An unabridged reading of this novelization of a classic 1967 TV adventure featuring the Second Doctor, as played by Patrick Troughton. In the far future a group of humans is living an idyllic existence on a distant planet. Their colony is run like a gigantic holiday camp, and nothing seems to trouble their carefree existence. When one of them claims that the colony is being invaded by hideous monsters, no one takes him seriously. But the Doctor's suspicions are immediately aroused. What is the terrible menace that lurks at the heart of this apparent paradise? Why are the colonists unaware of the danger that lies before their very eyes? And what is the Macra Terror? Duration: 4 hours approx
About the Author
Ian Stuart Black (1915 – 1997) was a British novelist, playwright, and screenwriter. He wrote scripts for several British television programs from the 1950s to the 1970s, including The Invisible Man and Sir Francis Drake, as well as Danger Man and Star Maidens. In addition, he wrote three stories for Doctor Who in 1966 and 1967: The Savages, The War Machines (with Kit Pedler and Pat Dunlop) and The Macra Terror.