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The Widow's Assassin was the one hundred and ninety-second story in Big Finish's monthly range. It was written by Nev Fountain and featured Colin Baker as the Sixth Doctor and Nicola Bryant as Peri Brown.

Publisher's summary[edit | edit source]

Once, long ago, in a land of monsters and corridors, a fair maiden was captured, and placed in a deep sleep.

She was used to being captured, and she had a hero who rescued her on just such occasions. But this time the hero never came.

And the fair maiden slept on.

Eventually, a King rescued the maiden, and made her his bride, which many wise old women might tell you is just another way of capturing fair maidens.

And still the fair maiden slept on.

Then, the hero had another stab at rescuing the maiden from her prison, but he was too late. And, more importantly, he had forgotten the rules of fairy tales.

He didn't slay the dragon.

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Part one[edit | edit source]

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Part two[edit | edit source]

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Part three[edit | edit source]

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Part four[edit | edit source]

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Notes[edit | edit source]

  • This is the first main range release to use the silver/grey gradient version of the McGann logo; however, due to unknown factors, no digital version of the physical release's cover is available. The same is true of various releases throughout this transitional period. It was first used on AUDIOThe Doctor's Tale, although it also suffered from the issue aforementioned.
  • This release, as well as the following two, opens with the original rendition of the Doctor Who theme from 1986, before fading into the recreated version from the 50th Anniversary Soundtrack. This was also present in the stories of the 2015 box set release, AUDIO: The Sixth Doctor: The Last Adventure.
  • This story was recorded on 30 April and 1 May 2014 at The Moat Studios.

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