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Pamela Salem reads this exciting novelisation of a classic Fourth Doctor TV adventure, featuring the departure of Sarah Jane Smith. The TARDIS lands in England, and Sarah, the Doctor's companion, looks forward to going home. A freak accident in a quarry leaves the unconscious Sarah clutching an enormous stone hand. The only surviving remnant of Eldrad - an alien super-being expelled from his planet, Kastria - it has the power to control the human mind. Using Sarah as its instrument, the hand goes in search of the atomic energy it needs to regenerate Eldrad's body. Eldrad is determined to return to Kastria and punish his enemies, and the Doctor and Sarah are caught up in the terrifying conclusion of a drama of betrayal and revenge that began millions of years ago. Pamela Salem, who made several appearances in the BBC TV series, reads Terrance Dicks's novelisation of the TV serial by Bob Baker and Dave Martin, first published by Target Books in 1979. 'Attention to detail is the hallmark of this always excellent range.' Doctor Who Magazine (P)2020 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd © 2020 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd Text © Terrance Dicks, Bob Baker and Dave Martin 1979 Cover illustration by Roy Knipe Reading produced by Neil Gardner Recorded at Ladbroke Audio Ltd Sound design by Simon Power for Meon Productions - www.meonsound.com Executive producer: Michael StevensShow more
Geoffrey Beevers read this exciting novelisation of a classic TV adventure for the Fourth Doctor, as played on TV by Tom Baker, featuring the Master. For ages past, the Union of Traken has lived in peace and harmony thanks to the power of the Source, controlled by generations of Keepers. But the current Keeper, his powers waning, senses some all-pervading evil about to invade his world. He summons the Doctor to his aid. To save Traken the Doctor fights the terrifying Melkur - only to find that this new enemy conceals an older and even deadlier foe - one the Doctor has encountered before... Geoffrey Beevers, who played the Master in the TV series, reads Terrance Dicks's novelisation of a 1981 TV serial by Johnny Byrne, the penultimate story of the Fourth Doctor's era. Running time: 3 hours 50 minutes (P) 2020 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd © 2020 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd Cover illustration by Andrew Skilleter Novelisation copyright © Terrance Dicks 1982 Original script copyright © Johnny Byrne 1982 Reading produced by Neil Gardner Recorded at Ladbroke Audio Ltd Sound design by Simon Power for Meon Productions - www.meonsound.com Executive producer: Michael StevensShow more
Five exciting novelisations set in Earth's past history, featuring the Doctor and his companions. In Doctor Who - The Gunfighters the TARDIS arrives in the heart of the Old Wild West, just as Wyatt Earp's in town. In Doctor Who - The Highlanders the scene is the Battle of Culloden, 1746, where the Scots are fighting the English. In Doctor Who and the War Games the Doctor and friends seem to arrive in the trenches of the First World War, but appearances can be deceptive. Doctor Who and the Talons of Weng-Chiang takes the Doctor and Leela to Victorian London, and a battle with a foe from the future. Finally, in Doctor Who - Black Orchid, the Fifth Doctor and friends are entertained at a 1920s country house - where murder is afoot. Shane Rimmer, Anneke Wills, David Troughton, Christopher Benjamin and Michael Cochrane are the readers of these five classic stories, first published as Target Books paperbacks. Running time: 21 hours 40 mins approx. (P) 2020 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd © 2020 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd Cover illustration by John GearyShow more
