Alex Kingston stars in four new audio adventures released this month as part of The Diary of River Song: Series 8.

It’s River and robots! Professor River Song is an expert in many things, but her tech skills are tested in these encounters with robotic friends and foes. Over the course of four episodes River battles Mechonoids on an ice world, meet K9 in a ‘forever home’, and helps a treasured android friend discover her destiny in the stars…

The box set features Slight Glimpses of Tomorrow by James Goss, A Brave New World by Tracy Ann Baines, A Forever Home by Alfie Shaw and Queen of the Mechonoids by Jonathan Morris.

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