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Synopsis

The Trouble With Drax, The Fourth Doctor Adventures 5.06. Starring Tom Baker and Lalla Ward.

The cockney Time Lord Drax, whose only TV appearance was The Armageddon Factor in 1979, makes his comeback in June’s The Trouble With Drax by John Dorney. Ray Brooks takes on the role originally portrayed by Barry Jackson, while the cast also includes John Challis and Hugh Fraser.

We devised The Trouble With Drax for [original Drax actor] Barry [Jackson] but sadly he passed away before the script was even completed. We searched hard for an actor to continue his legacy, and Ray Brooks was the ideal choice – so charming, so naughty… I think people will love the new incarnation of Drax when they hear him.’David Richardson

The Trouble With Drax

Altrazar. The temporal Atlantis, a place lost to time. Believed by many to be a myth, it has long been the perfect location for the rich and powerful to hide away their most dangerous secrets.

Until now.

Because the somewhat crooked, not exactly honest, wheeler-dealer cockney Time Lord known as Drax has found a map that leads to its location. And, at the behest of a manipulative businessman, he’s going to use it.

When the TARDIS is dragged out of the space-time vortex, its crew aren’t best pleased to see the Doctor’s old school friend, even less when he pressgangs them into joining a raid on the most secure safe-house in history. However with Romana and K9 held hostage, the Doctor has little choice but to agree. With Drax in tow, he heads for the planet.

Which is where the trouble starts.

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The Trouble With Drax is available to preorder now from BigFinish.com or via the Amazon link below. The set is released in June, exclusively from the Big Finish website, and available from other retailers from July 31st. 

The Trouble with Drax (Doctor Who: The Fourth Doctor Adventures) (Audio CD)


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About The Author
Michael East
Michael East is the founder of Doctor Who Worldwide. Best selling author, great statesmen, Ambassador to the Netherlands… Michael is none of these things. He was however named TIME Person of the Year in 2006 and 2011, is an award winning web designer, a comedy Marxist and according to some engineered the omnirumour with the aid of Benedict Cumberbatch. He enjoys beards, retrogaming and classic TV. He is not a hipster.