Doctor Who

  • by BBC Audiobooks
  • Narrated by Anneke Wills
  • 1 hrs and 46 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

The Cybermen make their first ever appearance whilst William Hartnell's Doctor nears the end of his first incarnation, in this classic soundtrack adventure with linking narration by Anneke Wills. 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. Battling alongside the humans to save their planet, the Doctor appears to weaken and age before the eyes of his companions. An ultimate collapse appears to signal his death, but then... In an exclusive bonus interview, Anneke Wills, who also narrates the story's soundtrack, recalls her memories of making The Tenth Planet.

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Future nostalgia presently...

Despite the 'fillers' by Anneke Wills (excuse the spelling), this is a splendid piece of Auntie Beeb's sci-fi nostalgia. I like that this is now part of a series of repackaged works, they benefit from this and the extra post production interviews immensely. I would recomend this not only to sci-fi enthusiasts, but to anyone who appreciates a darn good radio play.
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- Patrick

Pivotal Who story well narrated

This is the story that gave DOCTOR WHO its long life, the final for William Hartnell and his regeneration into Patrick Troughton. This also gives us iur very first meeting with a classic monster!

In some ways this TV soundtrack with narration improves

Despite the input of Kit Pedlar, a real scientist, there is little or no real science. However
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- Jim__Leeder

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-02-2006
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited