Doctor Who: Prime Time (Past Doctor Adventures #33)
More lists with this book...
The book is already one of the slimmest volumes in this range and that doesn't even take into account all the blank pages slipped into the gaps between the television show style breaks and previews (rather like the way I used to try to pad out my school projects).
The similarity to Vengeance on Varos is so close that I'd be more i ...more
This book features a variety of sinister characters, including corupt networ ...more
I'm realising that Mike Tucker is one of the unsung talents of Who spinoff fiction. He has specialised in the Seventh Doctor/Ace period immediately between Survival and the New Adventures; here he brings them to a satire on reality television secretly controlled by aliens which is reminiscent of both Vengeance on Varos and Bad Wolf, but frankly hits the target rather better than either, and also brings in a body-horror Master who is still infected with t ...more
Detecting a mysterious sub-space signal in the Time Vortex, the Doctor and Ace land on the planet Blinni-Gaar. They soon discover that the native population are little more than zombies, addicted to the programs of the dangerously powerful Channel 400. As the Doctor investigates, he finds that the television company has a sinister agenda that has nothing to do with entertainment.As the Doctor is drawn deeper and deeper into a web of intrigue and deceit he discovers that he has an unexpec
An excellent portrayol of the Doctor, especially the air of mystery surrounding the character.