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Jago & Litefoot is an audio series from Big Finish Productions. The stories involve Henry Gordon Jago and George Litefoot, characters first introduced in the Doctor Who story The Talons of Weng-Chiang. In the series, they solve mysteries involving paranormal or alien phenomena in 1890s London. Christopher Benjamin, Trevor Baxter and Conrad Asquith reprise their roles as Jago, Litefoot and PC Quick (promoted to Sergeant Quick, and subsequently to Inspector). They are joined in the regular cast by Lisa Bowerman as barmaid Ellie Higson.

Jago & Litefoot

The titular duo in their only televised appearance, The Talons of Weng-Chiang.

A Companion Chronicles release entitled The Mahogany Murderers was released as a standalone story, but served as a backdoor pilot for a potential series. After favourable reception, a season of four stories were announced for release as a boxed CD set as well as digitally on 30 June 2010.[1][2] Weeks before the release of the first series, a second series was confirmed for release in January 2011,[3] and continual popularity saw a third series begin recording in August 2010 for a June 2011 release.[4] The series subsequently adopted a bi-annual release pattern, with fourteen series having been released until the end of the series.[5][6]

Stories Edit

Series One Edit

Main article: Jago & Litefoot: Series One
# Title Author Featuring Published
1.1 The Bloodless Soldier Justin Richards Ellie, Quick, Dr Tulp 30 June 2010
1.2 The Bellova Devil Alan Barnes Ellie, Quick, Sacker, Dr Tulp
1.3 The Spirit Trap Jonathan Morris Ellie
1.4 The Similarity Engine Andy Lane Ellie, Quick, Dr Tulp

Series Two Edit

Main article: Jago & Litefoot: Series Two
# Title Author Featuring Published
2.1 Litefoot and Sanders Justin Richards Ellie, Quick, Sanders January 2011
2.2 The Necropolis Express Mark Morris Ellie, Sanders
2.3 The Theatre of Dreams Jonathan Morris Ellie, Quick, Sacker, Sanders
2.4 The Ruthven Inheritance Andy Lane Ellie, Sacker, Sanders, Leela

Series Three Edit

Main article: Jago & Litefoot: Series Three
# Title Author Featuring Published
3.1 Dead Men's Tales Justin Richards Leela, Ellie, Quick June 2011
3.2 The Man at the End of the Garden Matthew Sweet Leela, Ellie, Quick
3.3 Swan Song John Dorney Leela, Payne
3.4 Chronoclasm Andy Lane Leela, Ellie, Quick, Payne, Sixth Doctor

Series Four Edit

Main article: Jago & Litefoot: Series Four
# Title Author Featuring Published
4.1 Jago in Love Nigel Fairs Leela, Ellie, Quick, Abigail, Sixth Doctor, Kempston & Hardwick March 2012
4.2 Beautiful Things John Dorney Leela, Ellie, Quick, Sixth Doctor, Kempston & Hardwick
4.3 The Lonely Clock Matthew Sweet Leela, Ellie, Sixth Doctor, Kempston & Hardwick
4.4 The Hourglass Killers Justin Richards Leela, Sixth Doctor, Ellie, Quick, Abigail, Kempston & Hardwick

Series Five Edit

Main article: Jago & Litefoot: Series Five
# Title Author Featuring Published
5.1 The Age of Revolution Jonathan Morris Ellie, Dave, Godiva, Aubrey 6 March 2013
5.2 The Case of the Gluttonous Guru Marc Platt Ellie, Dave, Godiva, Aubrey
5.3 The Bloodchild Codex Colin Brake Ellie, Dave, Godiva
5.4 The Final Act Justin Richards Ellie, Dave, Magnus Greel, Mr Sin, Godiva, Aubrey

Series Six Edit

Main article: Jago & Litefoot: Series Six
# Title Author Featuring Published
6.1 The Skeleton Quay Jonathan Morris The Colonel 18 September 2013
6.2 Return of the Repressed Matthew Sweet
6.3 Military Intelligence George Mann Ellie, Quick, the Colonel, Agatha
6.4 The Trial of George Litefoot Justin Richards Ellie, Quick, the Colonel, Agatha

Series Seven Edit

Main article: Jago & Litefoot: Series Seven
# Title Author Featuring Published
7.1 The Monstrous Menagerie Jonathan Morris Ellie, Quick, Abberline, Patsy 3 April 2014
7.2 The Night of 1000 Stars James Goss Ellie, Leela
7.3 Murder at Moorsey Manor Simon Barnard & Paul Morris Abberline
7.4 The Wax Princess Justin Richards Ellie, Quick, Abberline, Patsy

