‘The Prime Factor’

‘THE PRIME FACTOR’

A TWO BUMPER-PART STORY BY TIM BRADLEY

Synopsis

Whilst enjoying their holiday in Swansea 1930, Billy has a bad dream about his school days. Will the mystery be solved about Billy’s nightmare week at school?

Episode Contents

Introduction

Part One

Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8

Part Two

Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15
Chapter 16

Cast of Characters

THE FIFTH DOCTOR – PETER DAVISON
Time-Space Traveller

NYSSA – SARAH SUTTON
The Fifth Doctor’s Trakenite companion

BILLY WALKER – TIM BRADLEY
The Fifth Doctor’s 1963 human companion

COMMANDER MAXIL – COLIN BAKER
Commander of the Gallifreyan Chancellery Guard, zealous and humourless

THE CASTELLAN – PAUL JERRICHO 
Cold, hardened high-ranking Time Lord who oversees the Chancellery Guard

ROGER LEWIS/GALVAKON – JASON ISAACS
Headmaster of Churchwood School/Member of Cyberossian Society

BRAWN T. WALKER – 
Billy’s uncle, Emily’s husband, obnoxious and rude

EMILY WALKER – 
Billy’s aunt, Brawn’s wife, equally obnoxious and rude

HANNAH WALKER – 
Billy’s cousin, Brawn and Emily’s daughter

DANNY SIMMONS –
Alexandra Black’s father, Billy Walker’s school teacher

CHESTER BLURR – 
Super-fast boy at Churchwood School, son of Orion Prime from the planet Cybeross

AMANDA WHEELER – 
Bookworm girl at Churchwood School, Chester’s best friend

SNOKAR – DAN STARKEY
Kraal military leader/scientist

JEGRAGG – JOHN BANKS
Kraal lieutenant

ROY – 
Bookworm boy at Churchwood School (‘Part One’)

MAXWELL EDISON – MARK WILLIAMS 
Middle-aged resident of Stockbridge, UFO enthusiast and ally of the Doctor (‘Part Two’)

MRS. WITHERS – SUSAN BROWN
Landlady of the Green Dragon, Stockbridge (‘Part Two’)

TEGAN HANDSHAW – 
Roger Lewis/Galvakon’s girlfriend (‘Part Two’)

CAPTAIN CHARTERS – 
U.N.I.T. Captain (‘Part Two’)

ALFRED – 
Cyberossian Butler (‘Part Two’)

ENID WALKER – FELICITY KENDAL
Billy Walker’s mother (‘Part Two’)

FRED WALKER –
Billy Walker’s father (‘Part Two’)

SEAN BLACK – JACK P. SHEPHERD
Billy Walker’s best friend (‘Part Two’)

ALEXANDRA SIMMONS – CHARLIE WEBB 
Daughter of Danny Simmons (‘Part Two’)

SALVADOR – ANTONIO BANDERAS
Dark lord, personal enemy of the Doctor (‘Part Two’)

‘THE QUEST OF THE PRIME FACTOR’ (‘PART TWO’)

THE FIRST DOCTOR – DAVID BRADLEY
Time-Space Traveller

THE SECOND DOCTOR – FRAZER HINES
Time-Space Traveller

JAMIE MCCRIMMON – FRAZER HINES
The Second Doctor’s Scottish human companion

ZOE HERIOT – WENDY PADBURY
The Second Doctor’s 21st century human companion

THE THIRD DOCTOR – TIM TRELOAR
Time-Space Traveller

JO GRANT – KATY MANNING
The Third Doctor’s 1970s human companion

THE FOURTH DOCTOR – TOM BAKER
Time-Space Traveller

PRIVATE JAMES DARBY – SIMON ROGERS
The Fourth Doctor’s human soldier companion

THE SIXTH DOCTOR – COLIN BAKER
Time-Space Traveller

THE SEVENTH DOCTOR – SYLVESTER MCCOY
Time-Space Traveller

ACE MCSHANE – SOPHIE ALDRED 
The Seventh Doctor’s 1980s human companion

THE EIGHTH DOCTOR – PAUL MCGANN
Time-Space Traveller

THE NINTH DOCTOR – CHRISTOPHER ECCLESTON
Time-Space Traveller

ROSE TYLER – BILLIE PIPER 
The Ninth Doctor’s 2005 human companion

THE TENTH DOCTOR – DAVID TENNANT
Time-Space Traveller

THE ELEVENTH DOCTOR – MATT SMITH
Time-Space Traveller

AMY POND – KAREN GILLIAN
The Eleventh Doctor’s Scottish human companion, Rory’s wife

