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  • Sophie Aldred

    Past, present and future collide as the Thirteenth Doctor meets classic Doctor Who companion Ace, in an epic novel written and read by Sophie Aldred. Once, a girl called Ace travelled the universe with the Doctor – until, in the wake of a terrible tragedy they parted company. Now, decades on, she is known as Dorothy McShane, the reclusive millionaire philanthropist who heads the global organisation A Charitable Earth. But Dorothy is being haunted by terrible nightmares in which she’s abducted to an alien world. Nightmares that begin just as scores of young runaways are vanishing from the dark alleyways of London. Could the disappearances be linked to sightings of sinister...read more

  • Joy Wilkinson

    Sophie Aldred reads this brand new novelisation of a thrilling screen adventure for the Thirteenth Doctor. 'I am an expert on witchcraft, Doctor, but I wish to learn more. Before you die, I want answers.' The TARDIS lands in the Lancashire village of Bilehurst Cragg in the 17th Century, and the Doctor, Ryan, Graham and Yaz soon become embroiled in a witch trial run by the local landowner. Fear stalks the land, and the arrival of King James I only serves to intensify the witch hunt. But the Doctor soon realises there is something more sinister than paranoia and superstition at work. Tendrils of living mud stir in the ground, and the dead lurch back to horrifying life as an evil...read more

  • Various

    This first volume of readings features twelve stories of excitement and adventure in distant times and places. In The Curse of Peladon (read by Jon Pertwee), the Doctor and Jo visit a primitive planet where they encounter a delegation of aliens- including the Ice Warriors. In Kinda (read by Peter Davison), a serpent at the heart of paradise poses danger for the TARDIS crew and a human survey team. Attack of the Cybermen (read by Colin Baker) sees the Cybermen embarking on a plan to change history...by crashing Halley's Comet into Earth. Out of the Darkness (read by Colin Baker and Nicola Bryant) comprises three gripping original short stories starring the Sixth Doctor and Peri; while...read more

  • BBC Audiobooks

    Favourite songs and rhymes to join in and have fun with! A fantastic collection of twenty songs, nursery rhymes, stories, puzzles and tongue-twisters performed by Sophie Aldred and Richard Mitchley. Join in with actions, words and games! The songs and rhymes include: The Animal Fair The Bear Went Over the Mountain Who Cares if the Bear? The Animal Song How Doth the Little Crocodile The Pelican's Beak The Day the Animals Lost Their Voices 5 Little Monkeys The Animals Went in Two By Two Odd One Out Froggy Went A' Courting A Elephant Goes Like This and That Incy Wincy Spider What's the Time Mr Wolf? 1-2-3-4-5 Once I Caught a Fish Alive B-I-N-G-O Baa Baa Black...read more

  • Justin Richards

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of Doctor Who: Time Lord Fairy Tales read by Tom Baker, Joanna Page, Adjoa Andoh, Ingrid Oliver, Anne Reid, Dan Starkey, Sophie Aldred, Rachael Stirling, Samuel Anderson, Nicholas Briggs, Pippa Bennett-Warner, Yasmin Paige, Michelle Gomez, Paul McGann & Andrew Brooke. A collection of dark and ancient fairy tales from the world of Doctor Who, these captivating stories include mysterious myths and legends about heroes and monsters of all kinds, from every corner of the universe. Originally told to young Time Lords at bedtime, these twisted tales are enchanting for Doctor Who fans of all...read more

  • Colin Brake

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of Doctor Who: The Twelve Doctors of Christmas, read by Sophie Aldred, Adjoa Andoh, Rachael Stirling and Chris Addison. A new collection Christmas adventures, starring twelve incarnations of the Doctor plus many of his friends and enemies. Inside this festive book of Doctor Who stories, you'll find timey-wimey mysteries, travels in the TARDIS, monster-chasing excitement and plenty of Christmas magic. Find out what happens when the Third Doctor meets Jackie Tyler, the Seventh Doctor and Ace encounter an alien at Macy's department store, and the Ninth Doctor tries to get Rose a red bicycle for Christmas. With stories by...read more

