The monan host made use of the apocalypse element in their temporal technology as it was capable of being manipulated telekinetically in a zero gravity environment. What is the secret of the ancient element the daleks are synthesising and how does gallifrey feature in the plans. It was written by stephen cole and featured colin baker as the sixth doctor, maggie stables as evelyn smythe and lalla ward as romana ii. The doctor and ace discover that the librarians have found a new way of storing data a wetworks facility but the machine has attracted unwanted attention, and the doctor soon finds himself pitted against his oldest and deadliest enemies the daleks. It was written by stephen cole, directed by nicholas briggs and released in august 2000 by big finish productions. It was the first audio story to feature ward reprising her role of romana. The science teams creation, something with the ominous name of the apocalypse element, is to be transmatted into an inertia chamber on etra prime, and romana deduces that it must be too volatile to handle by conventional methods and that the temporal centrifuge is required to accelerate the process and allow the daleks to harvest the. The doctor finds that if his oldest enemies cannot conquer the universe they will watch it go up in flames. This leads to the discovery of the dalek plot and a series of confrontations that lead to a. Interestingly enough, the doctor and romanas efforts to control the reaction ultimately fail, until the daleks who are finally able to gain full access to gallifrey step in and provide the power lacking to stop the element. There are so many strong ideas and concepts flowing throughout the apocalypse element, but it almost seems as though there is enough content to fully flesh out two distinct stories as some of the more intriguing concepts remain mostly unexplored. The apocalypse element written by stephen cole and.
Doctor who the apocalypse element audiobook stephen cole. Is this an essential story for doctor who fans to liste. The apocalypse element is one of the most ambitious doctor who adventures big finish have released so far. A fourth story with the 8th doctor also contributes to this dalek empire story world, but it came out after the first series of dalek empire, so im not including it in this prequel run. Because she was a time lord, romana was able to regenerate, having two onscreen incarnations with somewhat different personalities called romana i and romana ii by fans. The arc continues in the mutant phase and concludes in the time of the daleks. And in the matinfested streets, around teatime, the doctor and nyssa unearth a black market in secondhand body parts and run the gauntlet of augmented police and their augmented horses. Today i will be looking at the sixth doctor story the apocalypse element the second story in the dalek empire series. Doctor who the apocalypse element audible audio edition. Evelyn and vansell arrive, but as vansell explains the importance of protecting evelyn, the daleks burn through the wall of the cradles, cutting off their retreat.
Stephen coles story is a sequel of sorts to the genocide machine, but only from the point of view of the daleks. A multilayered, tremendously engaging, and perfectly paced story that more than lives up to any raised expectations formed by the return of romana, the time lords of. The doctor also learns that president romana has been gone missing. The apocalypse element audio story the doctor who wiki. Doctor who the apocalypse element audiobook stephen. Although the stakes are pretty high in the previous story the daleks are poised. The sixth doctor and evelyn gate crash an interstellar timespace conference. Evelyn and romana get ready and brace yourself for a nonstop dalek actionadventure. Jan 17, 2018 a fourth story with the 8th doctor also contributes to this dalek empire story world, but it came out after the first series of dalek empire, so im not including it in this prequel run.
Having acquired a license from the bbc in 1999 and recently renewed it into 2025, theyve put out a range of audio dramas, both oneoffs and series of various lengths, using not just the characters but many of the actual actors from the television show. Bringing together the daleks and the time lords, including the return of romana ii, to battle in the citadel of gallifrey was certainly a big statement to make about the capabilities of this medium. Doctor who the apocalypse element unabridged on apple. Romana doctor who simple english wikipedia, the free. The apocalypse element dr who big finish stephen cole on. Not just for the daleks, but for romana, too image credit. In big finishs regular line of doctor who audio stories, ward joined colin bakers sixth doctor in the apocalypse element, in which romana is lady president of gallifrey. The doctor who annual 1982 moved to the season 18 boxset the visitation. Awardwinning, fullcast original audio dramas from the worlds of doctor who, torchwood, blakes 7, class, dark shadows, the avengers, survivors, the omega factor, star cops, sherlock holmes, dorian gray, pathfinder legends, the prisoner, adam adamant lives, space 1999, timeslip and terrahawks. Join napster and access fulllength songs on your phone, computer or home audio device. A multilayered, tremendously engaging, and perfectly paced story that more than lives up to any raised expectations formed by the return of romana, the time lords of gallifrey, and the daleks. The apocalypse element is a massive, sweeping, cinematic affair on audio. At the conclusion of apocalypse romana returns to gallifrey.
