After fighting their way through dozens of alien warriors as an employability test, Vienna Salvatori (Chase Masterson) and new pal Jex Reagan (Samantha Beart) discover their assignment: protect the formula for a mood altering drug. But they discover there’s a lot more to this, including an epidemic of cloning and the rather communist leaning orientation it brings about…
“Someone made off with all the jewelry, fags n’ booze…which is why we want this place to open up!”
“Hey, mate – what’d’you think you’re doing?”
“Free bum, innit? Got a problem with that, Sidney Poitier?”
“You can’t just nick stuff.”
“No barman, no crew…so who’s gonna stop me?”
“So that’s it? That’s your argument? There’s no one to stop you, so that makes it alright?”
Alexander Vlahos, Bernice Summerfield, Big Finish, Chase Masterson, David Warner, Iris Wildthyme, Katy Manning, Lisa Bowerman, Nicholas Briggs, Sherlock Holmes, Terry Molloy, The Confessions of Dorian Gray, third eye cinema podcast, Vienna Salvatori
Author David Llewellyn drafts a curious tale spanning centuries, which gives new listeners a taste of several series they may have heretofore missed out on.
“Proof of concept, not merely philosophical speculation.”
Many years ago, somewhere between kicking off Dalekmania and reinventing the dynamics of cult sci-fi with Blakes 7, Terry Nation delivered a grim oddity known as Survivors.
Think Peri with less of a sense of sardonic humor, or Benny without the fussiness and underlying heart, and you’ll have a fair approximation of what Chase Masterson brings to Vienna Salvatori.