6.04. The Curse of the Fugue
Released April 2016
"Lucie’s back with Doc. Alice Cavender, writer of this story, is absolutely great… She manages to give you an emotional rollercoaster in just thirty minutes, You will laugh and you will cry; It’s a work of art." - Gallifrey Archive
"Alice Cavender has an ear for Lucie’s character and the dialogue is spot on" - Red Rocket Rising
Doctor Who: Short Trips Monthly is a series of new short stories read by an original cast member.
Release #16 is an Eighth Doctor and Lucie Miller story.
February 1974 is grimmer than usual for the British. Huddling together by candlelight the nation endures regular power cuts, however the situation is far worse for one old woman. Out of the dark come visitors who know of her terrible burden of wartime secrets. All she fought to save is threatened. Whom can she trust? The troubled ghosts which plague her, a young man who has befriended her, or her new carer Lucie and her strange friend, The Doctor?
Producer: Ian Atkins
Script Editor: Ian Atkins & Nicholas Briggs
Executive Producers Jason Haigh-Ellery and Nicholas Briggs
Written By: Alice Cavender
Directed By: Lisa Bowerman
Sheridan Smith (Narrator)