7 of 10 people found the following review helpful
I was excited to hear this one. Although I'm not a huge fan of the Big Finish audios (some characters needed to be rested when we last saw them on tv and not dragged out beyond their means - Ace, anyone?) I was massively impressed by the stories from The Fourth Doctor Box Set (Doctor Who: The Lost Stories)
and, having really enjoyed Tom Baker in the Paul Magrs BBC Audios, I was really looking forward to this.
Firstly, Tom Baker and Louise Jameson are excellent. Their voices haven't really changed at all and much effort has gone into sound effects and incidental music to recapture the atmosphere of 1977's Doctor Who with… Read more
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
The great thing about the Target books is that they are not aged by 1970s production standards. And when it's read well you get the whole magic of the UNIT era combined with the visuals provided by your own imagination.
Geoffrey Beevers does a great job of narrating the story, his tones are perfect for the male voices of this era of Doctor Who and his Jon Pertwee impersonation in particular is bang on.
Having listened to a couple of this series of audiobooks I'd say this is my favourite so far, and it is very much recommended to those that want to enjoy the old stories but are used to the production standards of today's Doctor Who.
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
In the last couple of years I have returned to Colin Bateman, having loved Divorcing Jack
and Cycle of Violence
in my teenage years. More recently I have been evangelical about I Predict a Riot
and Mystery Man
I grabbed a copy of Of Wee Sweetie Mice and Men feeling the need to check in with Dan Starkey and must admit it has moments of brilliance. The characters are really well fleshed out in true Bateman fashion and there are some truly touching… Read more