The Sinister Sponge & Other Stories was a box set collecting readings of short stories from the Doctor Who annuals.

Publisher's summary[]

A selection of weird and wonderful stories from the pages of Doctor Who Annual, featuring the first six Doctors and their companions.

Jon Culshaw, Frazer Hines, Dan Starkey, Louise Jameson and Nicola Bryant read a selection of exuberant and colourful tales from the legendary Doctor Who Annual, a Christmas stocking treat from the 1960s to the 1980s.

In Terror on Tiro the First Doctor endures a punishing journey across an alien landscape in order to find his friend. Follow the Phantoms takes the Second Doctor, Jamie and Victoria to a land where the boundaries of time are blurred.

The Third Doctor and Jo find themselves catapulted into The House That Jack Built and then Sarah falls under the influence of The Sinister Sponge.

The Fourth Doctor and Leela encounter The Crocodiles from the Mist, and the Fifth Doctor, Tegan and Turlough join forces with the Brigadier to tackle a threat posed by The Nemertines.

In Beauty and the Beast the Sixth Doctor and Peri enjoy the delights of an idyllic world - until they discover an uncomfortable truth beneath the surface.

Take a nostalgic journey through time with these vintage Doctor Who adventures!


# Title Author Read by Doctor Featuring
1 Terror on Tiro Jon Culshaw 1st
2 Follow the Phantoms Frazer Hines 2nd Jamie, Victoria
3 The House That Jack Built Keith Miller Jon Culshaw 3rd Jo
4 The Sinister Sponge Dan Starkey 4th Sarah, Harry
5 The Crocodiles from the Mist Louise Jameson Leela
6 The Nemertines Jon Culshaw 5th Tegan, Turlough, the Brigadier
7 Beauty and the Beast Nicola Bryant 6th Peri


  • The inlay card incorrectly credits Mark Strickson as the narrator for The Nementines.

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