The Rapture (audio drama)

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The Rapture
Album cover
Big Finish Productions audio play
Series Doctor Who
Release number 36
Featuring Seventh Doctor
Writer Joseph Lidster
Director Jason Haigh-Ellery
Producer(s) Gary Russell
Jason Haigh-Ellery
Executive producer(s) Jacqueline Rayner
Set between Colditz and
The Harvest
Length 1 hr 47 mins
Release date September 2002

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


The Seventh Doctor and Ace visit The Rapture nightclub in Ibiza in 1997, where two angels are brainwashing clubgoers, and Ace discovers a secret about her family.


  • This story gives Ace's date of birth as August 20, 1970.
  • Ace's parents are named as Audrey and Harry McShane.
  • This story introduces Ace's brother, Liam McShane, who is four years her junior.
  • Following on from tie-in novels, Ace's full name is given as Dorothy Gale McShane (Although, this was never given in the original series).
  • Ace refers to the events of The Curse of Fenric and Colditz


Dating error[edit]

At one point in episode 4, the date is given as 'Saturday May 15, 1997'. In 1997, May 15th fell on a Thursday

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