After the recent closure of AudioGo a good deal of audios that were announced were subsequently cancelled. However, after a few years of not being sure which audios would be released Random House have announced the full range of Doctor Who audios that will be coming out over the course of late 2014 and early 2015. The first one, The Carnival of Monsters adaption (pictured above) is scheduled for the 13th of November 2014. The synopsis is below:
Katy Manning reads this exciting classic novelisation of a Third Doctor TV adventure. The Doctor and Jo land on a cargo ship crossing the Indian Ocean in the year 1926. Or so they think. Far away on a planet called Inter Minor, a travelling showman is setting up his live peepshow, watched by an eager audience of space officials. On board ship, a giant hand suddenly appears, grasps the TARDIS and withdraws. Without warning, a prehistoric monster rises from the sea to attack. What is happening? Where are they? Only the Doctor realises, with horror, that they might be trapped…
You can preorder the audio adaption here .
The next audio, released on 18th of December 2014 is an adaption of Engines of War read by voice of the Daleks, Nicholas Briggs. Synopsis below:
An unabridged reading of the new novel based on the BBC TV series and featuring the War Doctor as played by John Hurt. The Great Time War has raged for centuries, ravaging the universe. Scores of human colony planets are now overrun by Dalek occupation forces. A weary, angry Doctor leads a flotilla of Battle TARDISes against the Dalek stronghold but in the midst of the carnage, the Doctor’s TARDIS crashes to a planet below: Moldox. As the Doctor is trapped in an apocalyptic landscape, Dalek patrols roam amongst the wreckage, rounding up the remaining civilians. But why haven’t the Daleks simply killed the humans? Searching for answers the Doctor meets ‘Cinder’, a young Dalek hunter. Their struggles to discover the Dalek plan take them from the ruins of Moldox to the halls of Gallifrey, and set in motion a chain of events that will change everything. And everyone.
An epic novel of the Great Time War featuring the War Doctor as played by John Hurt.
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Also released on the 18th, the next audio is Silhouette an adaptation of a new 12th Doctor novel. The audio is read by Dan Starkey the actor who plays Strax in the new series. The synopsis is below:
An unabridged reading of the new novel by Justin Richards featuring the Twelfth Doctor, as played by Peter Capaldi in the hit BBC TV series Doctor Who. Marlowe Hapworth is found dead in his locked study, killed by an unknown assailant. This is a case for the Great Detective, Madame Vastra. Rick Bellamy, bare-knuckle boxer, has the life drawn out of him by a figure dressed as an undertaker. This angers Strax the Sontaran. The Carnival of Curiosities, a collection of bizarre and fascinating sideshows and performers. This is where Jenny Flint looks for answers. How are these things connected? And what does Orestes Milton, rich industrialist, have to do with it all? As the Doctor and Clara joint the hunt for the truth they find themselves thrust into a world where nothing and no one is what they seem.
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The following audio adaption is of Full Circle based on the Target novelization of the 4th Doctor story. Read by Matthew Waterhouse, Adric, and John Leeson, K-9, this audio will be released on the 15th of January 2015. Synopsis below:
The Doctor, Romana and K9 are heading for Galifrey when they temporarily lose control of the TARDIS. The significance of this event is revealed when they land not on Gallifrey but on Alzarius. The planet’s legendary Mistfall is coming, when giant scaly creatures emerge from the swamps and go on the rampage. They will leave a trail of death and destruction in their wake…
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Following Full Circle is The Crawling Terror, adapted from Mike Tucker’s recent novel of the same name. Read by Neve McIntosh, Madame Vastra in the new series, it’s released on the 15th of January. Synopsis below:
Neve McIntosh reads an original novel featuring the Twelfth Doctor and Clara, as played by Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman. Gabby Nichols is putting her son to bed when she hears her daughter cry out. ‘Mummy there’s a daddy longlegs in my room!’ Then the screaming starts. Kevin Alperton is on his way to school when he is attacked by a mosquito. A big one. Then things get dangerous. But it isn’t the dead man cocooned inside a huge mass of web that worries the Doctor. It isn’t the swarming, mutated insects that make him nervous. With the village cut off from the outside world, and the insects becoming more and more dangerous, the Doctor knows that unless he can decode the strange symbols engraved on an ancient stone circle, and unravel a mystery dating back to the Second World War, no one is safe.
Preorder The Crawling Terror from here.
The following is a reading of the anthology released last year under the title Tales of Trenzalore. Read by David Troughton (son of Patrick and star of The Curse of Peladon, Midnight and A Very Peculiar Practice) this anthology will be released on the 19th of February next year. Preorder it here.
Following this is an adaption of Remembrance of The Daleks. Based on the Target novel of the 1988 story, this audio will be released on the 19th of February 2014. No narrator has been announced yet but you can read the synopsis below:
An unabridged reading of Ben Aaronovitch’s novelization of his classic 1988 TV adventure featuring the Seventh Doctor. With unfinished business to attend to, the Doctor takes Ace to Coal Hill School in London, 1963. The last time he was here, he left something behind – a powerful Time Lord artifact that could unlock the secrets of time travel. Can the Doctor retrieve the Hand of Omega before two rival factions of Daleks track it down? And even if he can, how will he prevent the whole of London becoming a war zone as the Daleks meet in explosive confrontation?
You can pre order this audio here.