Paul Magrs - Author

About the Author

Paul Magrs was born in Jarrow, Tyne and Wear in 1969. He was educated at Woodham Comprehensive, in Newton Aycliffe, before attending Lancaster University. 'Strange Boy' was his twelfth published book, but his first for a teen audience. Exchange is his third novel for Simon & Schuster Children's. He's always wanted to write the kinds of book he could never find when he was a teenager. Nowadays he runs the Creative Writing MA course at Manchester University.

Featured books by Paul Magrs

666 Charing Cross Road

666 Charing Cross Road

Author: Paul Magrs Format: Paperback Release Date: 15/03/2012

Shelley didn't expect her posh new boyfriend Daniel to be enthralled by the quintessence of evil. She's preoccupied with the surprise success of Bessie, the oddly lifelike centrepiece of her Manhattan museum show. Her great-aunt Liza is busy ordering spooky old books from the dusty vaults below Charing Cross Road, while her friend Jack prefers brand-new books and his brand-new lover. When a little leather book arrives, Liza finds it repellent, but doesn't realise it's stained with vampire blood - until too late. Its arcane magic brings Bessie to life, and gives Daniel unimaginable power. As Daniel's supremacy grows, everyone's lives are infected. Soon the vicious vampire infestation rife in NYC threatens to spread to London - and only Bessie and her new friends can stop it...

Other books by Paul Magrs

Does It Show?

Does It Show?

Author: Paul Magrs Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/05/2018

Fellowship of Ink

Fellowship of Ink

Author: Paul Magrs Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/06/2017

Marked for Life

Marked for Life

Author: Paul Magrs Format: Paperback Release Date: 20/05/2017

Doctor Who: The Thing from the Sea 4th Doctor Audio Original

Doctor Who: The Thing from the Sea 4th Doctor Audio Original

Author: Paul Magrs Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 15/03/2017

Susan Jameson reads a brand new original story featuring the Fourth Doctor and his companion Mrs Wibbsey. In 18th Century coastal Italy, the local fishermen haul in an extraordinary catch: a gigantic serpent. The Doctor identifies it as an alien, but to the ailing locals this fabled sea creature has the capacity to heal them - if only Count Otto will share it with them. When Mrs Wibbsey comes under the influence of the Count, the Doctor finds himself snared by the wicked power of a seemingly immortal magician, the infamous Cagliostro! Set after the events of the Nest Cottage Chronicles, the story is read by Mrs Wibbsey herself, as played by Susan Jameson. Duration: 1 hour 10 mins approx.

Main Range 217 The Memory Bank and Other Stories

Main Range 217 The Memory Bank and Other Stories

Author: Paul Magrs, Eddie Robson, Lauren Yason Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 30/11/2016

Four new adventures featuring the Fifth Doctor and Turlough! 1. The Memory Bank by Chris Chapman The Doctor and Turlough arrive on a planet where to be forgotten is to cease to exist. But the Forgotten leave a gap in the world - and that's where the monsters are hiding.2. The Last Fairy Tale by Paul Magrs Deep in the heart of old Europe, the village of Vadhoc awaits the coming of a mythical teller of magical tales - but not all such stories end happily, the TARDIS travellers discover. 3. Repeat Offender by Eddie Robson The Doctor has tracked the deadly Bratanian Shroud to 22nd century Reykjavik - where he's about to become the victim of a serial criminal. Again. 4. The Becoming by Ian Potter A young woman climbs a perilous mountain in search of her destiny. The Doctor and Turlough save her from the monsters on her trail - but what awaits them in the Cavern of Becoming is stranger, even, than the ravening Hungerers outside. Peter Davison's appearance as the Fifth Doctor from 1981-1984 is a favourite amongst generations of Doctor Who fans. He's reprised the role opposite both David Tennant and the Eastenders cast on TV! Mark Strickson played Turlough in Doctor Who between 1983 and 1984. This devious character started out trying to kill the Doctor, before finally they became friends. Director Helen Goldwyn has spent much time for producers Big Finish in front of the microphone, playing everything from a regular in their Tomorrow People audio series, to a malevolent answering service in 2016's audio production of cult hit The Prisoner. CAST: Peter Davison (The Doctor), Mark Strickson (Turlough), Suzann McLean (Max/Autumn Voice), Ian Brooker (Archivist/Computer/Elder), Mandi Symonds (Alitha/Inspector Jill Sveinsbottir), Duncan Wisbey (Grayling Frimlish/Shiri/Zounds), Kae Alexander (Waywalker).

