Sylvester McCoy (the Doctor), Anthony Stewart Head (Lord Sutton), Ian Collier (Commissar Erco Sallis), Yee Jee Tso (Major Jal Brant), Stuart Piper (Mattias), Alistair Lock (Reeve Cless), Mark Gatiss (Deputy Warden Baris), Penelope McDonald (Jancis), Patricia Leventon (Mother Superior)
When the Doctor last visited the city of Excelis, its citizens were about to enter an age of enlightenment and reason. But some centuries later, he discovers a vicious totalitarian regime at war with the rest of Artaris, living off the efforts of a drugged and broken underclass.
Who is the mysterious Lord Sutton, and what hold does he have over the ruling classes? What are the Meat Puppets, and what role do they play in the eternal war? And why is the Doctor’s arrival the final piece in a plan that has been centuries in the making?
Throughout his lives, the Doctor has fought legends. But some legends refuse to die.
- This is the third part of the Excelis Saga.
- This audio drama was recorded on 18 March 2002.
- The Doctor has built a new console room for the TARDIS. (The TV Movie)
- The Doctor would later use the name “Vaughn Sutton” as a pseudonym. (Master)