The Split Infinitive was the second story in the audio anthology The Legacy of Time, produced by Big Finish Productions. It was written by John Dorney and featured Sylvester McCoy as the Seventh Doctor and Sophie Aldred as Ace.
Publisher's summary Edit
A criminal gang appears to have recruited a member with time-bending powers. It’s a case for the Counter-Measures team – in the 1960s and the 1970s! The Seventh Doctor and Ace have their work cut out to save the day twice over, and make sure Gilmore, Rachel and Allison don’t collide with their past, or their future.
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- The Doctor - Sylvester McCoy
- Ace - Sophie Aldred
- Group Captain Ian Gilmore - Simon Williams
- Professor Rachel Jensen - Pamela Salem
- Doctor Allison Williams - Karen Gledhill
- Sir Tobias Kinsella - Hugh Ross
- Kazan - Vince Leigh
- Vince - Glen McCready
- Rocket Man - James Joyce
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- An explanation of the UNIT dating controversy is given.
- The Seventh Doctor presumes that, given his repertoire defeating the likes of Daleks, he "can't imagine ordinary gangsters will offer too much opposition". The Doctor would later meet the end of this seventh life after getting shot by ordinary gangsters while exiting the TARDIS. (TV: Doctor Who)
- The Doctor notes that the after-effects of the temporal shockwave might create inconsistent chronology for nearby time travellers, and remarks that he'd always wondered how someone could have retired in the 1970s, (TV: Mawdryn Undead) after having worked in the 1980s. (TV: The Invasion, Pyramids of Mars)
- On meeting the Counter-Measures team in the 1960s, Ace learns that UNIT are yet to exist. (TV: The Invasion, et al.)