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  • Gerry Davis

    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...read more

  • Gerry Davis

    Anneke Wills reads this exciting novelisation of the First Doctor’s final TV adventure - and his original encounter with the Cybermen! “This range of classic Target audiobooks continues to go from strength to strength...” Doctor Who Magazine The TARDIS brings the Doctor, Ben and Polly to a space tracking station in the Antarctic — and straight into trouble. A space mission is going badly wrong, and a new planet has appeared in the sky. Mondas, ancient fabled twin planet of Earth, has returned. Soon the inhabitants of Mondas arrive at the Snowcap base. But although they used to be just like the humans of Earth, now they are very different. Devoid of emotions, their bodies...read more

  • Gerry Davis

    The Cybermen - silver, indestructible monsters whose only goal is power - seem to have disappeared from their planet, Telos. When a party of archaeologists, joined by the Doctor, Jamie and Victoria, land on the Cybermen's barren, deserted planet, they uncover what appears to be their tomb. But once inside it becomes clear that the Cybermen are not dead, and some in the group of archaeologists desperately want to re-activate these monsters! How can the Doctor defeat these ruthless, power-seeking humans and the Cybermen? Michael Kilgarriff, who played the Cyber Controller in the original BBC TV serial, reads Gerry Davis' complete and unabridged novelisation, first published by Target...read more

  • Gerry Davis

    One by one, their limbs became diseased - they were replaced by plastic and steel! Little by little, their brains tired - computers worked just as well! With metal limbs, they had the strength of ten men. They could live in the airless vacuum of space. They had no heart, no feelings, no emotions, and only one goal - power! In the year 2070, a small blue planet caught their attention. They would land on its satellite and, from there, attack, ransack, destroy and finally abandon...The satellite was the Moon. The helpless planet - Earth. Their names? The Cybermen! Can the Doctor defeat an enemy whose threat is almost as great as that of the mighty Daleks? Anneke Wills, who played the...read more

  • Gerry Davis

    'There are some corners of the universe which have bred the most terrible things... they must be fought.' In 2070 Earth's weather is controlled by the Gravitron, a device based on the Moon and manned by an international team of experts. When the TARDIS deposits the Doctor and his companions on the zero-gravity surface, they discover the base in the grip of a plague epidemic which is drastically reducing the personnel. The Doctor's curiosity is aroused by the mysterious infection. With the base's own medic himself incapacitated, the time traveller offers his services to the ailing crew. Can he pinpoint the source of contamination before time runs out? Jamie, meanwhile, is recovering in the...read more

  • Gerry Davis

    'Millions of years ago, there was a twin planet to Earth...' The year is 1986, and at the South Pole the crew of the Snowcap Base have detected a new planet on their radar. The arrival of the Doctor, Ben and Polly at the Base coincides with another landing - that of a spaceship whose humanoid passengers have used cybernetics to replace their limbs and vital organs. The new arrival in the solar system is in fact a tenth planet, and Earth's twin. Its return has brought with it the emotionless Cybermen, their sole aim to ensure the survival of their race. To this end they plan to drain Earth's energy into the dying Mondas, whilst using the human population as fodder for a continuing...read more

  • Gerry Davis

    'You will be like us...' On the planet Telos, the Doctor and his friends encounter a party of archaeologists intent on uncovering the mythical tomb of the Cybermen. Only the Doctor seems aware of the folly of this venture, but suddenly it’s too late - the ice tombs are open and the Cybermen are coming back to life... Trapped underground with the Cyber Controller and his acolytes, including the vermin-like Cybermats, the Doctor and company learn that they are to be turned into a new generation of Cybermen. To make matters worse, there is treachery and double-crossing amongst the humans. Can the Cyber menace be made dormant before it spreads out to the galaxy once again - and will the...read more

  • Douglas Adams

    Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee and Tom Baker star as the Doctor in these seven narrated full-cast TV soundtracks of classic Doctor Who TV serials. The stories are The Tomb of the Cybermen (narrated by Frazer Hines); Doctor Who and the Silurians (narrated by Caroline John); The Sea Devils (narrated by Katy Manning); The Curse of Peladon (narrated by Katy Manning); The Monster of Peladon (narrated by Elisabeth Sladen); The Pirate Planet (narrated by John Leeson) and Destiny of the Daleks (narrated by Lalla Ward). Also includes bonus interviews with the narrators in which they each recall their time as the Doctor's companion in the BBC TV series. Duration: 14 hours...read more

  • David Whitaker

    Six narrated TV soundtrack adventures starring William Hartnell and Patrick Troughton as the First and Second Doctors - plus bonus features. Absent from the TV archives, these stories survive in their entirety only as soundtrack recordings. Now remastered, with additional linking narration, you can enjoy them again: plus bonus interviews with Anneke Wills, and the BBC Radio 3 programme Dance of the Daleks. In The Smugglers, the travellers have an adventure in 17th Century Cornwall with pirates and hidden treasure; in The Tenth Planet Earth's twin planet enters the solar system and brings with it the Cybermen; in The Power of the Daleks a new Doctor must fight the Daleks on the swamp...read more

  • Terry Nation

    Four more thrilling soundtrack adventures from the early days of Doctor Who, featuring serials lost from the TV archive. The pictures may be lost, but each of these stories survives as a soundtrack recording. Remastered, and with additional linking narration, they can be enjoyed once more. In The Daleks' Master Plan, the Daleks have stolen the Time Destructor, and are threatening to destroy the fabric of Time itself. Pursued across Time and Space, the TARDIS crew are in grave danger. In The Massacre, the TARDIS materialises in Paris, 1572, a time of danger and religious strife. When Steven witnesses an execution, he believes the Doctor has been executed in front of his eyes....read more

  • Terrance Dicks

    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...read more