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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
Nine BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramas by Mike Walker, chronicling Rome's greatest rulers Drawing on historical sources including Suetonius's 'Lives of the Caesars', Mike Walker's compelling drama cycle follows the story of the leaders of Rome, from Julius Caesar's ascension to power to the collapse of the Roman Empire in the West in AD 475. Meeting at Formiae - Julius Caesar secretly seeks senate leaders Cicero and Cato's support to shake up the rule of Rome. Stars David Troughton as Caesar, Anton Lesser as Cicero and Stephen Critchlow as Cato. The Arena - As Julius's appointed heir, young Octavian uses his legendary political skills to outwit enemies and rule Rome. Starring Adam Levy as Octavian. Peeling Figs for Julius - His name is now a byword for depravity, but growing up in Tiberius's court, how evil was Emperor Caligula? Stars David Tennant as Caligula and Neil Dudgeon as Cassius Chaerea. The Best of Mothers - The murderous tale of Emperor Nero and his interfering mother Agrippina. Jonathan Forbes stars as Nero, with Frances Barber as Agrippina the Younger. The Glass Ball Game - The story of Emperor Hadrian and his relationship with Antinous, who died in mysterious circumstances. Starring Jonathan Hyde as Hadrian and Andrew Garfield as Antinous. Citizens in a Great City- Young Commodus buckles under the expectations put upon him by his father, the philosopher/emperor Marcus Aurelius. And Septimus Severus is called on to save the Empire from anarchy. Jim Sturgess stars as Commodus, with Ronald Pickup as Marcus Aurelius and Ray Fearon as Septimus Severus. Empress in the West- As the Roman Empire begins to fall apart, Victoria Poppea sees an opportunity to wield the power that her gender has always denied her. Stars Barbara Flynn as Victoria and Sam Troughton as Victorinus. The Maker of All Things- Constantine and Crispus are father and son - but can this indivisible bond survive politics? Sam Dale stars as Constantine the Great, with Joseph Kloska as Crispus. Empire Without End- With the Empire in the West under attack from Attila the Hun's forces, an unlikely coalition of kingmakers selects the last Roman emperor. Starring Tom Hiddleston as Romulus Augustus.Show more
David Troughton reads this exciting novelisation of a classic TV adventure for the Second Doctor, as played by Patrick Troughton. 'Slick and polished...immersive productions of much-loved novelisations...long may we enjoy them.' - Doctor Who Magazine In the year 2030, when the world is hit by a series of terrible natural disasters, only one man seems to know what action to take. Salamander's success in handling these monumental problems has brought him enormous power. But what more lies behind his public persona? From the moment the Doctor, Jamie and Victoria land on an Australian beach, they are caught up in a struggle for world domination - a struggle in which the Doctor's startling resemblance to Salamander plays a vital role. David Troughton, who has played several roles in the TV series, reads Ian Marter's novelisation of the 1967 TV serial by David Whitaker. © 2019 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd © 2019 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd © 1981 by Ian Marter and David Whitaker Cover illustration by Bill Donohoe 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 HodgsonShow more
Five classic novelisations of exciting TV adventures set on the planet Earth! In Fury from the Deep, the Second Doctor, Jamie and Victoria discover sentient seaweed threatening a gas refinery on the South Coast of England. In Doctor Who and the Pyramids of Mars, the Fourth Doctor and Sarah arrive in 1920s England, where plans are being laid to free Sutekh the Destroyer from his prison on Mars. In The Stones of Blood, the Fourth Doctor, Romana and K9 confront an ancient villainess on Bodcombe Moor. In The Awakening, the Fifth Doctor, Tegan and Turlough become enmeshed in sinister events in the village of Little Hodcombe. In Ghost Light, the Seventh Doctor and Ace visit Perivale in the 1880s and find a terrible secret lurking at Gabriel Chase... Read by David Troughton, Tom Baker, Susan Engel, Nerys Hughes and Ian Hogg. 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 2019 © BBC Worldwide 2019 BBC logo © BBC 1996 Doctor Who logo © BBC 2018 A stereo recording MCPSShow more
