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The Fires of Vulcan (audio story)

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The Fires of Vulcan
The Fires of Vulcan cover
Script release: The Audio Scripts
Doctor: Seventh Doctor
Companion(s): Mel
Main enemy: Eumachia
Main setting: Pompeii, 23-24 August 79 and 1980
Key crew
Publisher: Big Finish Productions
Writer: Steve Lyons
Director: Gary Russell
Producer: Jason Haigh-Ellery and Gary Russell
Post production: Alistair Lock
Cover by: Clayton Hickman
Release details
Release number: 12
Release date: September 2000
Format: 4 Episodes on 2 CDs
Production code: 7F/A
ISBN 1-903654-02-5
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The Fires of Vulcan was the twelfth monthly Doctor Who audio story produced by Big Finish Productions. This was the third full story to feature Sylvester McCoy as the Seventh Doctor but the first audio story to feature Bonnie Langford as Melanie Bush, a role which she last played in the non-canonical Children in Need sketch Dimensions in Time in 1993. This was also writer Steve Lyons' first contribution to an audio story,

Publisher's summary

Two thousand years ago, a cataclysmic volcanic eruption wiped the Roman city of Pompeii from the face of the Earth. It also buried the Doctor's TARDIS...

Arriving in Pompeii one day before the disaster, the Seventh Doctor and Mel find themselves separated from their ship and entangled in local politics. With time running out, they fight to escape from the shadow of Mount Vesuvius. But how can they succeed when history itself is working against them?

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Earth history

  • According to the Roman calendar, 23 August is the tenth day before the Calends of September.

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Lee Sullivan BF 7 1 Fires of Vulcan

Art by Lee Sullivan from DWM 295

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