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COUNTERSTRIKE

The plucky group that helped the Doctor defend the Earth in Remembrance of the Daleks has returned in Counter-Measures, an audio series from Big Finish.
Rachel Jensen (Pamela Salem), Allison Williams (Karen Gledhill), Sir Toby Kinsella (Hugh Ross) and Group Captain Gilmore (Simon Williams) in the cover illustration for the Counter-Measures box set released in July 2016.

It’s 1963, and opposing factions of Daleks are battling it out on the streets of east London. Caught in the middle of this conflict, the Seventh Doctor (Sylvester McCoy) and Ace (Sophie Aldred) team up with two scientists – Professor Rachel Jensen (Pamela Salem) and her assistant Allison (Karen Gledhill). Meanwhile, Group Captain Gilmore (Simon Williams) of the British Army evacuates the area, and to avoid mass panic he keeps it low key. He doesn’t tell the people of Shoreditch there’s an alien invasion, instead making use of the peace-time nuclear accident provisions under the aegis of the Counter-Intrusion Measures, United Kingdom. The Daleks are defeated, and the Doctor and Ace discreetly disappear. Gilmore, Jensen and Allison form a specialist Counter-Measures group to investigate strange phenomena and prevent further invasions...

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This essential guide celebrates Doctor Who’s most renowned invasion episodes. Interviewees include Anna Barry (Day of the Daleks), Ray Brooks (Daleks’ Invasion Earth 2150 A.D.), Johnny Byrne (Warriors of the Deep), Michael Ferguson (The Seeds of Death), Peter Harness (The Zygon Invasion/The Zygon Inversion), Douglas Mackinnon (Flatline), Victor Pemberton (Fury from the Deep), Toby Whithouse (The Vampires of Venice) and Jon Davey (Rise of the Cybermen/The Age of Steel). Plus, there are rare images, a tribute to Nicholas Courtney, Terry Nation’s original storyline for The Dalek Invasion of Earth, details of Jon Pertwee's unmade story The Spare-Part People and much more!
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