‘The Austen Code’

s19c.4. The Austen Code

‘THE SALVADOR TRILOGY’ – PART ONE

‘THE AUSTEN CODE’

A FOUR-PART STORY BY TIM BRADLEY

Synopsis

The Doctor, Nyssa and Billy visit Bath in 2011. They soon meet literary author Jane Austen. Can they save her from the menace of Salvador and water zombies in Bath 1797 as well as in Aquae Sulis 79 AD?

Episode Contents

Introduction

Part One

Prologue
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4

Part Two

Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8

Part Three

Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12

Part Four

Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15
Chapter 16

Cast of Characters

THE DOCTOR – PETER DAVISON
Time-Space Traveller

NYSSA – SARAH SUTTON
His Trakenite Companion

BILLY WALKER – TIM BRADLEY
His 1963 Human Companion.

JANE AUSTEN –  AMANDA ROOT
Eighteenth-century romantic literary author.

SALVADOR – ANTONIO BANDERAS
Dark lord, personal enemy of the Doctor.

ALEX VERNON/ALEXANDER THORPE-WILLOUGHBY/ALEXANDROS – 
Disciple of Salvador, Real name: Thorpe-Willoughby
N.B. All three versions of the character are the same: Alex Vernon in Bath 2011, Alexander Thorpe-Willoughby in Bath 1797; Alexandros in Aquae Sulis 79 AD.

TRACY GIBBONS/LUCY GIBBONS/APAULIA – 
Dr. Gibbon’s scientific assistant at Bath University, Real name: Tracy Gibbons.
N.B. All three versions of the character are the same: Tracy Gibbons in Bath 2011, Lucy Gibbons in Bath 1797, Apaulia in Aquae Sulis 79 AD.

‘PROLOGUE’ (‘PART ONE’)

SPANISH BOY – 
lost, scared boy in ‘Prologue’ from Santa Cruz de Tenerife, 1797 (in ‘Part One’)

CROSS KEYS LANDLORD – 
Landlord of Cross Keys pub in 1797, volatile and unsympathetic (in ‘Part One’).

BATH 2011 (‘PART ONE’)

DR. RICHARD MOORE – 
Scientist at Bath University (in ‘Parts One and Four’).

MR. WINSTED – 
Head of Physics at Bath University (in ‘Part One’).

MRS. BATES – 
Tourist at Bath Abbey, fan of Jane Austen (in ‘Parts One and Four’).

GEOFF – 
Security guard at Roman Baths (in ‘Part One’).

LUCY – 
Guide at Jane Austen Centre in Bath (in ‘Part One’).

WAITER (in ‘Part One’); JA WAITRESS (in ‘Part One’); FEMALE STUDENT (in ‘Part One’); MALE STUDENT (in ‘Part One’); YOUNG MAN (in ‘Part One’); STEWARDESS (in ‘Part One’)

BATH 1797 (‘PART TWO’)

CASSANDRA AUSTEN – 
Jane Austen’s sister (in ‘Parts Two and Four’).

UNCLE JAMES LEIGH PERROT – 
Jane Austen’s uncle (in ‘Parts Two and Four’).

AUNT JANE LEIGH PERROT – 
Jane Austen’s aunt (in ‘Parts Two and Four’).

CAPTAIN WENTWORTH – 
Naval officer (in ‘Parts Two and Four’).

LADY ANNE MUSGROVE – 
Employee of Thorpe-Willoughby, guardian to Lucy Gibbons (in ‘Parts Two and Four’).

MR. MORLAND – 
Father of Morland family (in ‘Part Two’).

MRS. MORLAND – 
Mother of Morland family (in ‘Part Two’).

MORLAND CHILDREN
CATHERINE MORLAND (in ‘Part Two’); ISABELLA MORLAND (in ‘Part Two’); SUSAN MORLAND (in ‘Part Two’); MARGARET MORLAND (in ‘Part Two’);  CHARLES MORLAND (non-speaking, in ‘Part Two’)FREDERICK MORLAND (non-speaking, in ‘Part Two’)

MR. KNIGHTLEY – 
Owner of Harington’s Hotel (in ‘Parts Two and Four’).

HENRY CLAY – 
Worker at Harington’s Hotel (in ‘Parts Two and Four’).

FANNY – 
Maidservant at Harington’s Hotel (in ‘Part Two’).

SIR THOMAS CRAWFORD – 
Pompous lord of Winchester (in ‘Part Two’).

MR. KING – 
Master of ceremonies at Assembly Rooms (in ‘Part Two’).

WILLIAMS (Female maidservant in ‘Part Two’)

AQUAE SULIS 79 AD (‘PART THREE’)

GAIUS TIBERINUS – 
Roman official (in ‘Parts Three and Four’).

FLAVIA TIBERINA – 
Roman lady (in ‘Parts Three and Four’).

GAIUS CALPURNIUS RECEPTUS – 
Chief priest of the temple of Sulis Minerva (in ‘Parts Three and Four’).

LUICIUS MARCIUS MEMAR – 
Omen-reader (in ‘Parts Three and Four’).

BELATOR – 
Bath house worker boy (in ‘Parts Three and Four’).

SULINUS – 
Stone mason (in ‘Part Three’).

ANNALIS – 
Old man (in ‘Part Three’).

CAPITO – 
Roman official, friend of Gaius Tiberinus (in ‘Part Three’).

LURCO – 
Roman official, friend of Gaius Tiberinus (in ‘Part Three’).

ROMAN CENTURION (in ‘Part Three’); ROMAN SOLDIER (in ‘Part Three’); ROMAN MAN (in ‘Part Three’); ROMAN WOMAN (in ‘Part Three’); ROMAN BOY (in ‘Part Three’); ROMAN GIRL (in ‘Part Three’); ROMAN CAPTAIN (in ‘Part Four’); ROMAN OFFICIAL (in ‘Part Four’)


‘Nyssa of Traken’ originally created by Johnny Byrne
‘Billy Walker’ and ‘Salvador’ created by Tim Bradley

© Tim Bradley, 2017


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