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.
Sound design by Simon Power
TARDIS sound effect by Brian Hodgson
Executive producer: Michael Stevens
Cover illustration by Alister Pearson
BBC logo © BBC 1996
Doctor Who logo © BBC 2014
A stereo recording
Digital Edition Chapter Listing
Doctor Who and the Zarbi
Doctor Who and the Curse of Peladon
Doctor Who and the Brain of Morbius
Doctor Who and the Leisure Hive
Doctor Who: The Greatest Show in the Galaxy
PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.
"This range of classic Target audiobooks continues to go from strength to strength...." (Doctor Who Magazine)
What listeners say about Doctor Who: The Alien Worlds Collection
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Love the 4th Doctor titles. Will enjoy the others!
A few years ago I purchased the 4th Doctor titles "Doctor Who and the Brain of Morbius" and "Doctor Who and the Leisure Hive" on CD. Now I can just stream them via my little Fire TV Pendant (with Audible App). In addition, this "collection" comes with the 3rd Doctor story "Curse of Peladon", which I recall seeing on various OTA television stations.
The other two titles are "The Zarbi" (1st Doctor) and "Greatest Show in the Galaxy" (7th Doctor). I know I've never seen the 1st Doctor episode, but oddly enough I can't recall seeing "Greatest Show", so I looked that one up and found it comes between "Silver Nemesis" and "Battlefield'. I recall seeing both of those episodes on PBS, so either I missed "Greatest Show" or my brain edited it out. Maybe on account of The Scary Clown. (Scary Clown! Scary Clown!)
This collection doesn't offer any new titles, it is merely a chance for fans to bulk-purchase multiple titles at a great price, or repurchase older purchases digitally as I have done.
2 people found this helpful
- Book fan
All 3 downloads for this book start with 'The Web Planet' - hopefully someone can fix it.
The stories are fine and these collections are great value at 1 credit each. Just an issue with the downloads on this particular one.
4 people found this helpful
Good but ruined by mucked-up recording
All three sections start with the same "chapter" - very annoying and ruins the flow of the stories
Wonderful Collection: excellent performances!
Wonderful stories told by excellent actors with sound effects that bring the whole stories alive.
For those of us who collected the original TARGET books back in the 70s and 80s (and still have them),
this the the BEST in Dr. Who listening pleasure. I've got all the collections and can't wait for the future ones to become
Great science fiction and great adventure.
A repeated listen.