  • Paula Hawkins

    The author of the #1 New York Times bestseller and global phenomenon The Girl on the Train returns with Into the Water, her addictive new novel of psychological suspense. A single mother turns up dead at the bottom of the river that runs through town. Earlier in the summer, a vulnerable teenage girl met the same fate. They are not the first women lost to these dark waters, but their deaths disturb the river and its history, dredging up secrets long submerged.   Left behind is a lonely fifteen-year-old girl. Parentless and friendless, she now finds herself in the care of her mother's sister, a fearful stranger who has been dragged back to the place she deliberately ran...read more

  • Stephen Hawking

    Random House presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of George and the Blue Moon by Lucy and Stephen Hawking, read by Sophie Aldred and Roy McMillan. George and his best friend, Annie have been selected as junior astronauts - part of a programme that trains up young people for a trip to Mars in the future. This is everything they've ever wanted - they get to be a part of up-to-the minute space discoveries and meet a bunch of new friends who are as fascinated by the universe as they are. But when they arrive at space camp, George and Annie quickly learn that strange things are happening - on Earth as well as up in our skies. Mysterious space missions are happening in...read more

  • Paula Hawkins

    Random House presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Into the Water by Paula Hawkins, read by Imogen Church, Sophie Aldred, Daniel Weyman, Rachel Bavidge and Laura Aikman. The addictive new psychological thriller from the author of The Girl on the Train, the runaway Sunday Times No. 1 bestseller and global phenomenon. In the last days before her death, Nel called her sister. Jules didn’t pick up the phone, ignoring her plea for help. Now Nel is dead. They say she jumped. And Jules has been dragged back to the one place she hoped she had escaped for good, to care for the teenage girl her sister left behind. But Jules is afraid. So afraid. Of her long-buried...read more

  • John Marrs

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of The One by John Marrs, read by Clare Corbett, Vicky Hall, Simon Bubb, Jot Davies and Sophie Aldred Soon to be a major Netflix Original series and perfect for fans of Caroline Kepnes's You. HOW FAR WOULD YOU GO TO FIND THE ONE? A no 1 EBook bestseller and featured on Simon Mayo's Radio 2 book club. Perfect for fans of TM Logan's Lies and C.L. Taylor's The Fear. One simple mouth swab is all it takes. A quick DNA test to find your perfect partner - the one you're genetically made for. A decade after scientists discover everyone has a gene they share with just one other person, millions have taken the test,...read more

  • Mike Tucker

    Penguin presents the audio download edition of Doctor Who: Tales of Terror read by Sophie Aldred, Adjoa Andoh, Rachael Stirling, David Bailie and Derek Jacobi. A new spine-chilling collection of twelve illustrated adventures packed with terrifying Doctor Who monsters and villains, just in time for Halloween . . . Written by Jacqueline Rayner, Mike Tucker, Paul Magrs, Richard Dungworth, Scott Handcock and Craig Donaghy, each story stars an incarnation of the Doctor on a brand new adventure in time and space. Each also features a frightening nemesis for the Doctor to face, plus appearances from favourite friends and companions such as Sarah Jane, Jo, Ace and...read more

  • Various Authors

    Penguin presents the audio download edition of The Puffin Book of Five-minute Stories, read by Sophie Aldred and Christopher Timothy. A lively collection of nineteen short, snappy stories, some old, some new, to make you gasp, laugh, frown or giggle. Featuring: The Little Wooden Horse Clever Cakes The Orchestra That Lost Its Voice Ostriches Can't Fly Little Red Riding Hood Miss Dose the Doctor's Daughter Ticky Picky Boom Boom A Thousand Yards of Sea The Gingerbread Man Blessu Hedgehogs Don't Eat Hamburgers Mrs Simkin's Bathtub The Horrendous Hullabaloo How the Leopard Got His Spots Puffling in a Pickle Cold Feet The Fish Cart Wil's Tail The Three Billy Goats...read more

  • Ladybird

    Brought to you by Ladybird. Winner of The FutureBook of the Year Award 2019. Shortlisted for the Best Children's Audiobook at the New York Festival Radio Awards 2020 Audiobooks are a brilliant way to entertain and engage children as an alternative to TV, on a long journey or to relax before bed. Ladybird Audio Adventures is an original series for 4-to 7-year-olds; a new, entertaining and engaging way for children to learn about the world around them. These are special stories written exclusively for audio with fun sound and musical effects, perfect for listening at home, before bed and on long journeys. These fact-filled journeys travel through time and space teaching...read more

