Doctor Who: Adventures in History

  • by Donald Cotton, John Lucarotti, Gerry Davis
  • Narrated by William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, full cast
  • 4 hrs and 56 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

This great collection contains the soundtracks of three television adventures in which the Doctor and friends travel back in Time and get caught up in events in history. The three stories (The Myth Makers, The Massacre, and The Highlanders) find the TARDIS in Ancient Greece, 16th Century France, and 18th Century Scotland.
William Hartnell stars as the Doctor in The Myth Makers and The Massacre, whilst Patrick Troughton steps into the role for The Highlanders. Linking narration is provided by Peter Purves and Frazer Hines.


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Bargain lost adventures

If you like Doctor Who, you need this bundle. Firstly, all 3 of these adventures are lost. These are amateur tape recordings of the show given the very best sound remastering and a linking narration from one of the show's companions. The format works very well with the narration being brief, to the point and quite charming. Also, your imagination probably paints a better picture than some of the sets did back in the day.

Secondly, despite all 3 of these adventures being historical, there's a great deal of variety. The Myth Makers takes an ironic look at legend and provides inspiration for the current interpretation of the Doctor.

Finally, all 3 of these tales see changes to the Tardis crew. There's the departure of Vicki, Dodo's debut and the arrival of Jamie. Wondeful classics at a bargain price.
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- Ned

all for one

loved all three stories, excellent value for money, all three stories worth 5 stars each
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- andrew

Book Details

  • Release Date: 19-01-2005
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited