Doctor Who: Rat Trap

Production details

  • Format
  • 120 min audio play
  • Production company
  • Big Finish Productions
  • Recording studio
  • The Moat Studios
  • Dates recorded
  • 10 & 13 December 2010
  • Date released
  • June 2011
  • Written by
  • Tony Lee
  • Directed by
  • Ken Bentley
  • Sound design & music
  • Andy Hardwick
  • Producer
  • David Richardson
  • Executive producers
  • Jason Haigh-Ellery
  • Nicholas Briggs
  • Cover art
  • Anthony Lamb

Cast

  • The Doctor
  • Peter Davison
  • Tegan Jovanka
  • Janet Fielding
  • Vislor Turlough
  • Mark Strickson
  • Nyssa
  • Sarah Sutton
  • Clifford Andrews
  • John Banks
  • Sally Lucas
  • Alison Thea-Skot
  • Dr Wallace
  • Terry Molloy
  • Kevin
  • David Seymour
  • Matthew
  • Major Harris
  • Andrew Dickens
  • Caitlin Jones
  • Charlie Norfolk

Synopsis

1983: as the country goes to the polls, two ‘Urban Explorers’, together with a freelance journalist, break into the long-defunct Cadogan Tunnels, once a secret wartime facility… and later, so rumour has it, the site of an experimental laboratory with a nasty sideline in vivisection.

What they find, in its twisting underground corridors, is something the most cynical conspiracy theorist could never have imagined: a highly-evolved society of questing, intelligent creatures, living right under humanity’s nose for decades.

But there’s no way out of the tunnels – as the Doctor, Nyssa, Tegan and Turlough are about to discover when the TARDIS brings them, too, into the complex. It’s a rat trap – and they’ve all been caught!