A British Sci-Fi Classic arrives at Big Finish today, with the release of the first volume of Dan Dare from B7Media!
Released today is Dan Dare - Volume 1 from B7Media and Big Finish, starring Ed Stoppard as British Sci-Fi icon Dan Dare, alongside Geoff McGivern, Heida Reed and Raad Rawi as the Mekon. The volume contains three audio adventures based on the Eagle comic strip “Dan Dare” created by Rev. Marcus Morris, written and drawn by Frank Hampson, alongside an extra bonus disc:
Episode 1 - Voyage to Venus by Richard Kurti and Bev Doyle
Brilliant test pilot, Dan Dare, is chosen to fly the Anastasia - a new experimental spacecraft – on its maiden voyage to Venus.
Episode 2 - The Red Moon Mystery by James Swallow
Unable to return to Earth, Dan Dare and the crew of the Anastasia head to the desolate planet Mars, where Dan's estranged Uncle Ivor is part of a research team working on a top-secret archaeological dig
Episode 3 - Marooned on Mercury by Marc Platt
When a distress call summons the crew of the Anastasia to the burning wilderness of Mercury, they are reunited with their old ally, Sondar.
Dan Dare - Volume 1 can be bought right now for £20 on Download, or £25 for a CD set which also unlocks a digital version for instant access (especially recommended with the free Big Finish app if you have either an Android or iOS device). Both prices are currently £5 lower than the general release price from the end of January. Volume 2 of these thrilling adventures will be released in April 2017!
The Dan Dare releases can be found here, while a new video looking at the Dan Dare phenemenon is now live on the Big Finish You Tube page:
Nick Briggs presents the nearest thing to a full-cast podcast ever produced by Big Finish. Throwing the usual format out of the window, he visits Baltimore for the convention RegenerationWho3. Guest star Sylvester McCoy (Doctor Who number 7!).