6.05. This Sporting Life
Released May 2016
'Utterly charming. There I have said it. But those two words sum up this release perfectly. So do the words sweet and heartwarming. 9/10' - Planet Mondas
'There’s a wonderful air of innocence about Una McCormack’s delightful addition to the Short Trips range. 9/10' - Sci-Fi Bulletin
'It’s an audio adventure, but it still manages to capture those grainy, monochrome days of early Who perfectly... Listen to it and be transported to a British front room in the mid-Sixties.' - Mass Movement
Doctor Who: Short Trips Monthly is a series of new short stories read by an original cast member.
Release #17 is a First Doctor, Steven and Dodo story.
When the Doctor, Steven, and Dodo arrive in London in March 1966, World Cup fever is already underway. But disaster has struck: the trophy has been stolen, and the police are at a loss as to who could have taken it. When someone shoves part of the trophy into Steven’s hands, the travellers become embroiled in the case..
Producer Ian Atkins
Script Editor Ian Atkins
Executive Producers Jason Haigh-Ellery and Nicholas Briggs
Written By: Una McCormack
Directed By: Lisa Bowerman
Peter Purves (Narrator)
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