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The Paradise of Death (audio story)

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The Paradise of Death
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Novelised as: The Paradise of Death
Doctor: Third Doctor
Companion(s): Sarah, the Brig, Jeremy
Main setting: London, the 1970s
Key crew
Writer: Barry Letts
Director: Phil Clarke
Release details
Premiere broadcast: 27 August - 24 September 1993
Premiere network: BBC Radio
Format: 5x30-minute episodes
ISBN 0-563-55323-5
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The Paradise of Death was a BBC Radio drama first broadcast in 1993.

Publisher's summary Edit

When a horrific and inexplicable death occurs at Space World, a new theme park on Hampstead Heath, UNIT is called in to investigate. The Doctor is highly suspicious. Just who controls the Parakon Corporation, the shadowy organisation behind the running of the park? What is "Experienced Reality" and what are the limits of its awesome powers?

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Notes Edit

  • This story was originally broadcast on BBC Radio 5 in 1993. It was released on double cassette in September 1993. In March 2000, it was re-released on CD. It is now available for sale as a download on iTunes.

Continuity Edit

  • This story puts a different spin on the opening moments of TV: Invasion of the Dinosaurs. Television viewers may have thought the opening moments of Dinosaurs directly followed the closing scene of TV: The Time Warrior. This story suggests otherwise, depicting the first meeting of the Brigadier and Sarah Jane Smith.
  • Sarah tries to interview the Doctor for the Metropolitan — but the Doctor bristles once he figures out what she's up to.
  • This is the only performed story where Sarah's co-workers at the Metropolitan get a look-in. We hear her negotiate with her editor for financial support and a cameraman and we're introduced to Jeremy Fitzoliver, the son of the magazine's majority shareholder.

Releases Edit

The Paradise of Death was released on CD by BBC Audio on 6 March 2000.

Novelisation Edit

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