Big Finish Productions Doctor Who on Audio - Big Finish Productions Big Finish Productions
The Previous Story

Shield of the Jötunn

The Next Story
The Previous Story The Next Story



Audio - Shield of the Jötunn
Shield of the Jötunn
(Ian Edginton)

2029 AD. In the desert of Arizona, billionaire philanthropist Dr Hugo Macht is trying to save the world from climate change. But his great project to "scrub the sky clean" with nanoatomic machines grinds to an unexpected halt when his diggers break into something unexpected: a Viking burial barrow containing eight corpses, a mysterious shield, an even more mysterious inscription... and a yet more mysterious traveller in time and space, known only as the Doctor.

And that's not even the strangest part of Dr Macht's day. Soon, it'll begin to snow. Soon, the Doctor and his Girl Friday, Mrs Constance Clarke, will come face-to-face with an ancient horror in the blizzard. A Frost Giant, in need of a new body. In need of flesh...


Return to the top of this page

  • Featuring the Sixth Doctor and Constance Clarke
  • Number of Episodes: 4
  • Cover Length: 120 minutes
  • Episode Lengths: 1 = 32'45", 2 = 29'47", 3 = 29'31", 4 = 36'01"
  • Total Length: 128'04"
  • Also features 27 minutes of trailers, music and special behind-the-scenes interviews with the cast and producers.
  • Cover Illustration: Tom Webster
  • Recorded: TBC
  • Recording Location: Moat Studios
  • Released: November 2015
  • ISBN: 978-1-78178-551-5


Full Cast List:

The Doctor Colin Baker
Constance Clarke Miranda Raison
Dr Hugo Macht Michael J Shannon
Professor Lisa Zetterling Nell Mooney
Major Vincent Da Costa/Herger James Caroll Jordan
Bryce/Talessh Ryan Forde

The Production Team:

Writer Ian Edginton
Director Louise Jameson
Sound/Music Martin Montague and Jamie Robertson
Theme Music David Darlington
Script Editor Alan Barnes
Producer David Richardson
Executive Producers Nicholas Briggs and Jason Haigh-Ellery
Return to the top of this page

Big Finish Magazine - Vortex: Issue 81 (November 2015)

Audio - Big Finish Magazine - Vortex: Issue 81
Vortex: Issue 81
 Issue 81 of 'Vortex - The Big Finish Magazine' was also sent out to subscribers with this release.

  In this issue...

    1. Sneak Previews & Whispers – Doctor Who: The War Doctor

    2. Editorial - Kenny

    3. Article - UNIT: Extinction - Unity Is Strength

    4. Article - The Confessions of Dorian Gray - Gray Area

    5. Article - Jago & Litefoot & Strax - The Strax of the Matter

    6. Article - Survivors: John Banks - I'm a Survivor

    7. Article - Miranda Raison - Constance Craving

    8. Article - Listen Again - Brave New Town

    9. Coming Up... Release Schedule – November 2015 - August 2016

    10. Vortex Mail

Published By: Big Finish Productions Ltd
Managing Editor: Jason Haigh-Ellery
Editor: Kenny Smith
Executive Producer: Nicholas Briggs
Line Producer: David Richardson
Design: Mark Plastow
Published: November 2015
Page Count: 24


Return to the top of this page

More stories with this Doctor

About Big Finish Productions

More stories with this Companion
More stories from this Writer
More stories from this Director
Audio Listings
KJ Software
Latest Audio News

Press to go back to the previous visited page Who Me Story Index
Doctor Who is the copyright of the British Broadcasting Corporation. No infringements intended. This site is not endorsed by the BBC or any representatives thereof.