Wildthyme Reloaded was a boxset release making up the fifth series of the Iris Wildthyme audio series. It saw the return of Captain Turner, who previously appeared in the short story Old Flames and the audio story Kronos Vad's History of Earth (Vol. 36,379).
Publisher's summary Edit
Join trans-temporal adventuress Iris Wildthyme (Katy Manning) for a series of eight brand-new half-hour episodes as she travels through time and space aboard her trusty double-decker bus, accompanied by her new friend Captain Turner!
- Comeback of the Scorchies
- Dark Side
- Oracle of the Supermarket
- Murder at the Abbey
- The Slots of Giza
- High Spirits
- An Extraterrestrial Werewolf in Belgium
- Looking for a Friend
- This anthology was recorded on 14, 15, 16 and 18 January at The Moat Studios.
- This series marked a changed in format, shifting from four episodes of 1 hour each to eight episodes of half an hour each, although the same overall length of episodes. The half hour format has previously been used on The Confessions of Dorian Gray and The Worlds of Big Finish.
- The series used the Iris Wildthyme theme tune which had debuted earlier that year in Kronos Vad's History of Earth (Vol. 36,379).
- Kronos Vad's History of Earth (Vol. 36,379) acts as a sort of a pilot episode to this series, also featuring Captain Turner as Iris' companion. However, Geoffrey Breton took over the role due to scheduling conflicts with the original voice actor, Hugh Skinner.