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|Audio read by||David Tennant|
New Series Adventures
|8 May 2008|
Audio CD & Digital Download (150 minutes)
|ISBN||978-1-4056-7819-3 (Audio CD)|
9781405608695 (Digital Download)
|Followed by||The Forever Trap|
Pest Control is an exclusive to audio Doctor Who story, produced as part of BBC Books' New Series Adventures line, and the first entry in the series to be produced. Written by author Peter Anghelides and read by series star David Tennant, it is also the first non-televised Doctor Who adventure to feature the companion Donna Noble (the first standard printed books featuring her were released in autumn 2008). Pest Control was released on CD on 8 May 2008 and is also available for download.
The story is accompanied by an original soundtrack and sound effects created by Simon Hunt.
The Doctor and Donna land on the distant planet of Rescension and find themselves caught in a war between humans and the centaur-like Aquabi. When a far greater threat emerges, the Doctor must convince the two sides to work together before they are all wiped out.
- "David Tennant to read Doctor Who: Pest Control". BBC Press Office. 25 February 2008. Retrieved 9 November 2008.
- "David Tennant reads Pest Control". BBC Press Office. 29 April 2008. Retrieved 9 November 2008.
- Frankham-Allen, Andy (2013). Companions: Fifty Years of Doctor Who Assistants. Candy Jar Books. ISBN 0957154887.
Making her first Extended Universe audio appearance in 2008's Pest Control...