The Doctor- Custom
Extras (Brachians)
Luke Skywalker (Purchase of the Droids), Han Solo (vintage, in Carbonite), Luke Skywalker (Shadows of the Empire/ Coruscant), Aunt Beru, Schmi Skywalker, Count Dooku
 

The Bracchians were just elephantine heads made of sculpy that could be placed over the heads of existing figures. Three masks were made in all.

   
Tegan- Custom
Turlough- Custom
Kamelion- Custom
The Master- Custom
Thadius Torchwood- Custom
Emperor StaEm- Captain Kirk (Star Trek: The Motion Picture)
Talandra- Princess Leia in Boushh disguise (Star Wars, vintage)
Castas- Chancellor Valorum

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Originally shown March and April 2003. The cover is based on artwork by Andrew Skilleter

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This story filled a specific need. There was a two episode gap in the schedule and it required a story that showed the Doctor and Thadius Torchwood working together. Several ideas were thrown around including Conduit a 7th Doctor story with the Sontarans and another 5th Doctor story Planet of Ice featuring the Ice Warriors. Early titles for the story were Labyrinth  and The Past of Bracchis. Given that the Bracchians are elephants, the planet should really have been called Pachys- deriving from the term Pachyderm once used for elephants.

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The story was shot in February 2003, really last minute and shot back to back with The Diary. The scene where Tegan is shown the tapestry had to be shot after Torchwood's death scene so it could be included in the tapesty.
Below is an early mock-up of how the tapestry would look.

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The Master's airships were created using Asymetrix 3D/FX.
The Bracchian town is a combination of CGI and Bedouin lamps.
Below a crowd gathers at the Emperor's palace.

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The Master's use of an anagramatical alias "Straem" is typical of his character at that time. His TARDIS appears here as an ionic column as seen in Logopolis and Castovalva.
Turlough being knocked out early in the story is a device often used on the TV show. With too many companions to divide the action, Turlough was often locked up or incapacitated in some way.
If you haven't read it already, now go and read THE DIARY.

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