It was also the first audio story to feature the sixth doctor and the daleks. The apocalypse element is a top notch doctor who story with some great ideas and high drama. The apocalypse element written by stephen cole and directed by nicholas briggs whats it about. Meanwhile, the time war proved that the doctor didnt need his home planet for the show to succeed in the contemporary era. Im not looking at the titles or the covers before putting them on so i had no idea what to expect with the apocalypse element and thats a great thing. This week, were listening to the apocalypse element, number eleven in the main range of audiosand for once, it lives up to its name. Mar 08, 2020 the apocalypse element is one of the most ambitious doctor who adventures big finish have released so far. The result is a brilliant and bold story that assaults the aural nerves and makes the listeners brain bleed. The apocalypse element would have repercussions for a long time to come. The monan host made use of the apocalypse element in their temporal technology as it. It is also hidden from all but a few select species. The apocalypse element is a big finish productions audio drama based on the longrunning british science fiction television series doctor who. The apocalypse element dr who big finish audio cd audiobook, july 31, 2000 by stephen cole author.
The daleks invade gallifrey in the apocalypse element. Why doctor who keeps retconning gallifreys destruction. Mar 01, 2016 the apocalypse element stars colin baker as the doctor and lalla ward as romana ii. On the other hand, virtually every other recognizable element of doctor who is absolutely necessary. The daleks have a plan that involves a dangerous element and galifrey. Big finish doctor whorecap011 the apocalypse element overdrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for ataglance information about availability. What does that mean the time war starts here this is the apocalypse element, a fourpart adventure by stephen cole.
Stephen cole, colin baker, lalla ward, maggie stables, big finish productions. So, it seems that with the apocalypse element we have yet another high water mark for the big finish doctor who audio range. What has become of president romana, missing for twenty years. Romana, short for romanadvoratrelundar, is a fictional character in the british science fiction television series doctor who. What has become of president romana, missing for 20 years.
The sixth doctor and evelyn smythe have their work cut out for them this timewith a little help from a longlost old friend. Jul 12, 2012 interestingly enough, the doctor and romanas efforts to control the reaction ultimately fail, until the daleks who are finally able to gain full access to gallifrey step in and provide the power lacking to stop the element. Meanwhile, the black dalek learns that the apocalypse element is now ready for use, and sends a soldier dalek on a suicide mission. Featuring the return of the daleks and set as a sequel of sorts to the genocide machine from their perspective, the apocalypse element is a. Bringing together the daleks and the time lords, including the return of romana ii, to battle in the citadel of gallifrey was certainly a big statement to. The apocalypse element has some great characterisations too. See, when the lord president of gallifrey mentions romana, i think. The doctor is reunited with the time lady romana, he returns to gallifrey just. The apocalypse element audio drama at the best online prices at ebay. The best known of these doctor who radio plays, which you can hear on this playlist, come produced by a company called big finish. When the planet archetryx is threatened by a dalek assault squad, the doctor and evelyn become embroiled in an everdeepening mystery.
The apocalypse element was the name the daleks gave to particles that were an entropic power present within crystals which were capable of channelling mental energy that behaved contrary to the laws of physics. Doctor who the apocalypse element audiobook by stephen. Mr 011 doctor who the apocalypse element torrent download. As always the doctor shows up at an inopertune time discovering not only that his former companion romana has been elected president but has been missing for 20 years. When the planet archetryx is threatened by a dalek assault squad, the doctor and evelyn become embroiled in an ever deepening mystery. In the story, it is revealed that romana ii was abducted by the daleks soon after assuming the presidential office, and remained in captivity for twenty years before making her escape, briefly reuniting with the doctor before. The library on karcharrat is one of the wonders of the universe.
The apocalypse element 2 daleks 3d animation youtube. In the story, it is revealed that romana ii was abducted by the daleks soon after assuming the presidential office, and remained in captivity for twenty years before making. It forms the second serial in the dalek empire arc, following on from events in the genocide machine. It was written by stephen cole and featured colin baker as the sixth doctor. What is the secret of the ancient element the daleks ar.
The apocalypse element dr who big finish audio cd audiobook, july 31, 2000. The daleks drain their own life energy completely in sealing off the galaxy already destroyed by the element. Long before the time war, the daleks invade gallifrey for the first time in the apocalypse element. Plus we get some humourous lines from evelyn, who despite all the death and. Dec 19, 2015 today i will be looking at the sixth doctor story the apocalypse element the second story in the dalek empire series. Doctor who the apocalypse element unabridged on apple books. It was written by stephen cole, directed by nicholas briggs and. What is the secret of the ancient element the daleks are synthesising. The doctor and romana are enjoying a leisurely lifestyle as the lord and lady of a london townhouse.20 1015 1385 331 355 419 148 1593 1022 264 519 594 1620 1366 1562 1171 1119 378 634 1051 786 1062 136 251 503 268 296 1590 664 514 1474 1137 271 987 511 192