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  • Robert Holmes

    'The Krotons have always been our friends, our benefactors!' The TARDIS arrives on a planet which is home to the humanoid Gonds. Ruling over these people are the Krotons, crystalline beings who crash-landed there centuries before. Currently in suspended animation, the Krotons can only be reconstituted by an influx of mental energy. Twice a year, the most capable Gond students are taken into the Krotons' spaceship, the Dynatrope. Apparently, they have been chosen to live alongside their masters - but, in fact, they are drained of all mental energy and then killed. When the Doctor, Jamie and Zoe befriend the Gonds, they find a community divided by their servitude to the Krotons. Then...read more

  • David Bishop

    Frazer Hines reads an intriguing original story featuring the Second Doctor and his companions, Jamie and Victoria. 'A thought-provoking story' - Doctor Who Magazine Fleeing from the rising tide on a distant planet, the Doctor and his friends are attacked by a swarm of what appear to be tiny insects. Wracked by hallucinations, Jamie is transported back to his home in the Highlands, whilst Victoria sees her late father. The travellers meet the survivors of Elysian Fields, a travelling hospital that offers patients a choice between the Blade of Longing and the Angel of Forgetting. When next the spaceship lands, the TARDIS crew are offered the chance of a lifetime. For Victoria,...read more

  • Terrance Dicks

    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...read more

  • Doctor Who

    'We must destroy life on earth completely. Every living being.' Arriving on Earth in 1975, the Doctor, Jamie and Zoe discover that the component manufacturers International Electromatics has a vice-like grip on the world's technology. When he encounters the firm's company director, the Doctor realises there is something very odd about Tobias Vaughn... Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart is also aware of unusual activity within International Electromatics, and before long UNIT has the help of the Doctor in its investigations. Vaughn is in fact in alliance with the Cybermen, and together they are masterminding an aggressive invasion of Earth. The ubiquitous IE technology is set to paralyse the...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

  • Brian Hayles

    The world is held in the grip of a second Ice Age, and faces total destruction from the rapidly advancing glaciers. Doctor Who, with Victoria and Jamie, lands at a top scientific base in England, where they have just unearthed an ancient Ice Warrior. Aliens from Mars, preserved in the ice for centuries and now revitalised, the Ice Warriors feel ready to take over... Can the Doctor overcome these warlike Martians and halt the relentless approach of the ice glaciers? Frazer Hines, who played Jamie in Doctor Who, reads Brian Hayles’ complete and unabridged novelisation, first published by Target Books in 1976. ‘BBC Audiobooks has chosen well with its books and has taken the right...read more

  • Bbc

    The Abominable Snowmen: Tibet, 1935: English explorer Travers is determined to track down the mythical Abominable Snowmen which are said to roam the Himalayas. When the Doctor and his companions visit the nearby Detsen monastery they discover that the Yeti are all too prominent - in fact, they are out to kill anyone who comes near! With Travers' help the travellers discover that the monastery is in the grip of the evil Great Intelligence, a disembodied force which has taken control of the High Lama - and the robotic Yeti are merely its deadly servants... The Web of Fear: After narrowly avoiding being caught up in a web-like substance on its journey through space, the TARDIS arrives in the...read more

  • Robert Holmes

    Patrick Troughton’s Doctor gets involved in galactic intrigue and piracy in this exclusive recording of a ‘lost’ television adventure, with linking narration by Frazer Hines. The Doctor, Jamie and Zoe become victims of piracy when they materialise on a space beacon, minutes before it is literally blown to pieces. So begins their quest to be reunited with the TARDIS, whilst treading perilously across the paths of the Interstella Space Corps and a gang of murderous bandits. The eccentric prospector Milo Clancey gives the travellers passage in his ageing spaceship, but the old man is himself the focus of Space Corps investigations. Could he possibly be behind the destruction and...read more

  • David Whitaker

    'There is only one form of life that matters. Dalek life!' The TARDIS has been stolen from Gatwick Airport, and the Doctor and Jamie are hot on its trail. A series of cryptic clues lead them to an antiques shop owned by Edward Waterfield, and there it becomes clear that an elaborate trap has been laid for them - but by whom, and for what purpose? Only a journey back in time to the 1860s will reveal the answer... The Daleks are in search of the Human Factor, something which they believe will help their quest for universal domination. In order to achieve their aim, they need the Doctor’s help and the use of his TARDIS. Worried that his old friend may be turning traitor, Jamie discovers...read more

