This episode guide is made up of the text of the discontinuity guide by paul cornell, martin day and keith topping, and doctor who. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction. Big finish delves into the depths of doctor who by offering a return journey to the planet of peladon, a planet not visited since the third doctor era on television. Awardwinning, fullcast original audio dramas from the worlds of doctor who, torchwood, blakes 7, class, dark shadows, the avengers, survivors, the omega factor, star cops, sherlock holmes, dorian gray, pathfinder legends, the prisoner, adam adamant lives, space 1999, timeslip and terrahawks. Audio commentary by actress katy manning jo grant, producer barry letts, script editor terrance dicks, production assistant chris doylyjohn, and moderator toby hadoke. The doctor is mistaken to be the earth delegate of a committee from the galactic federation and is made chairman of the committee.
The curse of peladon play all episode selection episode one episode two episode three episode four scene selection episode 1 episode 2 episode 3 episode 4 special features the peladon saga part one warriors of mars jon and katy storyboard comparison audio options feature audio commentary info text on off photo gallery. Bbc doctor who classic episode guide the curse of peladon. As a whole, though, the bride of peladon is a great story that successfully wraps up erimems travels with the doctor and peri. I think part of the problem with this book was that it was a longer serial, 6 parts, and yet the novel was the same length as the shorter ones, so instead of adding anything to the story it felt like it. When they are mistaken for representatives from earth, the doctor soon finds himself chairing the committee of alien delegates assessing peladons petition to join the galactic federation. Dec 30, 2011 doctor who the monster of peladon the monster of peladon is an adventure of the eleventh season of doctor who classic series which aired in 1974.
The curse of peladon audio cd audiobook, unabridged. Read by famous names or by the authors themselves, audio books bring a new dimension to the written word. It follows death to the daleks, its a sequel to the curse of peladon and its a six parts adventure written by brian hayles and directed by lennie mayne. Each art print is produced to order using light fast archival inks and printed on the finest heavyweight archival acidfree matt paper as used by art galleries and museums. The virgin books collection 8 new series doctor who 8 hardback dust jackets 5 the whos who of doctor who 29 doctor who other 32 art of gerry anderson 40 science fiction 9 fantasy magic imagination 15 the chronicles of narnia 8 original art 52. The curse of peladon was the second serial of season 9 of doctor who.
Reprinted in 1984 by target books, this fantastic story sees the third dr and jo grant arrive at peladon for the first time. Doctor who the monster of peladon the monster of peladon is an adventure of the eleventh season of doctor who classic series which aired in 1974. This would also explain why the doctors blood transfusion with erimem in bride of peladon successfully cures. Today is the third doctor story the curse of peladon. The planet peladon has joined the galactic federation, and has undergone a painful period of change. Suddenly, from the darkness lumbered the mighty aggedor, royal beast and protector of the kingdom of peladon. Audio commentary by katy manning jo grant, producer barry letts, script editor terrance dicks, and production assistant chris doylyjohn, moderated by toby hadoke the peladon saga, part one. Makingof documentary focusing on how the socioeconomic climate influenced the stories warriors of mars.
Making of documentary focusing on how the socioeconomic climate influenced the stories warriors of mars. The crew discover a summit being held between the galatic federation and peladon s ruler. Doctor who target book 043 doctor who and the monster of peladon. The curse of peladon aired during the ninth season of the long running bbc series. It might not have aged all that well in places, but i adore the curse of peladon. Tonight, i am going to tell you the story of the prisoner of peladon, and of the time when a friend and protector returned to our planet. The doctor quickened his pace along the gloomy tunnels of the castle.
Other incidents occur and the doctor concludes that a saboteur is at work. Each of the novelisations was read by the actor who had portrayed the doctor in the respective serial. The curse of peladon is a really fun story, highly enjoyable. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. The production was largely much better than the original version of day of the daleks the previous story, but the events themselves are not quite as powerfully crafted.
