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Doctor Who: Deimos

(Eighth Doctor Adventures #4.05)

3.77  ·  Rating details ·  182 ratings  ·  13 reviews
Millions of years ago, the noble Ice Warriors fled to Deimos, moon of Mars, hoping to sit out the radioactive death throes of their home planet. When the TARDIS lands on Deimos, the Doctor discovers that the Warriors' ancient catacombs are now a popular stop for space tourists.

But the Martian dynasties are more than history, and the Warriors are far from extinct. It's not
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Published October 31st 2010 by Big Finish Productions

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Laura
Sep 15, 2014 rated it liked it
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From BBC Radio 4 - Extra Debut:
A Martian moon has become a tourist trap, but below its surface stirs a deadly menace.
Steven
Dec 29, 2012 rated it it was ok
Shelves: plays, doctor-who, british
On the Martian moon Deimos, the Ice Warriors sealed themselves away while their planet was rendered inhospitable. By the 23rd Century, they were believed to be extinct and Mars and its moons became popular tourist destinations for humans. But now the Ice Warriors are awake. And they want Mars back.
Tabitha
Dec 29, 2017 rated it really liked it
Listened to this on a road trip. It's been a while since I've listened to these, and couldn't quite remember where I was in the grand scheme of the story, but it was nice to have the Ice Warriors back and Paul McGann was brilliant as always. Nice little twist as well.
Jamie Revell
Aug 25, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This is the first part of a two-part story. As usual, I have reviewed both parts together here.

Set on the titular moon of Mars, as its cover makes clear this is an Ice Warrior story. The Martians here are rather more ruthless than they have been in most other stories since the 2nd Doctor era, showing their general versatility. But the story is much more an examination of the 8th Doctor himself, pushing his philosophy to the fore and forcing him to face up to some of the less palatable consequenc
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sabisteb aka callisto
Dec 15, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: science-fiction
Tamsin Drew und der Doktor sind diesmal irgendwann in der Zukunft unterwegs. Es geht zum Sightseeing in ein Museum auf dem Marsmond Deimos das den noblen Eiskriegern gewidmet ist, die sich in Höhlen zurückzogen, um den Untergang ihres Planeten in Stasis auszusitzen. Dumm nur, dass die Experten auf dem Gebiet der Eiskrieger, das nicht mitbekommen haben und zudem so einige Inschriften nicht ganz korrekt übersetzt haben.
Als die Eiskrieger dann ganz unerwartet erwachen und das Museum übernehmen, is
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Nicholas Whyte
Mar 19, 2011 rated it liked it
The current season of Eighth Doctor stories got off to a bit of a duff start with a new and not terribly engaging companion, Tamsin Drewe played by Nikki Wardley. Somehow in Jonathan Morris's two-parter Deimos/The Resurrection of Mars it catches fire, with various agonising about Ice Warriors and the fate of planets and whether or not the Doctor can or should take responsibility for the consequences of his actions. Oddly enough it's McGann who sometimes doesn't sound quite sure if he should be t ...more
Keiran Thegreat
Dec 30, 2014 rated it really liked it
On a frozen moon of dead Mars archaeologists find more than just the relics of the Ice Warriors.
The quality of all the Eighth Doctor stories from Big Finish has been universally and consistently high. Although this was not my absolute favourite story in this series it is still a great piece of audio drama featuring a classic enemy. I enjoyed the pace and feeling of tension in this story. Plus Ice Warriors rock. An excellent cast give a great performance with a wonderful script.
Mel
Aug 27, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: audio-book
I did quite enjoy this story. It was nice to have Ice Warriors and David Warner in the same audio. It was nice to have a more serious adventure and a bigger plot. The ice warriors were quite threatening and spooky, (though my favourite use of them being Peladon it was a bit sad that they were simply the bad guys and there wasn't anything more mixed up about them). I'm afraid Tamsin still remains a rather dull companion.
David
Jan 05, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Another great audio drama from the Eighth Doctor
Joe
Sep 29, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Doctor battles ice warriors trying to regain their home & the cliffhanger at the end I did not see coming really good audio drama
Debra Cook
Mar 12, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: audiobooks
Great 1st part of 2 parter and a fantastic tie in for the entire series.
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Mar 16, 2016 rated it really liked it
Eight and Tamsin encounter Ice Warriors. Cliffhanger ending with a message from an old friend.
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Jonathan Morris is a prolific writer of Doctor Who fiction. He has contributed to many ranges, in every medium except television. His style has often been compared to that of Douglas Adams, perhaps in part because he dedicated The Tomorrow Windows to Adams. Indeed, this dedication was discussed at length in at least one prominent interview about the book, in which the interviewer's questions and M ...more

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