Three's a Crowd (audio drama)

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Three's A Crowd
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Big Finish Productions audio drama
Series Doctor Who
Release no.69
Featuring Fifth Doctor
Peri
Erimem
Written by Colin Brake
Directed by Gary Russell
Produced byGary Russell
Jason Haigh-Ellery
Production code6QG
Length1 hr 50 mins
Release dateMay 2005

Three's A Crowd is a Big Finish Productions audio drama based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who .

Big Finish Productions British company producing books and audio dramas

Big Finish Productions is a British company that produces books and audio plays based, primarily, on cult science fiction properties. These include Doctor Who, the characters Judge Dredd and Strontium Dog from 2000 AD, Blake's 7, Dark Shadows, Dracula, Terrahawks, Sapphire & Steel, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes character, Stargate, The Avengers, The Prisoner, and Torchwood.

Science fiction on television Television genre

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<i>Doctor Who</i> British science fiction TV series

Doctor Who is a British science fiction television programme produced by the BBC since 1963. The programme depicts the adventures of a Time Lord called "the Doctor", an extraterrestrial being, to all appearances human, from the planet Gallifrey. The Doctor explores the universe in a time-travelling space ship called the TARDIS. Its exterior appears as a blue British police box, which was a common sight in Britain in 1963 when the series first aired. Accompanied by a number of companions, the Doctor combats a variety of foes while working to save civilisations and help people in need.

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Plot

The TARDIS crew arrive on an abandoned space station in orbit above Earth Colony Phoenix, a remote human colony whose inhabitants are not only cut off from Earth, but also from each other. Each colonist lives in ous own individual cell, travelling between them only via transmat, creating a population afflicted with agoraphobia. However, the colony hides a deeper secret, one which the Fifth Doctor, Peri and Erimem must uncover before it's too late.

TARDIS Fictional time-travelling device

The TARDIS is a fictional time machine and spacecraft that appears in the British science fiction television series Doctor Who and its various spin-offs.

Agoraphobia A specific anxiety about being in a place or situation where escape is difficult or where help may be unavailable.

Agoraphobia is an anxiety disorder characterized by symptoms of anxiety in situations where the person perceives their environment to be unsafe with no easy way to escape. These situations can include open spaces, public transit, shopping centers, or simply being outside their home. Being in these situations may result in a panic attack. The symptoms occur nearly every time the situation is encountered and last for more than six months. Those affected will go to great lengths to avoid these situations. In severe cases people may become completely unable to leave their homes.

Fifth Doctor fictional character from Doctor Who

The Fifth Doctor is an incarnation of the Doctor, the protagonist of the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who. He is portrayed by Peter Davison.

Cast

Peter Davison English actor

Peter Davison is an English actor with many credits in television dramas and sitcoms. He became famous as Tristan Farnon in the BBC's television adaptation of James Herriot's All Creatures Great and Small stories. His subsequent starring roles included the sitcoms Holding the Fort and Sink or Swim, the fifth incarnation of the Doctor in Doctor Who, Dr. Stephen Daker in A Very Peculiar Practice and Albert Campion in Campion. He also played David Braithwaite in At Home with the Braithwaites, "Dangerous" Davies in The Last Detective and Henry Sharpe in Law & Order: UK.

Peri Brown Fictional character in the TV series Doctor Who

Perpugilliam Brown, also known as Peri Brown, is a fictional character played by Nicola Bryant in the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who.

Nicola Bryant British actress

Nicola Jane Bryant is an English actress known for her role as Perpugilliam "Peri" Brown, a companion to both the Fifth and Sixth Doctors in the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who. She appeared on-screen from 1984 to 1986, before being succeeded in the show by Bonnie Langford as Melanie Bush.

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