Zagreus
Zagreus

Cast

Paul McGann (The Doctor / Zagreus), India Fisher (Charley), Anneke Wills (Lady Louisa Pollard), Stephen Perring (Receptionist), Nicholas Courtney (The TARDIS), Jon Pertwee (Voice of the Third Doctor), Elisabeth Sladen (Miss Lime), Mark Strickson (Captain MacDonnell), Sarah Sutton (Miss Foster), Nicola Bryant (Dr. Stone), Peter Davison (Reverend Matthew Townsend), Conrad Westmaas (The Cat), Caroline Morris (Mary Elson), Maggie Stables (The Great Mother), Bonnie Langford (Cassandra), Colin Baker (Provost Tepesh), Nicola Bryant (Lady Ouida), Robert Jezek (The Recorder), Stephen Fewell (Corporal Heron), Sophie Aldred (Captain Duck), Lisa Bowerman (Sergeant Gazelle), Bonnie Langford (Goldilocks), Sylvester McCoy (Walton Winkle), Don Warrington (Rassilon), Lalla Ward (Romana), John Leeson (K9), Miles Richardson (Cardinal Braxiatel), Louise Jameson (Leela).

Synopsis

FOUR DOCTORS – ONE DESTINY

Zagreus sits inside your head.

Zagreus lives among the dead…

Zagreus sees you in your bed

And eats you when you’re sleeping.

Review

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Notes

  • Zagreus was the fiftieth monthly Doctor Who audio story produced by Big Finish Productions.
  • Charley encounters a Jabberwock, and quotes long passages of Jabberwocky.
  • The background of Zagreus is explored.
  • The Fifth Doctor‘s comment; “I very much fear that the moment’s not been prepared for.” is a reference to the Fourth Doctor’s last words. (Logopolis)
  • There is a reference to the Gallifreyan nursery rhyme about the entrance of the Tower of Rassilon – “above, between and bellow”. (The Five Doctors)
  • Reverend Matthew Townsend says “There should have been another way” quoting the Fifth Doctor. (Warriors of the Deep)
  • He also says “Is this death?” twice througout the story, quoting the Fifth Doctor’s last words. (The Caves of Androzani)
  • Walton Winkle says “If we fight like animals, we’ll die like animals” quoting the Seventh Doctor. (Survival)
  • The Doctor claims that he was once accused of the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy on 22 November 1963. During his ninth incarnation, he would witness the assassination in person. (Rose)
  • Jon Pertwee‘s voice is taken from a fan production, Devious, which featured Pertwee in a regeneration sequence. A twelve-minute excerpt from the unfinished film was released on DVD by BBC Video in 2009 as a bonus feature with The War Games.

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