The Siege of Big Ben
Camille Codouri (Narrator)
Doctor Who: Short Trips Monthly is a series of new short stories read by an original cast member.
Release #39 is a Meta-Crisis Doctor and Jackie Tyler story
Jackie Tyler has everything she’s ever wanted: a loving husband, two children, and a vital role in the Earth Defence organisation headquartered in Big Ben. But now that the world is out of the shadow of the Cybus organisation, others have spotted an opportunity. A terrible, far-reaching plan is underway, and only Jackie and the new scientific adviser stand in the way.
But The Doctor isn’t the man he was…
Producer Ian Atkins
Script Editor Ian Atkins
Executive Producers Jason Haigh-Ellery and Nicholas Briggs
Written By:Joseph Lidster
Directed By: Lisa Bowerman
Jackie wonders if Del Boy exists in Pete’s World.
Jackie mentions that in Pete’s World they play football “backwards” and don’t have EastEnders. She misses EastEnders.
The Preachers and Torchwood merged with UNIT. Jackie, Pete, Rose and the Doctor work there. Pete is a captain. The Doctor is the scientific advisor and Rose is his assistant. Jackie is the Head of Food Distribution.
Whilst trying to remind Beryl of meeting The Doctor she tells him he is “the one with the hair”.
Jackie mentions”big green monsters from Mars” attempting to invade the Arctic.
The UNIT HQ canteen is behind the clock face of Big Ben. Jackie has to cover her ears like Mary Poppins to shield herself from the noise.