Regular Cast

Peter Davison (The Doctor), Sarah Sutton (Nyssa), Susan Penhaligon (Shayla), Stephen Greif (Kwundaar), Ian Hallard (Sabian), Romy Tennant (Anona), Rita Davies (Janneus), Mark Woolgar (Hyrca), Billy Miller (Nar thex / Captain Kabe), Alistair Lock (Etrayk)


Nyssa will die at dawn, and the Doctor doesn’t even know why.

To save her life, he must make a desperate journey to the only place in the universe where a cure might exist.

When even that fails, The Doctor has a choice — let Nyssa die, or make a deal with the devil.

After all, the road to hell is paved with good intentions…

Written By:Lance Parkin

Directed By: Gary Russell


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  • Primeval was the twenty-sixth monthly Doctor Who audio story produced by Big Finish Productions. It was notable for exploring the history of Nyssa’s home planet of Traken
  • The story is a both sequel and a prequel to The Keeper of Traken.
  • All the characters are named after or have names based on mediaeval theologians or aspects of mediaeval theology.
  • This story reveals that Nyssa’s collapse in Four to Doomsday and the telepathic powers which she demonstrates in Time-Flight are the results of Kwundaar’s mutations. Seeking to regain control of the Source, Kwundaar needed to use a native of Traken who had left the unedition. He chose Nyssa. Ultimately, it is The Doctor whom Kwundaar wants to use to destroy Traken.
  • Nyssa refers to Adric’sdeath. (Earthshock)

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