The Vanity Box
Doctor: doctor::Sixth Doctor
Companion(s): Mel
Main enemy: The Wishing Beast
Main setting: Salford, England, 1965
Key crew
Publisher: publisher::Big Finish Productions
Writer: Paul Magrs
Director: John Ainsworth
Release details
Release number: 97b
Release date: July 2007
Format: 1 Episode
Production code: 7C/V
ISBN 978-1-84435-284-5
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The Vanity Box was part of the ninety-seventh monthly Doctor Who audio release produced by Big Finish Productions. It is the first one part story featuring the Sixth Doctor and Melanie Bush.

Publisher's summary Edit

The Vanity Box (A One-Part Story)

A strange beauty parlour has opened its doors for business in a dowdy Salford terrace circa 1965. Monsieur Coiffure is the talk of the street with his fabulous make-overs. When the Doctor arrives, however, he knows at once that there's been some unnatural titivation going on.

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References Edit

  • Mel refers to Ready Steady Go! and Carnaby Street.
  • The Doctor orders a pint of blackcurrant squash with water rather than soda in The Sailor's End.
  • From the Doctor's dress and manner, Winnie believes that he may have just been released from either prison or a mental asylum.
  • The Doctor describes the Vanity Box as an "excessively chintzy establishment."
  • While disguised as a "provincial dolly bird," the Doctor tells Monsieur Coiffure that "two Yanks helped me up the statue in Piccadilly Gardens" on VE Night on 8 May 1945.
  • The Doctor buys a milk stout for Nesta in The Sailor's End.
  • Bessy Tiplington was born in 1909.

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