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September 14th, 2012 4 comments

Doctor Who: The Pirate Planet Audio CD

Doctor Who: The Pirate Planet Audio CD

Tom Baker stars as the Fourth Doctor in this TV soundtrack adventure by Douglas Adams, with linking narration by John Leeson.

The TARDIS materialises on a planet where the age of prosperity comes often, and precious jewels line the streets like litter.

Overseeing the citizens is the bombastic Captain, half human and half machine. Lurking in shadows are the Mentiads, mysterious cowled figures who set their sights on certain individuals and claim them for their own. As the Doctor, Romana and K9 become entangled in local events they are caught between the apparently insane Captain and apparently sinister Mentiads. But then the Doctor makes a terrible discovery beneath the surface of the planet, and realises the true nature of the Captain’s operations.

Soon yet another planet comes under threat from the Captain, one which the Doctor knows well: Earth. Can he manage to save it from a terrible fate?

John Leeson narrates this classic full-cast TV adventure, written by Douglas Adams (The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy), and in a special bonus interview he recalls his time as the Voice of K9 in the BBC TV series. Also included are colour PDF files of the original TV camera scripts.


Categorised under: Audio stories, CD

4 comments

  • Mr Evil Fez

    September 14th, 2012 - 3:42pm

    For some reason, that picture of the 4th Doctor looks wrong.

    Reply
    • Esterath

      September 14th, 2012 - 3:45pm

      Have you SEEN the cover for the Dalek Contract?!

    • Mr Evil Fez

      September 14th, 2012 - 5:01pm

      No.

  • CG

    September 14th, 2012 - 11:50am

    Nice!

    Reply

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