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The Nightmare Fair is an adaptation of an unproduced Sixth Doctor story of the same name. It was originally intended for Season 23, but was cancelled along with other planned stories when Doctor Who went on a production hiatus. It is the first of a series of Big Finish Productions audio adaptations based upon these lost stories.

Publisher's summary

The TARDIS has been drawn to Blackpool in the year 1985, where the Doctor intends to investigate a dangerous space/time vortex... while enjoying some local attractions along the way. But an old enemy is watching from his base deep within the amusement park, a timeless being who craves revenge.

The Celestial Toymaker has returned. The game is on. And, should he lose, the Doctor will pay the ultimate forfeit...

Plot

Part one

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Part two

to be added

Cast

References

  • Peri suggests that the Doctor could have taken her to Disneyland, but he suggests that it needs another hundred years "to settle."
  • The Toymaker operates outside of the Celestial Toyroom.
  • The Toymaker can intensify the Time Vortex on occasion.
  • The Toymaker refers to the Christmas Truce of 1914, where he says "During one of the Great Wars, they (the people of Earth) stopped fighting and played games"
  • Truscott mentions Preston North End.

Notes

The Nightmare Fair Big Finish Story Art

CD Sleeve illustration of events of the story.

Continuity

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