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* The Doctor, Charley and C'rizz contributed their memories to the pool used to programme the Proles. The memories broadcast as part of the mandatory Infotainment hours include the Doctor and Charley's first visit to [[Gallifrey]] ([[AUDIO]]: ''[[Neverland (audio story)|Neverland]]''), their encounter with the [[Threllip]]s in [[Ferrara]], [[Italy]] on [[11 July]] [[1982]] ([[AUDIO]]: ''[[Living Legend (audio story)|Living Legend]]''), their first meeting with C'rizz in [[Eutermes|Zone Eutermes]] ([[AUDIO]]: ''[[The Creed of the Kromon (audio story)|The Creed of the Kromon]]'') and the Doctor reciting a fable about a wise king who passed the reins of power to his foolish son and heir ([[AUDIO]]: ''[[Scherzo (audio story)|Scherzo]]'').
 
* The Doctor, Charley and C'rizz contributed their memories to the pool used to programme the Proles. The memories broadcast as part of the mandatory Infotainment hours include the Doctor and Charley's first visit to [[Gallifrey]] ([[AUDIO]]: ''[[Neverland (audio story)|Neverland]]''), their encounter with the [[Threllip]]s in [[Ferrara]], [[Italy]] on [[11 July]] [[1982]] ([[AUDIO]]: ''[[Living Legend (audio story)|Living Legend]]''), their first meeting with C'rizz in [[Eutermes|Zone Eutermes]] ([[AUDIO]]: ''[[The Creed of the Kromon (audio story)|The Creed of the Kromon]]'') and the Doctor reciting a fable about a wise king who passed the reins of power to his foolish son and heir ([[AUDIO]]: ''[[Scherzo (audio story)|Scherzo]]'').
 
* The Editor refers to the [[Great Fire of Rome]] in [[July]] [[64]]. ([[TV]]: ''[[The Romans (TV story)|The Romans]]'')
 
* The Editor refers to the [[Great Fire of Rome]] in [[July]] [[64]]. ([[TV]]: ''[[The Romans (TV story)|The Romans]]'')
* The Doctor is aware that C'rizz is a monk and understands why he killed [[L'da]] in the [[Kromon]] biosphere. ([[AUDIO]]: ''[[The Creed of the Kromon (audio story)|The Creed of the Kromon]]'')
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* The Doctor is aware that C'rizz is a monk and understands why he killed [[L'da]] in the [[Kromon (species)|Kromon]] biosphere. ([[AUDIO]]: ''[[The Creed of the Kromon (audio story)|The Creed of the Kromon]]'')
 
* Following their visit to Light City, the [[Kro'ka]] sent the Doctor, Charley and C'rizz to the jungles of [[Setarus]]. ([[AUDIO]]: ''[[The Twilight Kingdom (audio story)|The Twilight Kingdom]]'')
 
* Following their visit to Light City, the [[Kro'ka]] sent the Doctor, Charley and C'rizz to the jungles of [[Setarus]]. ([[AUDIO]]: ''[[The Twilight Kingdom (audio story)|The Twilight Kingdom]]'')
   
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The Natural History of Fear was the fifty-fourth monthly Doctor Who audio story produced by Big Finish Productions. It featured Paul McGann, India Fisher and Conrad Westmaas.

Publisher's summary

IT IS A CRIMINAL OFFENCE TO COPY OR ATTEMPT TO COPY ANY PERSONALITY OR MEMORY-RELATED ARTICLE SHOWN OR DISPLAYED IN THIS PUBLIC THEATRE, INCLUDING THIS WARNING. PUNISHMENT OR CONVICTION IS AN UNLIMITED REDUCTION OF AUTHORISED OVERTIME HOURS AND TOTAL PERSONALITY REVISION. YOU ARE NOT PERMITTED TO BRING ANY JUKEBOX OR RECORDING EQUIPMENT INTO THIS PUBLIC THEATRE. THIS WILL BE TREATED AS AN ATTEMPT TO BREACH COPYRIGHT. ANY PERSON DOING SO CAN BE EJECTED AND THE EDITOR MAY CONFISCATE SUCH ARTICLES. WE ASK THE PUBLIC TO BE VIGILANT AGAINST ANY SUCH ACTIVITY AND REPORT ANY MATTERS AROUSING SUSPICION TO THEIR LOCAL CONSCIENCE. THANK YOU.

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Plot

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Cast

References

  • The Proles of Light City are forbidden to ask questions, have names, to wonder, to listen to non-sanctioned music, to use words such as "evolution," "change" and "overseas", to use metaphors or analogies in their speech, to worship gods and to discuss any form of solipsism. They must watch a mandatory number of Infotainment broadcast hours. The upper-class consider the Proles to be incapable of original thought.
  • The state slogans include "Happiness through Acceptance", "Productivity through Happiness" and "A Place for Everything and Everything in its Place" while the state prayers include "I love the state" and "I venerate the regime."
  • The office of the Editor is located in the Ministry of Tourism.
  • The Broadcast Lodge is the seat of power in Light City.
  • The people in Light City have files ranging from Axos to Zarbi.
  • The infotainment versions of the Doctor and Charley's adventures consist of a total of 1,306 episodes. According to the DJ, there are missing episodes as well as episodes which were commissioned but never produced such as White Noise and Dark Rising.
  • Proles must apply for permission to have children. However, the paperwork is extensive.
  • The regime has existed in Light City for hundreds, perhaps thousands, of generations.
  • Jubilee Day is the only day every quarter that the Proles can engage in banned activities. It is a form of controlled chaos.
  • The Doctor carries a spinning top, at least two pairs of Ray-Bans, a toy robot and other items in his pockets.
  • When the Doctor mentioned the Dalai Lama during their visit to Light City, C'rizz initially believed that he is speaking about an animal. Charley then explained about Buddhism and reincarnation. She describes that the belief in reincarnation as being "very pagan."
  • The Doctor believes that Light City is comparable to the glory of Rome.
  • C'rizz is able to see the Doctor and Charley's skeletons if he stares at them hard enough.
  • The inhabitants of Light City have eight limbs and are very short-lived compared to most humanoid species. A hundred of their generations amount to less than one year.

Notes

The Natural History of Fear comic preview

Illustrated preview by Martin Geraghty from DWM 340.

Continuity

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