The Martian Girl

The Martian Girl

Author: Paul Magrs Format: Paperback Release Date: 15/09/2016

The Mars trilogy tells the story of Lora and her family, settlers struggling to survive on the red planet.Apparently safe in the City Inside, Lora becomes suspicious of its human/Martian authorities. But then she gets the chance to join their expedition to the Martian plains to find Grandma's friend Ruby, survivor of the old Earth starships. When their flying saucer crash-lands Lora must lead on through deadly adventures. They find Ruby but she's changed, and admits to abandoning Lora's Ma and sister Hannah to an ancient and dangerous Martian spirit. Horrified, Lora sets out again, to try to save her family.

Doctor Who Main Range 210 - The Peterloo Massacre

Doctor Who Main Range 210 - The Peterloo Massacre

Author: Paul Magrs, Nigel Fairs Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 30/04/2016

Peter Davison, Janet Fielding and Sarah Sutton reprise their roles as The Doctor, Tegan and Nyssa, in a run of stories following on from 1983's adventure The Arc of Infinity: They say there'll be thousands pouring into Manchester tomorrow. From all over the county, north and south. It'll be a piece of history. People will remember this! Lost in the smog of the Industrial Revolution, the TARDIS crashes four miles south of Manchester, in the grounds of Hurley Hall - a grand mansion belonging to a local factory owner, a proudly self-made man. But while Hurley dreams of growing richer still on the wealth of secret knowledge locked up in the Doctor's time and space machine, his servants hope only for a fair day's pay for a fair day's work. His young maid Cathy, for instance, whom Nyssa learns is looking forward to joining the working people's march to St Peter's Field, in the heart of the city. There'll be speeches and banners and music. It'll be like one big jamboree...Or so she thinks. For the city's establishment have called in their own private militia, to control the crowd.One of the darkest days in Manchester's history is about to unfold - and the Doctor, Nyssa and Tegan are right in the thick of it. Forever kept busy, Peter Davison's most recently been seen on the London stage in the critically acclaimed The Vertical Hour, and in the musical Gypsy opposite Imelda Staunton. The Doctor, Nyssa and Tegan team first met in 1981's Doctor Who adventure Logopolis, where Tegan and Nyssa were on hand to help the Doctor (Tom Baker) regenerate into his fifth incarnation (Peter Davison). One of Big Finish's last outings with The Fifth Doctor, Tegan and Nyssa was in Doctor Who - The Fifth Doctor Boxed Set, one story from which (Iterations of I) won the Scribe Award at the 2015 San Diego Comic Con. CAST: Peter Davison (The Doctor), Janet Fielding (Tegan), Sarah Sutton (Nyssa), Hayley Jayne Standing (Cathy), Robbie Stevens (Hurley), Gerald Kearns (William), Philip Labey (Thomas Tyler), Wayne Forester (Walton/Roberts/Rev Small), Liz Morgan (Mrs Hurley/Sister).

Doctor Who: The Nest Cottage Chronicles Fifteen 4th Doctor audio dramas

Doctor Who: The Nest Cottage Chronicles Fifteen 4th Doctor audio dramas

Author: Paul Magrs Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 11/06/2015

Tom Baker stars as the Fourth Doctor in fifteen full-cast audio dramas written by Paul Magrs, plus bonus features exclusive to this edition. Hornets' Nest: When former UNIT captain Mike Yates is reunited with a ghost from the past, he and the Doctor are soon united in battle once more, against alien insects intent on global domination. Demon Quest: A key component from the TARDIS disappears, exchanged for a bag containing four curious objects. Each one is a clue, and so the Doctor and Mrs Wibbsey embark on a chase through Time... Serpent Crest: The Doctor acquires a Skishtari egg, whose powers are both wondrous and deadly. When the village of Hexford comes under attack, Mrs Wibbsey and Mike discover that two Doctors aren't necessarily better than one... With Susan Jameson as Mrs Wibbsey and Richard Franklin as Mike Yates, these thrilling adventures also feature Michael Maloney, Rula Lenska, Samuel West, Jan Francis, David Troughton, Michael Jayston, Simon Shepherd, Sophie Ward, Andrew Sachs, Nerys Hughes and many others. Also included in this edition are a previously unheard interview with Tom Baker, outtakes from the original studio sessions, promotional trailers and a PDF booklet featuring sleeve notes by writer Paul Magrs.

