Collected together for the first time – Cyberman, Big Finish's acclaimed mini-series, now available in a brand new CD set!
Originally released in 2005 and 2009, Cyberman is a political war-thriller depicting an invasion of Earth by the Cybermen, the classic Doctor Who monsters created by Kit Pedler and Gerry Davis.
Written by Nicholas Briggs and James Swallow, the series opens with humanity caught in a disastrous war with their own creations, the Orion Androids. Pushed to the breaking point by the Android's battle-fleets, the President of Earth places her trust in the hands of Scorpius, a top-secret government task force.
Scorpius has discovered the wreckage of an alien space-ship; a ship that contains the technology to convert Earth's forces into cybernetic super-soldiers. Before long, Cyberman legions are walking the streets; and both humanity and the androids find themselves caught in an intergalactic trap. Only one choice remains: resist or surrender.
Available together for the first time, Cyberman: The Complete Series 1 & 2 collects all eight episodes, together with a ninth disc of bonus content, and includes a new featurette specially produced for this release. The cast includes Mark McDonnell, Hannah Smith, Barnaby Edwards, Jo Castleton, Ian Brooker, Ian Hallard, Sarah Mowatt, Toby Longworth, Samantha Sanns, Andrew Dickens, Toby Hadoke, Martin Trent, Cal Jaggers, Jess Robinson, Stuart Crossman, Lizzie Hopley and Nicholas Briggs as the voice of the Cybermen.
The set can be pre-ordered for £25 on CD or £20 to download ahead of its release on Friday May 13th. As with the majority of Big Finish releases, a complimentary digital copy is included with all CD orders.
The new collection will be available to buy from Big Finish at Tenth Planet's Day of the Cybermen event on May 14th 2016, celebrating 50 years of the classic monster. The day will feature the stars be attended by the actors behind this iconic creatures, including John Levene, David Banks and Michael Kilgarriff.
Big Finish Cyberplanner Sue Cowley and Cybermat Joe Smith will be running the Big Finish stall, stocked with a range of Cyber-goodies. If you're planning to attend and would like to buy any specific Big Finish releases, please email a list to Sue at firstname.lastname@example.org and she'll do her best to help!
The first episode of the series Cyberman: Scorpius is available to download for free to all Big Finish newsletter subscribers until May 31st 2016 – sign up now to receive a link with our next message! The remaining parts of Series 1 have also been reduced to just £2.99 on CD and download while stocks last. The individual CDs will not be reprinted once sold out. A bundle of episodes 1.2-1.4 is also available, which includes free UK postage.
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