The Invention of Death was the first audio story in the anthology The First Doctor Adventures: Volume Two. It was written by John Dorney and featured David Bradley as the First Doctor, Claudia Grant as Susan Foreman, Jemma Powell as Barbara Wright and Jamie Glover as Ian Chesterton.

Publisher's summary Edit

After an experimental flight, the TARDIS crew find themselves on one of the strangest worlds they have ever encountered.

Alien life takes many forms, and on Ashtallah the travellers find all their preconceptions tested.

But this world is about to make a discovery – and it could mean the end of everything.

Plot Edit

A World Without Fear (1) Edit

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The First (2) Edit

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The Dying Art (3) Edit

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The Invention of Life (4) Edit

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Cast Edit

References Edit

  • Ian at first thinks they might be in the Peak District.
  • The Doctor says that his people mastered the art of making vaccines a long time ago.
  • He also makes reference to how they have their own healing abilities, but Ian interprets this as a simple reference to humans' own ability to heal from injuries, although the Doctor's flustered reaction suggests that he was actually referring to his and Susan's ability to regenerate.

Notes Edit

The Invention of Death alternate cover

Alternate cover.

Continuity Edit

External links Edit

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