Season 2, Episode 6,   Feb 05, 05:48 PM

Cowering alone in the dark this week is Emma Reeves. An Olivier and Writers Guild of Great Britain Award-winning writer, she works across screen and stage. Her TV credits include The Worst Witch, android drama for CBBC Eve, which she co-created, The Demon Headmaster, The Dumping Ground, Young Dracula, My Mum Tracy Beaker and Hardacres. Her stage work includes her acclaimed adaptation of Jacqueline Wilson’s Hetty Feather, Wave Me Goodbye and The Worst Witch which won the Olivier Award for best family show in 2020. Emma’s adaptation of Jacqueline Wilson’s My Mum Tracy Beaker (for BBC1 and CBBC) received a record-breaking reception, reaching 2.1 million streams on iPlayer in its first three days and won the Best Children’s TV Episode at the Writers’ Guild Awards in 2020.

But you’re listening to a Doctor Who podcast, so you’ll likely know Emma’s work for Big Finish’s Doctor Who, River Song, Bernice Summerfield and Torchwood ranges.

Emma's five choices are: 

  1. The Genesis of the Daleks – Doctor Who TV episode – first broadcast in 1975
  2. Master – Big Finish Audio drama – first released in 2003
  3. The Discontinuity Guide – book by Paul Cornell and Martin Day and Keith Topping – first published in 1995
  4. Utopia / Sound of Drums / Last of the Timelords – Doctor Who TV episodes – first broadcast in 2007
  5. The Night of the Doctor – Doctor Who webisode – first released in 2013