: James Goss, Cavan Scott, Jonathan Morris Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 28/02/2015

Three brand new adventures for glamorous bounty hunter Vienna Salvatori. Tabula Rasa by James Goss - Ever woken up and can't remember where you are? What if you couldn't remember who you are? Or why there's a dead body outside your door? Underworld by Cavan Scott - Something bad is lurking down in the Undercity. Innocent citizens are turning on each other, baying for blood...The Vienna Experience by Jonathan Morris - Ever wanted to experience the life of an assassin? Longed to feel the thrill of the hunt? Now is your chance to get beneath the skin of Vienna Salvatori. See what she sees. Hear what she hears. And pray she never finds out. Three brand new adventures for glamorous bounty hunter Vienna Salvatori. Vienna Salvatori is played by fan-favourite Star Trek: Deep Space Nine actress Chase Masterson. Cast: Chase Masterson (Vienna Salvatori), Samantha Beart (Lieutenant Jexie Reagan) Harry Ditson (Chief Doran Curtis), John Schwab (Anders), Tim Beckmann (Concierge), Duncan Wisbey (Detective Guy Wilkes), Nigel Carrington (Carlos Van Meyer), Donna Berlin (Valentine), Regina Regan (Kelsey).

Doctor Who: Dead of Winter The History Collection

Doctor Who: Dead of Winter The History Collection

Author: James Goss Format: Paperback Release Date: 12/02/2015

In a remote clinic in 18th century Italy, a lonely girl writes to her mother. She tells of pale English aristocrats and mysterious Russian nobles. She tells of intrigues and secrets, and strange faceless figures that rise up from the sea. And she tells about the enigmatic Mrs Pond, who arrives with her husband and her trusted physician. What the girl doesn't tell her mother is the truth that everyone at the clinic knows and no one says - that the only people who come here do so to die. An adventure set in 18th century Italy, featuring the Eleventh Doctor as played by Matt Smith and his companions Amy and Rory.

The Confessions of Dorian Gray The Complete Series Three

The Confessions of Dorian Gray The Complete Series Three

Author: James Goss, David Llewellyn, Roy Gill Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 30/11/2014

Presented as a series of original horror stories, Alexander Vlahos (Merlin, Privates) takes us on a supernatural journey through the twentieth century: from Oscar Wilde's death in Paris, right through to the present day.This complete collection features every episode from the first and second series, including three hour-long special episodes - released on CD for the very first time! BLANK CANVAS. Two years after the death of Dorian Gray, his home is broken into...but the intruders aren't expecting what they'll find there. THE NEEDLE. Reunited with his former colleague, Simon Darlow, Dorian uncovers an centuries-old conspiracy behind one of London's newest office blocks. WE ARE EVERYWHERE. When a serial-killing stalker discovers the truth about Dorian and his immortality, a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse ensues...ECHOES. Trapped alone on the last Tube home, Dorian finds himself confronted by phantoms...but why have they waited until now to track him down? PANDORA. Madame Pandora has the gift of the Tarot: she can predict your future with unnerving accuracy...a fact that unnerves Dorian more than anyone. HEART AND SOUL. A reluctant Dorian finds himself drawn to a sinister circus, where a mythical creature is drawing the public to their deaths. Cost of entry: one human heart, each night...DISPLACEMENT ACTIVITY. When Dorian is offered an opportunity to discover the truth behind his revival, he agrees to assist the enigmatic Victoria Lowell in stealing a supernatural artefact - the Eternity Canvas - from a exhibition celebrating the occult...THE DARKEST HOUR. Familiar faces gather as Dorian's past comes back to haunt him in his hour of need...Note: The Confessions of Dorian Gray contains adult material and is not suitable for younger listeners.

