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...ish (audio drama)

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Series  Doctor Who
Written by  Phil Pascoe
Release no.  35
Directed by  Nicholas Briggs
Featuring  Sixth Doctor Peri Brown
Produced by  Gary Russell Jason Haigh-Ellery

…ish is a Big Finish Productions audio drama based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who.

Contents

Plot

The Sixth Doctor and Peri attend a conference of lexicographers at a college where an unfortunate murder has occurred. The victim was a perfectionist linguist compiling the galaxy's biggest dictionary, and also a personal friend of The Doctor, but the only suspect is her holographic assistant, named Book, who is also a repository for every word in the English language.

The Omniverbum is the mythical longest word in existence. According to records, no one who has found the Omniverbum, or its sentient affix "Ish", has lived to tell of it. Except one. Book found the Ish on an obscure world and accidentally brought back to the college as per his programming. But now it's escaped, and is out to cause havoc on the speech centers of the human brain unless The Doctor can stop it.

Peri is in a different kind of danger. Swiftly falling in with a so-called "word anarchist" named Warren, she might come face to face with the slowly degenerating Book, who is distraught and unhinged over his master's death by possibly his own hands. Distraught and unhinged enough to kill her....

Cast

  • The Doctor — Colin Baker
  • Peri — Nicola Bryant
  • Book — Moray Treadwell
  • Professor Osefa de Palabra Hftzbrn — Marie Collett
  • Symposiarch Cawdrey — Oliver Hume
  • Warren — Chris Eley
  • References

    ...ish (audio drama) Wikipedia


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