A full-cast dramatisation of this comic tale about an eighteenth-century gentleman who tries to tell his life story, but continually finds that he must digress... Featuring some of the best-known and well-loved characters in English literature, including Uncle Toby, Corporal Trim, Dr Slop and the Widow Wadman. Beginning (or attempting to begin) at the moment of his own conception, Tristram Shandy recounts his progress through the world and utterly fails to stick to the point. Sterne's comic masterpiece is an extravagantly inventive work which was hugely popular when first published in 1759, and is now considered a landmark in the history of the novel. Its often bawdy humour and numerous digressions are combined with bold literary experiments, and 260 years after its publication it remains one of the most influential and widely-admired books of the 18th century. A joyful celebration of the endless possibilities of the art of fiction, Tristram Shandy is also a wry demonstration of its limitations. Also included in this release is a bonus programme - In Our Time: Tristram Shandy - in which Melvyn Bragg discusses the comic masterpiece with Professor Judith Hawley (University of London), Professor John Mullan (UCL) and Dr Mary Newbould (University of Cambridge). Cast: Tristram...Neil Dudgeon Mother...Julia Ford Father...David Troughton Uncle Toby...Adrian Scarborough Corporal Trim...Paul Ritter Dr Slop...Tony Rohr Obadiah...Stephen Hogan Susannah...Helen Longworth Great-Grandmother/Bridget...Ndidi Del Fatti Great-Grandfather/Pontificating Man/Death...Stuart Mcloughlin Bishop Hall/Le Fever...Hugh Dickson Widow Wadman...Deborah Findlay Dramatised by Graham White Directed by Mary PeateShow more
A sweeping radio saga of political intrigue, love affairs, financial wrangles and murder, based on the books by Anthony Trollope, creator of The Barchester Chronicles This epic drama follows several generations of the Palliser dynasty, as they navigate the twists and turns of political and high society in Victorian England. Wealthy aristocrat and politician Plantagenet Palliser and beautiful, spirited Lady Glencora.embark on an arranged marriage, despite her passion for the dashing but debt-ridden Burgo Fitzgerald. As her husband rises through the ranks of government, she becomes a faithful wife and mother - but her children face the same fateful choice between love and duty. Meanwhile, young Irish barrister Phineas Finn is introduced to the temptations of London life when he wins a seat in Parliament. He catches the eye of several society ladies, but fails to win their hearts. Rumours about his love life threaten his political career - and worse trouble is in store for him... Based on the six Palliser novels by Anthony Trollope, this captivating adaptation stars Ben Miles as Plantagenet, Sophie Thompson as Glencora, Conleth Hill as Phineas and David Troughton as the Narrator, with a star cast including Bertie Carvel, Juliet Stevenson, Greg Wise and Rachael Stirling.Show more
Five classic novelisations of TV adventures on alien planets! In Doctor Who and the Zarbi, the First Doctor and his companions Ian, Barbara and Vicki are trapped on the remote planet Vortis. In Doctor Who and the Curse of Peladon, the Third Doctor and Jo are mistaken for delegates of the Galactic Federation on a primitive and superstitious world. In Doctor Who and the Brain of Morbius, the Fourth Doctor and Sarah find the living remains of a renegade Time Lord and his maniacal saviour. In Doctor Who and the Leisure Hive, the Fourth Doctor and Romana find subterfuge and corruption lurking beneath the surface of the pleasure planet Argolis. In Doctor Who: The Greatest Show in the Galaxy, the Seventh Doctor and Ace fight for their lives on Segonax, home of the Psychic Circus. Read by William Russell, David Troughton, Tom Baker, Lalla Ward and Sophie Aldred. 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. **Contact Customer Service for Additional Material**Show more
Freema Agyeman, Debbie Chazen, Bernard Cribbins, Georgia Moffett, Russell Tovey and David Troughton are the readers of these nine original novels featuring the Tenth Doctor, Martha and Donna, as played on TV by David Tennant, Freema Agyeman and Catherine Tate. Join the Doctor, Martha and Donna on these journeys in Time and Space as they find terror at the bottom of a well; uncover mystery in an ancient castle; visit Earth in 1759 and 2099; meet Mahatma Gandhi; outrun a ruthless hunter; witness a war between humans and machines; confront an ancient alien threat and explore a haunted planet. The stories are Wishing Well by Trevor Baxendale; The Many Hands by Dale Smith; Martha in the Mirror by Justin Richards; Snowglobe 7 by Mike Tucker; Ghosts of India by Mark Morris; The Doctor Trap by Simon Guerrier; Shining Darkness by Mark Michalowski; Beautiful Chaos by Gary Russell; and The Eyeless by Lance Parkin. DIGITAL CHAPTER LISTING: WISHING WELL Files 001 & 002 THE MANY HANDS Files 003 & 004 MARTHA IN THE MIRROR Files 005 - 023 SNOWGLOBE 7 Files 024 - 044 GHOSTS OF INDIA Files 045 & 046 THE DOCTOR TRAP Files 047 & 048 SHINING DARKNESS Files 049 & 050 BEAUTIFUL CHAOS Files 051 - 055 THE EYELESS Files 056 & 057 Duration: 22 hours 30 minutes approxShow more
