Colin Baker (The Doctor), Lisa Greenwood (Flip Jackson), Nabil Shaban (Sil), Dawn Murphy, David Dobson (Pan/Lord Mav), Mary-Ann Cafferkey (Cerise), Scott Joseph (Boscoe/Voda/Knight Marshal), Mandy Weston (Kristal/Mistress Na/Velena)
Future Britain is bankrupt, its corporate owners facing financial ruin. Fortunately, the Universal Monetary Fund, and its slimy representative Sil, are willing to give its President a multi-billion cr bail-out… but terms and conditions apply, and Sil’s proposed austerity measures go far beyond mere benefit cuts.
Responding to a distress call, The Doctor and his companion Flip land in a London whose pacified population has been driven largely underground. But the horrors down there in the dark are as nothing to the horrors that await them at ConCorp HQ, where a young biochemist in Sil’s employ is working on a permanent solution to the nation’s terminal unprofitability.
Because in the final account, Sil plans to make a killing…
- Antidote to Oblivion is a Big Finish Productions audio drama based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who.
- The Doctor tells Flip that there are several Atlantises. (The Underwater Menace, The Dæmons, The Time Monster)
- Miss Cordelia is the daughterof Crozier. She blames The Doctor for her father’s death on Thoros-Beta in 2379. (Mindwarp)
- Sil refers to Peri Brown’s departure from the TARDIS. (Mindwarp)
- The Doctor laments the destruction of his (sonic screwdriver by the Terileptil leader in September 1666. (The Visitation)
- The Doctor cannot remember much about the 24th century.
- Democracy ended in the United Kingdom in 2268.
- Sil describes The Doctor as “revoltingly humane.”
- Flip refers to the mutated Anzor as resembling “a pink potato with eyes on sticks.”