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Night's Black Agents was the eleventh story of the fourth series in The Companion Chronicles. It was produced by Big Finish Productions. It was written by Marty Ross and featured an apparently older version of Jamie McCrimmon who had been reunited with the Sixth Doctor long after he had his memories of his travels with the Second Doctor wiped by the Time Lords in the television story The War Games.

Publisher's summary[]

Jamie McCrimmon and his new friend the Sixth Doctor are lost on the moors of Scotland, where the legendary Kelpie roams...

They are offered shelter by the Reverend Merodach, the minister of the parish of Lammermoor, and are welcomed to his castle. But strange forces are at work within its walls, and Merodach is not what he appears.

Can the Doctor and Jamie prevent their powerful enemy from taking the TARDIS for himself?


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  • The Doctor tells Jamie that the Scottish legend of the Kelpie has no basis in fact.
  • Reverend Merodach is the minister of the parish of Lammermoor in Lothian.
  • Jamie describes Reverend Merodach as resembling a "chewed out apple core."
  • Reverend Merodach states that the wearing of tartan has been banned in Scotland since the Jacobite Rising in the 1740s.
  • Reverend Merodach describes the Doctor's coat as resembling that of "a carnival magician".
  • The Doctor quotes Macbeth.
  • Reverend Merodach contemptuously refers to Bonnie Prince Charlie as "an Italian dandy".

Story notes[]

  • This is the first Companion Chronicle to feature the Sixth Doctor.
  • This audio drama was recorded on 26 October 2009 at The Moat Studios.
  • This story was told from Jamie's perspective.

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