Penguin has launched four Thunderbirds audio adventures,
each containing two episodes from the original TV series.
With an enhanced soundtrack and additional specially recorded
narration, each twin cassette pack costs £6.99 for two episodes
which by anyone's reckoning is good value for money.
first volume contains Trapped in the Sky and Pit
of Peril; volume two retells Martian Invasion and
Brink of Disaster; volume three features Desperate
Intruder and The Impostors; and finally, volume
4 presents Attack of the Alligators! and Atlantic
tapes are not reissues of the original 1960s Century 21 EPs,
which is a bit of a shame, but in their favour each cassette
holds an entire, full-length episode. The main audio track
is from the Carlton remastered stereo version with linking
a little "young" in presentation for adult listeners, the
tapes are, however, nice additions to the still growing range
of Thunderbirds merchandise. Each audiobook set has a running
times of around 1hr 30mins. Ideal for listening to in the
car when stuck in traffic.
more of a purchase for Dad's who want to pretend they are
buying them for their kids. Great value for money.