Five classic novelisations of TV adventures featuring Cybermen, Yeti and Ice Warriors! In Doctor Who and the Cybermen by Gerry Davis, a weather control station on the moon comes under attack from a deadly army of Cybermen. In Doctor Who and the Tomb of the Cybermen by the same author, a party of archaeologists uncovers a vast reserve of dormant Cybermen - who then come terrifyingly to life. In Doctor Who and the Abominable Snowmen by Terrance Dicks, a lonely Himalayan monastery falls prey to powerful robotic Yeti. Doctor Who and the Ice Warriors takes us to the future, when an alien from Mars is found preserved in a glacier. In Doctor Who: Earthshock by Eric Saward, the Cybermen are intent upon sabotaging a galactic peace conference. Read by Anneke Wills, Michael Kilgarriff, David Troughton, Frazer Hines and Peter Davison, with Cyberman voices by Nicholas Briggs, these stories feature the Second and Fifth Doctors.Duration: 22 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 range of classic Target audiobooks continues to go from strength to strength…”Doctor Who MagazineDoctor Who and the Cybermen by Gerry Davis is read by Anneke Wills. Novelisation © Gerry Davis & Kit Pedler 1974Doctor Who and the Tomb of the Cybermen by Gerry Davis is read by Michael Kilgarriff. Novelisation © Gerry Davis & Kit Pedler 1978Doctor Who and the Abominable Snowmen by Terrance Dicks is read by David Troughton. Novelisation © Terrance Dicks 1974, original script © Mervyn Haisman and Henry Lincoln 1968Doctor Who and the Ice Warriors by Brian Hayles is read by Frazer Hines. Novelisation © Brian Hayles 1976Doctor Who: Earthshock by Ian Marter is read by Peter Davison. Novelisation © Ian Marter 1983; original script © Eric Saward 1982Sound design by Simon PowerTARDIS sound effect by Brian HodgsonExecutive producer: Michael StevensCover illustration by Chris Achilleos(P) BBC Worldwide 2018 © BBC Worldwide 2018BBC logo © BBC 1996Doctor Who logo © BBC 2014A stereo recordingMCPSDigital Edition Chapter Listing:Doctor Who and the CybermenFiles 001 - 011Doctor Who and the Tomb of the CybermenFiles 012 - 025Doctor Who and the Abominable SnowmenFiles 026 - 037Doctor Who and the Ice WarriorsFiles 038 - 047Doctor Who: EarthshockFiles 048 - 057Show more
David Troughton reads this gripping classic novelisation of a Second Doctor TV adventure featuring the Yeti and the Great Intelligence “Attention to detail is a hallmark of this always excellent range” Doctor Who Magazine For 40 years Professor Travers’ Yeti has been quiet, a collector's item in a museum. Then, without warning, it awakes and savagely murders. Patches of mist begin to appear in Central London, those who linger in it found dead, their faces smothered in cobwebs. When the Doctor, Jamie and Victoria arrive in the London Underground, they find that the web is remorselessly spreading. What’s more, hordes of Yeti are roaming the misty streets and cobwebbed tunnels, killing everyone in their path. London has been gripped tight in a web of fear. The Doctor and his friends unite with the army, led by one Colonel Lethbridge-Stewart, in defence of planet Earth. But an old enemy is lurking in the shadows… David Troughton, who has played several roles in the BBC TV series, reads this complete and unabridged novelisation, first published by Target Books in 1976. Duration: 4 hours approx.Show more
An unabridged reading of an exciting classic novelisation, based on a TV adventure featuring the Second Doctor, as played by Patrick Troughton. Materialising in Outer Space, the TARDIS is attacked by a missile fired from the dark side of the moon. Back on Earth, the newly-formed United Nations Intelligence Taskforce (UNIT), led by Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart, is disturbed by a series of UFO sightings over Southern England. Meanwhile, a large consigment of mysterious crates is delivered to the headquarters of International Electromatix, the largest computer and electronics firm in the world. These three seemingly unconnected events are in fact the preparations for a massive Cyberman invasion of Earth, with one aim: the total annihilation of the human race. Duration: 5 hours approx.Show more
David Troughton reads four original stories set in different periods of the Siege of Trenzalore, featuring the Eleventh Doctor as played by Matt Smith.Let it Snow by Justin Richards An Apple a Day by George Mann Strangers in the Outland by Paul Finch The Dreaming by Mark MorrisAs it had been foretold, the armies of the Universe gathered at Trenzalore. Only one thing stood between the planet and destruction: the Doctor. For nine hundred years, he defended the planet, and the tiny town of Christmas, against the forces that would destroy it.Some of what happened during those terrible years is well documented. But most of it has remained shrouded in mystery and darkness. Until now. This is a glimpse of just some of the terrors the people faced, the monstrous threats the Doctor defeated. These are the tales of the monsters who found themselves afraid - and of the one man who was not.David Troughton, who has appeared several times in Doctor Who, reads these four original stories.Show more
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