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|The New Audio Adventures: The Inside Story|
|Written by:||Benjamin Cook|
|Publisher:||Big Finish Productions|
|Release date:||26 February 2004|
|Format:||Hardback book, 278 pages|
Publisher's summary Edit
Since 1999, Big Finish Productions have produced regular, fully-licensed ongoing, audio adventures for the Doctor and his companions. This official and authoritative book is a no-holds-barred account of the making of every Big Finish Doctor Who play - The Sirens of Time to 2003's anniversary special Zagreus, taking in special releases, online webcasts, Doctor Who Unbound, Dalek Empire and Sarah Jane Smith.
Subject matter Edit
- Each story from The Sirens of Time through to Zagreus is given at least two pages discussing its writing and formation and a page devoted to trivia on the audio drama.
- Doctor Who Unbound - Detailing; Auld Mortality, Sympathy for the Devil, Full Fathom Five, He Jests at Scars..., Deadline, Exile
- Dalek Empire - Discussing the series as a whole (though in a similar fashion to the monthly stories); Dalek Empire I and Dalek War (Dalek Empire II)
- Sarah Jane Smith - Discussing the first series as a whole (though in a similar fashion to the monthly stories); Comeback, The Tao Connection, Test of Nerve, Ghost Town, Mirror, Signal, Manoeuvre
Notable features Edit
- Foreword by Russell T Davies, who later became the producer of the revived Doctor Who on television. Author Benjamin Cook and he would collaborate on the two editions of Doctor Who: The Writer's Tale.
- Afterword by Paul McGann
- A recitation inspired by Shakespeare's Richard II, cut from between Parts Three and Four of Jubilee - written by Robert Shearman
- Part (Chapters) One, Four and Six are devoted to (more so) behind the scenes information of Big Finish Productions' operation; Part One - How It All Began, Part Four - Cover Design, Part Six - Sound Design
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