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by Alan Barnes,Paul McGann,India Fisher,Gary Russell

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Download Doctor Who: Neverland epub
ISBN: 1903654629
ISBN13: 978-1903654620
Category: Fantasy
Subcategory: Science Fiction
Author: Alan Barnes,Paul McGann,India Fisher,Gary Russell
Language: English
Publisher: Gardners Books (June 1, 2002)
ePUB size: 1620 kb
FB2 size: 1328 kb
Rating: 4.5
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Before the advent of the new series, Paul McGann's audio adventures were divided into "seasons."and this was the finale of the second season and truth be told, for writing and acting, it stands up in the top echelon of both new and old Doctor Who stories.

The plot with Charley's rescue from the R-101 causing a paradox and a tear of the web of time comes to a head as the Tme Lords close in and the Doctor tries to run and protect Charley However, Charley chooses to stop running in one of the best scenes for a companion ever.

The Time Lords have a plan to stop anti-time from destroying our Universe: journey into the Universe of Anti-time and eliminate it as a threat.

Neverland is longer than the average Big Finish story. It is a truly cinematic piece. It's sound, plot, and concepts tell a story that's worth every minute of the 2 hour plus running time. Paul McGann and India Fisher turn in marvelous performances as the Doctor and Charley with the Doctor facing the toughest decision of his current life while Charley shows tenacity and delivers not one but two moving and poignant statements. The apropos "Peter Pan" speech at the beginning and the "We measure our lives in love," speech at the end.

Add to that a crackerjack guest cast with Lalla Ward returning as former companion Romana, and brilliant concepts including the amazing and tragic origin of the Never People and you have a true classic that remains one of the must-listen Doctor Who Audio dramas of all time.
The Web of Time is unravelling and the Time Lords blame it on Charley. With the forces of anti-time closing in, the Doctor must choose between the survival of his companion and the survival of history.

Big Finish's second series of Eighth Doctor audio adventures has gone from strength to strength. This, the season finale, is a particularly worthy culmination of the Web of Time story arc.

Obviously, the success of the Eighth Doctor stories is due primarily to the consistently high quality of both scripts and finished product. But one doesn't want to underestimate the value of the undeniable chemistry between Paul McGann and India Fisher.

From the beginning, the relationship between the Doctor and Charley has been the solid foundation of the series. In Neverland, that relationship is front and centre. The true affection between the pair is beautifully expressed in a way that is honest but not maudlin.

But this isn't just an exploration of emotion. There is a great story here as well, filled with Gallifreyan legends and politics. Lalla Ward returns as Romana and she plays well opposite McGann. Recurrent character Co-ordinator Vansell (Anthony Keetch) also makes a welcome appearance.

The lengthy script delivers lots of twists and turns, a couple of big surprises and what is perhaps the most chilling cliff-hanger in Doctor Who history.
Big Finish's audio #33 Neverland is the "big finish" to the Charley Pollard saga beginning in Doctor Who: Storm Warning (Big Finish Audio Drama) with the damage to the web of time occasioned by the Doctor's actions finally coming to a head.

McGann's Doctor finds himself confronting both the Time Lords, the CIA and a dark menace in the past of his world all the time while trying to protect the companion which he has grown so fond of. McGann shines in this role as the epic hero, Lalla Ward's Romana doesn't miss a beat and the story builds and Charley remains the same indomitable adventurous she has been for the entire run.

This is one of those stories that continues to build and build to a crescendo. Ironically although it is in itself a resolution it serves as a prologe to the epic Zagreus (Doctor Who) but in many ways it exceeds it.

You can't do without this adventure if you want the story of Charlie Pollard, but with the quality that is given, you wouldn't want to anyway.

Buy it.