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Five exciting novelisations of classic TV stories in which the Doctor and his companions encounter a colourful assortment of aliens. In Doctor Who and the Carnival of Monsters the TARDIS appears to land in the Indian Ocean, but something is very wrong. Here lie Drashigs... Doctor Who and the Sontaran Experiment sends the Doctor and friends to a future Earth, where a familiar opponent is subjugating humans. In Doctor Who: Full Circle the occupants of a distant planet are fleeing from Mistfall, and the coming of the Marshmen. Doctor Who: Frontios finds the TARDIS in the far future, with a planet undermined by the monstrous Tractators. In Doctor Who: The Curse of Fenric an ancient evil stirs in 1940s England. Katy Manning, Jon Culshaw, Matthew Waterhouse, Christopher H Bidmead and Terry Molloy read these classic tales, originally published as Target Books paperbacks. (P) 2020 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd © 2020 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd Cover illustration by Andrew SkilleterShow more
Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker and Peter Davison star as the Doctor in these narrated full-cast TV soundtracks of classic Doctor Who TV serials. Each one is enhanced with linking narration by a member of the original cast, including Frazer Hines, Caroline John, Richard Franklin, Louise Jameson, Lalla Ward and Janet Fielding. The six stories included in this volume are 'The Krotons', 'The Ambassadors of Death', 'The Mind of Evil', 'Horror of Fang Rock', 'City of Death' and 'Warriors of the Deep', and they feature encounters with crystalline monsters, lost aliens, an alien mind parasite, a Rutan scout, Scaroth of the Jagaroth, and the combined might of the Silurians and the Sea Devils.Show more
An unabridged reading of this classic novelisation of a Sixth Doctor TV adventure. Disturbed by the time travel experiments of the evil Dastari and Chessene, the Time Lords send the Second Doctor and Jamie to investigate. Arriving on a station in deep space, they are attacked by a shock force of Sontarans, and the Doctor is left for dead. Across the gulfs of time and space, the Sixth Doctor discovers that his former incarnation is very much alive. Together with Peri and Jamie, he must rescue his other self before the plans of Dastari and Chessene reach their deadly and shocking conclusion...Show more
'The Krotons have always been our friends, our benefactors!' The TARDIS arrives on a planet which is home to the humanoid Gonds. Ruling over these people are the Krotons, crystalline beings who crash-landed there centuries before. Currently in suspended animation, the Krotons can only be reconstituted by an influx of mental energy. Twice a year, the most capable Gond students are taken into the Krotons' spaceship, the Dynatrope. Apparently, they have been chosen to live alongside their masters - but, in fact, they are drained of all mental energy and then killed. When the Doctor, Jamie and Zoe befriend the Gonds, they find a community divided by their servitude to the Krotons. Then the Doctor and Zoe take the Krotons' mental ability test - and unwittingly help revive the crystalline monsters... Patrick Troughton, Frazer Hines and Wendy Padbury star in this classic BBC TV story from 1969. In a special bonus interview Frazer Hines also recalls the making of The Krotons, and his long association with Doctor Who in general.Show more
On a remote Scottish island, Doctors Curtis Lark and John Cornelius are convinced that the violent death of their friend Dr Hugh Dexter was no accident... Dexter's research notes reveal that he was investigating an island sickness affecting many of the inhabitants, turning them into zombies blindly obeying orders from an unknown source. The key to the mystery seems to be an apparently telepathic, but simple-minded, local girl, Flora. Lark and Cornelius want to take her to London to find out more - but is she the only telepath to have left the island? And who is controlling them? Film horror legends Peter Cushing and Vincent Price play Lark and Cornelius in this six-part series, which also features Richard Hurndall (Blake's 7 and Doctor Who) among the cast. Written by Rene Basilico, it is based on a story by 1970s Doctor Who script editor Robert Holmes.Show more
Patrick Troughton's Doctor gets involved in galactic intrigue and piracy in this exclusive recording of a 'lost' television adventure, with linking narration by Frazer Hines. The Doctor, Jamie and Zoe become victims of piracy when they materialise on a space beacon, minutes before it is literally blown to pieces. So begins their quest to be reunited with the TARDIS, whilst treading perilously across the paths of the Interstella Space Corps and a gang of murderous bandits. The eccentric prospector Milo Clancey gives the travellers passage in his ageing spaceship, but the old man is himself the focus of Space Corps investigations. Could he possibly be behind the destruction and salvage of so many beacons in the sector? What is the position of Madeleine Issigri, who runs her father's mining corporation on the planet Ta and how might a locked room provide the answer to this mystery? Half the galaxy is spanned in a game of cat and mouse between the law enforcers ' led by no-nonsense General Hermack and his V-Ship crew and the pirates Caven and Dervish, who will apparently stop at nothing to continue their lucrative racket. This six-part adventure, brimming with visions of space travel in the 21st century, offers space opera on a grand scale and was the penultimate story of the second Doctor's TV era.Show more
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