On March 8, International Women's Day, Big Finish will be releasing the second of its female-led The Eight of March collections of full-cast audio adventures.
A particular highlight for me is the inclusion of a story focussing on Rani Chandra (Anjli Mohindra), one of the former young compatriots of Sarah Jane Smith (the late Lis Sladen) in the superb Sarah Jane Adventures on TV.
I've long felt Rani would make a fantastic companion to The Doctor, so let's hope RTD hears this audio and agrees with me!
The box set, which goes by the subheading of Protectors of Time includes three, hour-long, standalone stories:
Scattered through time and space, many women have crossed paths with the Doctor. Some were fellow TARDIS travellers, some were allies defending the Earth, and one was the Doctor’s daughter...Protectors of Time is now avilable for pre-order direct from Big Finish.
2.1 Stolen Futures by Lizbeth Myles
Romana and K-9 have stayed in E-Space to help an ancient and noble people, freed from their shackles. But first they must heal divisions in the ranks, and those who see a very different future for the Tharil race...
2.2 Prism by Abigail Burdess
Lady Christina de Souza is crashing an exclusive party in search of a priceless diamond. Out in deep space, time travellers Jenny and Noah collide with a strange diamond-shaped vessel. What is Prism? And what does it want with the Earth?
2.3 Turn of the Tides by Nina Millns
In the footsteps of Sarah Jane Smith, Rani Chandra is investigating strange weather phenomena, calling on an old friend for help – Jo Jones! But UNIT is also on the case, led by science officer Jac. Soon all three women will be on a mission to the Moon...