The Crucible of Souls was the fourth and final story in the audio anthology Doom Coalition 3, produced by Big Finish Productions. It was written by John Dorney and featured Paul McGann as the Eighth Doctor, Nicola Walker as Liv Chenka, Hattie Morahan as Helen Sinclair and Alex Kingston as River Song.
Publisher's summary Edit
The date has been set.
The trap has been sprung.
With the TARDIS crew separated and in terrible trouble, will today be the day the bad guys win?
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- The Doctor - Paul McGann
- Liv Chenka - Nicola Walker
- Helen Sinclair - Hattie Morahan
- River Song - Alex Kingston
- Padrac - Robert Bathurst
- The Imposter - John Heffernan
- Captain - Beth Chalmers
- The Regen gun is a Time Lord weapon.
- "The Doctor" tells Helen that she has a face like a constipated Sontaran.
- This story was recorded at The Moat Studios.
- The Nine ponders what he should call himself if he was to become immortal. He believes that the Infinite would make him sound too much like the Infinite warriors. (AUDIO: The Seeds of War)
- Liv recalls the circumstances of her last trip to Gallifrey, and the escape of the Eleven. (AUDIO: The Eleven)
- Liv recalls Stormblood. (AUDIO: Scenes From Her Life)
- Padrac claims that in every matrix simulation of Gallifrey's future bar one, Gallifrey is destroyed in one way or another. (PROSE: Goth Opera, Dead Romance, Alien Bodies, The Ancestor Cell, TV: The End of the World, AUDIO: Zagreus, Enemy Lines)
- The end of this story leads directly into the next one, AUDIO: Ship in a Bottle.
- Gloria Swannicker previously pretended to be a regeneration of the Doctor in order to trick Melanie Bush into assisting a robbery. (AUDIO: A Life of Crime)