The Guardians of Prophecy

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The Guardians of Prophecy
Big Finish Productions audio play
Series Doctor Who: The Lost Stories
Release number 18
Featuring Sixth Doctor
Peri Brown
Writer Johnny Byrne
and Jonathan Morris
Director Ken Bentley
Executive producer(s) Nicholas Briggs
Jason Haigh-Ellery
Set between The Macros and Power Play
Release date May 2012

The Guardians of Prophecy is a Big Finish Productions audio drama based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who.

Plot[edit]

The Doctor and Peri arrive on the last remaining world in The Traken Union. The peaceful planet Serenity is also the home of the mysterious Melkur.

Cast[edit]

Continuity[edit]

Notes[edit]

  • Johnny Byrne wrote the story that introduced the Melkur, The Keeper of Traken. He also wrote the Fifth Doctor television stories, Arc of Infinity and Warriors of the Deep.
  • Graham Cole originally played the Melkur in The Keeper of Traken. He was also in numerous other stories, usually playing monsters.
  • Nigel Lambert was in the 1980 Fourth Doctor television story, The Leisure Hive.
  • Simon Williams was in the 1988 Seventh Doctor television story Remembrance of the Daleks.
  • Stephen Thorne was in numerous Doctor Who television stories, usually playing notable villains, such as Omega.

Critical reception[edit]

Doctor Who Magazine reviewer Matt Michael praised the play, singling out Baker's scenes with Thorne as especially good.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Michael, Matt (25 July 2012). "The DWM Review: The Guardians of Prophecy". Doctor Who Magazine (Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent: Panini Comics) (449): pp74–75. 

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