The Ultimate Adventure was a Big Finish Productions adaptation of the stage play of the same name.
Publisher's summary[edit | edit source]
The Daleks have allied themselves with the Cybermen and a deadly band of mercenaries. The future of Earth depends upon a vital peace conference. And Mrs T knows that only one Time Lord can save the world.
There are epic battles. There are betrayals. There is love, and there even songs.
Take your seat for... Doctor Who – The Ultimate Adventure!
Plot[edit | edit source]
Act I[edit | edit source]
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Act II[edit | edit source]
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Cast[edit | edit source]
- The Doctor - Colin Baker
- Jason - Noel Sullivan
- Crystal - Claire Huckle
- Karl - David Banks
- Madame Delilah / Mrs T - Nadine Cox
- Envoy / Zog / Revolutionary Guard / Alien Insects - Derek Carlyle
- Nightclub MC / Bodyguard / Mercenary / Alien Insects - Bryan Pilkington
- The Daleks / The Dalek Emperor / The Cybermen - Nicholas Briggs
References[edit | edit source]
- After meeting the British Prime Minister in 10 Downing Street, the Doctor tells Jason that "that woman" terrifies him.
- Crystal is a singer at the Number Ten, a nightclub in Clarendon Square.
- Jason was educated in England, not returning to his birthplace until shortly before the outbreak of the French Revolution in 1789.
- The Doctor compares an attempted Dalek invasion of Altair III to humans causing global warming on Earth.
- The Doctor refers to his former companions Susan Foreman, Jamie McCrimmon, Zoe Heriot, Leela, Peri Brown and Evelyn Smythe.
Notes[edit | edit source]
- This was an adaptation of the original stage play The Ultimate Adventure. Colin Baker and David Banks are the only actors from the original play to reprise their roles for the audio version.
- This audio drama was recorded on 5 and 6 June 2008 at The Moat Studios.
- This story sees a very rare instance where the Sixth Doctor has a sonic screwdriver in his possession, though it does not explain when or where he obtained another one to replace his predecessor's after it was destroyed in the television story The Visitation.
- This story was originally released on CD and download. It is now available as a download, as well as to stream on Spotify.
Continuity[edit | edit source]
- The Daleks have tried to sabotage a World Peace Conference before. (TV: Day of the Daleks)
- The Doctor mentions that Daleks cannot stand the cold. (TV: Planet of the Daleks)
- The Doctor, Jason and Crystal later returned to Bar Galactica to attend Madame Delilah's funeral, which was her final request. (AUDIO: Beyond the Ultimate Adventure)
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- Official The Ultimate Adventure page at bigfinish.com
- DisContinuity for The Ultimate Adventure at Tetrapyriarbus - The DisContinuity Guide