Anneke Wills reads this exciting novelisation of a classic First Doctor TV adventure set in Cornwall. On the 17th Century Cornish coast, villainous pirates roam the seas searching for treasure, while the townspeople have turned to smuggling, wheeling and dealing in contraband. The TARDIS materialises in this wild and remote place, and the Doctor and his new companions, Ben and Polly, find themselves caught up in the dubious activities of the locals. When the Doctor is unwittingly given a clue to the whereabouts of the treasure, the pirates are determined to extract the information - whatever the cost... Anneke Wills, who played Polly in the BBC TV series, reads Terrance Dicks's complete and unabridged novelisation of a 1966 TV serial by Brian Hayles, first published by Target Books in 1988. 'This range of classic Target audiobooks continues to go from strength to strength...' Doctor Who Magazine (P) 2020 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd © 2020 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd Text © Terrance Dicks 1988 Cover illustration (1987/2019) by Alister Pearson Composite image by David Lavelle Reading produced by Lizzie Davies Recorded at Chatterbox AudioShow more
Five thrilling adventures featuring the Doctor and his arch-enemies the Daleks! In Doctor Who and the Dalek Invasion of Earth the TARDIS lands in the 21st Century to find a ravaged London at the mercy of familiar foes. In Doctor Who: Daleks - Mission to the Unknown and Doctor Who: Daleks - The Mutation of Time conquest of the Universe seems assured for Mavic Chen and his allies, the Daleks. In Doctor Who: Death to the Daleks the Doctor and Sarah are drawn to the planet Exillon, shortly before the Daleks arrive. In Doctor Who and the Genesis of the Daleks, the Time Lords send the Doctor, Sarah and Harry on a dangerous mission to avert the creation of the Daleks once and for all. Read by William Russell, Peter Purves, Jean Marsh and Jon Culshaw, with Dalek voices supplied by Nicholas Briggs, these classic Target Books novelisations are written by Terrance Dicks and John Peel. (P) 2020 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd © 2020 BBC Studios Distribution LtdShow more
Four exciting novelisations in which the Doctor is on trial for his life. In The Mysterious Planet, the Doctor is brought before the court of his fellow Time Lords. If the Valeyard can prove him guilty, the Doctor must sacrifice his remaning regenerations. In Mindwarp, the second piece of evidence against the Doctor is presented to the court. One thing is certain: on the evidence of the Matrix, the Doctor is guilty as charged! In Terror of the Vervoids, the Matrix relates how the Doctor and Mel arrive on a space liner just as a series of grisly murders begins. In The Ultimate Foe, the Doctor asserts that the evidence of the Matrix has been tampered with. In a dramatic intervention, the Valeyard's true identity is revealed... Lynda Bellingham, Colin Baker, Bonnie Langford and Michael Jayston read these four suspenseful adventures by Robert Holmes, Philip Martin and Pip and Jane Baker.Show more
Frazer Hines reads this classic novelisation of a TV adventure for the Second Doctor, Jamie and Zoe. Many thousands of years ago, strange crystalline creatures came down from the stars and settled on the planet of the Gonds. Over the years they educated the Gonds through teaching machines in the great Hall of Learning. In return, the Gonds periodically selected their two most brilliant scholars to become the ‘companions’ of these mysterious beings. But when the Doctor, Jamie and Zoe arrive on the planet, they soon discover the true evil purpose of the aliens and learn what it really means to be companions of the Krotons… Frazer Hines, who played Jamie in the TV series, reads Terrance Dicks’s novelisation of a 1968 TV serial by Robert Holmes. Cover illustration by Andrew Skilleter Novelisation copyright © Terrance Dicks 1985 Original script copyright © Robert Holmes 1968 Reading produced by Neil Gardner Recorded at Ladbroke Audio Ltd Sound design by Simon Power for Meon Productions - www.meonsound.com Executive producer: Michael StevensShow more
Jon Culshaw reads this exciting novelisation of a classic TV adventure for the Third Doctor, featuring the Ice Warriors. Fifty years after his first visit to Peladon, the Doctor returns to find that Queen Thalira has inherited a troubled kingdom from her father. Membership of the Galactic Federation was expected to bring peace and prosperity to the planet, but the spirit of the sacred monster Aggedor is once more spreading terror and death. The Doctor uncovers a treacherous plot to steal the mineral wealth of Peladon, and is again confronted by his old enemies - the Ice Warriors. Jon Culshaw reads this novelisation of Brian Hayles' 1974 TV serial, which starred Jon Pertwee as the Doctor.Show more
