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The Shadow of the Scourge

The Shadow of the Scourge is a Big Finish Productions audio drama based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who.

The Shadow of the Scourge
Album cover
Big Finish Productions audio drama
SeriesDoctor Who
Release no.13
FeaturingSeventh Doctor
Bernice Summerfield
Written byPaul Cornell
Directed byGary Russell
Produced byGary Russell
Jason Haigh-Ellery
Executive producer(s)Jacqueline Rayner
Production codeSS1
Length2 hrs 11 mins
Release dateOctober 2000
Preceded byThe Fires of Vulcan
Followed byThe Holy Terror


The Seventh Doctor, Ace and Bernice encounter a sinister force in Kent in 2003.



  1. This is the first of two Big Finish audios set in the continuity of the Virgin New Adventures era of Doctor Who, and was the first time that Sylvester McCoy and Sophie Aldred played their characters from this era. The second such audio play was The Dark Flame.
  2. Benny's being quite taken with the possible Eighth Doctor shall have a certain relevance in The Dying Days, when she briefly develops romantic feelings for the Eighth Doctor.

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