Doctor Who: The Blood Cell

Doctor Who: The Blood Cell

Author: James Goss Format: eBook Release Date: 13/11/2014

An asteroid in the furthest reaches of space - the most secure prison for the most dangerous of criminals. The Governor is responsible for the cruellest murderers so he's not impressed by the arrival of the man they're calling the most dangerous criminal in the quadrant. Or, as he prefers to be known, the Doctor. But when the new prisoner immediately sets about trying to escape, and keeps trying, the Governor sets out to find out why. Who is the Doctor and what's he really doing here? And who is the young woman who comes every day to visit him, only to be turned away by the guards? When the killing finally starts, the Governor begins to get his answers... Colin McFarlane, who was the Voice of the Heavenly Host in the TV episode 'Voyage of the Damned', reads this complete and unabridged novel by James Goss. It features the Twelfth Doctor, as played by Peter Capaldi in the hit BBCTV series Doctor Who.Reading produced by Neil Gardner.Sound design by Simon Hunt.Executive producer: Michael Stevens.

Doctor Who: The Blood Cell A 12th Doctor Novel

Doctor Who: The Blood Cell A 12th Doctor Novel

Author: James Goss Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 13/11/2014

An asteroid in the furthest reaches of space - the most secure prison for the most dangerous of criminals. The Governor is responsible for the cruellest murderers so he's not impressed by the arrival of the man they're calling the most dangerous criminal in the quadrant. Or, as he prefers to be known, the Doctor. But when the new prisoner immediately sets about trying to escape, and keeps trying, the Governor sets out to find out why. Who is the Doctor and what's he really doing here? And who is the young woman who comes every day to visit him, only to be turned away by the guards? When the killing finally starts, the Governor begins to get his answers... Colin McFarlane, who was the Voice of the Heavenly Host in the TV episode 'Voyage of the Damned', reads this complete and unabridged novel by James Goss. It features the Twelfth Doctor, as played by Peter Capaldi in the hit BBCTV series Doctor Who. Reading produced by Neil Gardner. Sound design by Simon Hunt. Executive producer: Michael Stevens. 5 CDs. 5hrs 56 mins.

Jago & Litefoot Encore of the Scorchies, The Backwards Men, Jago & Litefoot & Patsy, Higson & Quick

Jago & Litefoot Encore of the Scorchies, The Backwards Men, Jago & Litefoot & Patsy, Higson & Quick

Author: James Goss, Andy Lane, Simon Barnard Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 31/10/2014

Four brand new stories featuring the investigators of infernal incidents, in one box set.This is the eighth of an incredibly popular audio spin-off series of two Doctor Who characters first encountered in hit story The Talons of Weng-Chiang. ENCORE OF THE SCORCHIES. by James Goss. There's a new act at the New Regency Theatre, and Jago and Litefoot are about to face their grand finale. THE BACKWARDS MEN. by Andy Lane. There's unrest on the streets of London, and strange creatures who walk backwards...What is the link to Wednesday's World of Weird Wonders? JAGO & LITEFOOT & PATSY. by Simon Barnard and Paul Morris.When a monster is discovered on the bank of the Thames, Jago and Litefoot team up with the mudlark Patsy to investigate. HIGSON & QUICK by Justin Richards. Jago and Litefoot can no longer be trusted. Can barmaid Ellie Higson and Inspector Quick save the day?

Mask of Tragedy

Mask of Tragedy

Author: James Goss Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 30/09/2014

The Harvest of Souls

The Harvest of Souls

Author: James Goss Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 28/02/2014

Collinsport is over. And Maggie Evans just doesn't care any more. She grew up here, she fell in love here, she grieved here. But no more. Maggie wants out. But there's a problem. Collinsport has unfinished business with Maggie Evans.

The Scorchies

The Scorchies

Author: James Goss Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 31/03/2013

The Last Post

The Last Post

Author: James Goss Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 31/10/2012

The Time Museum

The Time Museum

Author: James Goss Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 01/07/2012