Lost on Mars

Lost on Mars

Author: Paul Magrs Format: Paperback Release Date: 14/05/2015

With the scale and scope of the great science fiction epics, Lost on Mars tells the story of Lora and her family, third generation human settlers on the red planet who are strugging to survive in incredible circumstances. The family clings to life on a smallholding in the desert landscape, surviving storms and sinister rumours of unexplained disappearances - until one night Lora sees the Dancers. When her father and grandmother disappear themselves, Lora's family is driven out to seek a new life across the plains. But none of them are ready for what they find - the beautiful, dangerous City Inside.

Doctor Who: Sick Building

Doctor Who: Sick Building

Author: Paul Magrs Format: Paperback Release Date: 25/09/2014

Tiermann's World: a planet covered in wintry woods and roamed by sabre-toothed tigers and other savage beasts. The Doctor is here to warn Professor Tiermann, his wife and their son that a terrible danger is on its way. The Tiermanns live in luxury, in a fantastic, futuristic, fully-automated Dreamhome, under an impenetrable force shield. But that won't protect them from the Voracious Craw. A gigantic and extremely hungry alien creature is heading remorselessly towards their home. When it gets there everything will be devoured. Can they get away in time? With the force shield cracking up, and the Dreamhome itself deciding who should or should not leave, things are looking desperate... Featuring the Tenth Doctor and Martha as played by David Tennant and Freema Agyeman in the hit Doctor Who series from BBC television.

The Elixir of Doom

The Elixir of Doom

Author: Paul Magrs Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 31/05/2014

From Wildthyme with Love

From Wildthyme with Love

Author: Paul Magrs Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/11/2013

The Lady of Mercia

The Lady of Mercia

Author: Paul Magrs Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 31/05/2013

Brenda and Effie Forever!

Brenda and Effie Forever!

Author: Paul Magrs Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/09/2012

Brenda and Effie Forever!

Brenda and Effie Forever!

Author: Paul Magrs Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/09/2012

Wildthyme Beyond!

Wildthyme Beyond!

Author: Paul Magrs Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/05/2012

Wildthyme Beyond!

Wildthyme Beyond!

Author: Paul Magrs Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/04/2012

666 Charing Cross Road

666 Charing Cross Road

Author: Paul Magrs Format: Paperback Release Date: 15/03/2012

Shelley didn't expect her posh new boyfriend Daniel to be enthralled by the quintessence of evil. She's preoccupied with the surprise success of Bessie, the oddly lifelike centrepiece of her Manhattan museum show. Her great-aunt Liza is busy ordering spooky old books from the dusty vaults below Charing Cross Road, while her friend Jack prefers brand-new books and his brand-new lover. When a little leather book arrives, Liza finds it repellent, but doesn't realise it's stained with vampire blood - until too late. Its arcane magic brings Bessie to life, and gives Daniel unimaginable power. As Daniel's supremacy grows, everyone's lives are infected. Soon the vicious vampire infestation rife in NYC threatens to spread to London - and only Bessie and her new friends can stop it...

Doctor Who Serpent Crest 5: Survivors In Space

Doctor Who Serpent Crest 5: Survivors In Space

Author: Paul Magrs Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 08/12/2011

It has been three months since the Hexford catastrophe, and Mike Yates is trying to show strength of leadership to the villagers. But with morale low and supplies running out, it is increasingly difficult to keep his own hopes up. Unless somebody finds them soon, the future looks bleak. So when the TARDIS materialises on the village green, it seems that help has arrived at last. But with two Doctors apparently at large, there is still the small matter of what was buried under Nest Cottage - not to mention who is clamouring to break through the protective force field. Soon Hexford is under siege once again, and this time an ancient hunger will be sated. Time has run out for the keepers of the Skishtari egg... With Tom Baker as the Doctor, Susan Jameson as Mrs Wibbsey, Richard Franklin as Mike Yates, Cornelius Garrett as Rev. Tonge, David Troughton as the Visitor, Nerys Hughes as Deirdre, Joanna Tope as Tish, Sam Hoare as Lucius and Paddy Wallace as the Tsar, Survivors in Space is the last of five linked stories written by Paul Magrs. 1 CD. 1 hr 2 mins.

To the Devil - a Diva!

To the Devil - a Diva!

Author: Paul Magrs Format: Paperback Release Date: 25/07/2011

Karla Sorensen used to be big in horror films. In the sixties and seventies no self-respecting low-budget bloody schlocker shocker was complete without her. She was well-qualified; after all, at the age of ten, she sold her soul to the devil. Now, although spookily ageless, Karla is knocking on in years. Her residuals are drying up and she needs some cash, so she decides to return to the north of England to appear in Menswear, Britain's most risque TV soap opera. But not everyone's happy about her return to the fame game. Menswear's current star is heartthrob Lance Randall and he's furious to hear that Karla is about to become his co-star. He hates her, he fears her, and he's convinced that she's come to steal his very soul. Dark clouds are massing around town - and deep, dark, devilish secrets are about to be unleashed ...

Enter Wildthyme

Enter Wildthyme

Author: Paul Magrs Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/05/2011

The Bride That Time Forgot

The Bride That Time Forgot

Author: Paul Magrs Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/03/2011

An outrageous adventure with the most terrifying villain Brenda's ever faced - her best friend, Effie. Necks are being bitten all over Whitby. In an ordinary town, this would be worrying. Here, it's disastrous, and only Brenda knows why. She's trying to prepare for Christmas at her B&B, but her best friend Effie just hasn't been the same since her suave gentleman friend Alucard reappeared. Meanwhile, at Whitby's new mystery bookstore, new Goth-girl in town Penny is drawn into the strange works and worlds of Edwardian lady novelist Beatrice Mapp. The surprising discoveries she makes will impact on all the ladies of Whitby, especially Effie. And when unexpected help from the shadows of the past illuminates the dangers awaiting them, Brenda realises that she must save her friend - or the consequences will be eternal.

Enter Wildthyme

Enter Wildthyme

Author: Paul Magrs Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/01/2011

Doctor Who: Demon Quest Doctor Who Demon Quest 4: Starfall Starfall

Doctor Who: Demon Quest Doctor Who Demon Quest 4: Starfall Starfall

Author: Paul Magrs Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 02/12/2010

Two things arrive on the same night in Central Park, New York, 1976. The first is a fireball from space, bringing with it a new identity for one Alice Trefusis. The second is the TARDIS, carrying the Doctor and his friends on the trail of an unusual comic book cover. The Doctor's strength is sapped by something in the New York air - but what could cause such a malaise? As he and Mike are first mixed up with the police and then taken on an aerial ride over the city, Mrs Wibbsey comes face to face with the legendary Talkies film star Mimsy Loyne. And all the while, long multicoloured scarves and floppy felt hats are climbing the stairs of the Dakota Building... With Tom Baker as the Doctor, Susan Jameson as Mrs Wibbsey, Richard Franklin as Mike Yates, Trevor White as Buddy, Laurel Lefkow as Alice, Lorelei King as Mimsy Loyne, Rupert Holliday Evans as the Cop, and John Chancer as the Cultist, Starfall is the fourth of five linked stories written by the acclaimed Paul Magrs. 1 CD. 1 hr 13 mins.

Find and Replace

Find and Replace

Author: Paul Magrs Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 30/09/2010

Doctor Who Demon Quest 1: The Relics Of Time

Doctor Who Demon Quest 1: The Relics Of Time

Author: Paul Magrs Format: eBook Release Date: 01/09/2010

The Doctor's return to Nest Cottage lands him in trouble when a key component from the TARDIS disappears. Mrs Wibbsey is inadvertently responsible, but all she can offer in recompense is a bag containing four curious objects. It seems that each one is a clue, and the beginning of a chase through Time. In ancient Sussex they are apprehended by primitive tribesfolk, and mistaken for wizards. Can the revered goddess Wibbsentia get them out of hot water? Who is the fearful wizard in the neighbouring village, and why is the countryside littered with bodies? The Doctor and Mrs Wibbsey are about to discover that all is not right with history... With Tom Baker as the Doctor, Susan Jameson as Mrs Wibbsey, Nigel Anthony as the Wizard, Rupert Holliday Evans and Kate Sachs as the Warriors, and Richard Franklin as Mike Yates, The Relics of Time is the first of five linked stories written by the acclaimed Paul Magrs.

