Doctor Who: Forty-Five (2008) Audio


Benedict as Howard Carter, the discoverer of one of the most famous Tombs in history

Forty-Five is an audio drama based on the British cult series Doctor Who, which was released in line with the 45th anniversary of the broadcast of the first episode (23.11.1963) in November 2008.

The CD consists of 4 independent adventures of the 7th Doctor. The role of the Doctor is read by Sylvester McCoy.

Benedict Cumberbatch reads the part of Howard Carter in the first episode True Gods. Howard Carter (1874 – 1939) was an English archaeologist and Egyptologist, whose greatest discovery was the grave of Tutankhamen in 1922.


False Gods
In the blistering heat of the Egyptian desert Howard Carter and his team are on the search for the lost grave of Userhat, a servant of the God Amun. But what they discover sheds a completely new light on the history of the world as we know it.

Order of Simplicity
Dr. Verryman has dedicated his life to the advancement and expansion of knowledge. But now one of his experiments threatens the whole of humanity, and only the Doctor can help – if he puts all his attention on it.

Casualties of War
The post-war period in London opens new possibilities. However, when a thief steals from the wrong woman, a race against time begins to find out the truth. But some truths are better left hidden.

The Word Lord
In a top-secret military bunker deep under the antarctic ice a mysterious death threatens the peace negotiations, which could result in disaster for mankind. Can the Doctor sort out all details, or will his efforts be lost in translation?


Doctor Who: Forty-Five is available on Amazon.


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