Doctor Who: The Alien Worlds Collection

Doctor Who: The Alien Worlds Collection

Five classic novelisations of TV adventures on alien planets!
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Summary

Five classic novelisations of TV adventures on alien planets!

In Doctor Who and the Zarbi, the First Doctor and his companions Ian, Barbara and Vicki are trapped on the remote planet Vortis. In Doctor Who and the Curse of Peladon, the Third Doctor and Jo are mistaken for delegates of the Galactic Federation on a primitive and superstitious world. In Doctor Who and the Brain of Morbius, the Fourth Doctor and Sarah find the living remains of a renegade Time Lord and his maniacal saviour. In Doctor Who and the Leisure Hive, the Fourth Doctor and Romana find subterfuge and corruption lurking beneath the surface of the pleasure planet Argolis. In Doctor Who: The Greatest Show in the Galaxy, the Seventh Doctor and Ace fight for their lives on Segonax, home of the Psychic Circus.

Read by William Russell, David Troughton, Tom Baker, Lalla Ward and Sophie Aldred.

Each purchase is accompanied by a PDF booklet featuring full cast and credits, chapter-by-chapter navigation, and sleeve notes for each book by David J. Howe.

“This range of classic Target audiobooks continues to go from strength to strength…”
Doctor Who Magazine

Sound design by Simon Power
TARDIS sound effect by Brian Hodgson
Executive producer: Michael Stevens
Cover illustration by Alister Pearson

(p) BBC Worldwide 2018 © BBC Worldwide 2018
BBC logo © BBC 1996
Doctor Who logo © BBC 2014
A stereo recording
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Digital Edition Chapter Listing

Doctor Who and the Zarbi
Files 001-007

Doctor Who and the Curse of Peladon
Files 008-018

Doctor Who and the Brain of Morbius
Files 019-030

Doctor Who and the Leisure Hive
Files 031-039

Doctor Who: The Greatest Show in the Galaxy
Files 040-053

About the authors

Bill Strutton

Born in South Australia in 1918, Bill Strutton worked as a clerk before joining the Australian army during World War 2. He served in the Middle East and later in Greece. Captured by the Germans in Crete, he spent several years as a prisoner of war. After the war, Strutton came to live in England where he pursued a career writing. He worked as a journalist as well as writing novels and television scripts. Strutton’s only script for Doctor Who was The Web Planet, commissioned in late 1964 and broadcast in 1965. He died on 23 November 2003, the day of Doctor Who's 40th anniversary, aged 85 years.
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Brian Hayles

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Terrance Dicks

Terrance Dicks became Script Editor of Doctor Who in 1968, co-writing Patrick Troughton’s classic final serial, The War Games, and editing the show throughout the entire Jon Pertwee era to 1974. He wrote many iconic episodes and serials for the show after, including Tom Baker's first episode as the Fourth Doctor, Robot; Horror at Fang Rock in 1977; State of Decay in 1980; and the 20th anniversary special, The Five Doctors in 1983. Terrance novelised over sixty of the original Doctor Who stories for Target books, including classics like Doctor Who and the Abominable Snowmen and Doctor Who and the Auton Invasion, inspiring a generation of children to become readers and writers. He died in August 2019, only weeks before the publication of his final Doctor Who short story, ‘Save Yourself’, in The Target Storybook.
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David Fisher

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Stephen Wyatt

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