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December 13th, 2012 10 comments

The Talons of Weng-Chiang Audio CD

The Talons of Weng-Chiang Audio CD

The Fourth Doctor ventures into Victorian London Sewers in Doctor Who and the Talons of Weng-Chiang a classic Doctor Who audiobook, read by Christopher Benjamin

Diabolical horrors await the Doctor and Leela as the TARDIS lands in Victorian London. Giant rats scamper through the swirling fog as Chinese Tong hatchet men attack and women mysteriously disappear… Then out of the gloomy miasma a man’s death cry is heard…

The hideously deformed Magnus Greel, conducting a desperate search for the lost Time Cabinet, is the instigator of all this evil. Posing as the Chinese god, Weng-Chiang, Greel uses the crafty Chang, and the midget manikin Mr Sin, to achieve his terrifying objectives. The Doctor must use all his skill, energy and intelligence to escape the talons of Weng-Chiang.

Set in 19th Century London this exciting, unabridged reading is based on the original 1977 TV serial starring Tom Baker as the Fourth Doctor. Written by Terrance Dicks and read by Christopher Benjamin, who played Henry Gordon Jago in the TV episodes, this novelisation of a classic story was first published by Target Books in 1977 and has a touch of the Sherlock Holmes about it!

2013 is the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who and the series will be celebrated throughout the year by the BBC and its commercial partners including AudioGO.


Categorised under: Audio stories, CD

10 comments

  • matparks08

    December 13th, 2012 - 10:58pm

    Christopher Benjamin – a great ambassador for our favourite show thanks to regular appearances in the show, The Jago and Litefoot series, a return to the show in Tennants era, and now this release too – a magnificent man!

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  • McGann is the Doctor

    December 13th, 2012 - 10:11pm

    Make Revelation of the Daleks already !

    Enough Fourth Doctor stories, infact, far too many. There needs to be some kind of fair balance, not 1 Peter Davison/Jon Pertwee story for every twelve Tom Bakers.

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  • dr who 1999

    December 13th, 2012 - 5:21pm

    is a great story but only interested in the DVDs and some audio story’s

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    • booboo

      December 13th, 2012 - 6:40pm

      Best Doctor Who Story ever made to me

    • dr who 1999

      December 13th, 2012 - 6:57pm

      i do agree with you that this is (in my opinion) the best Baker story but i don’t really like the audios (which is why i think they should animate The moonbase, the crusade and the underwater menace.

    • CG

      December 13th, 2012 - 10:07pm

      I have this dvd but have never watched it. Is it worth watching?

    • booboo

      December 13th, 2012 - 10:08pm

      definitely

    • dr who 1999

      December 14th, 2012 - 5:01pm

      100%

    • Ross Campbell

      December 16th, 2012 - 4:32pm

      All time greatest doctor who story and one of the best if not THE best piece of work shown in the 1970’s

    • CG

      December 17th, 2012 - 10:41am

      Thanks

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