The Whispering Forest was the one hundred and thirty-seventh monthly Doctor Who audio story produced by Big Finish Productions. It was the second Big Finish audio story in the 2010 Fifth Doctor season. It continued a series of stories starring Peter Davison, Sarah Sutton, Janet Fielding and Mark Strickson, who were reunited as a TARDIS team for their first new Doctor Who stories since 1983.
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- The Doctor - Peter Davison
- Tegan Jovanka - Janet Fielding
- Nyssa - Sarah Sutton
- Turlough - Mark Strickson
- Seksa - Hayley Atwell
- Mertil/Woman - Sue Wallace
- Jestan/Man/Taker - Paul Shelley
- Hervey/Taker/Demi-Taker - Harry Melling
- Anulf/Taker - Lennox Greaves
- Antan/Taker - Aneurin Barnard
- The planet Cherdor, on the eastern edge of Heldebrin has at least one moon, but no strategic or mineral importance.
- This audio drama was recorded on 30 December 2009 and 5 January 2010 at The Moat Studios.
- The story was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra between 20 and 23-25 May 2011, forming a radio season with Cobwebs and The Cradle of the Snake.
- This story shares similarities to the television story The Face of Evil, with a lost colony based on the remnants of a spacecraft scenario.
- A green crescent moon is the universal symbol for medical care. (TV: New Earth, Gridlock)
- Tegan is concerned that the Mara is still inside of her. (TV: Kinda, Snakedance)
- The Mara taunts the Doctor by saying Cherdor is too green for him, which is what he said about Deva Loka. (TV: Kinda)
- The events of this story lead directly into AUDIO: The Cradle of the Snake.
- Official The Whispering Forest page at bigfinish.com
- DisContinuity for The Whispering Forest at Tetrapyriarbus - The DisContinuity Guide