Torchwood: Almost Perfect

Torchwood: Almost Perfect

Author: James Goss Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/05/2012

Emma is 30, single and frankly desperate. She woke up this morning with nothing to look forward to but another evening of unsuccessful speed-dating. But now she has a new weapon in her quest for Mr Right. And it's made her almost perfect. Gwen Cooper woke up this morning expecting the unexpected. As usual. She went to work and found a skeleton at a table for two and a colleague in a surprisingly glamorous dress. Perfect. Ianto Jones woke up this morning with no memory of last night. He went to work, where he caused amusement, suspicion and a little bit of jealousy. Because Ianto Jones woke up this morning in the body of a woman. And he's looking just about perfect. And Jack Harkness has always had his doubts about Perfection. Featuring Captain Jack Harkness as played by John Barrowman, with Gwen Cooper, Owen Harper, Toshiko Sato and Ianto Jones as played by Eve Myles, Burn Gorman, Naoki Mori and Gareth David-Lloyd, in the hit series created by Russell T Davies for BBC Television.

The House by the Sea

The House by the Sea

Author: James Goss Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 31/03/2012

The Poisoned Soul

The Poisoned Soul

Author: James Goss Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 31/07/2011

Torchwood: First Born

Torchwood: First Born

Author: James Goss Format: Paperback Release Date: 21/07/2011

Gwen and Rhys are on the run. Rhys was hoping this meant a windswept cottage on a cliff top, but he's had to settle for a miserable caravan in the isolated village of Rawbone. With the locals taking an unhealthy interest in their daughter, Gwen and Rhys start to realise that something is very wrong. As they uncover the village's terrible past, Gwen discovers that Torchwood will never leave her behind, and now she and Rhys stand alone in defence of the Earth. And the children of Rawbone can only bring her closer to the secret forces that want her out of the way. Based on the hit sci-fi series created by Russell T Davies, First Born is a prequel to Torchwood: Miracle Day, starring John Barrowman and Eve Myles as Jack Harkness and Gwen Cooper, with Kai Owen as Rhys Williams.

Doctor Who: The Hounds Of Artemis

Doctor Who: The Hounds Of Artemis

Author: James Goss Format: eBook Release Date: 01/05/2011

When Lord Woolcroft and his team break open the fabled Tomb of Artemis, sealed for thousands of years, they are astonished by what they find inside... The Doctor and Amy have come to Smyrna in 1929 to investigate a mystery. The Doctor knows that something very bad happened there: something that caused a lot of people to die and an entire, magnificent Temple to be found and then immediately lost again. But he doesn't know what is picking off the archaeologists one by one, or how it is connected to the terrifying howling in the night. And as he and Amy get closer to the terrible truth behind an ancient evil, he begins to wish he'd never found out. Written specially for audio by James Goss, and read by Matt Smith as the Doctor and Clare Corbett as Helen Stapleton, The Hounds of Artemis features the Doctor and Amy Pond as played by Matt Smith and Karen Gillan in the acclaimed hit series from BBC Television.

Doctor Who: Dead Of Winter

Doctor Who: Dead Of Winter

Author: James Goss Format: eBook Release Date: 01/05/2011

'The Dead are not alone. There is something in the mist and it talks to them.' In a remote clinic in 18th-century Italy, a lonely girl writes to her mother. She tells of pale English aristocrats and mysterious Russian nobles. She tells of intrigues and secrets, and strange faceless figures that rise from the sea. And she tells about the enigmatic Mrs Pond, who arrives with her husband and her physician. What she doesn't tell her mother is the truth that everyone knows and no one says - that the only people who come here do so to die... A complete and unabridged reading by Clare Corbett.

Being Human: Bad Blood

Being Human: Bad Blood

Author: James Goss Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/02/2010

One of Annie's oldest friends has come looking for her - and what's more amazing is that she's found her. Denise is the ultimate party girl, and she's determined to bring Annie out of her shell. Mitchell is delighted, but George really thinks the last thing they need to do is to go out and meet new people. Annie and Denise throw themselves into organising a Bingo night at the local sports hall - after all, it's for charity, and what's not to love about having a good time? But why is Denise back in town? Why have Bristol's vampires suddenly started hanging around wherever they go? And why does George get the feeling that Bingo night is going to go horribly, horribly wrong? Featuring Mitchell, George and Annie, as played by Aidan Turner, Russell Tovey and Lenora Chichlow in the hit series created by Toby Whithouse for BBC Television