RORY WILLIAMS – ARTHUR DARVILL
The Eleventh Doctor’s male human companion, Amy’s husband

THE TWELFTH DOCTOR – PETER CAPALDI
Time-Space Traveller

CLARA OSWALD – JENNA COLEMAN
Former companion of the Eleventh and Twelfth Doctors

BILL POTTS – PEARL MACKIE
The Twelfth Doctor’s 2017 human companion

THE THIRTEENTH DOCTOR – JODIE WHITTAKER
Time-Space Traveller

TEACHER – Male (‘Part One’); NEWSREADER (‘Part One’); CHILDS – Male Teacher; HOPKINS – Male TeacherJONES – Local Councillor; MISS SPENCER – Female Teacher; HENDERSON – Male Teacher; GUARD – Cyberossian (‘Part Two’); POLITICIAN – Cyberossian (‘Part Two’); SENATOR – Cyberossian (‘Part Two’); MAÎTRE D’ (‘Part Two’); WAITER (‘Part Two’); TECHNICIAN (‘Part Two’); POLICEMAN (‘Part Two’)


‘Nyssa of Traken’, ‘Commander Maxil’ and ‘Castellan’ originally created by Johnny Byrne
‘Billy Walker’, ‘James Darby’ and ‘Salvador’ created by Tim Bradley
‘Kraals’ created by Terry Nation
‘U.N.I.T.’ created by Derrick Sherwin
‘Maxwell Edison’ and ‘Stockbridge’ created by Steve Parkhouse and Dave Gibbons
‘Jamie McCrimmon’ originally conceived by Elwyn Jones and Gerry Davis
‘Zoe Heriot’ originally conceived by Derrick Sherwin
‘Jo Grant’ originally created by Barry Letts and Terrance Dicks
‘Ace’ originally created by Ian Briggs
‘Rose Tyler’ created by Russell T. Davies
‘Amy Pond’, ‘Rory Williams’, ‘Clara Oswald’ and ‘Bill Potts’ created by Steven Moffat

© Tim Bradley, 2019


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For the First Doctor was

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For the Third Doctor was

For Jo was

For the Fourth Doctor was

For James Darby was

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For Nyssa was

For Billy was

For Maxwell Edison was

For the Sixth Doctor was

For the Seventh Doctor was

For Ace was

For the Eighth Doctor was

For the Ninth Doctor was

For Rose was

For the Tenth Doctor was

For the Eleventh Doctor was

  • ‘Sleepers in the Dust’ (Audio)

For Amy was

  • ‘Sleepers in the Dust’ (Audio)

For Rory was

  • ‘Sleepers in the Dust’ (Audio)

For Clara was

For the Twelfth Doctor was

For Bill was

For the Thirteenth Doctor was

The next story

For the First Doctor is

  • ‘Murder In The Dark’ (Penguin/Audio)

For the Second Doctor is

For Jamie is

For Zoe is

For the Third Doctor is

For Jo is

For the Fourth Doctor is

  • ‘Blood of the Time Lords’ (Audio)

For James Darby is

For the Fifth Doctor is

  • ‘The Coins of Deno’/‘Into the Death-Space’

For Nyssa is

  • ‘The Coins of Deno’/‘Into the Death-Space’

For Billy is

  • ‘The Coins of Deno’/‘Into the Death-Space’

For Maxwell Edison is

  • ‘Endgame’ (Comic)

For the Sixth Doctor is

For the Seventh Doctor is

For Ace is

For the Eighth Doctor is

  • ‘Tuesday’ (ST/Audio)

For the Ninth Doctor is

  • ‘Rose and the Snow Window’ (Book/Audio)

For Rose is

  • ‘Rose and the Snow Window’ (Book/Audio)

For the Tenth Doctor is

  • ‘The Jago & Litefoot Revival’ (ST/Audio)

For the Eleventh Doctor is

  • ‘Snake Bite’ (Audio)

For Amy is

For Rory is

For the Twelfth Doctor is

  • ‘The Saviour of the Daleks’ (Z)

For Bill is

  • ‘The Saviour of the Daleks’ (Z)

For the Thirteenth Doctor is

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Return to Jamie’s Timeline
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Return to Ace’s Timeline
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Return to Rose’s Timeline
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Return to Amy’s Timeline
Return to Rory’s Timeline
Return to Clara’s Timeline
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