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Prisoners of the Lake (audio story)

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Prisoners of the Lake
Doctor: Third Doctor
Companion(s): Jo, Mike
Main enemy: Dastrons, Pennard
Main setting: Dunstanton Lake, 1970s
Key crew
Publisher: Big Finish Productions
Writer: Justin Richards
Director: Nicholas Briggs
Producer: David Richardson
Music: Nicholas Briggs
Sound: Russell McGee
Release details
Release number: 1.1
Part of: The Third Doctor Adventures
Release date: 2 September 2015
Format: 4 Parts, 2 CDs
Production code: BFPDW3RD01
ISBN 978-1-78178-531-7
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Prisoners of the Lake was the first story in The Third Doctor Adventures.

Publisher's summary Edit

Captain Mike Yates is investigating the disappearance of artefacts from an archaeological site deep below Dunstanton Lake. It's hardly a job for UNIT. But when the team discover a mysterious ancient structure buried deep underwater, all that changes.

When chief archaeologist Freda Mattingly ventures inside, she soon realises that her skills do not begin to equip her to deal with what she finds. As an ancient menace begins to stir the Doctor, Jo Grant and Mike Yates must dive down to the lake bed and discover the secrets hidden there. Secrets that could mean the end of all life on Earth...

Plot Edit

Part one Edit

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Part two Edit

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Part four Edit

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Cast Edit

References Edit

  • Jeff is one of the archaeologists at the dig.
  • Jo says travelling with the Doctor involves a lot of chasing and running.
  • The Doctor dissuades Mike from using his gun, as he abhors violence.
  • Jo went on a UNIT underwater assault course last year.
  • The Doctor uses Venusian aikido against a Dastron.
  • Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart appears in this story.

Notes Edit

  • This story was recorded at The Moat Studios.
  • All scenes with the Brigadier are realised through narration only.

Continuity Edit

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