Doctor Who: Dead Air

Doctor Who: Dead Air

Author: James Goss Format: eBook Release Date: 01/12/2009

'Hello, I'm the Doctor. And, if you can hear this, then one of us is going to die.' At the bottom of the sea, in the wreck of a floating radio station, a lost recording has been discovered. After careful restoration, it is played for the first time - to reveal something incredible. It is the voice of the Doctor, broadcasting from Radio Bravo in 1966. He has travelled to Earth in search of the Hush - a terrible weapon that kills, silences and devours anything that makes noise - and has tracked it to a boat crewed by a team of pirate DJs. With the help of feisty Liverpudlian Layla and some groovy pop music, he must trap the Hush and destroy it - before it can escape and destroy the world... Written specially for audio by James Goss and read by David Tennant, Dead Air features the Doctor as played by David Tennant in the acclaimed hit series from BBC Television. It was crowned 'Best Audiobook of the Year 2010' in a public vote hosted by The Audiobook Store.

Torchwood: Golden Age

Torchwood: Golden Age

Author: James Goss Format: eBook Release Date: 03/08/2009

On the trail of a dangerous energy field, Torchwood are led to Delhi. There they witness the simultaneous disappearance of hundreds of people, and Jack discovers that the field centres on an old colonial mansion - Torchwood India. Jack is shocked to find that Torchwood India is still going strong - he shut it down himself over 80 years ago. He's even more surprised to find that its members, including his old flame the Duchess, haven't aged a day. What is the secret of their eternal youth, and how is it linked to the deadly energy field? The team must find out - and they haven't a moment to lose, for all the time the field is expanding... Written specially for BBC Radio by James Goss, Golden Age stars John Barrowman as Captain Jack Harkness, Eve Myles as Gwen Cooper and Gareth David-Lloyd as Ianto Jones.

Doctor Who: The Art of Death

Doctor Who: The Art of Death

Author: James Goss Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/1970

Raquel Cassidy reads this exclusive audio adventure featuring the Eleventh Doctor, Amy and Rory as they encounter one of the wonders of the universe 'Don't be alarmed!' the Doctor cried through gritted teeth, 'It's simply sucking the life out of me. Nothing to worry about...' When the Doctor falls through a crack in time he finds himself in the Horizon Gallery. But it's no ordinary art gallery, because this one has the best view of the most impossible wonder of the universe - the Paradox. Tour parties are eager to see this stunning, hypnotic portion of sky that's beyond description, and it's Penelope's job to stop people staring up at it for too long. For the Paradox's beauty drives people mad. The Doctor, Amy and Rory are about to discover that the Paradox also contains a giant and frightening creature with a taste for death Written specially for audio by James Goss, The Art of Death features the Doctor, Amy and Rory as played by Matt Smith, Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill in the acclaimed hit series from BBC Television. It is read by Raquel Cassidy, who played Miranda Cleaves in the 2011 TV episodes 'The Rebel Flesh' and 'The Almost People'.

Torchwood: First Born

Torchwood: First Born

Author: James Goss Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/1970

A multi-voice reading of this gripping Torchwood adventure - a prequel to 'Torchwood: Miracle Day'. Gwen and Rhys are on the run. Rhys was hoping this meant a windswept cottage on a cliff top, but he's had to settle for a miserable caravan in the isolated village of Rawbone. With the locals taking an unhealthy interest in their daughter, Gwen and Rhys start to realise that something is very wrong. As they uncover the village's terrible past, Gwen discovers that Torchwood will never leave her behind, and now she and Rhys stand alone in defence of the Earth. And the children of Rawbone can only bring her closer to the secret forces that want her out of the way. Clare Corbett, Kai Owen, Katherine Fenton, Joe Jameson, Carole Boyd, Michael Stevens and Susie Riddell are the readers of this thrilling multi-voice narration. Based on the hit series created by Russell T. Davies, 'First Born' is a prequel to 'Torchwood: Miracle Day', starring John Barrowman and Eve Myles as Jack Harkness and Gwen Cooper, with Kai Owen as Rhys Williams.

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