An ordinary man called Collins buys himself a new record, but soon regrets it when a man called the Doctor starts paying him unusual attention. Will the Doctor be able to prevent the record's terrible power from being unleashed upon the world?
- The record, if played, will cause the world to fall under mass hypnosis and do the bidding of its creator (who is heavily implied to be the Master).
- On 9 January 2014, Big Finish Productions released an audio reading of this story, read by John Banks, to customers whose subscription included AUDIO: 1963: Fanfare for the Common Men.
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