The Worlds of Doctor Who
Colin Baker (The Doctor), Louise Jameson (Leela), Lalla Ward (Romana), Daphne Ashbrook (Ruth Matheson), Trevor Baxter (Professor George Litefoot), Christopher Benjamin (Henry Gordon Jago), Richard Franklin (Mike Yates), Karen Gledhill (Allison Williams), Hugh Ross (Sir Toby Kinsella), Pamela Salem (Rachel Jensen), Yee Jee Tso (Charlie Sato), Simon Williams (Group Captain Gilmore), Jamie Glover (Mr Rees), Sinead Keenan (Stephanie Wilton), Rory Keenan (James Wilton)
An epic adventure uniting the Doctor’s friends across time and space, featuring Jago & Litefoot, Counter-Measures, the Vault and Gallifrey!
1: Mind Games by Justin Richards
In Victorian England, Henry Gordon Jago and Professor Litefoot investigate worrying events on the streets of London – which seem to be linked to the New Regency Theatre’s resident act, the mesmerist Mr Rees…
2: The Reesinger Process by Justin Richards
London, 1964, and the repercussions of Jago and Litefoot’s adventure are dealt with by Sir Toby Kinsella and his crack team of specialists at Counter-Measures. What is the Reesinger Process – and who is behind it?
3: The Screaming Skull by Jonathan Morris
Disgraced soldiers Ruth Matheson and Charlie Sato are called back into action by Captain Mike Yates, when the UNIT Vault is mysteriously locked down by a deadly force. Together they must infiltrate the Vault and get those trapped out alive. But what enemy are they facing?
4: Second Sight by Nick Wallace and Justin Richards
The actions of Mr Rees have alerted the Time Lords of Gallifrey, and Romana has assigned her best warrior. Independently, the Sixth Doctor has arrived on Earth. A power from the dawn of the Universe is about to be unleashed once more…
Written By: Justin Richards, Jonathan Morris, Nick Wallace
Directed By: Ken Bentley and Lisa Bowerman
|Written By:||Justin Richards, Jonathan Morris, Nick Wallace|
|Director:||Ken Bentley and Lisa Bowerman|
|Sound Design:||Howard Carter|
|Music:||Howard Carter and Nicholas Briggs|
|Cover Art:||Tom Webster and Damien May|
|Number of Discs:||5|
|Physical Retail ISBN:||978-1-78178-341-2|
|Recorded At:||The Moat Studios|
|Product Format:||5-disc CD (deluxe slipcover book)|
Mind Games was the first full cast audio story in the The Worlds of Doctor Who audio anthology released in 2014 by Big Finish Productions.
Carruthers refers to Jago’s meeting with Sigmund Freud in 1894. (Return of the Repressed)
Mr Rees’ skeleton and music box, in which he placed his mind, were later found by Stephanie and James Wilton at the bottom of his well in 1950. (The Reesinger Process)
Jago and Litefoot’s phonograph recording about their encounter with Rees would later fall into the possession of UNIT. It was stored in the Vault in 2014. In that year, Captain Ruth Matheson and Warrant Officer Charlie Sato listened to it and learned of Rees’ powers. (The Screaming Skull) Shortly afterwards, Captain Mike Yates played it for the Sixth Doctor. (Second Sight)
The Reesinger Process was the second full cast audio story in the The Worlds of Doctor Who audio anthology released in 2014 by Big Finish Productions.
Sir Harold Moorcroft ran the Department of Defence before he committed suicide. He previously worked in the Department of the Treasury.
Counter-Measures is investigating an incident on the Isle of Wight.
Sir Harold and his wife were married for over 30 years.
The Reesinger Institute is located in Ealing.
Stephanie Wilton is the elder sister of James Wilton.
James Wilton was born in 1943.
Sir Toby mentions the Pelage Incident to Sir Harold. (The Pelage Project)
The Minister of Defence refers to the death of his predecessor Stephen Mulryne on 29 November 1963. (1963: The Assassination Games)
Stephanie and James Wilton found Mr Rees’ skeleton and music box, in which he placed his mind, at the bottom of his well in 1950. (Mind Games)
Sir Toby refers to the upcoming general election. (State of Emergency)
Rees’ skull and music box would later be given to UNIT in the mid 1970s. The skull was stored in the Black Tower in London until it was moved to the Vault in the Angel of the North in 2014. (The Screaming Skull)
The Screaming Skull was the third full cast audio story in the The Worlds of Doctor Who audio anthology released in 2014 by Big Finish Productions.
