Dan Dare: Marooned on Mercury

Dan Dare: Marooned on Mercury

Genre: Audio Drama

Featuring: Kelly Burke, Ed Stoppard, Geoff McGivern, Heida Reed

Written by: Marc Platt

Directed by: Andrew Mark Sewell


Total Duration: 1hrs 3mins 10s

Total Size: 86.761 MB

Release Date: 21/04/2022

When a distress call summons the crew of the Anastasia to the burning wilderness of Mercury, they are reunited with their old ally, Sondar. He tells them of the beleaguered Mercurians who are held in thrall to a cruel new taskmaster – the Mekon! The exiled Mekon is rallying his forces, plotting a desperate revenge against his former homeworld of Venus and his hated enemy, Colonel Dan Dare!

Dan Dare ( Ed Stoppard )

Professor Peabody ( Heida Reed )

The Mekon ( Raad Raawi )

Ergolux ( Kelly Burke )

Garlock ( Nicholas Briggs )

On-board Computer ( Dianne Weller )

The Eagle comic strip 'Dan Dare' created in 1950 by the Reverend Marcus Morris and Frank Hampson
Original music Imran Ahmad
Sound Design & Post Production Wilfredo Acosta
Casting Director Matt Western
Associate Producer Fiona McAlpine
Development Producer Patrick Chapman
Editorial Consultant John Freeman
Series Script Editor Colin Brake
Producer/Director Andrew Mark Sewell
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