Sylvester McCoy (the Doctor), Beth Chalmers (Raine Creevy), Angela Bruce (Brigadier Winifred Bambera), John Banks (Henrick/Metatraxi), Anthony Lewis (Scobie), Dannielle Brent (Willa), Alex Mallinson (Percy), Clare Fraenkel (Juno)
Margrave University in 2001, and Raine Creevy is enjoying her first trip into the future.
For the Doctor, there are mysteries to solve: what are the alien creatures imprisoned in the science labs? And what are the true motives of the student Scobie and his followers?
With enemies on all sides, the Doctor teams up with his old friend Brigadier Bambera and the forces of UNIT in a battle for the future of the whole world.
- Raine attended King’s College, London in the late 1980s. As a child, she holidayed on the Red Sea and learned to scuba dive there.
- The Doctor has visited Mauritania and claims that deforestation is a major problem for the country.
- The Doctor’s pockets contain stamps, a fountain pen, antique coins, a universal comms jack and several Earl Grey tea bags but no torch.
- Ace and Raine pretend to be freshers at Margrave University.
- Animal was a story that would have been a part of Season 27, had Doctor Who continued to be produced beyond Survival.