a real world point of view
|Iris Rides Out|
|Main character(s):||Iris Wildthyme|
|Main setting:||McCarter Grange, England, 1904|
|Publisher:||Big Finish Productions|
|Release date:||30 August 2012|
|Format:||1 CD, 60 minutes approx|
|Big Finish - Iris Wildthyme|
|The Iris Wildthyme Appreciation Society||Midwinter Murders|
Publisher's summary Edit
"Back foul harpy! Denizen of the lower levels!"
Thomas Carnacki, the famed Edwardian Ghost Finder, faces his most terrifying challenge yet. Not only must he rid Mocata Grange of hideous apparitions and rampaging pig-monsters, he must also avoid the advances of that hellcat Iris Wildthyme. Will any of them get through the night alive?
- Iris Wildthyme - Katy Manning
- Panda - David Benson
- Thomas Carnacki - Marcus Hutton
- Sir Donald Marshall - Roger Parrott
- Hog Lord - Scott Handcock
- Thomas Carnacki was an Edwardian supernatural detective created by William Hope Hodgson. He originally appeared in six short stories in the magazine The Idler from 1910 to 1912. In terms of the Whoniverse, the character previously appeared in PROSE: Foreign Devils.
- Marcus Hutton (Thomas Carnacki) previously played Sgt. Leigh in TV: The Curse of Fenric, Marcus Stafford, Duke of Buckingham in AUDIO: The Church and the Crown and George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham in AUDIO: The Kingmaker.
- Roger Parrott (Sir Donald Marshall) previously played Lord Delox in AUDIO: Mindbomb and AUDIO: Appropriation and Dr. Goddard in AUDIO: The Settling.
- This audio drama was recorded on 4 and 5 December 2011.
- Iris activates the bus' randomiser to evade the Monstron time destroyer. The Fourth Doctor did likewise in order to evade the Black Guardian. (TV: The Armageddon Factor)
- After Carnacki refers to Iris as a "foul harpy," Panda asks her if Carnacki is another one of her ex-husbands. They previously met her former husband Sam Gold on Radio Yesterday. (AUDIO: The Sound of Fear)
- Carnacki previously encountered the Second Doctor and his companions Jamie McCrimmon and Zoe Heriot in Kent in December 1900. (PROSE: Foreign Devils)
- Iris refers to the sinking of the RMS Titanic on 15 April 1912. (PROSE: The Left-Handed Hummingbird, TV: Rose)
- Iris refers to a planet where the inhabitants were able to manipulate the matter in the universe through chanting. (TV: Logopolis)