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The Oseidon Adventure

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Release no.  1.6
Written by  Alan Barnes
Executive producer(s)  Nicholas Briggs
Featuring  Fourth Doctor Leela
Directed by  Ken Bentley
Series  Doctor Who 4th Doctor Adventures

The Oseidon Adventure is an audio drama based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. This audio drama was produced by Big Finish Productions.

Contents

This is the second part of a two-part story, the first part being Trail of the White Worm.

Plot

The Kraal attempt to invade the Earth, while the Doctor is trapped on their irradiated home world, Oseidon.

Cast

  • The Doctor - Tom Baker
  • Leela - Louise Jameson
  • The Master - Geoffrey Beevers
  • Colonel Spindleton - Michael Cochrane
  • Marshal Grimnal / Captain Clarke - Dan Starkey
  • Tyngworg / Warner / UNIT R/T Operator - John Banks
  • Continuity

  • The Kraals were in the 1975 Fourth Doctor television story, The Android Invasion. That story also featured UNIT.
  • This is the first use of Kraals by Big Finish Productions.
  • The Doctor and Leela encounter the Master again in the third season of Fourth Doctor adventures, due to be released in 2014.
  • Critical reception

    Doctor Who Magazine reviewer Matt Michael found the casting and performances excellent, but the play "slightly misjudged" as a finale.

    References

    The Oseidon Adventure Wikipedia


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