An unabridged reading of this original novel featuring the Seventh Doctor, as played on TV by Sylvester McCoy.
For thousands of years the Sontarans and the Rutans have fought a brutal war across the galaxy. Now the Sontarans have a secret plan to destroy the Rutan race - a secret plan the Doctor is racing against time to uncover.
Only one Rutan spy knows the Sontarans' plan. As he is chased through the galaxy in a desperate bid for his life, he reaches the planet Sentarion - where Professor Bernice Summerfield's research into the history of the Sontaran-Rutan war is turning into an explosive reality....
Duration: eight hours approx.
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"Terrance Dicks great classic doctor who writer."
Great story loved to hear the old school format of doctor who. Decent character developed good action wonderful narration.
"Cracking good 7th Doctor yarn"
Plot wise it's a good read. But ... Either my copy missed an entire section, or half of bernies adventure on sectarian was cut in the edit. The entire plot twist of the murdered academic was missing, i only clocked it via references later on... Odd to say the least.
Pace seemed a little fast.
Made me smile a lot. I can see and hear sylvester McCoy in virtually every Doctor scene.
I really enjoyed this audio version of Shakedown, a New Adventure from the days when Dr Who was off screen. Dan Starkey does a fantastic job with accents and portraying all the cast. The narrative cracks along at a good pace and is full of incident and fun while also adding to the 'Who' mythos. Definitely recommended.
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