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the eye of the scorpion

The Eye of the Scorpion
The Eye of the Scorpion

big finish doctor who audio adventures #024

Director: Gary Russell
Producer: Gary Russell
Producer: Jason Haigh-Ellery
Writer: Iain McLaughlin

Release Date: September 2001
Duration: 113' 07"

Main Characters: the Fifth Doctor and Peri

cast information

Peter Davison (The Doctor); Nicola Bryant (Peri); Caroline Morris (Erimem); Harry Myers (Yanis); Jack Galagher (Fayum); Jonathan Owen (Antranak); Daniel Brennan (Kishik); Stephen Perring (Horemshep); Mark Wright (Slave); Alistair Lock (Priest);

crew information

Jacqueline Rayner (Executive Producer for BBC Worldwide); David Darlington (Music Composition); David Darlington (Sound Design); David Darlington (Post Production); Alistair Lock (Recording); Alistair Lock (CD Mastering); Clayton Hickman (Front Cover);

episode information

Title Duration Blurb
Part One 23' 52" As Egypt mourns and an enemy army masses outside her capitol, the TARDIS arrives near Thebes. But the Doctor doesn't remember setting the co-ordinates for Egypt...
Part Two 28' 53" While a traitor is at work in the Palace, Peri and Erimem go investigating... and face the Eye of the Scorpion.
Part Three 29' 37" The Doctor makes a grisly discovery in the desert. But just who is the traitor in Pharaoh's court?
Part Four 30' 45" The Doctor faces a desperate final battle to save Egypt from the mercenaries. And the riddle of the Sphinx is finally revealed...

back cover blurb

Egypt is in mourning. Pharaoh, the great God-King, is dead. The future of the Two Kingdoms of Egypt is shrouded in uncertainty as the Council of Priests debates the claim to the throne of Pharaoh's only heir.

Out in the deserts around Thebes, Egypt's capital, a warlord chief is assembling an army of mercenaries, waiting for just the right moment to strike at Egypt's heart.

But not all of Egypt's enemies are outside the city. What is the secret of the strange box discovered in the desert?

When the TARDIS arrives nearby, it has apparently been hi-jacked... by the Doctor?

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