Horror of Glam Rock

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Horror of Glam Rock
Album cover
Big Finish Productions audio play
Series Doctor Who
Range Eighth Doctor Adventures
Release number 1.3
Featuring Eighth Doctor
Lucie Miller
Writer Paul Magrs
Director Barnaby Edwards
Executive producer(s) Nicholas Briggs
Set between Blood of the Daleks and Immortal Beloved
Length 1 50-minute episode
Release date 14 January 2007

Horror of Glam Rock 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 and was broadcast on BBC 7 on 14 January 2007.

Cast[edit]

Production and casting[edit]

  • The play includes an original song, "Children of Tomorrow", with music by Tim Sutton and lyrics by Barnaby Edwards; it is performed by Stephen Gately and Clare Buckfield. Sutton also arranged a glam rock version of the Doctor Who theme music which is performed over the end credits. Both songs are included as extras on the story's CD release. Later in 2007, the song became downloadable on iTunes.[1]

Popular Music References[edit]

During the audio drama several references to popular music from around the time it is set (1974) for example:

Children of Tomorrow[edit]

"Children of Tomorrow"
Single by Stephen Gately featuring
Clare Buckfield
Released October 1, 2007 (2007-10-01)
Recorded 2007
Genre Pop
Length 3:11
Label Sony BMG
Stephen Gately chronology
"Stay"
(2001)
Children of Tomorrow
(2007)

"Children of Tomorrow" is the fourth and final single released by popular artist Stephen Gately. The single did not appear on any of his albums, or work with Boyzone. The single was released after its inclusion in Horror of Glam Rock. The song features Clare Buckfield, who appears in the audio drama itself.

Tracklisting[edit]

  1. "Children Of Tomorrow" (Featuring Claire Buckfield) - 3:11
  2. "Children Of Tomorrow" (Instrumental) - 3:11

Continuity[edit]

  • Arnold's mentioning that he thinks the Doctor's hair must be a wig is a reference to the long wig that Paul McGann wore in his one on-screen appearance as the Doctor in the 1996 television movie.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  1. ^ [1]