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Jago & Litefoot was an audio series from Big Finish Productions. The stories involved Henry Gordon Jago and George Litefoot, characters first introduced in the Doctor Who story The Talons of Weng-Chiang. In the series, they solved mysteries involving paranormal or alien phenomena in 1890s London. Christopher Benjamin, Trevor Baxter and Conrad Asquith reprised their roles as Jago, Litefoot and PC Quick (promoted to Sergeant Quick, and subsequently to Inspector). They were joined in the regular cast by Lisa Bowerman as barmaid Ellie Higson.

The titular duo in their only televised appearance, The Talons of Weng-Chiang.

A Companion Chronicles release entitled The Mahogany Murderers was released as a standalone story, but served as a backdoor pilot for a potential series. After favourable reception, a season of four stories were announced for release as a boxed CD set as well as digitally on 30 June 2010.[1][2] Weeks before the release of the first series, a second series was confirmed for release in January 2011,[3] and continual popularity saw a third series begin recording in August 2010 for a June 2011 release.[4] The series subsequently adopted a bi-annual release pattern, with fourteen series having been released until 2018.[5][6]

Stories[]

Series One[]

Main article: Jago & Litefoot: Series One
# Title Author Featuring Published
1.1 The Bloodless Soldier Justin Richards Ellie, Quick, Tulp 30 June 2010
1.2 The Bellova Devil Alan Barnes Ellie, Quick, Sacker, Tulp
1.3 The Spirit Trap Jonathan Morris Ellie
1.4 The Similarity Engine Andy Lane Ellie, Quick, Tulp

Series Two[]

Main article: Jago & Litefoot: Series Two
# Title Author Featuring Published
2.1 Litefoot and Sanders Justin Richards Ellie, Quick, Sanders January 2011
2.2 The Necropolis Express Mark Morris Ellie, Sanders
2.3 The Theatre of Dreams Jonathan Morris Ellie, Quick, Sacker, Sanders
2.4 The Ruthven Inheritance Andy Lane Ellie, Sacker, Sanders, Leela

Series Three[]

Main article: Jago & Litefoot: Series Three
# Title Author Featuring Published
3.1 Dead Men's Tales Justin Richards Leela, Ellie, Quick June 2011
3.2 The Man at the End of the Garden Matthew Sweet
3.3 Swan Song John Dorney Leela, Payne
3.4 Chronoclasm Andy Lane Leela, Ellie, Quick, Payne, Sixth Doctor

Series Four[]

Main article: Jago & Litefoot: Series Four
# Title Author Featuring Published
4.1 Jago in Love Nigel Fairs Leela, Ellie, Quick, Abigail, Sixth Doctor, Kempston, Hardwick March 2012
4.2 Beautiful Things John Dorney Leela, Ellie, Quick, Sixth Doctor, Kempston, Hardwick
4.3 The Lonely Clock Matthew Sweet Leela, Ellie, Sixth Doctor, Kempston, Hardwick
4.4 The Hourglass Killers Justin Richards Leela, Sixth Doctor, Ellie, Quick, Abigail, Kempston, Hardwick

Series Five[]

Main article: Jago & Litefoot: Series Five
# Title Author Featuring Published
5.1 The Age of Revolution Jonathan Morris Ellie, Dave, Godiva, Aubrey 6 March 2013
5.2 The Case of the Gluttonous Guru Marc Platt
5.3 The Bloodchild Codex Colin Brake Ellie, Dave, Godiva
5.4 The Final Act Justin Richards Ellie, Dave, Magnus Greel, Mr Sin, Godiva, Aubrey

Series Six[]

Main article: Jago & Litefoot: Series Six
# Title Author Featuring Published
6.1 The Skeleton Quay Jonathan Morris The Colonel 18 September 2013
6.2 Return of the Repressed Matthew Sweet
6.3 Military Intelligence George Mann Ellie, Quick, the Colonel, Agatha
6.4 The Trial of George Litefoot Justin Richards

Series Seven[]

Main article: Jago & Litefoot: Series Seven
# Title Author Featuring Published
7.1 The Monstrous Menagerie Jonathan Morris Ellie, Quick, Abberline, Patsy 3 April 2014
7.2 The Night of 1000 Stars James Goss Ellie, "Leela"
7.3 Murder at Moorsey Manor Simon Barnard, Paul Morris Abberline
7.4 The Wax Princess Justin Richards Ellie, Quick, Abberline, Patsy

Series Eight[]

