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This page lists appearances of Henry Gordon Jago and George Litefoot in the order in which they experienced them. This timeline is based upon observations of the Doctor Who universe and the events that occur during each of these stories. From these observations we have attempted to build a concise timeline. It is assumed that for each novel, comic, audio or television series, their published, broadcast or numbered order is the order they occur in.

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Early lives[]

Jago has started Monstre Gathering.
The Doctor lodges with Litefoot in 1887, presumably under a pseudonym. (PROSE: All-Consuming Fire)

Weng Chiang and the Doctor[]

Jago meets River Song. Ending leads directly into The Talons of Weng-Chiang with the TARDIS materialising in London. Litefoot does not appear.
Jago and Litefoot meet each other, and the Doctor for the first time. Set in 1892, according to The Case of the Gluttonous Guru and Destination: Nerva, while the novelisation dates it to the 1890s. Rather anomalously, COMIC: The Time Machination sets it in 1889, but only by way of a caption.
Shortly after the events of The Talons of Weng Chiang, Jago and Litefoot plan to exterminate the remainder of the giant rats leftover from Magnus Greel's plot.

Infernal Investigators[]


Litefoot is concerned that Ellie has returned to work so soon after her brother's death, setting this shortly after The Bloodless Soldier.
Ending leads directly into Litefoot and Sanders.


Jago begins work as the manager of the New Regency Theatre.
Leela arrives in London seeking the help of Jago and Litefoot, leading directly into Dead Men's Tales.


Set in August.
Jago moved into the New Regency a few months ago, while also recalling hosting a pantomime in the previous December, setting this the year after The Theatre of Dreams, with the knowledge that The Man at the End of the Garden took place in August.

Claudius Dark[]

Jago, Litefoot, and Leela attend the premiere of A Woman of No Importance, which in the real world was on 19 April 1893.

Travels in Time[]

Jago and Litefoot's time is given as being 1893.
Jago and Litefoot return to 1893 London. Ending leads directly into The Skeleton Quay.

Return To Victorian London[]

The Shingle Cove incident is recent.
Jago has met Freud, setting this after Return of the Repressed. He and Litefoot are not fugitives, and Quick is still a Sergeant, setting this before Military Intelligence.
Ending leads directly into The Trial of George Litefoot.
Litefoot is put on trial, and with an unfavourable outcome, he and Jago become fugitives.


Set two days after The Trial of George Litefoot. Litefoot mentions that it is 1894 while in conversation with some time travellers.
It is exactly one year since the death of Sherlock Holmes in December 1893. Ending leads directly into The Wax Princess.
Quick is promoted to the rank of Inspector. The Scorchies offer their talents to Jago.

Back to Normal[]

Set immediately after The Wax Princess, beginning with a reprieve of that story's conclusion. Then there is a time jump to a few weeks later, with Litefoot and Ellie having not seen much of Jago due to his preoccupation with the Scorchies.
Quick is now an Inspector, placing this after The Wax Princess. Jago and Litefoot meet the Doctor, setting this between Voyage to the New World and Masterpiece.
Jago, Litefoot and Patsy come under the influence of the Darkling Façade after coming into contact with it's amniotic fluid in Gride's warehouse.
Set "a while" after Jago & Litefoot & Patsy. Jago and Litefoot haven’t visited the Red Tavern in as long, due to the influence of the Darkling Façade. Jago and Litefoot decide to arrange a cruise ship holiday to recover from recent events.

Aboard the Fata Morgana[]

Jago and Litefoot board the Fata Morgana for their holiday cruise, setting this shortly after Higson & Quick. The Battle of Waterloo (1815) was 80 years ago, suggesting an 1895 setting.
Jago and Litefoot return to London. They receive a letter from Carruthers Summerton, and plan to contact him immediately.

Carruthers Summerton[]

Jago and Litefoot meet Carruthers Summerton for the first time. They recall the events of The Wax Princess.
Via the "yesterday box", J & L send a letter back in time "thirty years" to 1867.
Quick is an Inspector. Jago and Litefoot meet Strax for the first time.
The year 2000 is just over 100 years in the future.
The Master arrives in London and hypnotises Inspector Quick.

The Master[]

Litefoot is reunited with Jean Bazemore for the first time in a long time. Jean suggests Litefoot join her in Egypt at some point.
Ellie recalls first meeting Jago and Litefoot around two years ago, after their encounter with the Doctor. The Master causes Ellie's vampiric tendencies to return and she steals a painting, leading directly into Picture This.

Old One[]

The Gentlemen of the Dice[]

Almost a year has passed since Masterpiece, which was the last time Jago and Litefoot encountered the Doctor. Following the New Year, Jago and Litefoot go through a quiet period with a lack of adventures leaving them with a feeling of unrest.

Trapped in another universe[]

Jago and Litefoot return to their own reality, only to find an airship flying through London.

Return to London[]

Set during Christmas.

Further investigations[]

Jago and Litefoot first met around five, six or seven years ago and a few months have passed since Jago and Litefoot escaped the parallel universe from the end of Too Much Reality. Jago celebrates New Year's Eve with Ellie and Quick in Litefoot's absence. Jago recalls the events of The Jago & Litefoot Revival.
Jago knows Strax, setting this after The Haunting. Set in December. Litefoot is spending Christmas in Luxor with Jean Bazemore, leading Jago to spend it with the Paternoster Gang, and also setting this after Jago & Son. Authorial intent sets this the Christmas after Jago & Litefoot Forever. (BFX: Heritage 4)
Jago and Litefoot encounter the Carrionites in 1899. Jago is able to defeat them with his use of language and Litefoot writes a book relating the encounter which the Sixth Doctor owned a signed copy of. (AUDIO: The Carrionite Curse)
Over ten years have passed since the events of The Talons of Weng-Chiang. According to the synopsis, it is the dawn of a new century.
Jago and Litefoot have met Romana before, setting this after The Justice of Jalxar.

Currently Unplaced[]

Set in January 1894, but Litefoot hasn't met the Doctor since The Talons of Weng-Chiang (it contradicts the events from their travels with the Sixth Doctor and their time being 1893). Jago does not appear.