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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. It was the second audio drama made since Slipback in 1985, and the first audio drama to feature Jon Pertwee as the Third Doctor. This made him the earliest actor to portray the Doctor that also lent his voice to an audio serial. However, he would only perform one more audio story in his lifetime.

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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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  • The Doctor survives a long fall through use of bone relaxation to avoid fractures.
  • The Doctor used to ride skimmers on Gallifrey during his childhood with his friends, which are likened to bicycles.

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