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Ten thrilling adventures for Sarah Jane and her friends, as seen on TV, read by Elisabeth Sladen, Daniel Anthony and Anjli Mohindra. Sarah Jane Smith always finds herself in trouble. As an old friend of the Doctor she's used to encountering aliens, battling monsters and defeating evil. Along with her friends Luke, Clyde, Rani, Maria and Sky - not to mention supercomputer Mr Smith - Sarah Jane and her trusty lipstick are prepared for anything the universe throws at them. In these amazing stories Sarah Jane finds herself investigating a private health clinic, a mysterious stone circle, some lethal alien artefacts, a strange Victorian house and a bizarre hill-carving. Then there's the camping trip that sees the friends stranded in Snowdonia, the deadly computer virus, the terrifying creatures from a world of nightmares, the steam-powered robot, and the race of aliens who think Sarah Jane is a dangerous law-breaker... Specially written for audio, eight of the stories are read by Elisabeth Sladen (Sarah Jane), one by Daniel Anthony (Clyde) and one by Anjli Mohindra (Rani).Show more
When Harry Winter goes out collecting rocks to repair the wall around his father’s farm, he makes a fatal mistake. He disturbs Lucifer’s Tombstone, and awakens something demonic and dreadful... The TARDIS arrives in the 18th Century village of Thornton Rising in the Yorkshire Moors – a village cut off from the world by an all-consuming darkness, where the sun has not risen for three weeks. Farm animals have been attacked, people have gone missing, and strange lights have been seen in the sky. The Doctor soon becomes involved in a nightmarish adventure, helped by a young local woman named Charity. But who is feeding on the blood of the locals, and where will the carnage stop? Written specially for audio by Scott Handcock, The Rising Night is read by Michelle Ryan, who played Christina in the TV episode Planet of the Dead. ‘It’s hard to keep up with the stunning (and high quality) releases from BBC AUDIO’ - Eye of Horus.Show more
Kew, 1879. On the verge of adulthood, the sudden arrival of a forbidding housekeeper makes Dorian Gray's life a living hell... Kew, 2012. Now converted into flats, Dorian's family home has become a very real hell for his latest tenants, and the memories of his childhood are finally catching up with him... Note: The Confessions of Dorian Gray contains adult material and is not suitable for younger listeners.Show more
Join trans-temporal adventuress Iris Wildthyme (Katy Manning) for a series of eight brand-new half-hour episodes as she travels through time and space aboard her trusty double-decker bus, accompanied by her new friend Captain Turner! 1. Comeback of the Scorchies by James Goss One-hit '80s wonder, Brian Bonamy, is back - and he's wowing the crowds of Margate! But when Iris and Captain Turner take in the show, they quickly realise something else is behind his success... and that Iris is still under contract! 2. Dark Side by Nick Campbell Needing a break from adventuring, Iris decides to return to her former home -Pink Gables - where she is more than a little surprised to discover that unearthly forces have subsequently taken up residence. 3. Oracle of the Supermarket by Roy Gill Cassie Burdock works on the till in the local branch of Fergusons. She thinks she's nothing special, that she's just like everyone else... until one day, she finds that she can predict the future with unnerving accuracy. 4. Murder At The Abbey by Mark B. Oliver After witnessing the death of one of their friends, Iris and Captain Turner turn sleuth to get to the bottom of things. But just who would want to commit such a beastly crime... and why? Wildthyme is on the case! 5. The Slots of Giza by Hamish Steele The Giza is the Hawkhead Nebula's premier casino experience: Vegas on an intergalactic scale! But when one of Iris's fellow slotters dies at her machine, she and Captain Turner quickly learn that the Giza's guests are gambling with their lives. 6. High Spirits by Cavan Scott When Iris lands the bus on the infamous Garden in the Clouds, she and Captain Turner are expecting a world of peace and tranquility. Instead, they arrive on a world plagued by hauntings, where they ghosts want to lay them to rest. 7. An Extraterrestrial Werewolf in Belgium by Scott Handcock After an unexpected incident with a transdimensional entity in the 1970s, Iris makes an emergency landing in Flanders, where legends of an ancient wolf-like bogeyman soon prove to be frighteningly real. 8. Looking for a Friend by Paul Magrs In a bar in central London, a strangely-dressed woman reappears night after night, drowning her sorrows and searching for a friend she left behind...Show more
Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of Doctor Who: The Twelve Doctors of Christmas, read by Sophie Aldred, Adjoa Andoh, Rachael Stirling and Chris Addison. A new collection Christmas adventures, starring twelve incarnations of the Doctor plus many of his friends and enemies. Inside this festive book of Doctor Who stories, you'll find timey-wimey mysteries, travels in the TARDIS, monster-chasing excitement and plenty of Christmas magic. Find out what happens when the Third Doctor meets Jackie Tyler, the Seventh Doctor and Ace encounter an alien at Macy's department store, and the Ninth Doctor tries to get Rose a red bicycle for Christmas. With stories by Jacqueline Rayner, Colin Brake, Richard Dungworth, Mike Tucker, Gary Russell and Scott Handcock.Show more
David Tennant, Catherine Tate and Michelle Ryan read this exclusive collection of original audio adventures. Join the Tenth Doctor on these seven adventures in Time and Space, written specially for audio. Pest Control by Peter Anghelides - read by David Tennant?. The Doctor and Donna face monstrous insects and a ruthless robot exterminator. The Forever Trap by Dan Abnett - read by Catherine Tate. On the Edifice, the Doctor and Donna become neighbours to a terrifying assortment of aliens. The Nemonite Invasion by David Roden - read by Catherine Tate. The Doctor and Donna fight for their lives against aliens in the Second World War. The Rising Night by Scott Handcock- read by Michelle Ryan.The Doctor is plunged into a nightmarish adventure in 18th Century Yorkshire. The Day of the Troll by Simon Messingham - read by David Tennant. In a barren England of the far future, something is preying on people - and the Doctor… The Last Voyage by Dan Abnett - read by David Tennant. Terror ensues when the Doctor joins the maiden voyage of a pioneering space cruiser. Dead Air by James Goss - read by David Tennant. The Doctor faces an enemy of pure sound. Who can he trust in the dark?With thrilling music and sound design, these seven adventures are based on the hit BBC TV series. Duration: 13 hours approx.Show more
Penguin presents the audio download edition of Doctor Who: Tales of Terror read by Sophie Aldred, Adjoa Andoh, Rachael Stirling, David Bailie and Derek Jacobi. A new spine-chilling collection of twelve illustrated adventures packed with terrifying Doctor Who monsters and villains, just in time for Halloween . . . Written by Jacqueline Rayner, Mike Tucker, Paul Magrs, Richard Dungworth, Scott Handcock and Craig Donaghy, each story stars an incarnation of the Doctor on a brand new adventure in time and space. Each also features a frightening nemesis for the Doctor to face, plus appearances from favourite friends and companions such as Sarah Jane, Jo, Ace and Donna.Show more
Freak weather conditions in London, and UNIT are called in to find the cause. Meanwhile, a street magician entertains crowds in Covent Garden. When Jo Grant and Mike Yates investigate, they discover an enemy with terrifying powers...Show more
Erstmals auf Deutsch: Das Hörbuch-Originalabenteuer mit dem 10. Doktor aus der BBC-Serie DOCTOR WHO Als Harry Winter zum Steinesammeln loszieht, um die Mauer, die um die Farm seines Vaters verläuft, zu reparieren, begeht er einen fatalen Fehler. Er stört Luzifers Grabstein und erweckt etwas Dämonisches und Grässliches ... Die TARDIS landet im 18. Jahrhundert im Dorf Thornton Rising in den Mooren von Yorkshire. Das Dorf ist durch eine alles verzehrende Dunkelheit von der Welt abgeschnitten; die Sonne ist dort seit drei Wochen nicht mehr aufgegangen. Nutztiere wurden attackiert, Menschen sind verschwunden, und merkwürdige Lichter wurden am Himmel gesichtet. Der Doktor wird bald in ein alptraumhaftes Abenteuer verwickelt, unterstützt von einer ortsansässigen jungen Frau namens Charity. Wer ernährt sich vom Blut der Einheimischen, und wo wird dieses Gemetzel hinführen?Show more
Three enhanced audiobooks performed by the stars of the classic BBC television series. These stories are set during Series 1. Promises by Nigel Fairs Cally is alone with Travis, Blake's mortal enemy. As they delve into the past, a long hidden secret that links them both is revealed. Epitaph by Scott Harrison When Jenna and Vila answer a distress call from a ship, a journey begins that will lead them to the surviving members of Jenna's family. Kerr by Nick Wallace Supreme Commander Servalan believes she has a vital insight into the Liberator crew - a clone of Avon. But can this clone be trusted?Show more
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