Monday, November 14, 2016
Details on Doctor Who - The Ravelli Conspiracy
Out this month in the Early Adventures is a story that features the TARDIS crew of The Doctor, Vicki and Steven. This story stars Peter Purves and Maureen O'Brien as they star in a story that is a historical set in Italy 1514. You can order this audio adventure from the Big Finish website.
When the TARDIS lands in a house in Florence, Italy in 1514, it isn't long before the guards of Guiliano de Medici arrest Steven and Vicki. To rescue them, the Doctor has to employ the help of the house's owner - one Niccolo Machiavelli. But can he be completely trusted?
Guiliano confesses to his brother Pope Leo X that he has angered the wealthy family of Ravelli and believes the newcomers may be part of an assassination plot. But when the Doctor arrives an already tricky situation starts to spiral out of control.
As the city rings with plot and counter-plot, betrayal and lies abound. The Doctor and his friends must use all their ingenuity if they're not to be swept away by history.
This conspiracy is about to get complicated...
Written By: Robert Khan and Tom Salinsky
Directed By: Lisa Bowerman
Maureen O'Brien (Vicki), Peter Purves (Steven Taylor/The Doctor/Narrator), Mark Frost (Niccolo Machiavelli), Jamie Ballard (Guiliano de Medici), Robert Hands (Pope Leo X), Olivia Poulet (Carla), Joe Bor (Guard Captain). Other parts portrayed by the cast.
Producer: David Richardson
Script Editor: John Dorney
Executive Producers: Jason Haigh-Ellery and Nicholas Briggs