An epic four-hour adventure that takes River Song across space and time, seeking out the secret rulers of the universe. 1. THE BOUNDLESS SEA by Jenny T Colgan. Drawn out of self-imposed academic exile by an archaeological dig, River crosses paths with British Consul Bertie Potts – leading to a secret buried in a lost tomb…2. I WENT TO A MARVELLOUS PARTY by Justin Richards. River is invited to the most exclusive gathering; right in the middle of Hyperspace! Hosts Gifford and Isabella hold a connection to the mysterious Rulers of the Universe; but with a murderer on board, is River too late to discover the truth? 3. SIGNS by James Goss. River is on the trail of mysterious, planet-killing SporeShips. Her only aid is a handsome time-travelling stranger with a connection to her future – her husband, Mr Song. 4. THE RULERS OF THE UNIVERSE by Matt Fitton. The Eighth Doctor is drawn into events, as River must contend with a secret society and a face-off with an ancient alien force – with her future husband caught in the middle!Long awaited by fans of Doctor Who both old and new, Big Finish are delighted to welcome Alex Kingston back to reprise her River Song character first seen in 2008 on TV. She was seen as the Doctor’s wife in TV episode The Wedding of River Song, but her twisted timeline means she and the Doctor rarely see events from the same perspective! Aside from her iconic turn in Doctor Who, Alex Kingston’s well known in both the UK and US for her regular roles in E.R., Arrow, Upstairs Downstairs, and The Knock. Guest actor Alexander Vlahos is best known to Big Finish listeners as Dorian Gray, and was recently on Broadway in Kenneth Branagh’s production of Macbeth. CAST: Alex Kingston (River Song), Paul McGann (The Doctor), Alexander Vlahos (Bertie Potts), Alexander Siddig (Marcus Gifford), Imogen Stubbs (Isabella Clerkwell), Gbemisola Ikumelo (Prim), Charlotte Christie (Daphne Garsington), Alisdair Simpson (Colonel Lifford), Oliver Dimsdale (Archie Ferrers), John Banks (Professor Straiton), Letty Butler (Spritz), John Voce (Jenkins), Aaron Neil.
Doctor Who: The New Series: The Diary of River Song
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