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Doctor Who: Animal (The Lost Stories #2.5)

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Margrave University in 2001, and Raine Creevy is enjoying her first trip into the future.

For the Doctor, there are mysteries to solve: what are the alien creatures imprisoned in the science labs? And what are the true motives of the student Scobie and his followers?

With enemies on all sides, the Doctor teams up with his old friend Brigadier Bambera and the forces of UNIT i
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Published June 30th 2011 by Big Finish Productions
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Jun 02, 2014 Angela rated it really liked it
The Doctor and companions land at a university following a clue from the previous story. They are met by Brigadier Bambera of UNIT who is expecting them. They are needed to help with some sabotage at a UNIT research facility, then things get worse when aliens arrive. This is a really good, fun story, I suspect if it had been on TV it would have been popular. It has a sense of fun that was missing from the other 7th Doctor lost stories. Bambera does steal the show, and the aliens are so cleverly ...more
Sep 30, 2014 Mel rated it liked it
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I must admit this was a bit slow and disappointing after the first story. The "infiltration" of the two women into the protest groups was a bit quick and silly. They had to pretend not to know each other to get recruited by the same group instantly. The Brigadier Banberra coming back was really nice unfortunately I don't think she worked quite as well on audio as she did in the tv show. Likewise the aliens with the Incredibly DULL voices did also not work very well. But it did all come together ...more
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Jan 09, 2012 Nicholas Whyte rated it did not like it
Animal does bring back Angela Bruce as Brigadier Winifred Bambera from the TV story Battlefield, but suffers from having a very similar story line to Rat Trap without being as good. Also the risk of having aliens who are simultaneously boring and menacing is that the boredom will win out.
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Great adventure. Would have been visually fantastic. Great to hear Brigadar Bombara again. She and Ace really like each other.
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