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Reviewed By: TheBigChurroReview Date: 8/23/17 2:16 am
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Thoroughly enjoyed this one, very much of the era; Frazer Hines' impression of Troughton is fabulous (Big Finish needs to do a adventure where this TARDIS crew faces Salamander again!). The Cybermen are authentic to the time, a cross between Invasion and Tomb/Moonbase. Very underrated based on the current TimeScales average IMO.
Highly recommended, one of my favorite 2nd Doctor audios :)
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Reviewed By: joehurl89Review Date: 6/23/16 4:02 am
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2nd Doctor, Jamie & Zoe
A very clever story, that had the feel of the 2nd doctors era. Acting was great, plot was a little used, but still good, audio could have been better, but a nice followup to The Invasion.
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Reviewed By: adamelijahReview Date: 2/5/16 1:45 am
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A solid finale for the first season of early adventures for the Second Doctor. It's a direct sequel to the Invasion and a solid adventure yarn. The character of Hilsee, a man whose cyberconversion has failed gives the story a touch of emotional depth.

The direction by Nick Briggs is solid, particularly when it comes to Frazier Hines.In some of the other Early Adventures, Hines 2nd Doctor voice would slip. In this one, its far more consistent.

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Reviewed By: kfb2014Review Date: 1/17/16 2:18 pm
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To be honest this episode was like an ear worm, I just could not get into the second part of the story, it took me half a dozen replays to get myself into the story, once however I had settled into the characters again and let the fabulous Frazier weave his magical spell as Patrick then it soon started to fall into place, and, the story flowed. This is very easy on the ear, it simply just rolls away and the story itself is really rather good. What makes this really good is that it simply unbelievable that there are so few in the cast. Nick Briggs takes us back to the more memorable and somewhat terrifying Cybermen of yesteryear with their analogue style speech very much of it's time. Frazier is quite simply brilliant, he is so separated from Jamie and the Doctor, yet apparently not recorded separately which makes this just ever so brilliant. Wendy Padham is also superb as both a narrator and as Zoe, she sounds wonderful with complete separation from the part of the narrator moving the story along as well as being Zoe the companion for Jamie and the Doctor.


The story starts with the 3 making good their leave from Earth after the defeat of the Cybermen, however, a single Cyberman craft as made it free and escaped destruction from Earth, the TARDIS gets caught in the escape and the intrepid three end up on a planet, one with indigenous huge slugs and a race of colonised humanoids from Isos, individuals whom have been decimated by the effects of an earlier Cyberman attack and conversion techniques. It's all good Doctor Who stuff going on here let me tell you.


Nice second Doctor outing, cannot wait for more of these from Big Finish.