Doctor who and the curse of peladon by brian hayles. For once the doctor encounters one of his regular enemies who are not out to destroy him or conquer the earth. Peladon tales brings together both peladon stories into one triple dvd package. At first he suspects the ice warriors, but the guilty parties are eventually revealed to be hepesh and arcturus. Is the curse of peladon about to strike those who form a union with the federation. Doctor who and the monster of peladon by terrance dicks. Apr 11, 2018 this is the overview of the four part adventure the curse of peladon starring jon pertwee as the third doctor and katy manning as jo. Peladon himself has developed significantly from his television story. But, as an old friend returns to the capitol, there is murder in the refugee camps. The serial is set on the superstitious and mineralrich planet peladon. No waiting for the post, or going to the bookstore. Doctor who and the curse of peladon hayles, brian, troughton, david on. He looks to the doctor for counsel, but grows angry when he is left out of the loop. Jo walks forward and curtsies, and peladon takes her hand.
Jun 23, 2016 davison brings his natural energy and charm, and the fifth doctor is, as always, ready to sacrifice himself, but that one aspect of the script is certainly a weak point narratively. The curse of peladon in the later years of peladon s reign, he opened peladon to refugee ice warriors from the new martian republic. The doctor and jo have a rare adventure away from contemporary earth as the doctor manages to take the tardis on a test flight and they end up on the planet peladon. The curse of peladon is one of my favourite jon pertwee stories, and brian hayless novelisation of his own script for that serial is one of my favourite third doctor books. The tardis commanded by doctor who jon pertwee crashlands on the planet peladon en route to earth. The time lords sent the third doctor and jo grant to peladon to help the process. I think part of the problem with this book was that it was a longer serial, 6 parts, and yet the novel was the same length as the shorter ones, so instead of adding anything to the story it felt like it was rushing through as quickly as possible. The meeting could be disrupted and destroyed by the planets dreaded curse a beast as mysterious as it is vicious. Thankfully, the prisoner of peladon excels in its characters. It introduced the planet of peladon and the galactic federation, both of which featured in additional stories on television and in other media, as did alpha centauri, one of its delegates the serial features david troughton, the son of former second doctor patrick troughton, as the principal guest star.
With jon pertwee, katy manning, david troughton, geoffrey toone. May 09, 2016 the new story, the prisoner of peladon from big finish stalwarts cavan scott and mark wright, returns to that popular setting, and while the story it tells is quite entertaining, its still the same series of peladon cliches weve come to expect. The curse of peladon is one of the better politicallyconscious pertwee stories. When they are mistaken for representatives from earth, the doctor soon finds himself chairing the committee of alien delegates. The doctor and jo must work fast to solve these and other questions, and at the same time stay alive. The task for this committee is to assess peladon s application to join the galactic federation.
The short stories were read by various actors associated with the series. This story has the doctor being sure that the ice warriors are. The politics dont get in the way of the storytelling, which is certainly very politicallyoriented in itself, i suppose, but theres little heavyhanded moralizing here, its all presented rather fairly and simply. The first was a great pertwee era story that was firing on all cylinders. From 1995 to 1997, recordings of the novelisations of seven doctor who serials and three sets of original short stories were released by the bbc on cassette. We knew curse of peladon was a budgetdriven bottle show, so we werent expecting too much.
Doctor who and the curse of peladon is a novel written by brian hayles, based on a script that he wrote. Day of the daleks, it in four parts from january 29, 1972 to february 19, 1972. The curse of peladon is the second serial of the ninth season of the british science fiction television series doctor who, which was first broadcast in four weekly parts on bbc1 from 29 january to 19 february 1972. Vintage doctor who and the curse of peladon target novel 1984. The bbc has released a pair of theme related doctor who adventures over here in region one land. Oct 24, 2014 all about classic doctor who story the curse of peladon can peladon escape the curse of its cruel god. Katy manning and david troughton started dating during filming. Doctor who and the monster of peladon on the other hand was a bit disapointing. Where the doctor uncovers a conspiracy, as he exposes the evil scheme of the highpriest hepesh who bids to prevent king peladon from. To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the longestrunning sciencefiction show in the world, ill be taking weekly looks at some of my own personal favourite stories and arcs, from the old and new series, with a view to encapsulating the sublime, the clever and the fiendishly odd of the bbcs doctor who. Doctor who target book 0 doctor who and the curse of peladon. Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that delivers new books every 1, 2, or 3 months new.