  • Ladybird

    Winner of The FutureBook of the Year Award 2019. Shortlisted for the Best Children's Audiobook at the New York Festival Radio Awards 2020. Join our intrepid adventurers Otto and Cassandra (and Missy, the smartest bird in the Universe) as they embark on a brand new Ladybird Audio Adventure! In this adventure Cassandra and Missy are off to discover life under the sea. Splashing down in the ocean they discover whales, clown fish and even a shark! These audiobooks help children learn about their environment on journey of discovery with the narrators Ben Bailey Smith (aka Doc Brown, rapper, comedian and writer) and Sophie Aldred (best known for her role as Ace in Doctor...read more

  • Ladybird

    Brought to you by Ladybird. Winner of The FutureBook of the Year Award 2019. Shortlisted for the Best Children's Audiobook at the New York Festival Radio Awards 2020 Audiobooks are a brilliant way to entertain and engage children as an alternative to TV, on a long journey or to relax before bed. Ladybird Audio Adventures is an original series for 4-to 7-year-olds; a new, entertaining and engaging way for children to learn about the world around them. These are special stories written exclusively for audio with fun sound and musical effects, perfect for listening at home, before bed and on long journeys. These fact-filled journeys travel through time and space teaching...read more

  • Stephen Wyatt

    CREEPY. That’s what Ace thinks of clowns. But the Doctor insists on entering the talent contest at the Psychic Circus, the self-proclaimed Greatest Show in the Galaxy, on the planet Segonax. What has reduced Segonax to an arid wasteland? Why have the happy-go-lucky circus folk stayed here so long? And why are they no longer happy? Above all, what is the dreadful truth about the ‘talent contests’ run by the sinister Ringmaster and his robot clowns? The Doctor and Ace need all their death-defying skills in the big top to uncover a brooding, ancient evil that has broken the spirit of the Circus and demanded the sacrifice of so many lives. Sophie Aldred, who played Ace in Doctor...read more

  • Ladybird

    Brought to you by Ladybird. Join our intrepid adventurers Otto and Cassandra (and Missy, the smartest bird in the Universe) as they embark on a brand new Ladybird Audio Adventure! In this adventure Cassandra and Missy are off to explore the biggest forest of them all - the Amazon Rainforest. Setting course for South America they encounter some of the planet's most incredible wildlife and discover the reasons why the Amazon is one of the most important natural places in our World. These audiobooks help children learn about their environment on journey of discovery with the narrators Ben Bailey Smith (aka Doc Brown, rapper, comedian and writer) and Sophie Aldred (best known for her...read more

  • Ladybird

    Brought to you by Ladybird. Join our intrepid adventurers Otto and Cassandra (and Missy, the smartest bird in the Universe) as they embark on a brand new Ladybird Audio Adventure! In this adventure Cassandra and Missy are off to experience the incredible world of the creepy crawlies. Did you know that there are over a million different insects in the World? Cassandra is going to need to fire up her Shrink-O-Meter to discover the fascinating life of some of the world's smallest animals. Now, follow that bee! These audiobooks help children learn about their environment on journey of discovery with the narrators Ben Bailey Smith (aka Doc Brown, rapper, comedian and writer)...read more

  • Ladybird

    Brought to you by Ladybird. Join our intrepid adventurers Otto and Cassandra (and Missy, the smartest bird in the universe) as they embark on a brand new Ladybird Audio Adventure! This time we're travelling back to Ancient Egypt! These audiobooks help children learn about their environment on journey of discovery with the narrators Ben Bailey Smith (a.k.a. Doc Brown, rapper, comedian and writer) and Sophie Aldred (best known for her role as Ace in Doctor Who). Ladybird Audio Adventures is an award-winning original series for four to seven-year-olds; a new, entertaining and engaging way for children to learn about the world around them. These are special stories written...read more

  • Ladybird

    Brought to you by Ladybird. Join our intrepid adventurers Otto and Cassandra (and Missy, the smartest bird in the universe) as they embark on a brand new Ladybird Audio Adventure! Get your chariot ready because this time we're travelling back to Ancient Rome! These audiobooks help children learn about their environment on journey of discovery with the narrators Ben Bailey Smith (a.k.a. Doc Brown, rapper, comedian and writer) and Sophie Aldred (best known for her role as Ace in Doctor Who). Ladybird Audio Adventures is an award-winning original series for four to seven-year-olds; a new, entertaining and engaging way for children to learn about the world around them. These are...read more