Doctor Who - Plague of the Cybermen

  • by Justin Richards
  • Narrated by Nicholas Briggs, David Warner
  • 5 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A thrilling, all-new adventure featuring the Doctor as played by Matt Smith in the spectacular hit series from BBC TV.
When the Doctor arrives in the 19th-century village of Klimtenburg, he discovers the residents suffering from some kind of plague - a 'wasting disease'. The victims face a horrible death - but what's worse, the dead seem to be leaving their graves. The Plague Warriors have returned. The Doctor is confident he knows what's really happening; he understands where the dead go, and he's sure the Plague Warriors are just a myth. But as some of the Doctor's oldest and most terrible enemies start to awaken he realises that maybe - just maybe - he's misjudged the situation.

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Customer Reviews

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Rather Good

It's a good, detailed and lively story of the 11th Doctor, but he's on his own, well, other than guest characters within this story. VERY well done narration thanks to David Warner and, in part, Nicholas Briggs. Warner makes the story worth listening to when it otherwise might not be and because of this, it's a decent book to have. Good, rather good in fact, but not great.
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- Craig

A Bit too slow, For hardcore fans only

The story is fairly interesting but takes way to long to do things with extensive first person descriptions from multiple characters, just a very slow pace in general.

Narrator is fine not great but nothing really bad, just not as expressive or voices aren't as distinct as i would like, not being able to tell who is talking by voice alone(often I have to wait till the end of sentences to hear "*** said" to realize who said it)

The background music/sounds? don't seem to have any context either, just generic spooky moodsetters, not sound effects like a radio play just sounds.

For hardcore Doctor Who fans only, and not a good introduction to the Whoverse, in fact you Require some previous knowledge to get whats going on.
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- Clem

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-11-2013
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited