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Five classic novelisations of exciting TV adventures set on distant planets! In The Sensorites, the First Doctor is forced into an uneasy alliance with a race of telepathic creatures from the Sense-Sphere. In Doctor Who and the Space War, the Third Doctor finds that a full-scale war between Earth and the planet Draconia seems inevitable. In Doctor Who and the Planet of the Daleks, the Third Doctor and Jo discover a vast army of Daleks waiting to mobilise and conquer on the planet Spiridon. In Doctor Who and the Ribos Operation, the Fourth Doctor, Romana and K9 embark on a quest for the first missing segment of the Key to Time, and in The Androids of Tara they become entangled in the politics of a planet on which androids are a vital commodity. Read by William Russell, Geoffrey Beevers, Mark Gatiss and John Leeson. Each purchase is accompanied by a PDF booklet featuring full cast and credits, chapter-by-chapter navigation, and sleeve notes for each book by David J. Howe. "...this always excellent range continues to delight in its pursuit of committing the entire Target Books library to audio." Doctor Who Magazine Sound design by Simon Power TARDIS sound effect by Brian Hodgson Executive producer: Michael Stevens Cover illustration by Chris Achilleos (p) BBC Worldwide 2018 © BBC Worldwide 2018 BBC logo © BBC 1996 Doctor Who logo © BBC 2018 A stereo recording MCPSShow more
Five classic novelisations of TV adventures featuring UNIT! In Doctor Who and the Auton Invasion, the newly regenerated Third Doctor is plunged into a nightmarish adventure on contemporary Earth. Doctor Who and the Cave Monsters sees the Doctor, Liz Shaw and Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart investigating strange occurrences in Derbyshire. In Doctor Who: Inferno an ambitious drilling project has potentially disastrous consequences for two alternative Earths. In Doctor Who and the Terror of the Autons the Doctor, UNIT and Jo Grant face the return of the Nestenes and the arrival on Earth of the Master. In Doctor Who: The Three Doctors UNIT HQ is invaded by anti-matter, and a crisis on Gallifrey leads to unprecedented collaboration between three incarnations of the Doctor. Read by Caroline John, Geoffrey Beevers and Katy Manning. Each purchase is accompanied by a PDF booklet featuring full cast and credits, chapter-by-chapter navigation, and sleeve notes for each book by David J. Howe.“…this always excellent range continues to delight in its pursuit of committing the entire Target Books library to audio.” Doctor Who MagazineSound design by Simon PowerTARDIS sound effect by Brian HodgsonExecutive producer: Michael StevensCover illustration by Nick Spender(p) BBC Worldwide 2018 © BBC Worldwide 2018 BBC logo © BBC 1996Doctor Who logo © BBC 2014A stereo recordingMCPSDigital Edition Chapter ListingDoctor Who and the Auton InvasionFiles 01-10Doctor Who and the Cave MonstersFiles 011-029Doctor Who: InfernoFiles 030-044Doctor Who and the Terror of the AutonsFiles 045-056Doctor Who: The Three DoctorsFiles 057-067Show 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
Jo glanced at the Doctor. ‘Things must be pretty serious then.’ ‘They are, Jo. Very serious indeed. The whole of the Universe is in danger.’ In this amazing adventure, Doctors One, Two and Three cross Time and Space and come together to fight a ruthlessly dangerous enemy - Omega. Once a Time Lord, now exiled to a black hole in space, Omega is seeking a bitter and deadly revenge against the whole Universe... Katy Manning reads Terrance Dicks’ complete and unabridged novelisation, first published by Target Books in 1975. ‘BBC Audiobooks has chosen well with its books and has taken the right approach with its readers... they benefit from new music and sound effects’ - Doctor Who Magazine.Show more
An unabridged reading of this novelisation of a classic 1960s TV serial, featuring the Second Doctor. When space beacon Alpha One disintegrates into lumps of metal, General Hermack of the Space Corps realises that space pirates have discovered a new source of precious argonite. After witnessing further destruction, the General leaves a squad of guards on beacon Alpha Four - just as the TARDIS materialises. Suspected by the Space Corps of being pirates, then pursued as spies by the pirates themselves, the Doctor, Zoe and Jamie attempt to unmask the mastermind behind the thefts of argonite. In doing so they risk execution, explosion, and asphyxiation in the vacuum of space. Duration: 4 hours approx.Show 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 more classic novelisations of TV adventures featuring UNIT! In Doctor Who and the Green Death, the Third Doctor, Jo and the Brigadier find a Welsh mining village beset by sudden deaths and a swarm of giant maggots. In Doctor Who and the Time Warrior, the Third Doctor and Sarah investigate disappearances from a top secret research establishment. In Doctor Who and the Dinosaur Invasion, UNIT presides over the evacuation of London caused by the arrival of prehistoric monsters. In Doctor Who and the Planet of the Spiders, UNIT is attacked by an alien influence seeking to retrieve something in the Doctor's possession. In Doctor Who and the Giant Robot, the newly regenerated Fourth Doctor helps UNIT when the secret Destructor Codes fall into the wrong hands. Read by Katy Manning, Jeremy Bulloch, Martin Jarvis, Elisabeth Sladen and Tom Baker. Duration: 23 hours approx. Each purchase is accompanied by a PDF booklet featuring full cast and credits, chapter-by-chapter navigation, and sleeve notes for each book by David J. Howe. "...this always excellent range continues to delight in its pursuit of committing the entire Target Books library to audio." Doctor Who MagazineShow 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
In this thrilling adventure - the start of the 'Trial of a Time Lord' story arc - The TARDIS has been taken out of time and the Doctor has been brought before a court of his fellow Time Lords. There the sinister Valeyard accuses the Doctor of breaking Gallifrey's most important law and interfering in the affairs of other planets. If the Valeyard can prove him guilty, the Doctor must sacrifice his remaining regenerations. To prove his case the Valeyard focuses on an adventure set in the Doctor's past. It is an adventure set on the planet Ravolox, a seemingly primitive world but one which the Doctor and Peri find strangely familiar... Lynda Bellingham, who played the Inquisitor in the Doctor Who serial The Trial of a Time Lord, reads Terrance Dicks' complete and unabridged novelisation, first published by Target Books in 1988.Show more
Richard Franklin reads the exciting novelisation of a classic TV adventure featuring the Third Doctor, as played by Jon Pertwee. Eminent scientist Emil Keller has developed a revolutionary new process for the treatment of hardened criminals. His invention, the Keller Machine, is being heralded as a major scientific breakthrough.But Professor Keller is in truth the Master, and the Keller Machine is much more than a mere machine.Soon the Doctor, Jo, the Brigadier and UNIT are involved in a bitter struggle with the Master, an alien mind parasite, and a diabolical scheme to plunge the world into a Third World War... Richard Franklin, who played Captain Mike Yates in the BBC TV series, reads Terrance Dicks's novelisation of a 1971 TV serial by Don Houghton.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 classic novelisation of Doctor Who's special 20th Anniversary TV adventure, featuring the Doctor in each of his first five incarnations. Each one has been removed from his time-stream and - with one unfortunate exception - brought to the Death Zone on Gallifrey. There they, along with an array of their loyal former companions, encounter numerous deadly obstacles including Daleks, Cybermen, Yeti, the Master and a fiendish set of puzzles. Who is the ultimate enemy they must all unite to defeat? Based on Terrance Dicks's epic TV adventure, first broadcast in 1983, The Five Doctors offered readers a chance to turn the clock back and meet some old friends – and some old enemies.Show more
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