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A thrilling selection of weird and wonderful short stories from the pages of Doctor Who Annual. Jon Culshaw, John Leeson, Terry Molloy, Louise Jameson, Dan Starkey and Geoffrey Beevers read seven stories from the legendary Doctor Who Annual of the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. In Justice of the Glacians the First Doctor gets into difficulties in a snowy wilderness. The Second Doctor, Jamie and Victoria fall into the clutches of the Mastermind of Space, whilst the Third Doctor and Sarah go in search of The Time Thief. The Fourth Doctor is taken prisoner with Leela on The Planet of Dust, then joins Romana and K9 for A Midsummer's Nightmare. The Fifth Doctor and Tegan encounter the Master at The Creation of Camelot, and the Sixth Doctor and Peri observe an intriguing Interface in time. Set the co-ordinates for nostalgia with these vintage tales, all featuring atmospheric sound design.Show 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
Jon Culshaw reads this iconic novelisation of a Fourth Doctor TV adventure, newly restored and extended by the author "Attention to detail is the hallmark of this always excellent range" Doctor Who Magazine The Doctor and his companions are trapped in E-Space, struggling to find their way back into their own universe. Arriving at an intersection, the TARDIS is invaded by a refugee of the enslaved Tharil race. With K9 damaged by the Time Winds, the Doctor, Romana and Adric explore the strange white eternity of the Gateway, where past, present and future cross over. They also meet the crew of the Privateer, led by the embattled Rorvik. As all parties strive to find a way out, the Doctor realises that Rorvik's ship holds the terrible secret of the Tharils' history, as well as the means of their liberation. Jon Culshaw reads Stephen Gallagher's novelisation (writing as John Lydecker) of his 1981 TV adventure starring Tom Baker as the Doctor, now newly extended and restored from an unpublished manuscript. John Leeson provides the authentic Voice of K9.Show 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
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
John Leeson stars in this exciting novelisation of a classic adventure for the Fourth Doctor - and the introduction of K9. A mysterious cloud drifts menacingly through space, and the Doctor becomes infected with the Nucleus of a malignant Virus that threatens to destroy his mind. Meanwhile, on Titan, human slaves prepare the Hive from which the Virus will swarm out and infect the universe. In search of a cure, Leela takes the Doctor to the Bi-Al Foundation, where they make an incredible journey into the Doctor's brain in an attempt to destroy the Nucleus. Can the Doctor free himself from the Nucleus in time to reach Titan and destroy the Hive? Luckily he has help - in the strangely dog-like shape of a mobile computer called K9... John Leeson, who was the Voice of K9 in the TV series, reads this unabridged novelisation of the 1977 television serial.Show more
Peculiar Lives. Synopsis: "From the pen of Mr Erik Clevedon, Peculiar Lives is another 'scientific romance' along the lines of The Coming Times and The Star Beasts. Exotic colour is added by the character of an American Negro detective, Honoré Lechasseur, and his delightful English companion Miss Blandish." Once a celebrated author of 'scientific romances', Erik Clevedon is an old man now. But his fiction conceals a dangerous truth, as Honoré Lechasseur and Emily Blandish discover after a chance encounter with a strangely gifted young pickpocket. Born between the Wars, the superhuman children known as 'the Peculiar' are reaching adulthood - and they believe that humanity is making a poor job of looking after the world they plan to inherit... Part mystery, part detective story, part dark fantasy, part science fiction... original adventures in time and space. