The New Counter Measures Series 2
Simon Williams (Group Captain Gilmore), Pamela Salem (Rachel Jensen), Karen Gledhill (Allison Williams), Hugh Ross (Sir Toby Kinsella), Owen Aaronovitch (Doctor Javier Santos), Dan Starkey (Doctor Henry Cording), Beatriz Romilly (Mariana Lopez), Cory English (Ted Hunter), Ewan Bailey (Dimitri Papkin/ Mr Dobson), Caroline Harker (Dr Jayne Smythe), Carolyn Seymour (Lady Suzanne Clare), Laurence Kennedy (Sir August Frazer), Leighton Pugh (Bernard/ Freddie), Lisa Diveney (Doctor Norma Vine), Tim Bentinck (Professor Edward Travers/ The Great Intelligence), Charlie Anson (Reece Goff/ Jacob). Other parts played by members of the cast.
1. The Splintered Man by Roland Moore
When a Spanish scientist kills himself in an explosion at a secret test facility, Counter-Measures are called in to salvage anything They can from the wreckage. But someone else is stalking the scene – and They’re determined that whatever is lost will stay lost.
As Rachel is reunited with an old flame, she finds herself drawn into the heart of a mystery. What exactly was Doctor Javier Santos working on? And who exactly is trying to prevent its discovery?
2. The Ship of the Sleepwalkers by Christopher Hatherall
The Counter-Measures team wake on a luxury cruise, with no knowledge of how and when they got onboard. Who has brought them here, and why?
As their investigations deepen, they find themselves in the middle of an international conspiracy, with enemies on both sides. How can They escape when they can’t even trust each other?
3. My Enemy’s Enemy by Robert Khan and Tom Salinsky
Glamorous international arms dealer, Lady Suzanne Clare, has come to town and is offering herself into the hands of Counter-Measures. The price: her own safety. But can their former nemesis ever really be trusted?
With one of their own side seemingly working for the enemy, the race is on to prevent a disaster. But who are They really fighting? And what does Lady Clare really want?
4. Time of the Intelligence by Andy Frankham-Allen
A strange voice is interrupting TV broadcasts across the capital, and bear-like creatures are raiding factories, stealing equipment and killing guards. The Great Intelligence and his army of Yeti have returned. And there’s only one team that can stop them.
Familiar with their foe, Sir Toby calls on the help of Edward Travers to defeat The menace. But without The Doctor to help them, can the Intelligence ever be stopped?
Professor Travers, The Yeti & The Great Intelligence © Haisman & Lincoln and used under licence
With thanks to Hannah Haisman and Candy Jar
“9/10 – ‘The New Counter-Measures – Series 2’ is a delightful release. Each story is superb, helped along by some fantastic writing and some great concepts.” – Blogtor Who
“⅘ It’s to be hoped we get more of the Yeti and Professor Travers both in this range and elsewhere in the Big Finish portfolio” – Cultbox
“A Simply Brilliant slice of the 1970s that never were..” Tin Dog