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The Wishing Beast was the three-part story comprising part of the ninety-seventh release in Big Finish's monthly range. It was written by Paul Magrs and featured Colin Baker as the Sixth Doctor and Bonnie Langford as Melanie Bush.

This was the second three-part Sixth Doctor audio story and the first to feature Mel as his companion in a three part story.

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What can it mean when the Doctor and Mel are drawn to an asteroid by a message from the strange, elderly Applewhite sisters? The travellers are promised that they will receive their dearest wishes when they enter the frozen forests of this benighted shard of a world. But the ghosts that haunt this place are desperate to warn the Doctor about the sisters' promises. Only the ghosts know the true nature of the legendary Wishing Beast.

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The Wishing Beast

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Illustrated preview by Martin Geraghty from DWM 384

  • This CD includes two stories. Rather than the two-disc-four-episode format, there are two stories: The Wishing Beast (three parts) and The Vanity Box (one part), which is also a prequel and sequel to The Wishing Beast.
  • An illustrated preview was published in DWM 384 by Martin Geraghty.
  • This audio drama was recorded on 14 and 17 May 2007 at The Moat Studios.

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