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The Flames of Cadiz was the seventh story of the seventh series in The Companion Chronicles audio range. It was produced by Big Finish Productions. It was written by Marc Platt and featured Ian Chesterton and Susan.

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The TARDIS materialises in Spain in the late sixteenth century. The country is at war with England — and the travellers find themselves on the wrong side of the battle lines.

When Ian and his new friend Esteban are captured by the Inquisition, the Doctor, Susan and Barbara plan to rescue them.

But these are dark days in human history. And heretics face certain death...


The Morisco (1)[]

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The Justice of God (2)[]

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The Doleful Knight (3)[]

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The Queen's Pirate (4)[]

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  • This is the first Companion Chronicle to feature both William Russell and Carole Ann Ford.
  • The idea of a story set during the days of the Spanish Armada had previously been suggested by John Crockett alongside several others that became televised historical stories.
  • This audio drama was recorded on 11 and 25 June 2012 at the Moat Studios.
  • This was one of a handful of four-parters in the Companion Chronicles range, breaking the traditional two-part setup.
  • This story was originally released on CD and download. It is now available as a download only.
  • This story was told from Ian and Susan's perspective.


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