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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Malcolm Hulke Narrator: Jon Pertwee, Caroline John Publisher: BBC Format: Audio Theater Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Series: The Doctor Who Series Release Date: January 2008 ISBN:
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Jon Pertwee stars as the Doctor in the original soundtrack of this classic 1970 TV adventure, with linking narration by Caroline John.

“The planet is ours. It always has been!”

On Wenley Moor in Derbyshire, a nuclear energy research center is suffering mysterious power losses and a series of staff breakdowns. Investigating on behalf of UNIT, Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart calls the Doctor in to help, assisted by the scientist Liz Shaw.

What the Doctor discovers is quite unexpected: the power losses are being caused by a group of intelligent, indigenous reptiles living in caves deep beneath the moor. These are the creatures who ruled Earth before man, and they have lain dormant for centuries. Now awoken, they still believe Earth to be their planet.

A power struggle amongst the Silurians threatens to overwhelm the Doctor’s attempts to achieve peace between the reptiles and the humans. And when a deadly virus is released and spread throughout the country, the Doctor and Liz must work against the clock to save humanity …

In an additional bonus interview, Caroline John, who also provides the linking narration for the story, recalls making Doctor Who and the Silurians for television.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “This serial’s greatest strength is the fascinating plot…a bona fide, modern day tragedy.”


  • “Seemingly immortal, fifty years old and still running, this engaging, imaginative sci-fi/fantasy series is awarded an Institutional Peabody for evolving with technology and the times like nothing else in the known television universe.”

    The Peabody Award Committee

  • Winner of the Peabody Award
  • A Hugo Award winner
  • Winner of the British Fantasy Award
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About the Author
Author Malcolm HulkeMalcolm Hulke (1924–1979) was a British television writer and author of the industry “bible,” Writing for Television in the 70s. He is remembered chiefly for his work on Doctor Who, as well as his contributions to many popular television series of the era.
About the Narrator

Caroline John is a British actress best known for her role as Liz Shaw in Doctor Who, as well as several other television roles. After training at the Central School of Speech and Drama, she worked in theater, touring with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre in King Lear, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, The Merchant of Venice, and as Hero in Franco Zeffirelli’s production of Much Ado about Nothing.