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This Sporting Life (audio story)

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This Sporting Life
This Sporting Life
Doctor: First Doctor
Companion(s): Steven, Dodo
Main setting: London, March 1966
Key crew
Publisher: Big Finish Productions
Writer: Una McCormack
Director: Lisa Bowerman
Music: Steve Foxon
Sound: Steve Foxon
Read by: Peter Purves
Cover by: Anthony Lamb
Release details
Release number: 6.05
Release date: 31 May 2016
Production code: BFMSTDL17
ISBN 978-1-78575-108-0
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This Sporting Life was the fifth story of the sixth season of Big Finish Productions' Short Trips series. It was read by Peter Purves.

Publisher's summary Edit

When the Doctor, Steven, and Dodo arrive in London in March 1966, World Cup fever is already underway. But disaster has struck: the trophy has been stolen, and the police are at a loss as to who could have taken it. When someone shoves part of the trophy into Steven's hands, the travellers become embroiled in the case..

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  • Steven has never heard of the World Cup. He describes football as "an idiotic sport for idiotic people."
  • Dodo's father was a football fan.
  • The goldsmith left Vienna in the 1930s.

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