Bonnie Langford reads Pip and Jane Baker’s novelisation of their 1987 story Time and the Rani, the first adventure for the Seventh Doctor. Assailed by violent bolts of energy, the TARDIS is blasted off course and forced to land on the barren planet Lakertya. The turbulence triggers the Doctor’s sixth regeneration – but that’s the least of his worries.

Why has the Rani, that ruthless renegade Time Lady, brought the Doctor to Lakertya? What are the hideous Tetrap guards? Who are the 11 geniuses whom she has imprisoned in her stronghold, and what is the vital significance of Strange Matter? Aided by the faithful Mel, the Doctor must do all he can to stop the Rani’s diabolical scheme before it affects the whole of creation.

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