The monster of peladon finishes with a bit of an anticlimax. At first he suspects the ice warriors, but the guilty. May i present her royal highness, the princess josephine, of tardis. This is the tardis, snapped the doctor, not a number 88 bus. In both cases, the unusually diverse array of alien life forms including the hermaphrodite hexapod alpha centauri, the halfautomaton arcturus, two ice warriors and.
Continuing their releases of restored doctor who stories, the bbc put out a couple of adventures staring jon pertwee, the third person to play the longlived timetraveler that are linked. Doctor who the curse of peladon our doctor who expert, tony cross, is journeying through all of time and space to bring us his thoughts on every available doctor story. All about classic doctor who story the curse of peladon can peladon escape the curse of its cruel god. High priest hepesh, who opposes the union with the federation, attributes torbiss death to the curse of aggedor, the sacred beast of peladon. Still eager to embrace alien culture, king peladon has welcomed refugee ice warriors to his world innocent creatures that are fleeing the new martian republic.
Doctor who s9 e2 the curse of peladon ymmv tv tropes. Listen to doctor who and the curse of peladon audiobook by brian hayles. Its an atmospheric slice of gothic scifi, loaded with sinister plots, mysterious deaths, ancient curses, and a mythical hairy beast that lurks in the shadows and can only be tamed by venusian lullabies. Much time is wasted on sarah blubbering over the man of sleep honey, save it for planet of the spiders episode six, while the sequence with the queens kidnapping is not very interesting. The curse of peladon and the follow up story made a couple of years later the monster of peladon. Buy doctor who, the curse of peladon dr who by doctor who from amazons fiction books store.
The doctor and jo simply meant to take a little test ride in the tardis, to check that it was working. Listen to doctor who and the curse of peladon by brian. Choose from over 60 dr who audio books to download to ipod, mp3, cd or pc. Has the royal beast aggedor risen to defend the planets independence. George mann cavan scott doctor who the lost flame 12th doctor audio original audiobook by. The doctor and jo arrive on the medieval planet peladon, where the doctor is mistaken for the earth delegate of the galactic federation and jo is mistaken for a princess. Im sorry to hear that your journey ended so uncomfortably. The most surprising aspect of the curse of peladon is the way the ice warriors, one of the doctors recurring foes, are presented. The curse of peladon his manifestation, as you call it, is solid hairy fat. And could one of the delegates actually be working to doublecross the others. This story will best be remembered for departure of erimem from the tardis, but the bride of peladon is a very rich story on its own merits, full of intriguing characters and celebrating the vibrant. Mar 28, 20 to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the longestrunning sciencefiction show in the world, ill be taking weekly looks at some of my own personal favourite stories and arcs, from the old and new series, with a view to encapsulating the sublime, the clever and the fiendishly odd of the bbcs doctor who.
Doctor who and the curse of peladon audiobook by brian. The curse of peladon taking a test flight in the tardis, the doctor and jo make an inelegant landing on the planet peladon. This summary of the book of nahum provides information about the title, authors, date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the book of nahum. Doctor who s9 e2 the curse of peladon trivia tv tropes.1097 574 1556 1130 1590 721 1573 680 1219 779 1616 1201 1232 579 191 203 624 299 822 414 1576 126 924 730 895 400 268 509 1180 1219 190 38 110 244 893 953 344 1146 287 22