BBC Audiobooks have confirmed details of three new Doctor Who audiobooks, The Last Dodo, Wooden Heart and Sting of the Zygons, read by three stars of the series.
Each of the titles is read by a member of ‘the Jones family’ from the current series of Doctor Who.
Freema Agyeman plays Martha Jones, the Doctor’s companion, whilst Adjoa Andoh plays her mum, Francine, and Reggie Yates is her brother, Leo.
Each title spans two CDs with a running time of 2 hours and 30 minutes (approx) and will be published by BBC Audiobooks on 2nd July, 2007.
The Last Dodo by Jacqueline Rayner
Abridged reading by Freema Agyeman (Martha Jones in the TV series)
CD: ISBN 9781846071775
Download: ISBN 9781405678841
Civilisations rise and fall, time moves on � and species die out. Extinction is a fact of life in the universe.
But extinction doesn�t have to be for ever. The TARDIS arrives in the Museum of the Last Ones � a facility dedicated to preserving the final specimens of every species in the universe. But all is not well, and before long the Doctor and Martha are in deep trouble.
How will Martha react to the stasis cabinets and preservation techniques? What will happen if � and when � the stasis fields break down and the specimens escape? And how will the Curator of the Museum react to the arrival of the last surviving Time Lord?
Abridged reading by Freema Agyeman (Martha Jones). Written by Jacqueline Rayner.
Wooden Heart by Martin Day
Abridged reading by Adjoa Andoh (Francine Jones in the TV series)
CD: ISBN 9781405677752
Download: ISBN 9781405667111
The Castor, a vast starship, seemingly deserted, spinning slowly in the void of deep space. Martha and the Doctor explore the drifting tomb, and discover that they may not be alone after all…
Who survived the disaster that overcame the rest of the crew? What continues to power the vessel? And why has a stretch of wooded countryside suddenly appeared in the middle of the craft?
As the Doctor and Martha journey through the forest, they find a mysterious, fogbound village – a village traumatised by missing children and tales of its own destruction…
Read by Adjoa Andoh (who plays Francine Jones in the TV series). Written by Martin Day.
Sting of the Zygons by Stephen Cole
Abridged reading by Reggie Yates (Leo Jones in the TV series)
CD: ISBN 9781405677745
Download: ISBN 9781405667104
The TARDIS lands the Doctor and Martha in the Lake District in 1909, where a small village has been terrorised by a giant, scaly monster.
The search is on for the elusive ‘Beast of Westmorland’, and explorers, naturalists and hunters from across the country are descending on the fells. King Edward VII himself is on his way to join the search, with a knighthood for whoever finds the Beast.
But there is a more sinister presence at work in the Lakes than a mere monster on the rampage, and the Doctor is soon embroiled in the plans of an old and terrifying enemy.
And as the hunters become the hunted, a desperate battle of wits begins – with the future of the entire world at stake…
Abridged reading by Reggie Yates (Leo Jones in the TV series). Written by Stephen Cole.