Episode 36: A Nugget of Purest Green

Finally, Time Ram extracts ‘The Creature from the Pit’ from the Tom Baker era, and puts it where it always belonged – the Peter Davison era! Written by the under-rated David Fisher, this serial presents us with a fascinating matriarchal society containing plenty of nuance and meaning. And then we add some knob gags. In the process, we ponder the eternal questions: what happens when Nyssa’s batteries run down? How does Peter Davison communicate? How many famous people have we stood next to in urinals? It’s time to use maths in our continuing efforts to get Helen Mirren to appear in this podcast!

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This episode is based on the 1979 serial The Creature from the Pit by David Fisher originally starred the Fourth Doctor Tom Baker, but has been Time Rammed to feature the Fifth Doctor Peter Davison.

The podcast is hosted by Rupert Booth, Paul Ferry and Barry Williams.

Original music composed and performed by Ben Jones

Zoom recordings by Barry Williams. Edited by Paul Ferry.





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