Doctor Who: The Newbies Guide
This is the fourth and final story in Season 24.
The seventh Doctor is fond of mixed metaphors and malapropisms and carries an umbrella with a question mark handle.
Melanie "Mel" Bush is a computer programmer and fitness fanatic from the 1980s.
Ace is a new character. This is her first story.
Recurring and Historical Characters
Sabalom Glitz is a petty criminal/loveable rogue who the Doctor has run into a couple of times. In Trial of a Time Lord: The Mysterious Planet Glitz was trying to steal secrets from the planet Ravalox. In Trial of a Time Lord: The Ultimate Foe, he assisted the Doctor in defeating the Valeyard.