Doctor Who: Adventures in History

  • by Donald Cotton, John Lucarotti, Gerry Davis
  • Narrated by William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, full cast
  • 4 hrs and 56 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

This great collection contains the soundtracks of three television adventures in which the Doctor and friends travel back in Time and get caught up in events in history.The three stories (The Myth Makers, The Massacre, and The Highlanders) find the TARDIS in Ancient Greece, 16th Century France, and 18th Century Scotland.William Hartnell stars as the Doctor in The Myth Makers and The Massacre, whilst Patrick Troughton steps into the role for The Highlanders. Linking narration is provided by Peter Purves and Frazer Hines.

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Good Who

I read another review saying how horrible this audiobook is. I completely disagree. This isn't an audiobook in that somebody is reading a book. It is an actual sound recording of THREE lost Dr. Who episodes with linking narration on each to help to explain what is happening and for a Dr. Who fan this is a must. The telesnap reconstructions give me headache, this I can listen to my car or any place and get a feel for what the episode was like without the headache. On the plus side I'm saved the poor quality sets and am able to create my own. Until the video/film records of the lost episodes are found (if they ever are) this is so far the best way to enjoy them.
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- Derek

Dr Who / Dr Why?

I am giving Dr Who Adventures in History a one star rating because zero stars was not a choice. This is terrible. Not bad taste, violent, racy....just bad. Boring, nearly impossible to follow and then when you do follow it...you wish you hadn't. Don't waste your time or money. Use your free time more wisely. Learn a craft, read a chilhood favorite, but skip this book and I would assume the entire series.
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- Kathleen

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-19-2005
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited