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The Lovecraft Invasion was the two hundred and sixty fifth audio story in Big Finish's monthly range. It was written by Robert Valentine and featured Colin Baker as the Sixth Doctor, Lisa Greenwood as Flip Jackson and Miranda Raison as Constance Clarke.

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The Doctor, Constance and Flip join forces with 51st-century bounty hunter, Calypso Jonze, to hunt down the Somnifax: a weaponised mind-parasite capable of turning its host's nightmares into physical reality. Chasing it through the time vortex to Providence, Rhode Island in 1937, they arrive too late to stop it from latching onto a local author of weird fiction... Howard Phillips Lovecraft.

With time running out before Lovecraft's monstrous pantheon breaks free and destroys the world, the Doctor must enter Lovecraft's mind to fight the psychic invader from within.

Can he and Flip overcome the eldritch horrors of the Cthulhu Mythos? And will Constance and Calypso survive babysitting the infamously xenophobic Old Gentleman of Providence himself?


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Part four[]

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Alternate cover.

  • This story was originally due for a June 2020 release but, due to production issues, it was pushed back to late July 2020.
  • The first 15 minutes were previewed in the Big Finish Podcast prior to the story's original planned release date in June. The final release in July contained additional lines condemning H.P. Lovecraft's racism that were not in the original preview.
  • The story was recorded on 29 and 30 January 2020 at the Moat Studios.


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