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"Too Many Targets" Adaptation - released Aug 2018

 
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 02, 2017 6:40 am    Post subject: "Too Many Targets" Adaptation - released Aug 2018 Reply with quote

Big Finish are doing a 2 disc adaptation of the John Peel/Dave Rogers 1990 novel, out in August 2018. As well as Julian Wadham, Anthony Howell, Lucy Briggs-Owen and Oliva Poulet back as Steed, Keel, Carol Wilson and Emma Peel, the story will feature Beth Chalmers as Cathy Gale, Emily Woodward as Tara King and Christopher Benjamin as Mother.

https://www.bigfinish.com/news/v/coming-soon---the-avengers-too-many-targets
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 02, 2017 3:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's great news! I'm really looking forward to hearing Cathy Gale and Tara King on audio.
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 02, 2017 9:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I enjoyed the book when I read it years ago. IIRC, it also featured Charles, Steed's superior from Man With Two Shadows and The Wringer.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 13, 2018 9:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

What a great cover Very Happy

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 13, 2018 6:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I was going down a similar path for a forum re-brand, damn it.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 13, 2018 11:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

dissolute wrote:
I was going down a similar path for a forum re-brand, damn it.


You should still go ahead, I bet it would look superb.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Awesome
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 3:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Great cover!


I see in this month's Vortex magazine Nicholas Briggs commented on the letters page that Big Finish has 'a few plans up their sleeves' for further Avengers releases which they hope will come to fruition soon. Fingers crossed they are successful and there are more Avengers audio adventures after Too Many Targets!
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good casting with Christopher Benjamin as Mother.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 28, 2018 12:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Release date for the audiobook is

31 Aug 2018.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 31, 2018 1:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Smile I was already going to update Steedumbrella for a new release, but ...

Yesterday's news on Big Finish:

Unfortunately, due to unavoidable production issues, this release (The Avengers: Too Many Targets) has had to be postponed until September.

https://www.bigfinish.com/releases/v/the-avengers-too-many-targets-1746

Will wait. Wink
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 31, 2018 7:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

denis rigg wrote:
Smile I was already going to update Steedumbrella for a new release, but ...

Yesterday's news on Big Finish:

Unfortunately, due to unavoidable production issues, this release (The Avengers: Too Many Targets) has had to be postponed until September.

https://www.bigfinish.com/releases/v/the-avengers-too-many-targets-1746

Will wait. Wink


Hopefully the delay won't be too long.

I see from the tweet announcing the delay, Big Finish mentioned there will be more Avengers news soon, so it looks as though there will be further Avengers releases Very Happy
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Released Thursday 20th Sept.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Out Now !
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 21, 2018 10:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A couple of hours of nostalgic fun, but boy is Emily Woodward miscast as Tara, I must say her voice and portrayal of the character ruins it for me . Beth Charmers however makes a superb Cathy Gale.
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