The Eighth of March —
1 release comprising 4 stories, starting with Emancipation
coverage in issues: Vortex
was a special boxset released on The Eighth of March International Women's Day 2019, bringing together some of the women who have played major roles in the .
Doctor Who universe
Publisher's summary Edit
Scattered through all of space and time, there are many women whose paths have crossed that of
Some were once fellow
TARDIS travellers, some staunch allies defending the Earth, and one was the Doctor's wife...
Victorian London, to an intergalactic convention, from the offices of UNIT, to an impossible university library – on the 8th of March, four very different adventures will unfold.
by Emancipation Lisa McMullin
River Song crashes a Galactic Heritage convention, posing as the wrong Time Lord, Leela is sent by Gallifrey to investigate.
But before the
canapés are cold and the champagne becomes warm, they find themselves embroiled in a royal kidnapping.
by The Big Blue Book Lizzie Hopley
the Doctor AWOL, Benny and Ace are left to their own devices, going native in a Liverpool university.
Benny accepts an invitation she really shouldn't, and Ace meets a very strange collector.
An alien library is about to gain a big, blue book... but where's the TARDIS?
by Inside Every Warrior Gemma Langford
The Great Detective, Madame
Vastra, aided by her resourceful spouse, Jenny Flint, and loyal valet, Strax, is looking into a series of mysterious break-ins.
scientist and his put-upon assistant are the latest victims. Evidence mounts, with animal footprints and a trail of destruction.
by Narcissus Sarah Grochala
When one of their own goes missing,
Kate Stewart and the two Osgoods decide to investigate.
Narcissus is interested only in the most beautiful people, but as the UNIT operatives are about to discover, its true purpose is something far from desirable.
This was the first appearance of Jenny Flint on audio and the first time that the entire Paternoster Gang appeared on audio together.
This was the first Big Finish box-set with an all-female writing staff.
The idea behind the box-set for International Women's Day belongs to producer David Richardson, who noted in VOR 121 that almost every writing entry for Big Finish was by male writers, so he wanted to send the message that Big Finish was an open company for everyone.
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