a real world point of view
|Main enemy:||Headhunter, Molluscari|
|Publisher:||Big Finish Productions|
|Writer:||Alan Barnes and Nicholas Briggs|
|Post production:||Andy Hardwick|
|Cover by:||Simon Holub|
|Release date:||March 2009|
|Format:||1 CD - 2 parts|
|The New Eighth Doctor Adventures|
|The Vengeance of Morbius||Hothouse|
Publisher's summary Edit
The Doctor has fallen to his death. His companion, Lucie Miller, has returned to her life on Earth, grief-stricken. Then, one night, an alien visitor arrives at her front door and shoots her.
Could it be that Lucie’s days with the Doctor are not over? She will only find the answer on the planet Orbis. A planet where all forms of life are facing violent extinction.
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- The Doctor - Paul McGann
- Lucie Miller - Sheridan Smith
- Crassostrea - Andrew Sachs
- Selta - Laura Solon
- Headhunter - Katarina Olsson
- Saccostrea - Beth Chalmers
- Yanos - Barry McCarthy
- Lucie mentions; the Daleks, Red Rocket Rising, Aunty Pat and The Only Ones (whom she calls the Glam Rock Monsters)
The Doctor Edit
- The Doctor lives on Orbis for six hundred years.
- The Doctor is known by the Keltans as 'Old Doctor'.
- The Doctor lost track of how old he really is aeons ago; he tends to round it down a bit, making a few adjustments for variations in year length across the cosmos.
- The Doctor refers to the Daleks, the Cybermen, the Autons and the Axons.
- Features a brand new Extras theme scored and edited by Jamie Robertson with some interesting hints about the rest of the series.
- This audio drama was recorded on 2 October 2008 at The Moat Studios.
- The Headhunter last appeared in AUDIO: The Vengeance of Morbius.
- The Doctor mistakenly calls Lucy 'Izzy', referring to Izzy Sinclar, his former companion. (COMIC: Endgame)
- Lucie mentions the Dalek invasion of Red Rocket Rising (AUDIO: Blood of the Daleks) and Nadir Services on M26 (AUDIO: Horror of Glam Rock).
- Official Orbis page at bigfinish.com
- Detailed synopsis of Orbis at the Doctor Who Reference Guide
- DisContinuity for Orbis at Tetrapyriarbus - The DisContinuity Guide