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Doctor Who: The Wheel In Space by Terrance Dicks
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Doctor Who: The Wheel In Space

2nd Doctor Novelisation

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Narrator David Troughton

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Length 3 hours 57 minutes
Language English
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David Troughton reads this gripping novelisation of a classic TV adventure featuring the Cybermen!

When the TARDIS materialises inside a rocket, the Doctor and Jamie are alarmed by the presence of a hostile Servo-Robot. They discover that the rocket is drifting in the orbit of a giant space station - the Wheel in Space.

Once inside the magnificent spaceship they are bewildered by its complexity and sheer size. The technicians and programmers are highly trained, but who are they working for?

Suspecting the worst, the Doctor is still horrified to find the deadly Cybermen in control. What evil plan are they plotting? Who or what are the Cybermats? Can the Doctor trust anyone on board to help him stop the Wheel as it spins relentlessly through space?

David Troughton, who played several roles in the BBC TV series, reads Terrance Dicks's novelisation of a 1968 serial by David Whitaker - with authentic Cyber voices by Nicholas Briggs.

(P) 2021 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd
Cover illustration by Ian Burgess
Reading produced by Neil Gardner
Sound design by Simon Power
Executive producer: Michael Stevens

Terrance Dicks became Script Editor of Doctor Who in 1968, co-writing Patrick Troughton’s classic final serial, The War Games, and editing the show throughout the entire Jon Pertwee era to 1974. He wrote many iconic episodes and serials for the show after, including Tom Baker's first episode as the Fourth Doctor, Robot; Horror at Fang Rock in 1977; State of Decay in 1980; and the 20th anniversary special, The Five Doctors in 1983. Terrance novelised over sixty of the original Doctor Who stories for Target books, including classics like Doctor Who and the Abominable Snowmen and Doctor Who and the Auton Invasion, inspiring a generation of children to become readers and writers. He died in August 2019, only weeks before the publication of his final Doctor Who short story, ‘Save Yourself’, in The Target Storybook.

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