The Lifeboat and the Deathboat was the third story of the audio anthology, The Diary of River Song: Series Five. It was written by Eddie Robson and featured Alex Kingston as River Song and Eric Roberts as The Master.
Publisher's summary Edit
Stranded in the Vortex, a father and daughter do their best to survive, living on salvage in a ramshackle vessel.
Elsewhere, an obsessive ship’s captain hunts down a vengeful monster, whatever the cost.
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- River Song - Alex Kingston
- The Master - Eric Roberts
- Alison - Lucy Heath
- Admiral Eno - Sasha Behar
- Ayrton Valencia / Engineer - Himesh Patel
- Kaliopi Mileska / Robot - Eleanor Crooks
- Number Two / Computer / James - Christopher Naylor
- "Daniel" and Alison claim to be travelling from the 42nd century to the Triassic Period.
- Kaliopi uses a sonic scimitar.
- The TARDIS room the Master is trapped in contains a cricket bat.
- River believed that she had met all the Master's bodies.
- The Master acknowledges that his current body was stolen.
- The Master recalls the Daleks killing him, his possessing of a human body, and falling into the Eye of Harmony. (TV: Doctor Who)