Main article: Jago & Litefoot: Series Eight
# Title Author Featuring Published
8.1 Encore of the Scorchies James Goss Ellie, Scorchies 16 October 2014
8.2 The Backwards Men Andy Lane Ellie, Quick
8.3 Jago & Litefoot & Patsy Simon Barnard, Paul Morris Ellie, Quick, Patsy, Darkling Façade
8.4 Higson & Quick Justin Richards

Series Nine[]

Main article: Jago & Litefoot: Series Nine
# Title Author Featuring Published
9.1 The Flying Frenchmen Jonathan Morris Ellie, Quick, Aubrey, Fowler, Mercer, Isobelle 28 April 2015
9.2 The Devil's Dicemen Justin Richards Aubrey, Betterman, Tibbs
9.3 Island of Death Simon Barnard, Paul Morris Isobelle, Aubrey, Tibbs
9.4 Return of the Nightmare Justin Richards Ellie, Quick, Aubrey, Fowler, Mercer, Isobelle

Series Ten[]

Main article: Jago & Litefoot: Series Ten
# Title Author Featuring Published
10.1 The Case of the Missing Gasogene Simon Barnard, Paul Morris Ellie, Quick, Summerton 21 October 2015
10.2 The Year of the Bat Jonathan Morris Ellie, Quick
10.3 The Mourning After James Goss Ellie, Quick, Betterman, Summerton
10.4 The Museum of Curiosities Justin Richards

Jago & Litefoot & Strax[]

Title Author Featuring Published
The Haunting Justin Richards Ellie, Quick, Strax 11 November 2015

Series Eleven[]

Main article: Jago & Litefoot: Series Eleven
# Title Author Featuring Published
11.1 Jago & Son Nigel Fairs Ellie, Quick, the Master 28 April 2016
11.2 Maurice Matthew Sweet
11.3 The Woman in White Simon Barnard, Paul Morris
11.4 Masterpiece Justin Richards Ellie, Quick, the Master, Sixth Doctor

Series Twelve[]

Main article: Jago & Litefoot: Series Twelve
# Title Author Featuring Published
12.1 Picture This Justin Richards Ellie, Quick, the Old One, Ravener 26 October 2016
12.2 The Flickermen Paul Morris, Simon Barnard Ellie, Quick, the Old One, Ravener, Paul
12.3 School of Blood Paul Morris
12.4 Warm Blood Justin Richards Ellie, Quick, the Old One, Ravener

Series Thirteen[]

Main article: Jago & Litefoot: Series Thirteen
# Title Author Featuring Published
13.1 The Stuff of Nightmares Paul Morris Ellie, Quick 24 April 2017
13.2 Chapel of Night Jonathan Barnes Ellie, Quick, Angelica
13.3 How The Other Half Lives Matthew Sweet Ellie, Quick, Betterman, Aubrey
13.4 Too Much Reality Justin Richards Ellie, Quick, Betterman, Aubrey, Angelica

Jago & Litefoot Forever[]

Main article: Jago & Litefoot Forever (audio anthology)
Title Author Featuring Published
Jago & Litefoot Forever Paul Morris Ellie, Quick, Leela, Sixth Doctor, Queen Victoria 24 May 2018
The Jago & Litefoot Revival[7] Jonathan Barnes Tenth Doctor, Eleventh Doctor, Ellie

Series Fourteen[]

Main article: Jago & Litefoot: Series Fourteen
# Title Author Performer Featuring Released
14.1 The Red Hand Simon Barnard and Paul Morris (adapted by Paul Morris) Jamie Newall 29 June 2021
14.2 The Laughing Policeman Jonathan Barnes (adapted by Julian Richards) Duncan Wisbey
14.3 The Corridors of Power Paul Morris (adapted by Paul Morris) Lisa Bowerman
14.4 A Command Performance Justin Richards and Julian Richards (adapted by Julian Richards) Christopher Benjamin

Other Jago & Litefoot releases[]

  • Voyage to Venus and Voyage to the New World: These stories take place between series 4 and 5 of Jago & Litefoot. The CDs were released with reversible covers depicting the discs as either special Doctor Who releases numbered 1 & 2, or as Jago & Litefoot releases numbered 4.5 & 4.6.

Notes[]

Cover gallery[]

External links[]

Footnotes[]

  1. [1]
  2. [2]
  3. [3]
  4. News post - Jago and Litefoot Facebook group
  5. [4]
  6. [5]
  7. This was previously released digitally in the Short Trips series.
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