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Ferril's Folly (audio story)

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Ferril's Folly
Ferril's Folly
Doctor: Fourth Doctor
Companion(s): Romana
Main enemy: Lady Millicent Ferril, Cronquist
Main setting: Norfolk, 2011
Key crew
Writer: Peter Anghelides
Director: Lisa Bowerman
Music: Daniel Brett
Sound: Daniel Brett
Cover by: Lee Johnson
Release details
Release number: 5.11
Release date: May 2011
Format: 1 disc
Production code: BFPDWCC43
ISBN 978-1-84435-509-9
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Ferril's Folly was the forty-third release in the Companion Chronicles audio range. It was the eleventh story of season 5. It was written by Peter Anghelides and featured Romana I.

Publisher's summary Edit

The search for the fourth segment of the Key to Time brings the Doctor and Romana back to Earth in the present day.

In a small village in Norfolk, former astronaut Lady Millicent Ferril has established an observatory, tracking a meteorite from the Cronquist System. It is a meteorite that almost killed her years before — and perhaps left her not entirely human.

As Ferril's power grows, so does her influence. She can control metal. And anything metal — from a suit of armour to a bicycle — is now lethal...

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References Edit

  • Lady Millicent Ferril describes the Doctor's scarf as "ridiculously long."
  • The local pub in the village is called the Plow and Harrow.
  • The Doctor left K9 in the TARDIS and told him to stay.
  • Prior to marrying the late Lord Ferril, Lady Ferril was the NASA astronaut Millicent Drake. While she was on a mission in 1996, a meteorite struck her shuttle. She was the only survivor of the crew but she lost her limbs, which were replaced by metal prosthetics. She began to travel the world and met Lord Ferril in England. She is nicknamed "Metal Milly" by the people in the village.
  • The Doctor plays darts with the locals in the Plow and Harrow.
  • Lord Ferril's grandfather Sir Hector Ferril was a hero of World War II.
  • The villagers refer to Lady Ferril's observatory as "Ferril's Folly."

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