The Fourth Doctor returns to Radio 4 Extra tomorrow, 19 December (18:00 and Midnight repeats, followed by the usual iPlayer link on the website) with ten episodes of adventure. The second block of The Nest Cottage Chronicles, which were Tom Baker’s return to his iconic Time Lord, the story follows on from Hornet’s Nest.
Written by Paul Magrs, The Doctor is back in Sussex before Christmas intending to recuperate and fix the TARDIS. But housekeeper, Mrs Wibbsey sparks havoc when she donates some vital components to the church bring-and-buy sale...
The Time Lord had previously returned Mrs Wibbsey to the cottage, but he was unable to return her to 1932, so she’s now battling to adjust to life in modern times.
Tom Baker reprises the role of the Fourth Doctor is joined by Susan Jameson as Mrs Wibbsey, Richard Franklin as Captain Mike Yates and Nigel Anthony as the Wizard.