Charlie and Ruth refer to once being under the control of the Master, ( Mastermind) after which they were sent to Fortress Island, now acting as a retirement home for ex-UNIT operatives who posed a security risk. (The Sea Devils)
Charlie refers to Yates’ subordination in his youth. (Invasion of the Dinosaurs)
Yates, Charlie and Ruth prove their identities for entry into the Vault with a DNA test. (Tales from the Vault)
Yates refers to the fact that the Brigadier lent artefacts to museums. (Terror of the Autons)
Yates mentions plastic daffodils (Terror of the Autons) and a gargoyle from the Devil’s End incident. (The Dæmons)
The Vault contains the skeleton of an allosaurus, which was carbon dated to only a century earlier, (The Monstrous Menagerie) a chess set (The Curse of Fenric; ales from the Vault) and a fragment of a Sontaran scout ship. (Tales from the Vault)
C19 were the forerunners of the Vault, before it was taken over by UNIT in the 1990s. (The Scales of Injustice; Tales from the Vault)
Some of the items from the “Black Vault”, a UNIT base below the Tower of London, have been moved to the Vault temporarily whilst it’s being refurbished. (The Day Of The Doctor)
The Vault contains a pipe organ salvaged from the priory that occupied the future site of UNIT HQ prior to being burned down in 1911. (Pyramids of Mars)
Rees uses the damaged Terravore in the Vault to attack Charlie and Ruth. (Tales from the Vault) It was among the thousands of Terravores which invaded Earth and attacked the London Underground in 2010. (The Crimes of Thomas Brewster)
Charlie and Ruth hide from the Terravore in Diamond Jack’s magic cabinet. (The Magician’s Oath)
Ruth tells Charlie that Sir Toby Kinsella of the Counter-Measures team placed the Reesinger music box in storage in 1964 and it was given to UNIT in the mid 1970s. (The Reesinger Process)
Yates refers to Corporal Bell. (The Claws Of Axos)
When Rees looks into Yates’ mind, he sees the Brigadier, the Daemons, (The Dæmons) the Daleks, (Day Of The Daleks) the Master, (Terror of the Autons) Karfel, (Timelash; Speed of Flight) Hyde Park frozen in July, (The Magician’s Oath) stone circles in Scotland, (Vengeance of the Stones) a shining blue crystal, (The Green Death) Operation Golden Age, (Invasion of the Dinosaurs) Yates’ breakdown and rehabilitation, (Invasion of the Dinosaurs, Planet Of The Spiders) Nest Cottage and Mrs. Wibbsey (Survivors in Space).
Charlie and Ruth listen to Henry Gordon Jago and Professor George Litefoot’s phonograph recording about their encounter with Rees in the 1890s. (Mind Games)
Jago and Litefoot’s records are stored in the Professor Dark collection. (Chronoclasm, Jago in Love, Beautiful Things, The Lonely Clock, The Hourglass Killers)
Rees refers to the deaths of Charlie’s father and sister. (Mastermind)
Ruth refers to the fact that Terravores have extremely limited vision. (The Crimes of Thomas Brewster)
Yates has UNIT use the space-time telegraph to contact the Doctor. (Revenge Of The Cybermen, Terror Of The Zygons) The message was received by his sixth incarnation. (Second Sight)
Second Sight was the fourth full cast audio story in the The Worlds of Doctor Who audio anthology released in 2014 by Big Finish Productions.
Rees’ mother died when he was a young boy.
Tom O’Linne’s wife Mary was killed in a car accident three weeks earlier.
Romana refers to Narvin as “a CIA half-wit”.
When the Doctor arrived on Earth, he was expecting to meet Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart.
The site of the former UNIT HQ is being sold to make way for luxury flats.
While under Rees’ control, Leela uses the pseudonym “Miss Sevateem”.
As a child, Rees made his father commit suicide by jumping down the well on their family property. He was his first victim.
Romana uses the pseudonym “Sarah Romany”.
This is Yates’ first meeting with both Leela and Romana.
Rees tells Leela that he has been dead for years. (Mind Games)
Romana refers to Narvin. (Weapon of Choice)
The Doctor received UNIT’s message over the space-time telegraph. (The Screaming Skull)
Yates plays Henry Gordon Jago and Professor George Litefoot’s phonograph recording about their encounter with Rees in the 1890s for the Doctor. (Mind Games, The Screaming Skull)
The Doctor tells Yates that Jago and Litefoot are old friends of his. (The Talons of Weng-Chiang; The Justice of Jalxar)
Leela refers to the Horda. (The Face of Evil)
Rees refers to his well. (Mind Games, The Reesinger Process)