Peter Davison (the Doctor), Sarah Sutton (Nyssa), Janet Fielding (Tegan Jovanka), Jacqueline Pearce, (Queen Zafira), Toby Hadoke (Mike Bretherton), Richard Mark (Lord Jezzavar), Dan Starkey (Lord Zellenger), Sean Brosnan (Astorius)
When a newspaper reporter goes missing, the Doctor, Tegan and Nyssa uncover a case of alien abduction. The trail leads them to the planet Luparis, and a city that appears to be a replica of Tudor London.
What are the monsters that lurk in the shadows? And what is the terrible secret at the heart of Luparis? To save a world, the Doctor must try to defeat the evil plans of Queen Zafira.
And one of her plans is to marry him…
Written By: Paul Finch, from a story by Peter Ling and Haze
Directed By: Ken Bentley
- Hexagora was an unmade television story adapted for audio
- Tegan refers to the Great Fire of London in September 1666. (The Visitation)
- The Doctor once sparred with Errol Flynn.
- Lord Zellenger is one of Queen Zafira’s husbands and Consort Counsellors. She eventually tired of him and married Lord Jezzavar, who replaced him as her primary Consort Counsellor. She had several other husbands before them but likewise tired of them in time.
- Peter Ling wrote the 1968 Doctor Who television story The Mind Robber.
- Dan Starkey has played Sontarans in several recent Doctor Who television stories.