We're sorry to announce that, due to unforeseen circumstances, the release of Doctor Who: The Companion Chronicles - The Alchemists has been postponed until August. Taking its place in the April slot will be another First Doctor tale - The Library of Alexandria.
Doctor Who - The Companion Chronicles: The Library of Alexandria is by Simon Guerrier, and is performed by William Russell as Ian Chesterton and Susan Franklyn as Hypatia. The storyline is as follows:
The port of Alexandria, 5th Century AD.
The Doctor, Ian, Susan and Barbara have taken a break from their travels, and are enjoying a few weeks in the sunshine – and the chance to appreciate the magnificent Library of Alexandria.
Ian also takes the chance to enjoy friendship with the philosopher Hypatia - but things here will not last forever.
The time travellers know that the library will soon be lost to history. What they are about to discover is the terrifying reason why…
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