History[edit | edit source]
19th century[edit | edit source]
In the 1820s, the samurai Casper Knox met with the chief superintendent of trade in Hong Kong in negotiating a deal between the British and his lord Takagi Mamoru, who would send a cargo of modern weapons to Edo as a gift to the Emperor Tokugawa Ienari on behalf of the superintendent. (AUDIO: The Barbarians and the Samurai)
20th century[edit | edit source]
21st century[edit | edit source]
Parallel universes[edit | edit source]
In a parallel universe, a disgraced Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart moved to Hong Kong. On 30 June 1997, the Handover descended into a massacre when the Ke Le Divisions went insane and fired on the crowds. (AUDIO: Sympathy for the Devil)
Other references[edit | edit source]
Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]
- Complete film telerecordings of all four episodes of The Tomb of the Cybermen were found in Hong Kong TV station RTV/ATV and returned to the BBC in late 1991.
- The last Governor of Hong Kong was Chris Patten. In Sympathy for the Devil, it's Brian Hook: an old lecturer of Jonathan Clements, who "was annoyed that he didn't get to be the last governor".