John Leeson reads this exciting velisation of the 1981 spin-off TV adventure for two popular Doctor Who characters. In the sleepy village of Hazelbury Abbas the Winter Solstice is fast drawing near. It is a time of deep mystery and ancient evil. Sarah Jane Smith, journalist and former companion to the Doctor, comes to the village to write her new book. For company she has Brendan, the young ward of Sarah's missing Aunt Lavinia. Then Brendan too disappears, possibly kidnapped by practitioners of Black Magic. Is he to be sacrificed to the goddess Hecate on the Solstice? Sarah is t alone in her search for Brendan, for the Doctor has sent her a very special companion: a robotic dog by the name of K9...John Leeson, who provided K9's voice in the original BBC TV serial, reads Terence Dudley's own velisation of his 1981 teleplay. Duration: 6 hours approx.
Terence Dudley (1919 - 1988) was a television director, producer and screenwriters who made many programmes for the BBC, notable among which are Doomwatch, Survivors and Doctor Who.