Written By: Matthew J Elliot
Directed By: Barnaby Edwards
In the Vortex, the TARDIS comes under a form of psychic attack – resulting in the abductions of first Adric, then Tegan. Following their trail, the Doctor and Nyssa arrive under the lurid skies of the planet Zaltys, whose entire population has vanished in strange circumstances. Soon, they discover that Zaltys is now the target of treasure seekers, come to scavenge this so-called Planet of the Dead…
Meanwhile, deep below the planet’s surface, Adric learns the earth-shattering reason why the people of Zaltys disappeared... and why they were wise to do so. And Tegan is, quite literally, in the dark – enduring interrogation by the mysterious Clarimonde. Any friend of the Doctor’s is Clarimonde’s enemy... because theirs is a blood feud!
The Fourth Doctor Adventures: 6.03. The Silent Scream
Written By: James Goss
Directed By: Nicholas Briggs
On the set of a busy Hollywood movie in the late 1920s, a damsel is in distress! As cameras roll, she opens her mouth to scream and... nothing comes out. Nothing at all. It's happened again.
The Doctor, Romana and K9 have arrived in a terrified Tinseltown. A new film is being made and several stars of the silent screen are viewing it as a potential comeback... but it may prove a poisoned chalice. Actors are vanishing and strange creatures stalk the streets.
Something evil is lurking behind the scenery. Can the Doctor stop it when he doesn't have a voice?
It's time for his close-up.
Short Trips: 7.03. The Jago and Litefoot Revival - Act One
Written By: Jonathan Barnes
Directed By: Lisa Bowerman
Tonight's lecture to the Club For Curious Scientific Men will be given by Professor George Litefoot, pathologist - assisted by his esteemed colleague Mr Henry Gordon Jago, theatrical impressario - who will recount a sequence of outlandish events in London and Greece, ruminate upon the nature of good fortune (or rather its absence), and provide a surprising account of a mercurial old friend. The lecture starts at 7:30 and will include an interval.
Doom Coalition - Series 4
Written By: John Dorney, Matt Fitton
Directed By: Ken Bentley
The Doctor has been disposed of, and the end of the universe is nigh. There will only be one winner, but how many will lose?
4.1 Ship in a Bottle by John Dorney
The Doctor, Liv and Helen are hurtling into a future that has been utterly destroyed, trapped inside a shuttle with no possible means of escape. But with the lives of everyone in the universe in the balance, they've got to find one. And soon. When the stakes are this high, you can't just give up. Or can you?
4.2 Songs of Love by Matt Fitton
Left to fend for herself against a bunch of power-hungry plotters hell-bent on destroying the universe, what choice does a girl have but to throw in her lot with the winning side? Using her past to her advantage, River Song returns to the ancestral seat of the Time Lords to make her last stand.
4.3 The Side of the Angels by Matt Fitton
Cardinal Ollistra has plans for New York, plans which involve the Deputy Mayor and her sponsor, one ‘Reverend Mortimer’ – better known to the Doctor as the Meddling Monk. The Eleven arrives to stamp out the resistance, but that isn't the only danger the Doctor finds lurking in the shadows – for New York is a city of Weeping Angels.
4.4 Stop the Clock by John Dorney
The time has arrived. Events are in motion. The end of the universe is at hand and the Doctor and his friends have one hour to save eternity. Starting now.
Charlotte Pollard - Series 2
Written By: Nicholas Briggs
Directed By: Nicholas Briggs
Charlotte Pollard. Space-time traveller. Former emissary of the mysterious and terrifying Viyrans.
Now she’s cast adrift and finds herself and unlikely adventurer Robert Buchan brought right down to Earth — but an Earth which is changing rapidly.
Why and how have they crash-landed in the London Underground? Who are the Identical Men? And why is human behaviour starting to change in startling and unexpected ways?
Charley, Robert and their friend the Rogue Viyran must find out if they are the solution or the cause.
Deep underground, something is stirring. Fragments of an alien design are coalescing…
Part 1: Embankment Station - A bumpy arrival, journalism, politics and a security crisis.
Part 2: Ruffling - Hiding in a bank, on the run, trapped underground.
Part 3: Seed of Chaos - Tube train trouble, the chaos begins, the Prime Minister arrives.
Part 4: The Destructive Quality of Life - Marooned on an alien world, a 'concentration camp' in
Slough, messaging through space and time.
This release also includes a bonus hour of content featuring interviews with cast and crew.
Torchwood: 13. Visiting Hours
Written By: David Llewellyn
Directed By: Scott Handcock
Everyone’s a little worried about St Helen’s Hospital. In many ways it is a miracle of the modern NHS. It has plenty to offer its patients. The problem is that a lot of them keep dying of natural causes in the night. And no-one can find the bodies.
People are beginning to notice. Questions are being asked. And there are rumours – the strange whispering figures seen at the end of the corridors, the electrical buzzing, the screams.
Also, Rhys Williams has come to visit his mother. Brenda’s had her hip done and is looking forward to a bit of rest and regular crumble. Rhys and his mam are in for a night they’ll never forget.
Torchwood contains adult material and may not be suitable for younger listeners