Series Eight Edit

Main article: Jago & Litefoot: Series Eight
# Title Author Featuring Published
8.1 Encore of the Scorchies James Goss Ellie, Scorchies 16 October 2014
8.2 The Backwards Men Andy Lane Ellie, Quick
8.3 Jago & Litefoot & Patsy Simon Barnard & Paul Morris Ellie, Quick, Patsy, Darkling Façade
8.4 Higson & Quick Justin Richards Ellie, Quick, Patsy, Darkling Façade

Series Nine Edit

Main article: Jago & Litefoot: Series Nine
# Title Author Featuring Published
9.1 The Flying Frenchmen Jonathan Morris Ellie, Quick, Aubrey, Fowler, Mercer, Isobelle 28 April 2015
9.2 The Devil's Dicemen Justin Richards Aubrey, Betterman, Tibbs
9.3 Island of Death Simon Barnard & Paul Morris Isobelle, Aubrey, Tibbs
9.4 Return of the Nightmare Justin Richards Ellie, Quick, Aubrey, Fowler, Mercer, Isobelle

Series Ten Edit

Main article: Jago & Litefoot: Series Ten
# Title Author Featuring Published
10.1 The Case of the Missing Gasogene Simon Barnard & Paul Morris Ellie, Quick, Summerton 21 October 2015
10.2 The Year of the Bat Jonathan Morris Ellie, Quick
10.3 The Mourning After James Goss Ellie, Quick, Betterman, Summerton
10.4 The Museum of Curiosities Justin Richards Ellie, Quick, Betterman, Summerton

Series Eleven Edit

Main article: Jago & Litefoot: Series Eleven
# Title Author Featuring Published
11.1 Jago & Son Nigel Fairs Ellie, Quick, the Master 28 April 2016
11.2 Maurice Matthew Sweet Ellie, Quick, the Master
11.3 The Woman in White Simon Barnard & Paul Morris Ellie, Quick, the Master
11.4 Masterpiece Justin Richards Ellie, Quick, the Master, Sixth Doctor

Series Twelve Edit

Main article: Jago & Litefoot: Series Twelve
# Title Author Featuring Published
12.1 Picture This Justin Richards Ellie, Quick, the Old One, Ravener 26 October 2016
12.2 The Flickermen Paul Morris & Simon Barnard Ellie, Quick, the Old One, Ravener, Paul
12.3 School of Blood Paul Morris Ellie, Quick, the Old One, Ravener, Paul
12.4 Warm Blood Justin Richards Ellie, Quick, the Old One, Ravener

Series Thirteen Edit

Main article: Jago & Litefoot: Series Thirteen
# Title Author Featuring Published
13.1 The Stuff of Nightmares Paul Morris Ellie, Quick 24 April 2017
13.2 Chapel of Night Jonathan Barnes Ellie, Quick, Angelica
13.3 How The Other Half Lives Matthew Sweet Ellie, Quick, Betterman, Aubrey
13.4 Too Much Reality Justin Richards Ellie, Quick, Betterman, Aubrey, Angelica

Jago & Litefoot Forever Edit

Main article: Jago & Litefoot Forever (audio anthology)
# Title Author Featuring Published
14 Jago & Litefoot Forever Paul Morris Ellie, Quick, Leela, Sixth Doctor, Queen Victoria 24 May 2018
* The Jago & Litefoot Revival[7] Jonathan Barnes Tenth Doctor, Eleventh Doctor, Ellie

Other Jago & Litefoot releases Edit

Two stories, Voyage to Venus and Voyage to the New World, take place between series 4 and 5 of Jago & Litefoot. The CDs were released with reversible covers depicting the discs as either special Doctor Who releases numbered 1 & 2, or as Jago & Litefoot releases numbered 4.5 & 4.6.

The special release The Worlds of Doctor Who was a crossover of Big Finish's Doctor Who spin-off ranges. Jago and Litefoot were featured in Mind Games.

Jago and Litefoot also appeared in Fourth Doctor Adventures audio stories The Justice of Jalxar and The Beast of Kravenos.

Benjamin & Baxter was an audio documentary featuring interviews with Christopher Benjamin and Trevor Baxter.

Jago and Litefoot appeared in Stage Fright, one of the stories in The Sixth Doctor: The Last Adventure.

The Haunting was one of Big Finish's first releases featuring elements from the new series of Doctor Who, being released between series 10 and 11.

The Jago & Litefoot Revival, featuring the Tenth and Eleventh Doctors, was produced to celebrate the 40th anniversary of The Talons of Weng-Chiang.

Notes Edit

Cover gallery Edit

Footnotes Edit

  1. [1]
  2. [2]
  3. [3]
  4. News post - Jago and Litefoot Facebook group
  5. [4]
  6. [5]
  7. This was previously released digitally in the Short Trips series.

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