Louise Jameson reads this novelisation of a classic TV adventure for the Fourth Doctor, as played on TV by Tom Baker. 'The Fendahl is death,' said the Doctor. 'How do you kill death itself?' In present day England, a group of scientists are intent on analysing an impossibly ancient skull. But when the ultra-modern technology of their Time Scanner combines with the ancient evil of Fetch Wood, it brings to life a terror that has lain hidden for twelve million years. Arriving in the TARDIS, the Doctor and Leela must fight to destroy the Fendahl, a recreated menace that threatens to devour all life in the galaxy. Louise Jameson, who played Leela in the BBC TV series, reads this classic novelisation of Chris Boucher's 1977 serial. Reading produced by Neil Gardner Sound design by Simon Power Executive producer: Michael StevensShow more
John Leeson reads this exciting novelisation of a TV adventure for the Fourth Doctor, Romana and K9. Some time ago the White Guardian, one of the most powerul beings in the Cosmos, set the Doctor an urgent task to find and reassemble the six segments of the Key to Time. Having successfully retrieved five of the segments, the Doctor and Romana arrive on the planet Atrios in the middle of an atomic war. There they must search for the last, most vital piece of the Key. However, sinister dangers await them in this final stage of their quest. The actions of the Marshal of Atrios, operating under a mysterious influence, look certain to bring about armageddon for them all. John Leeson, the Voice of K9 in the TV series, reads Terrance Dicks's novelisation of the 1978 TV serial by Bob Baker and Dave Martin. (P) & © 2019 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd Text © Terrance Dicks, Bob Baker and Dave Martin 1980 Reading produced by Neil Gardner Recorded at Ladbroke Audio Ltd Sound design by Simon Power for Meon Productions - www.meonsound.com Executive producer: Michael Stevens TARDIS sound effect composed by Brian Hodgson Cover illustration by Bill DonohoeShow more
Anneke Wills reads this exciting novelisation of a classic TV adventure for the Second Doctor. In the summer of 1966, thousands of young people are taking their holidays with Chameleon Tours - and not one of them is coming back. When the TARDIS lands at Gatwick Airport the Doctor is drawn into a web of intrigue and deception. To add to his troubles, Polly mysteriously vanishes. Or does she? The girl at the Chameleon Toursdesk looks like Polly, and even sounds like her, but she claims she comes from Zurich. Who is she really? Who is behind these abductions, and for what sinister purpose? Soon the Doctor and Jamie must face a desperate group of faceless aliens - the deadly Chameleons . . . Anneke Wills, who played the Doctor's companion Polly in the BBC TV series, reads Terrance Dicks's novelisation based on an original serial by Malcolm Hulke and David Ellis. (P) & © 2019 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd Novelisation copyright © Terrance Dicks 1986 Original script copyright © David Ellis and Malcolm Hulke 1967 Reading produced by John Ainsworth Recorded at Television Centre Post-production & sound design by Simon Power for Meon Productions - www.meonsound.com Executive producer: Michael Stevens TARDIS sound effect composed by Brian Hodgson Cover illustration by Tony MaseroShow more
Louise Jameson reads this classic novelisation of a Fourth Doctor TV adventure featuring Leela and K9 "Attention to detail is the hallmark of this always excellent range" - Doctor Who Magazine Everyone knows that Pluto is a barren, airless rock. So naturally the Doctor is surprised when he discovers artificial suns and an ultramodern industrial city. What's more, a group of colonists is being worked - and taxed - to death in this inhospitable and supposedly undeveloped part of the Universe. With the help of his companion Leela, and the faithful K9, the Doctor teams up with the rebels who inhabit the city's underbelly. Together they take on the mysterious and powerful Company, a ruthless exploiter of planets and their people. Louise Jameson, who played Leela in the BBC series, reads Terrance Dicks's unabridged novelisation of the 1977 TV adventure by Robert Holmes, starring Tom Baker as the Doctor.Show more
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