Hell's Belles

Hell's Belles

Author: Paul Magrs Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/04/2010

The new mystery in the Brenda & Effie series featuring the Bride of Frankenstein in Whitby Penny is running away from a life of domestic strife and into mysterious Whitby - where she hopes to find herself. But in her quest for self-discovery, Penny may have stumbled on something far more sinister: the gateway to hell. For Whitby is no ordinary seaside resort, and all that keeps the evil at bay are Brenda and Effie - two very unusual old ladies. When a film crew comes to town to remake the sixties schlock horror movie Get Thee Inside Me, Satan, Brenda and Effie suspect something strange is afoot. Female lead Karla Sorenson is reprising her role and she doesn't look like she's aged a day. Surely that's not possible? Then there are the disturbing rumours surrounding the original movie - a cult classic that is, quite literally, spell-binding. As events spool out of control, Penny's new boss Robert draws her deeper into the movie's peculiar mystery. But can it be stopped before all hell breaks loose?

Doctor Who Hornets' Nest 4: A Sting In The Tale

Doctor Who Hornets' Nest 4: A Sting In The Tale

Author: Paul Magrs Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 03/12/2009

The Doctor arrives in a bleak English midwinter of long ago. Plunging into the snowy landscape of the Dark Ages, he learns that wild dogs besiege the local Tilling Abbey every night. When he is given shelter by the sisters of the abbey, the Doctor begs an audience with the Mother Superior they fiercely protect. Something unearthly has already happened here - and if the Doctor is right, it's connected to his recent encounters with an ancient enemy. As night falls again, the dogs can be held off no longer - and the sisters' secret is about to be revealed. Forced to draw his enemy off into the depths of the TARDIS, the Doctor finds himself in a nightmarish chase through his own ship - but is he the pursuer, or the pursued? As they fight him on his own ground, the hornets are determined to possess his mind... With Tom Baker as the Doctor, Richard Franklin as Mike Yates, Clare Corbett as the Nun, Susie Riddell as the Sister, Rula Lenska as the Swarm and Susan Jameson as Mrs Wibbsey, A Sting in the Tale is the fourth of five linked stories written by the acclaimed Paul Magrs. '... Baker delivers the drama and intensity that you recognise from the Fourth Doctor of old' - Doctor Who Magazine. 1 CD. 1 hr 1 min.

Ringpullworld

Ringpullworld

Author: Paul Magrs Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 30/11/2009

Vislor Turlough is in trouble again: piloting a stolen ship through a pocket universe on a mission that is strictly forbidden by the Doctor. He would be going it alone, but there is unwelcome company in the form of Huxley, one of the legendary novelisors of Verbatim Six, who is narrating and recording Turlough's life.As they hurtle towards unknown peril, Turlough recalls his arrival in the TARDIS, and the circumstances that propelled himself, the Doctor and Tegan into the Ringpull universe. He has a story to tell. But only Huxley knows how it might end.

Doctor Who: Hornets' Nest Doctor Who Hornets' Nest 1: The Stuff Of Nightmares Stuff of Nightmares

Doctor Who: Hornets' Nest Doctor Who Hornets' Nest 1: The Stuff Of Nightmares Stuff of Nightmares

Author: Paul Magrs Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 03/09/2009

'Wanted: retired army Captain for light household duties and fireside companionship. Must tolerate mild eccentricity and strong scientific advice. Knowledge of Giant Maggots, Super Intelligent Spiders and Prehistoric Monsters a positive boon.' Responding to an advert apparently worded for him alone, Captain Mike Yates (retired) is reunited with a ghost from the past. But why has the Doctor, that mysterious traveller in Time and Space, sent for his former UNIT acquaintance? Trapped by a horde of vicious creatures in an apparently innocuous English country cottage, the two old friends are on the brink of an enormous adventure. As the Doctor relates his recent escapades, it becomes clear to Mike that they - and the Earth at large - are facing an enemy of unimaginable power and horrific intent. The nightmare is only just beginning... With Tom Baker as the Doctor, Richard Franklin as Mike Yates, Susan Jameson as Mrs Wibbsey and Daniel Hill as Percy Noggins, The Stuff of Nightmares is the first of five linked stories written by the acclaimed Paul Magrs. 1 CD. 1 hr 11 mins.

Conjugal Rites

Conjugal Rites

Author: Paul Magrs Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/03/2009

The gripping new instalment of the adventures of Brenda and Effie. No matter what she tries to do, trouble has a way of finding Brenda. It's hardly surprising with secrets like hers. When her old adversary Mr Danby starts filling the airwaves with his late night phone in show it can only mean one thing - and sure enough best friend Effie soon finds herself up to her neck in it. But that is only the beginning; fate has an even bigger surprise in store. Romance is in the air for Brenda and, do what she will, she cannot deny that she and her man were made for each other - literally. But as usual, Brenda and Effie will face up to whatever dangers come their way with fortitude and grace: even if that means journeying to places beyond their wildest dreams.

