Doctor Who: The Newbies Guide
Eye of the Scorpion
This is the 24th release in Big Finish's main series of Doctor Who audios.
Where does this fit?
This happens between Planet of Fire (Classic Series Season 21) and The Caves of Androzani (Classic Series Season 21).
The characters listed below are the series regulars, important recurring characters, and real life historical characters. If a character's appearance is a major spoiler, then their details will be hidden in spoiler tags. In general, recurring characters are not listed here on their first appearance unless they become a series regular during the story, or they are a real life historical character.
Perpugilliam (Peri) Brown is an American botany student from the 1980s. She met the fifth Doctor in Planet of Fire (Classic Series Season 21) when she was on holiday in Lanzerote with her stepfather Howard, and helped him to defeat the Master.
Recurring and Historical Characters
The following stories and other resources are not necessary in order to follow the plot (we've summed up the essential bits for you). But being familiar with them will probably enhance your enjoyment of this story.
Pharaoh Erimem's backstory is expanded on in the Big Finish novel The Coming of the Queen