Doctor Who: The Power of the Daleks

  • by David Whitaker
  • Narrated by Patrick Troughton, full cast
  • 2 hrs and 28 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

The first Doctor becomes the second in this exclusive recording of Doctor Who's orginal regeneration story, starring Patrick Troughton with linking narration by Anneke Wills. Before the astonished eyes of his companions Ben and Polly, the Doctor's whole body has apparently been transformed. Now they are confronted by a stranger who claims to be their old friend...but how can they know whether to trust him? The TARDIS's arrival on the swamp planet of Vulcan brings its own problems; the Doctor is mistaken for an official come to solve the Earth colony's in-fighting, and soon he and his companions are embroiled in political wranglings. However, a far more serious threat lurks within the colony. The scientist Lesterson has discovered a crashed space capsule, within it a group of inert metallic creatures which the Doctor identifies as Daleks. By the time the Doctor and his friends discover the Daleks' true plan for the colony, it looks as if it might already be too late to stop them.Anneke Wills, who plays Polly in the story, narrates this debut story for the second Doctor, Patrick Troughton, first broadcast in 1966 and long since missing from the television archives.

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too much bland narration but enjoyable

I loved the story buy the narration felt less than inspired. that being said, it's a classic lost and this is thoroughly enjoyable.
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- Joseph

great story line and i like the full out cast stuf

great story line love it too death its a great piece of work cool too
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- theodore greenberg

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-29-2005
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited