|'Destiny of the Doctor'
'Hunters of Earth'
by Nigel Robinson
Celebrating 50 years of ‘Doctor Who’, a brand-new adventure for the First Doctor
Shoreditch, London, 1963. The Beatles have beaten John Smith and the Common Men to No. 1. Satellites are being launched in outer space whilst on Earth a master theif is stealing some highly specialise equipment. In the streets and bombsites around Totter’s Lane, the normally placid teenagers of Coal Hill are running riot: searching out the different and hunting down the alien.
Schoolgirl Susan Foreman just wants an easy life for herself and her grandfather, the mysterious Doctor. She wants to be liked and accepted by Cedric and all the other pupils at Coal Hill School. But Susan has been inadvertently started drawing attention to herself.
The hunt is on – and Susan and her grandfather are the quarry.
Carole Anne Ford – Susan in the original BBC TV series – and Tam Williams perform this original story by Nigel Robinson, with music and sound design.
Carole Ann Ford (Susan), Tam Williams (Cedric)
Directed by John Ainsworth
*Featuring the First Doctor and Susan
*Also featuring a cameo appearance by the Eleventh Doctor
*A Big Finish and AudioGo Production
*Time-placing: this story takes place prior to the events of 'An Unearthly Child'
*For the 50th anniversary of 'Doctor Who' Big Finish Productions and AudioGo joined forces to produce this special range of audiobook titles; the dramatised readings were released monthly in 2013, running up until the anniversary month of November, and each focused on one of the eleven Doctors