The Boy That Time Forgot

The Boy That Time Forgot

Author: Paul Magrs Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 31/07/2008

The Doctor and Nyssa find themselves transported from Victorian London back to the dawn of time, where they must brave primitive jungles and battle ravening insects as they travel to the city of the giant scorpions, ruled over by The Boy That Time Forgot.

The Zygon Who Fell to Earth

The Zygon Who Fell to Earth

Author: Paul Magrs Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 30/06/2008

There are no monsters this time... are there? Ten years later and Aunty Pat is in her prime. However, still waters run deep and friends from the past are returning, intent on milking the old cash-cow...

The Wishing Beast

The Wishing Beast

Author: Paul Magrs Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 31/07/2007

What can it mean when the Doctor and Mel are drawn to an asteroid by a message from the strange Applewhite sisters? The travellers are promised their dearest wishes, but only the ghosts know the true nature of the legendary Wishing Beast.

Never the Bride

Never the Bride

Author: Paul Magrs Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/05/2007

Brenda has had a long and eventful life, and she has come to Whitby to run a B&B and enjoy some peace and quiet. She and her best friend Effie like nothing better than going out for tea and keeping their eyes open for mysterious goings on in town. And what with satanic beauty salons, roving psychic investigators and the frankly terrifying owner of the Christmas Hotel there's plenty to watch. But the oddest thing in Whitby may well be Brenda herself. With her terrible scars, her strange lack of a surname and the fact that she takes two different shoe sizes, Brenda should know that people as, well, unique as she is just aren't destined for a quiet life.

Horror of Glam Rock

Horror of Glam Rock

Author: Paul Magrs Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 31/03/2007

Wildthyme at Large

Wildthyme at Large

Author: Paul Magrs, Joseph Fox, Stuart Manning Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 30/11/2005

A message to you from Panda: 'Apparently, it has been ten years since Tom's adventures aboard Iris Wildthyme's transdimensional double-decker bus. Tom has now settled into a life of writing weird and wonderful novels (his description; I call them schlocky) about his erstwhile friend in order to support himself and, of course, his best real friend, me! One small, highly intelligent and terribly sophisticated Panda. Then, one night at a book launch, there was a ruckus in the signing queue. Suddenly, the loud-mouthed floozy of the multiverse was back in his life, no our lives! I ask you, how rude is that? Anyway, she embarrassed him in front of his fans and caused a punch up. Before Tom even knew it, Iris had entrusted him with her most precious possession, ridden off into the night with Robin Hood, and revealed that she was being hunted by evil forces from a higher dimension. Of course, they both needed me to save the day.' CAST: Katy Manning (Iris Wildthyme); Ortis Deley (Tom); David Benson (Panda); Ann Bryson (Mida Slike); Stephen Chance (The Head); Duncan Wisbey (Robin Hood); Lucy Beresford (Lucretia); Lizzie Hopley (Fan); Simon Guerrier (Fan).

Excelis Dawns

Excelis Dawns

Author: Paul Magrs Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 11/02/2002

That terrible old reprobate and transdimensional adventuress Iris Wildthyme has gone and locked herself up in a nunnery on the savage world of Artaris. Here she is discovered by the Doctor and the reasonably brutal warlord Grayvorn...

Doctor Who: Demon Quest 4 - Starfall

Doctor Who: Demon Quest 4 - Starfall

Author: Paul Magrs Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/1970

Tom Baker reprises the role of the Fourth Doctor, with Susan Jameson as Mrs Wibbsey and Richard Franklin as Mike Yates. Two things arrive on the same night in Central Park, New York, 1976. The first is a fireball from space, bringing with it a new identity for one Alice Trefusis. The second is the TARDIS, carrying the Doctor and his friends on the trail of an unusual comic book cover. The Doctor's strength is sapped by something in the New York air - but what could cause such a malaise? As he and Mike are first mixed up with the police and then taken on an aerial ride over the city, Mrs Wibbsey comes face to face with the legendary Talkies film star Mimsy Loyne. And all the while, long multicoloured scarves and floppy felt hats are climbing the stairs of the Dakota Building... With Tom Baker as the Doctor, Susan Jameson as Mrs Wibbsey, Richard Franklin as Mike Yates, Trevor White as Buddy, Laurel Lefkow as Alice, Lorelei King as Mimsy Loyne, Rupert Holliday Evans as the Cop, and John Chancer as the Cultist, 'Starfall' is the fourth of five linked stories written by the acclaimed Paul Magrs.

