Malcolm Kohll

Doctor Who: Delta and the Bannermen
  • Doctor Who: Delta and the Bannermen

  • Bonnie Langford reads this colourful classic novelisation of a Seventh Doctor TV adventure, as played by Sylvester McCoy. The Doctor and Mel win a place on a Fabulous Fifties intergalactic coach tour to Disneyland, Florida, Earth. When they’re knocked off course by a wayward satellite, however, the coach party arrives instead at Shangri-La, a remote Welsh holiday camp. The peace and quiet of the countryside are soon shattered by the arrival of an army of Bannermen soldiers, led by the ruthless Gavrok. They are tracking down Delta, the Chimeron Queen, with only one thought in mind: her destruction. The Doctor and Mel unite with aliens and locals alike in a frantic bid to save Delta, her Chimeron child, and the entire Chimeron race from extinction. Can they possibly succeed? Bonnie Langford, who played the Doctor's companion Mel in the TV series, reads Malcolm Kohll's 1989 novelisation of his own TV serial, first published by Target Books. Duration: 4 hours.

Malcolm Kohll was born in South Africa, where he trained as a journalist. On completing his course he movedto London and did a post-graduate in Film and Television, at Middlesex Polytechnic. His first filmed script was Delta and the Bannermen (1987) for the science fiction series Doctor Who. Kohll's most famous project was as one of the producers of the film The 51st State starring Samuel L. Jackson and Robert Carlyle. He also co-wrote the script to the film The Bone Snatcher. [Source: Wikipedia]