  • Doctor Who

    'It's down there. In the darkness. In the pipeline. Waiting.' The TARDIS brings the Doctor, Jamie and Victoria to the south coast of present-day Earth. Something nasty is lurking in the gas pipelines of the North Sea, and before long the nearby refinery is under attack. Landing on a foam-covered beach, the travellers are at first mistaken for saboteurs. A number of the refinery personnel have been behaving strangely, and the base chief, Robson, is showing serious signs of stress. Meanwhile Maggie Harris, having been stung by a mysterious frond of sea vegetation, is menaced by the sinister engineers Oak and Quill. As sentient foam and weed combine to frightening effect, it soon becomes...read more

  • Mervyn Haisman & Henry Lincoln

    'Don't pretend. They're here somewhere, on these mountains. The Yeti. The Abominable Snowmen!' The year is 1935. The TARDIS materialises in the snowy Himalayas, and the Doctor makes a return visit to the nearby Detsen monastery. Having last been there three hundred years ago, he is astonished to find the community of monks and lamas divided by conflict. The monastery is under attack, apparently from the Yeti which are said to roam the mountainside. Furthermore, the Doctor discovers that his friend the High Lama is still alive, his ancient body under the influence of an apparently unearthly force... Meanwhile, explorer Edward Travers is determined to track down and capture one of the...read more

  • David Whitaker

    'They hate the person that they think you are - passionately and completely.' No sooner have the Doctor, Jamie and Victoria landed on a sun-kissed Australian beach than they are being shot at by murderous fanatics! A dramatic helicopter rescue places them in the hands of Astrid Ferrier and Giles Kent, two people intent on bringing about the downfall of the world’s most dangerous man - who happens to look exactly like the Doctor. This is Earth in the near future, and Salamander’s Sun-Catcher technology has been hailed as the answer to all the world’s food problems. Yet is there more to his prediction of natural disasters than meets the eye? Could it be that the death and...read more

  • David Ellis

    'Inspector Gascoigne was murdered with a ray gun. A weapon that has not yet been developed on this Earth!' The TARDIS makes a hazardous return to 1960s Earth - materialising on a runway at Gatwick Airport! The Doctor and his friends realise that all is not well when Polly witnesses a murder, and then both she and Ben vanish. The authorities refuse to take the matter seriously - but when Polly reappears, why does she claim not to recognise her friends? Aided by the plucky Samantha Briggs, and helped and hindered by Inspector Crossland of Scotland Yard and the airport Commandant, the Doctor and Jamie piece together a number of clues. A sequence of mysterious events seems to centre...read more

  • Doctor Who

    Scotland, 1745. The Doctor, Ben and Polly arrive in Scotland after the Battle of Culloden and meet a band of Highlanders who are fleeing in defeat. Their Laird is injured and the three offer to help tend his injuries. Polly and Kirsty McLaren, the Laird's daughter (played in a guest appearance by Hannah Gordon) go to fetch some water but while they are gone the others are captured by Redcoat troops. Things become worse when the group is taken again - this time by the crooked Solicitor Grey, who is part of the West Indian slave trade. The prisoners, Ben amongst them, are bundled on board the Annabelle where the wicked Captain Trask issues dire threats of drowning. Meanwhile the Doctor is...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

  • Big Finish Productions

    It's been a long time since Jamie McCrimmon remembered anything about his travels with the Doctor, but his visit to Helicon Prime just won't stay hidden… but why remember their murder investigation...read more

  • Dick Sharples

    Two long-lost and unmade stories from the era of the Second Doctor: Prison in Space by Dick Sharples, adapted by Simon Guerrier, and The Daleks - The Destroyers by Terry Nation, adapted by Nicholas Briggs and John...read more

  • Bbc

    A selection of weird and wonderful stories from the pages of Doctor Who Annual, featuring the first six Doctors and their companions. Jon Culshaw, Frazer Hines, Dan Starkey, Louise Jameson and Nicola Bryant read a selection of exuberant and colourful tales from the legendary Doctor Who Annual, a Christmas stocking treat from the 1960s to the 1980s. In Terror on Tiro the First Doctor endures a punishing journey across an alien landscape in order to find his friend. Follow the Phantoms takes the Second Doctor, Jamie and Victoria to a land where the boundaries of time are blurred. The Third Doctor and Jo find themselves catapulted into The House That Jack Built, and then Sarah falls...read more

  • Julian Richards

    Combatia is a vast mechanised planet which plucks up the finest warriors of every world it passes to determine which of them is greatest. Will it be Bloodbane, King of Carnage? Jamie McCrimmon? Or the strange little man who calls himself the...read more

  • Philip Lawrence

    Olympos is a world of hi-tech cities, where the lives of the populace are controlled by an all-seeing supercomputer: Zeus. Seeing the inhabitants have been robbed of the simple pleasures, the Doctor sets out to bring real life back to the...read more