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The Darkness of Glass by Justin Richards


The Darkness of Glass by Justin Richards

This range of two-part audio dramas stars Tom Baker reprising his most popular role as the Fourth Doctor (from 1974 - 1981) with a number of his original TV companions. Cut off from the TARDIS, the Doctor and Leela find themselves stranded on a small island. But they are not alone. It is 1907, and members of the Caversham Society have gathered on the hundredth anniversary of the death of Mannering Caversham, the greatest Magic Lanternist who ever lived. But Caversham was also a supernaturalist who claimed to have conjured up a demon from the depths of hell. As people start to die, the Doctor begins to wonder if Caversham's story might have more than a grain of truth in it. Can the Doctor and Leela discover what really happened to Caversham a century ago? And if they do, will they live to tell the tale...? The fourth series in a Big Finish range which is hugely popular with fans of the classic TV series Doctor Who. Writer Justin Richards has not only written Big Finish scripts and BBC novels, but is the writer behind The Invisible Detective children's books. As well as Doctor Who, Louise Jameson has been seen in Bergerac, Eastenders, and many other UK shows. Cast: Tom Baker (The Doctor), Louise Jameson (Leela), Mark Lewis Jones (Professor Oliver Mortlake), Julian Wadham (Joseph Holman), Sinead Keenan (Mary Summersby), Rory Keenan (David Lacey).

About the Author

Justin Richards is the Creative Consultant for BBC Books on the Dr Who titles. He has had over 50 books published including The Parliament of Blood, The Death Collector and The Chaos Code for Faber, The Invisible Detective series, Time Runners and The School of Night series, (Simon and Schuster) as well as younger fiction series Agent Alfie for HarperCollins. He has also co-written several action thrillers for older children with Jack Higgins. Before writing full time, Justin has worked in the computer industry. He is registered as an Inventor in the European Union and has patents registered in his name in, amongst other places, the UK, USA and Japan. Justin is married with two sons and lives in Warwick, within sight of one of Britain's best-preserved castles.

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Publication date

28th February 2015


Justin Richards

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Big Finish Productions Ltd


Running Time: 60 minutes


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