Doctor Who: Demon Quest 5 - Sepulchre

Doctor Who: Demon Quest 5 - Sepulchre

Author: Paul Magrs Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/1970

The fifth exciting adventure in a brand new series of linked multi-voice adventures for the Doctor and friends, based on characters from the classic TV series. Written by the acclaimed novelist Paul Magrs.

Doctor Who: Demon Quest - The Complete Series

Doctor Who: Demon Quest - The Complete Series

Author: Paul Magrs Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/1970

Tom Baker reprises the role of the Fourth Doctor in five thrilling brand new adventures, with Susan Jameson as Mrs Wibbsey and Richard Franklin as Mike Yates. The Doctor's return to Nest Cottage lands him in trouble when a key component from the TARDIS disappears. Mrs Wibbsey is unwittingly responsible, having exchanged it for a bag containing four curious objects. It seems that each one is a clue, and the beginning of a chase through Time. With the TARDIS not working properly, the Doctor and his housekeeper embark on a dangerous journey to Roman Sussex, 19th Century Paris, the snowy mountains of Eastern Europe and 1970s New York. Along the way they collect their old friend Mike Yates, and together the trio face the elusive, demonic being who keeps luring them on in their quest. It soon becomes clear that a trap has been laid for the Doctor - and a place reserved at his ultimate destination... Tom Baker stars as the Doctor, with Susan Jameson as Mrs Wibbsey, Richard Franklin as Mike Yates, and a cast including Nigel Anthony, Finty Williams, Samuel West, Jan Francis, Carole Boyd, Lorelei King and Trevor White, in these five linked stories written by the acclaimed Paul Magrs.

Doctor Who: Serpent Crest Part 1 - Tsar Wars

Doctor Who: Serpent Crest Part 1 - Tsar Wars

Author: Paul Magrs Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/1970

Tom Baker stars as the Fourth Doctor in the first of five thrilling brand new adventures, with Susan Jameson as Mrs Wibbsey. In a distant galaxy, the Tsar and Tsarina rule over the Robotov Empire from the safety of their palace, whilst human workers tend the power plants on satellite moons. When the Doctor arrives with Mrs Wibbsey, his identity is immediately mistaken, and the Tsarina believes that her old ally, Father Gregory, has returned. But when the Palace comes under attack, the Tsar suspects him of treachery. Meanwhile, Mrs Wibbsey discovers that dark secrets are lurking in the shadows of one satellite moon. Far more than mere human rebellion is being planned, and Father Gregory is not operating alone. His actions will set off a chain of events with long-lasting consequences for the Doctor and Mrs Wibbsey With Tom Baker as the Doctor, Susan Jameson as Mrs Wibbsey, Michael Jayston as the Tsar, Suzy Aitchison as the Tsarina, Simon Shepherd as Boolin, Sam Hoare as Lucius, and Paul Chequer, Grant Gillespie and Gabriel Vick as the Servo Robots and the rebels, 'Tsar Wars' is the first of five linked stories written by Paul Magrs.

Doctor Who: Serpent Crest Part 2 - The Broken Crown

Doctor Who: Serpent Crest Part 2 - The Broken Crown

Author: Paul Magrs Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/1970

Tom Baker stars as the Fourth Doctor in the second of five thrilling brand new adventures, with Susan Jameson as Mrs Wibbsey. The year is 1861, and the Doctor and Mrs Wibbsey find themselves in the right place at the wrong time. At the rectory they encounter the ill-tempered Reverend Dobbs and his young ward Andrew, whose paper faces hide whatever horrors lie beneath. Tutoring him is one Mr Bewley, whom Mrs Wibbsey is startled to recognise. In Hexford Woods, the Doctor uncovers a secret which Andrew and his friends have been keeping. As the truth begins to emerge about the rectory's occupants, it also becomes clear why so many people have disappeared from the village. Unless the Doctor and Mrs Wibbsey can help, the whole village will soon be terrorised by a child's imagination... With Tom Baker as the Doctor, Susan Jameson as Mrs Wibbsey, Terrence Hardiman as the Reverend Dobbs, Joanna David as Mrs Audley, Guy Harvey as Andrew, Simon Shepherd as Mr Bewley, Charlie Mitchell as Jake, Elinor Coleman as Sally, Geoff Leesley as Harold and Su Douglas as the Cook, 'The Broken Crown' is the second of five linked stories written by Paul Magrs.

