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One would-be assassin is in a mental ward. Another's on the run. Their intended victim is stirring up the mobs. Terrorists are planning a strike of their own. A talk-radio host is loving every minute of it.

A Whitehall insider whispers about a mysterious UN operative with a hidden agenda. Everyone's got someone they want to be afraid of. It'll take only a little push for the situation to erupt - and something is doing the pushing. But you can trust the Doctor to put things right. Can't you?

Written by: Jonathan Blum. Directed by: Gary Russell.

©2000 Big Finish Productions (P)2000 Big Finish Productions

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  • Chris Coyne
  • 17-03-16

The Face of fear.

Another great story by big finish. Another great seventh Doctor and Ace adventure. This story about politics and fascism could be about the current elections. The fear monger could be Donald Trump. Another great adventure.

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  • PB
  • 17-03-22

A good story with great performances

The story makes references to the show’s history but not so many as to be burdensome. And it winks to the “master plan” without falling into the absurdity of it.

It works very well as a standalone story and light entertainment. It doesn’t take itself so seriously as to require undivided attention and note taking so as to follow a convoluted 10-story arc. And it does not poop on 50 years of continuity like the last two show runners have decided to.

McCoy and Aldred do a great job of stepping into the roles decades later and showing what the character development might have been.