The latest release in Big Finish’s Early Adventures range is The Secrets of Det-Sen, an audio drama starring Peter Purves as both the First Doctor and Steven Taylor. The story also includes the debut appearance of Lauren Cornelius as Dodo, a character originally portrayed on television by Jackie Lane.

In The Secrets of Det-Sen we learn of the events preceding the 1967 TV serial The Abominable Snowmen. The Doctor, Steven and Dodo arrive in the Himalayas and trigger a chain of events that will haunt the Doctor through many lives…

The Early Adventures: The Secrets of Det-Sen, by Andy Frankham-Allen, is available in August from priced £14.99 (CD) and £12.99 (digital). We have FIVE CD copies to give away – answer the following question correctly and one of them could be yours.


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