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Philip Purser-Hallard has written science fiction, criticism, comedy sketches and an inordinate number of emails. His first novel, Of the City of the Saved..., was published in 2004. His other published works include short fiction in The Book of the War, A Life Worth Living and Wildthyme on Top. A long-term reader, fan and critic of science fiction, he gained his doctorate from Oxford University by writing on The Relationship between Creator and Creature in Science Fiction. This thesis, which examined the work of Olaf Stapledon, George Bernard Shaw and HG Wells among others, earned him the right to put the very appropriate initials 'MA D Phil' after his name. He has been employed as a tutor, secretary, church caretaker and researcher for the revised edition of the Oxford English Dictionary. You can find out more about Philip and Peculiar Lives on his website www.infinitarian.com. ABOUT THE READER: John Leeson starred in over 60 episodes of classic Doctor Who as mechanical hound K9. He has since returned to the role in several audio adventures as well as the new series of Doctor Who alongside David Tennent and Elisabeth Sladen in School Reunion and Journey's End, with regular appearances in The Sarah-Jane Adventures and his very own spin off series. Directed by Cliff Chapman.Show more
John Leeson reads this exciting novelisation of a classic Fourth Doctor adventure, set on Gallifrey and featuring the Sontarans. ]“BBC Audio’s team gives these releases a hallmark of quality.” Doctor Who Magazine A traitor to the Time Lords? Can the Doctor really be in league with the evil Vardans, spearheading a treacherous invasion of his home planet, Gallifrey? Or is he playing a deadly double game, saving the Time Lords by appearing to betray them? Not even his closest friends can tell. Whilst the Doctor’s companion Leela is cast into the wilderness of Outer Gallifrey, the Vardans themselves are mere pawns in a deadly tactical game. Soon the Doctor will face an old and deadly enemy as he battles to foil the invasion of Time. John Leeson, the Voice of K9 in Doctor Who reads Terrance Dicks's novelisation of the original TV serial by David Agnew, first published by Target Books in 1979. Duration: 4 hours approxShow more
Geoffrey Beevers reads this exciting novelisation of a 1980 TV adventure featuring the Fourth Doctor, as played by Tom Baker. The Doctor, Romana and K9 - and a young stowaway called Adric - are trapped in the alternative universe of E-Space. Seeking help, the land on an unknown planet. There they find a nightmare world where oppressed peasants toil for the Lords who live in the Tower, and where all learning is forbidden: a society in a state of decay. What is the terrifying secret of the Three Who Rule? What monstrous creature stirs beneath the Tower, waking from its thousand year sleep? The Doctor discovers that the oldest and deadliest enemy of the Time Lords is about to spring into horrifying action. John Leeson provides the Voice of K9 Duration: 4 hours approx.Show more
Matthew Waterhouse reads this classic novelisation of a Fourth Doctor TV adventure.The Doctor, Romana and K9 are heading for Gallifrey when they temporarily lose control of the TARDIS. The significance of this event is only revealed when they land, not on Gallifrey but on Alzarius. The planet's legendary Mistfall is approaching, a time when giant scaly creatures emerge from the swamps and go on the rampage, leaving a trail of death and destruction in their wake.As the Alzarians take cover in the Starliner spaceship, one band of young rebels is determined to be different. Among them is Adric, a boy who inadvertently leads Romana and K9 into terrible danger. Will the Doctor be able to save all their lives and unravel the secret of Mistfall?Matthew Waterhouse, who played Adric in the BBC TV series, reads Andrew Smith’s complete and unabridged novelisation, first published by Target Books in 1982. Reading produced by Lyndsey Melling. Sound design by Simon Power. Executive producer: Michael Stevens.Show more
Cuthbert's plan for the Proxima System is reaching its final phase. The Doctor and Romana have been separated. And as the countdown to the opening of the Quantum Gateway begins, the Daleks reveal their true intentions...Show more
The Leisure Hive on the planet Argolis is an entertainment centre for galactic travellers. At the heart of the Hive is the Tachyon Recreation Generator, a machine with a most extraordinary performance capability and vital to the continued existence of the Argolin after their devastating war with the reptilian Foamasi... While visiting the Hive, the Doctor and Romana are sucked into a whirlpool of treachery and deceit, and are eventually arrested on suspicion of murder. Soon the Doctor is on trial for his life... Lalla Ward, who played Romana in Doctor Who, reads David Fisher's complete and unabridged novelisation, first published by Target Books in 1982. The voice of K9 is provided by John Leeson.Show more
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