Doctor Who: Serpent Crest Part 3 - Aladdin Time

Doctor Who: Serpent Crest Part 3 - Aladdin Time

Author: Paul Magrs Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/1970

Tom Baker stars as the Fourth Doctor in the third of five thrilling brand new adventures, with Susan Jameson as Mrs Wibbsey Trapped underground, the Doctor and Mrs Wibbsey encounter a small boy who claims to be Aladdin, in search of a fabled lamp. He joins them on their own quest, to find a power source in this weird domain and switch it off. Many obstacles lie in their way. Vast rooms stuffed with exotic items give way to torch-lit tunnels and deadly precipices. Creatures of mythical proportions lie in wait. Peculiar atmospheres take their toll on them. Perhaps strangest of all, the Doctor's multi-coloured scarf appears to take on a life of its own As friends are separated and uneasy alliances are formed, the strange environment attempts to claim them. Will the Doctor and Mrs Wibbsey ever get back to Hexford? And will Aladdin discover who he really is? With Tom Baker as the Doctor, Susan Jameson as Mrs Wibbsey, Guy Harvey as Aladdin, Sophie Ward as the Storyteller, Terrence Hardiman as the Gryphon, Andrew Sachs as the Scarf, Simon Shepherd as the Magician, and Su Douglas as the Toad, Aladdin Time is the third of five linked stories written by Paul Magrs.

Doctor Who: Serpent Crest Part 4 - The Hexford Invasion

Doctor Who: Serpent Crest Part 4 - The Hexford Invasion

Author: Paul Magrs Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/1970

Tom Baker stars as the Fourth Doctor in the fourth of five thrilling brand new adventures, with Susan Jameson as Mrs Wibbsey, Richard Franklin as Mike Yates, and David Troughton as the Visitor. It's been many months since the Doctor was in Hexford, and Mrs Wibbsey keenly feels his absence. As her grave suspicions about her new neighbour grow, she is in danger of becoming ostracised from village life. When Mike Yates turns up at Nest Cottage with a visitor in tow, Mrs Wibbsey's life is turned even further upside down. Why has this strange new fellow appeared - and can he really be who Mike thinks he is? With UNIT watching the skies, and a strange forest growing daily around the village perimeter, it comes as little surprise when an enormous spaceship slides into view and dominates the skyline. Who is watching Hexford, and what do they want? Never has Mrs Wibbsey needed the Doctor more. But can she cope with two...? With Tom Baker as the Doctor, Susan Jameson as Mrs Wibbsey, Richard Franklin as Mike Yates, Cornelius Garrett as Reverend Tonge, David Troughton as the Visitor, Nerys Hughes as Deirdre and Joanna Tope as Tish, 'The Hexford Invasion' is the fourth of five linked stories written by Paul Magrs.

Doctor Who: Serpent Crest Part 5 - Survivors in Space

Doctor Who: Serpent Crest Part 5 - Survivors in Space

Author: Paul Magrs Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/1970

Tom Baker stars as the Fourth Doctor in the fifth of five thrilling brand new adventures, with Susan Jameson as Mrs Wibbsey, Richard Franklin as Mike Yates, and David Troughton as the Visitor. It has been three months since the Hexford catastrophe, and Mike Yates is trying to show strength of leadership to the villagers. But with morale low and supplies running out, it is increasingly difficult to keep his own hopes up. Unless somebody finds them soon, the future looks bleak. So when the TARDIS materialises on the village green, it seems that help has arrived at last. But with two Doctors apparently at large, there is still the small matter of what was buried under Nest Cottage - not to mention who is clamouring to break through the protective force field. Soon Hexford is under siege once again, and this time an ancient hunger will be sated. Time has run out for the keepers of the Skishtari egg With Tom Baker as the Doctor, Susan Jameson as Mrs Wibbsey, Richard Franklin as Mike Yates, Cornelius Garrett as Rev. Tonge, David Troughton as the Visitor, Nerys Hughes as Deirdre, Joanna Tope as Tish, Sam Hoare as Lucius and Paddy Wallace as the Tsar, 'Survivors in Space' is the last of five linked stories written by Paul Magrs.

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