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The Spectre of Lanyon Moor (audio story)

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The Spectre of Lanyon Moor
The Spectre of Lanyon Moor cover
Script release: The Audio Scripts: Volume Three
Doctor: Sixth Doctor
Companion(s): Evelyn
Featuring: The Brigadier
Main enemy:
Main setting:
Key crew
Publisher: Big Finish Productions
Writer: Nicholas Pegg
Director: Nicholas Pegg
Producer: Jason Haigh-Ellery and
Gary Russell
Release details
Release number: 9
Release date: June 2000
Format: 4 Episodes on 2 CDs
Production code: 7C/B
ISBN 1-84435-070-1
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The Spectre of Lanyon Moor
The Spectre of Lanyon Moor

The Spectre of Lanyon Moor was the first Big Finish Productions Doctor Who audio story to feature Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart and the first 'official' meeting of the characters with the actors playing their characters. Nicholas Courtney had previously played the Brigadier in audio form in the two audio radio plays The Paradise of Death and The Ghosts of N-Space opposite Jon Pertwee and Elisabeth Sladen.

Publisher's summary Edit

In a desolate Cornish landscape littered with relics of prehistoric man, the Sixth Doctor and Evelyn uncover a catalogue of mysteries.

What is the secret of the fogou? Can the moor be haunted by a demonic host of imps? And what is Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart doing in Pengriffen?

Teaming up with his old friend, the Doctor realises that an ancient conflict is nearing its conclusion — and Lanyon Moor is set to be the final battleground.

Plot Edit

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Cast Edit

Spectre revised

Revised cover art

References Edit

The Doctor Edit

  • The Brigadier recognises the Doctor by how outrageously he is dressed and the manner in which the Doctor greets him.
  • The poem quoted by the Doctor is The Fairies by William Allingham.

Human organisations Edit

  • The Brigadier is doing a little bit of undercover work for UNIT.

Locations Edit

  • The Doctor once visited the Parthenon in Athens while it was being built.

Species Edit

  • Around eighteen thousand years ago, a Tregannon spaceship visited what would become Cornwall.

Technology Edit

Notes Edit

Lee Sullivan BF 6 6 Spectre of Lanyor Moor

Art by Lee Sullivan from DWM 292

The Spectre of Lanyon Moor cassette cover with cassettes

Cassette cover with cassettes.

Continuity Edit

External links Edit

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