The Paternoster Gang’s Timeline

Here is ‘The Paternoster Gang’s Timeline’.

I’ve referred to


to help me put this version of the timeline together.

I’ve included all the TV stories, audios; books; comics and short stories into this list for now.

The (Audio) stories are highlighted in GREEN.

The (Book) stories are to remain un-highlighted for now.

The short stories are highlighted in GREEN and/or ITALICS; and are CENTRED.

The stories with links to reviews by me on my blog are highlighted in BOLD and GREEN.

Regarding the (Book) stories, I’ve identified each of them as follows in the KEY below.

*NSA – New Series Adventures
*BB – BBC Books

Regarding the (Audio) stories, I’ve identified each of them as follows in the KEY below.

**BAB – BBC Audio Book
**BFAD – Big Finish Audio Drama
**BFAB – Big Finish Audio Book

Here is a list of abbreviations for some of the (Audio) stories and what they mean.

  • (TCY) – ‘The Churchill Years’

Regarding the short stories, I’ve identified each of them as follows with abbreviations.

  • (DWM) – ‘Doctor Who Magazine’
  • (TAW) – ‘Twelve Angels Weeping’

Please feel free to ask questions about this timeline, as I intend to revisit this and add new stories to the list as time goes on.

The Paternoster Gang’s Timeline

The Eleventh Doctor meets Madam Vastra and Jenny Flint on a case involving Gideon Mortlock, set before the events of ‘The Crimson Horror’ (TV) according to ‘The Crimson Horror’ novelization.

Madame Vastra and Jenny Flint’s appearance in ‘The Lost Dimension’ (Comic) takes place here.^
Strax’s appearance in ‘A Soldier’s Education’ (TAW/Audio) – BAB** takes place here.^^^

‘The Battle of Demons’ Run: Two Days Later’ (TV) takes place after ‘A Good Man Goes To War’ (TV).
‘Vastra Investigates’ (TV)

  • Devil in the Smoke (Book/Audio) – BB*+BAB**

‘The Great Detective’ (TV) takes place before ‘The Snowmen’ (TV).

‘Doctor Who at the Proms 2013’ (Proms/TV) takes place here.^^
The ‘Cinema Introduction’ to ‘The Day of the Doctor’ (TV) with Strax takes place here.^^^

  • The Crystal Throne (Comic)

The prequel to ‘Deep Breath’ (TV) takes place here.

‘The Paternoster Gang Investigates’ (DWM)
‘The Singular Case of the Blue Men of the Minch’ (DWM)
‘The Phantom of the Music Hall’ (DWM)
‘The Giant’s Heart’ (DWM)
‘The House of Sorrows’ (DWM)
‘The Singular Case of the Time Machine’ (DWM)
‘The Tudor Engagement’ (DWM)
‘The Curious Case of the Misery Diary’ (DWM)
‘The Spectre of Paternoster Row’ (DWM)
‘The Case of the Dissolving Man’ (DWM)
‘The Confounding Case of the Planetary Prankster’ (DWM)
‘The Importance of Being Strax’ (DWM)
‘The Case of the Curious Fugitive’ (DWM)
‘The Pernicious Plots of the Big Game Hunter’ (DWM)
‘The Dangerous Dilemma of the Dream Doorway’ (DWM)
‘The Terror of the Thames’ (DWM)
‘The Pneuman League’ (DWM)
‘The Curious Case of the Miniature Menaces’ (DWM)

  • Jago & Litefoot & Strax: The Haunting (J&L) (Audio)^^^ – BFAD**

‘The Pest of Paternoster Row’ (Annual)
‘The Adventures of Strax & the Time Shark’ (DWM)
‘Young Winston’ (TCY) (Audio) – BFAB** takes place in 1899.
‘The Red-Eyed League’ (TAW)
‘Inside Every Warrior’ from ‘The Eighth of March’ (Audio) – BFAD** takes place here.

  • Heritage 1 (TPG) (Audio) – BFAD**

1. The Cars That Ate London
2. A Photograph to Remember
3. The Ghosts of Greenwich

  • Heritage 2 (TPG) (Audio) – BFAD**

1. Dining with Death
2. The Screaming Ceiling
3. Spring-Heeled Jack

  • Heritage 3 (TPG) (Audio) – BFAD**

1. Family Matters
2. Whatever Remain
3. Truth and Bone

  • Heritage 4 (TPG) (Audio) – BFAD**

1. Merry Christmas, Mr Jago
2. The Ghost Writers
3. Rulers of Earth

The ‘Strax Saves The Day’ (Webcast) introduction’ to ‘The Day of the Doctor’ (TV) takes place here.^^
Strax’s appearance in ‘Brimstone and Terror’ (M) (Audio) – BFAD** takes place here.^^^

^ Madame Vastra and Jenny appear without Strax in ‘The Lost Dimension’ (Comic).
^^ Strax and Madame Vastra appear without Jenny in ‘Doctor Who at the Proms 2013’ (Proms/TV).
^^^ Strax appears without Madame Vastra and Jenny in ‘Jago & Litefoot & Strax: The Haunting’ (Audio) – BFAD**.

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