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The Helliax Rift
(Scott Handcock)

Daniel Hopkins thought he knew what he was letting himself in for when he joined the top-secret UNIT organisation as its latest Medical Officer.

acing about the countryside, chasing strange lights in the sky? Check. Defending the realm against extraterrestrial incursion? Check. Frequent ear-bashings from UNIT’s UK CO, the famously no-nonsense Lt-Col Lewis Price? Check. Close encounters of the First, Second and even Third kind? Check, check, check.

But he had no idea what alien beings were really like. Until the day of the Fallen Kestrel. Until the day he met the Doctor.


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  • Featuring the Fifth Doctor
  • Number of Episodes: 4
  • Cover Length: 120 minutes
  • Episode Lengths: 1 = 23'05", 2 = 23'18", 3 = 26'13", 4 = 28'18"
  • Total Length: 100'54"
  • Also features 39 minutes of credits, trailers, music and special behind-the-scenes interviews with the cast and producers.
  • Cover Illustration: Lee Binding
  • Recorded: 31st October and 1st November 2017
  • Recording Location: Moat Studios
  • Released: April 2018
  • ISBN: 978-1-78178-823-3


Full Cast List:

The Doctor Peter Davison
Lieutenant Daniel Hopkins Blake Harrison
Lieutenant-Colonel Lewis Price Russ Bain
Corporal Linda Maxwell Genevieve Gaunt
Annabel Morden Deborah Thomas
Dr Jennifer Harrison Anna Louise Plowman
Morris Robbie Stevens
Samuel Jacob Dudman

The Production Team:

Writer Scott Handcock
Director Jamie Anderson
Sound Joe Kraemer and Josh Arakelian
Music Joe Kraemer
Theme Music David Darlington
Script Editor Alan Barnes
Producer Scott Handcock
Senior Producer David Richardson
Executive Producers Nicholas Briggs and Jason Haigh-Ellery
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Big Finish Magazine - Vortex: Issue 110 (April 2018)

Audio - Big Finish Magazine - Vortex: Issue 110
Vortex: Issue 110
 Issue 110 of 'Vortex - The Big Finish Magazine' was also sent out to subscribers with this release.

  In this issue...

    1. Editorial

    2. Sneak Preview - Lady Christina

    3. Article - Doctor Who Ravenous - Appetite For Destruction

    4. Article - Jago & Litefoot Forever - Forever Friends

    5. Article - Doctor Who The Tenth Doctor - Tenth's Planets

    6. Article - Torchwood Believe - The Big Reunion

    7. Article - Star Cops Mother Earth - Back on the Beat

    8. Article - Big Finish Originals Cicero - Letters of the Law

    9. Article - Listen Again - Blake's 7: Scimitar

    10. Vortex Mail

    11. Coming Soon - Forthcoming Audio Releases – April - November 2018

Published By: Big Finish Productions Ltd
Managing Editor: Jason Haigh-Ellery
Editor: Kenny Smith
Executive Producer: Nicholas Briggs
Senior Producer: David Richardson
Design: Mark Plastow
Published: April 2018
Page Count: 24


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