ByMatt Rose, writer at

Have you ever wanted to hear The Wonderful Wizard of OZ brought to life in the worlds of audio drama? well look no further as this month from Big Finish Productions. The story will be brought to life with a full cast dramatized by Big Finish's very own writer Marc Platt (Doctor Who, Blake's 7, Bernice Summerfield), directed by Scott Handcock (Dorian Gray, Iris Wildthyme, Dark Shadows, Gallifrey, Bernice Summerfield, Doctor Who and Torchwood). Executive produced by Jason Haigh - Ellery and Nicholas Briggs. Return to Kansas this September and relieve the magical journey told in a new medium for the story. So get ready as we're off to see the wizard, the wonderful wizard of oz. This time hear the tale based on the original novelization.


After a tornado uproots her from her home in Kansas, Dorothy and her beloved dog Toto are whisked away to the strange and magical Land of Oz!

Landing in Munchkin Country, and accidentally killing the Wicked Witch of the East, Dorothy and Toto embark on a quest to find the only person who can help them return home: Oz, the Great and Terrible Wizard…

Setting off along the yellow brick road to the Emerald City, they quickly make new friends, including a Scarecrow, Tin Man and cowardly Lion, all of whom hope that Oz might help them in their own quests: to find brains, a heart and courage.

But not everyone is so welcoming. The Wicked Witch of the West has vowed revenge for the death of her sister, and she will do everything in her power to ensure that Dorothy never makes it back to Kansas…

Producer Scott Handcock

Script Editor Scott Handcock

Executive Producers Jason Haigh-Ellery and Nicholas Briggs

Written By: L. Frank Baum, dramatised by Marc Platt

Directed By: Scott Handcock


Ally Doman (Dorothy Gale), Dan Bottomley (Scarecrow), Daniel Brocklebank (Tin Woodman), Alex Jordan (Cowardly Lion), Stuart Milligan (Oz), Rachel Atkins (The Wicked Witch of the West), Jacqueline King (The Good Witch of the North), Lizzie Hopley (Jinjur), Dan Starkey (Winged Monkey Captain).

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Daniel Brocklebank, Alex Jordan, Ally Doman and Dan Bottomley
Daniel Brocklebank, Alex Jordan, Ally Doman and Dan Bottomley

(Behind The Scenes)

Nicholas Briggs and Scott Handcock
Nicholas Briggs and Scott Handcock


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