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Doctor Who: The Earth Adventures Collection

Five Classic Novelisations of Exciting TV Adventures Set on the Planet Earth
Length: 25 hrs and 54 mins
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Five classic novelisations of exciting TV adventures set on the planet Earth! 

In Fury from the Deep, the Second Doctor, Jamie and Victoria discover sentient seaweed threatening a gas refinery on the South Coast of England. In Doctor Who and the Pyramids of Mars, the Fourth Doctor and Sarah arrive in 1920s England, where plans are being laid to free Sutekh the Destroyer from his prison on Mars. In The Stones of Blood, the Fourth Doctor, Romana and K9 confront an ancient villainess on Bodcombe Moor. In The Awakening, the Fifth Doctor, Tegan and Turlough become enmeshed in sinister events in the village of Little Hodcombe. In Ghost Light, the Seventh Doctor and Ace visit Perivale in the 1880s and find a terrible secret lurking at Gabriel Chase.... 

Read by David Troughton, Tom Baker, Susan Engel, Nerys Hughes and Ian Hogg. 

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. 

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

BBC logo © BBC 1996
Doctor Who logo © BBC 2018
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"...this always excellent range continues to delight in its pursuit of committing the entire Target Books library to audio." (Doctor Who Magazine)

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  • Gil of the Amazon
  • 28-02-2020

Classic Doctor Who Tales.

5 wonderful full length novelizations of class Doctor Who episodes. Timeless tales of science fiction adventures. My favorite, "The Pyramids of Mars" read by the one and only $th Doctor, Tom Baker. Highly recommended for long evenings aboard the TARDIS.

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  • steve finkelstein
  • 03-01-2020

Ghost Light is very dim

Too bad you didn’t use another episode of Sylvester McCoy and Sophie Alfred. Ghost Light is awful. Silver Nemesis would have been much more entertaining

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  • Bettricia
  • 07-11-2019

A buffet of Doctor Who tales.

A classic collection of tales through time and relative dimensions in space with the early Doctor Who's and his companions. Guaranteed to provide at least one tale to satisfy your Doctor Who cravings, if you like the classics.

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  • paul nicholson
  • 07-07-2019

Doctor Who - Earth Adventures

Excellent readings & brilliant stories. Thoroughly enjoyable. Recommended for any fan. Good for relaxing evenings and afternoons

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  • Stevie F.
  • 29-06-2019

The Good, The Average and The Oh Dear!

First 3 books I really enjoyed. Fury being one of my all-time favourites along with Pyramids. Stones being for me the best of the Key to Time saga. David Troughton, Tom Baker were of course excellent narrators and Susan Engel did a fantastic job with Stones, very easy to listen to. From there on the quality of the stories begin to decline. Nerys Hughes however does Sterling work in trying to bring to life the written version of a fairly average Davison era story which I found hard to stay with. Ghost Light I really struggled with. To be honest I had just about given up on Who by the time of McCoys final season and l think I watched about 10 minutes of Part 1 of GL. The audio story for me was complete and unadulterated trash with a very anti - Christian, left-wing, liberal agenda that was constantly promoted throughout.( I may have been a bit more forgiving if the overall story had been even average.) But I endured to the end. Ian Hogg I found difficult to listen to but that said, any narrator would have struggled with that one. The bizarre thing is is that was written by Marc Platt who also penned Spare Parts for Big Finish which is my favourite BF production. Anyway there you go.

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  • Emily
  • 18-10-2020

Great stories but some narration a little off

Loved the stories, The stones of Blood has always been one of my favourites, unfortunately you couldn't really tell it was the fifth doctor. Again with Ghost Light, only this time it was Ace, which although you definitely knew it was her she had a highly annoying deep voice making her sound male. I couldn't fault the narration for the other stories, but Tom Baker is always spot on, and David Troughton is always good, especially when playing his father. Definitely Worth listening to, I'm certainly glad I did and will be returning to it in the future.