The Paternoster Gang – that’s Madame Vastra (Neve McIntosh), Jenny Flint (Catrin Stewart), and Strax (Dan Starkey) – are returning; this time, for audio company, Big Finish!
The popular trio, introduced in 2011’s A Good Man Goes To War, will get their own series of four boxsets, named The Paternoster Gang: Heritage. Not only that, but Christopher Ryan will also be returning as another member of the Sontaran race…
In their first set, Vastra, Jenny, and Strax will be facing the first electronic automated cars in London (very ahead of their time), hordes of zombies, and ghost-like figures which are haunting Greenwich before their former selves have died…
Plus they’ll have to cope with the capers of the Bloomsbury bunch! This intergalactic alien trio, comprising a Sontaran (played by Ryan) and human couple and their Silurian female servant, will be causing trouble in London – and this town isn’t big enough for two extraterrestrial gangs!
The first adventure for the Paternoster Gang is being released as part of The 8th of March celebratory box set. Following this, four volumes, each containing three adventures (plus an additional disc of extras) are coming out in 2019 and 2020, kicking off with the first volume, Heritage 1, out in June:
1.1 The Cars That Ate London by Jonathan Morris
1.2 A Photograph to Remember by Roy Gill
1.3 The Ghosts of Greenwich by Paul Morris
Dan Starkey says:
“Remain calm, human scum! Strax need no longer sulk and polish his grenades! It’ll be a pleasure to get the gang back together: Big Finish listeners can be assured that we’ll be in full prosthetics and restrictive Victorian tailoring in studio to get right back into the Paternoster Row vibe! Can’t wait to get started!”
Neve McIntosh adds:
“At last, our fans will get more adventures with The Paternoster Gang and will find out more about how we came to be!”
The Paternoster Gang Volumes 1-4 are available for pre-order now ahead of their release in June 2019, October 2019, March 2020, and October 2020, at £25 on CD or £20 on download each from Big Finish and will remain at this price until general release when they will be available for £30 on CD or £25 on download each.