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The Old Box is the first episode of the Time Gate series of fan made audio dramas based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. The story was written by Jordan Cottle, who also stars as The Doctor, alongside Jess Hicks and Alice Forrester as sisters Wren and Kate Underwood. It was released on YouTube on November 14th, 2018.

Time Gate Part 1: The Old Box
Season: 1
Story Number: 1
Doctor: Jordan Cottle Doctor
Companions: Wren Underwood and Kate Underwood
Writer: Jordan Cottle
Producer: Time Gate
Release Date: November 14th, 2018
Running Time: 33:15
Following Story: The Man Who Wept


When sisters Wren and Kate stumble upon an old blue box in the woods, their worlds are flipped upside down. But will they live to discover the secrets of this box, or will everything they know be destroyed in a matter of minutes? Seems like just another day's work for a man calling himself the Doctor...



  • Jordan Cottle as The Doctor
  • Jess Hicks as Wren Underwood
  • Alice Forrester as Kate Underwood
  • Josh Bennett as The Raxos Father
  • Mia Borthwick as the Raxos Mother
  • George Hill as The Raxos Servant
  • Francisco Teixeira de Sousa as The Fortune Teller
  • Daniel Sargent as Man
  • Jordan Cottle as the Com-node Interface
  • Shelly Nicholson as Annie
  • George Hill as the Mysterious Voice


  • Written by Jordan Cottle
  • Theme music: 'Take a Deep Breath, then Save the Day' by Dalekium (Rearranged by Jordan Cottle)
  • Featuring music by Murray Gold and Danny Elfman
  • Titles, art and visualiser by Adam Cottle
  • Photography by Adam Leppard


The Old Box on YouTube