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Planet of the Rani was the two hundred and fifth story in Big Finish's monthly range. It was written by Marc Platt and featured Colin Baker as the Sixth Doctor, Miranda Raison as Constance Clarke and Siobhan Redmond as the Rani.

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Miasimia Goria was a quiet planet, an ancient world of bucolic tranquility... until the Rani arrived with ideas of her own.

She planned to create a race of new gods... gods that she could keep on her leash, but those plans went horribly wrong.

Now, she languishes in the high security of Teccaurora Penitentiary, consigned there by her arch enemy and old student colleague, the Doctor.

But the Rani, always resourceful, ever calculating, knows things about the Doctor's past that he would rather forget. She wants revenge, even if it takes a hundred years... and then she has other unfinished business.

The ruins of Miasimia Goria await...


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  • The Rani refers to an experiment that the Doctor conducted in the Time Lord Academy in which he created a bacteria, the Ablative, and was nearly expelled.
  • The Rani describes the Doctor's TARDIS as "a clapped out jalopy".
  • Constance compares the rocket to a Doodlebug.
  • The Rani has been absent from Miasimia Goria for 16 years.
  • The Rani is referred to as "Ushas of Miasimia Goria".
  • The Rani has a secondary TARDIS.


  • This story was recorded at The Moat Studios.
  • This story was originally released on CD and download.


  • The Rani says that she was imprisoned for 97 years. The Doctor claims to be partly responsible for her imprisonment. (AUDIO: The Rani Elite)
  • The Rani previously heightened the awareness of the inhabitants of Miasimia Goria, causing them to lose sleep and become violent. (TV: The Mark of the Rani)
  • The Doctor says that the Rani has committed crimes on multiple worlds. (TV: The Mark of the Rani; AUDIO: The Rani Elite)
  • Constance mentions the disappearance of her husband Lt. Commander Henry Clarke. (AUDIO: Criss-Cross)
  • The Doctor tells Constance that his next encounter with the Rani has already taken place in her personal timeline. (TV: Time and the Rani)

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