Doctor Who: The Doctor’s Tale

This Doctor Who story, written by Marc Platt, was released by Big Finish in October 2014.

It features the First Doctor and his companions Ian, Barbara and Vicki.

England, 1400. Winter. Blood in the snow. Henry IV has usurped the throne, and deposed King Richard II languishes in Pomfret Castle.

Meanwhile the Doctor and his companions preside over New Year revels at Sonning Palace.

But Sonning is a prison, treachery is in the air and murderous Archbishop Thomas Arundel will stop at nothing to crush the rebellion.

As the Doctor and Barbara take the road to Canterbury, Vicki finds a royal friend and Ian is dragged into a dark web of conspiracy at whose heart sits that teller of tales, Geoffrey Chaucer.

Cast

William Russell (Ian Chesterton/The Doctor), Maureen O’Brien (Vicki/Barbara Wright/Narrator), Gareth Armstrong (Geoffrey Chaucer), Joseph Kloska (Sir Thomas de Wensley), Alice Haig (Isabella), John Banks (Thomas Arundel)

The Doctor’s Tale is available to purchase as a CD or download at

http://www.bigfinish.com/releases/v/the-doctor-s-tale-886

Miss Marple: 4.50 From Paddington

The novel by Agatha Christie was dramatised by Michael Bakewell. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio in 1997.

It starred June Whitfield as Miss Marple.

When Elspeth McGillicuddy is the only witness to a brutal murder – for which not even a body is in evidence – it takes all of Miss Marple’s remarkable ingenuity to discover the key to a secret which lies buried within a decaying country house.

4.50 From Paddington is available to purchase as a download at

https://mobile.audible.co.uk/pd/Crime-Thrillers/450-from-Paddington-Dramatised-Audiobook/B004EVMMDY?s=s

Dalgliesh: Cover Her Face

The novel by P D James was dramatised by Neville Teller. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio in 1993.

It starred Robin Ellis as Adam Dalgliesh.

Called in to investigate a murder at an Elizabethan manor house, Dalgliesh soon discovers that there is no shortage of motives. As he investigates, the complex secrets and powerful passions of village and family life come into play.

Cover Her Face is available to purchase on CD.

Poirot: Taken at the Flood

The novel by Agatha Christie was dramatised by Michael Bakewell. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio in 2003.

It starred John Moffatt as Hercule Poirot.

Gordon Cloade is killed in a London air raid, and his vast fortune passes to his young wife Rosaleen. Five of his relatives are desperate to get their hands on Cloade’s money, and Rosaleen begins to fear for her life.

Taken at the Flood can be purchased as a download at

https://mobile.audible.co.uk/pd/Crime-Thrillers/Taken-at-the-Flood-Dramatised-Audiobook/B004EVMMSO?s=s

Wimsey: Murder Must Advertise

The novel by Dorothy L Sayers was dramatised by Alistair Beaton. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio in 1979.

It starred Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey.

When a man falls to his death on the stairs of Pym’s Advertising Agency, no one seems very interested – until Lord Peter joins the firm incognito and starts asking questions

Murder Must Advertise can be purchased as a download at

https://mobile.audible.co.uk/pd/Film-Radio-TV/Murder-Must-Advertise-Dramatised-Audiobook/B004F3KW6A?s=s

Doctor Who: The Macra Terror

This Doctor Who story, written by Ian Stuart, was first broadcast in four episodes in 1967.

This audio version consists of a digitally remastered soundtrack with linking narration provided by Colin Baker.

The Doctor, Ben, Polly and Jamie land on an ‘ultra happy’ Earth colony world. But there’s a dark secret at the heart of this paradise. The crab-like Macra have plans for the innocent humans.

The Marcra Terror can be purchased as a download at

https://mobile.audible.co.uk/pd/Film-Radio-TV/Doctor-Who-Audiobook/B004F41U7E?s=s

There is also a subsequent release that features narration by Anneke Wills.

Doctor Who: The Moonbase

This Doctor Who story, written by Kit Pedler, was first broadcast in four episodes in 1967.

This audio version consists of a digitally remastered soundtrack with linking narration provided by Frazer Hines.

Set on Earth’s moon in the year 2070; the Earth’s weather is controlled by a device called the Gravitron which is under threat from a plague epidemic and the Cybermen.

The Moonbase can be purchased as a download at

https://mobile.audible.co.uk/pd/Film-Radio-TV/Doctor-Who-Audiobook/B004F3PEEA?s=s