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Blood on Santa's Claw and Other Stories
(Alan Terigo, Susan Dennom, Andrew Lias and Nev Fountain)

Blood on Santa's Claw by Alan Terigo

The Doctor, Peri and Joe land on the planet Naxios, where they discover the body of Father Christmas.

Who killed him? The strange individuals dressed in Shakespearian costume or the talking animals wearing waistcoats digging in the tunnels?

The Baby Awakes by Susan Dennom

The Doctor, Peri and Joe visit the Ishtar institute, where the term 'designer babies' takes on a new and sinister meaning. Will our heroes survive Christmas day?

I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day by Andrew Lias

A Christmas party that's been going on for three years. Strange silver robots who guard the Christmas decorations with lethal force. What is the secret behind the festivities on Tate Galactic?

Brightly Shone The Moon That Night by Nev Fountain

The TARDIS crew encounters a shameful secret of the Time Lords. History has been rewritten, and this time it's all the Doctor's fault.


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  • Featuring the Sixth Doctor, and Peri.
  • Number of Episodes: 4
  • Cover Length: 120 minutes
  • "Blood on Santa's Claw" Length: 38'19"
  • "The Baby Awakes" Length: 36'40"
  • "I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day" Length: 30'48"
  • "Brightly Shone The Moon That Night" Length: 34'50"
  • Total Length: 140'37"
  • Also features 15 minutes of credits, trailers, music and special behind-the-scenes interviews with the cast and producers.
  • Cover Illustration: Tom Webster
  • Recorded: 20th and 21st August 2019
  • Recording Location: The Soundhouse
  • Released: December 2019
  • ISBN: 978-1-78178-868-4


Full Cast List:

The Doctor Colin Baker
Peri Nicola Bryant
Luke Allen-Gale Joe Carnaby
Cordelia/Fecunda/President Heather Bleasdale
Iago/Kren/Paul/Robot Attendant Cliff Chapman
Lord Lycaon/Rudolph Steven Elder
Selene Louise Kempton
Cordeline/Dorrit/Ratty Dawn Murphy
Balan/Toad Roger Parrott
Shreela/Jana/Pip/Mole/Witch/Janey Becky Wright

The Production Team:

Writers Alan Terigo, Susan Dennom, Andrew Lias and Nev Fountain
Director John Ainsworth
Sound Simon Power
Music Simon Power
Script Editor John Ainsworth
Producer John Ainsworth
Senior Producer David Richardson
Executive Producers Nicholas Briggs and Jason Haigh-Ellery
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Big Finish Magazine - Vortex: Issue 130 (December 2019)

Audio - Big Finish Magazine - Vortex: Issue 130
Vortex: Issue 130
  Issue 130 of 'Vortex - The Big Finish Magazine' was also sent out to subscribers with this release.

In this issue...

    1. Editorial

    2. Coming Soon - Doctor Who Short Trips

    3. Article - Adam Adamant Volume One - Stand and Deliver

    4. Article - River Song Series Seven - Trouble is her Business

    5. Article - Torchwood Captain John - Marsters of the Universe

    6. Article - Doctor Who Monthly Range - A Christmas Cracker!

    7. Big Finish Book Club - Doctor Who The Fourth Doctor - Here E Goes

    8. Vortex Mail

    9. Article - Doctor Who The Monthly Adventures - Turn it up to Eleven

    10. Article - Book Club - H G Wells' The Shape of Things to Come

    11. Coming Soon - The Big Finish Release Schedule: December 2019 - May 2020

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: December 2019
Page Count: 24


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