Dan Dare: The Red Moon Mystery

Dan Dare: The Red Moon Mystery

Genre: Audio Drama

Featuring: Ed Stoppard, Geoff McGivern, Heida Reed, Hugh Fraser

Written by: James Swallow

Directed by: Andrew Mark Sewell


Total Duration: 0hrs 59mins 57s

Total Size: 82.365 MB

Release Date: 21/04/2022

Episode 2

Unable to return to Earth, Dan Dare and the crew of the Anastasia head to the desolate planet Mars, where Dan’s estranged Uncle Ivor is part of a research team working on a top-secret archaeological dig; but when they find the base wrecked and the scientists missing, Dare, Digby and Professor Peabody soon discover that the Red Planet is not nearly as dead as everyone thought and that Ivor’s expedition has woken an army of deadly insect-creatures that threaten to swarm and engulf the Earth… Dare must stop the aliens, but can he really resort to genocide in order to save the human race?

Dan Dare ( Ed Stoppard )

Professor Peabody ( Heida Reed )

Sir Hubert ( Michael Cochrane )

The Mekon ( Raad Raawi )

Ivor Dare ( Hugh Fraser )

Cadet 'Flamer' Spry ( Ryan Sewell )

Sgt. Scott ( Jake Maskall )

Corp Dajani ( Jalleh Alizadeh )

Crewman Galloway ( Alistair Lock )

Dr Harlan Stoll ( Greg Keith )

The Teacher ( Diane Spencer )

The Eagle comic strip 'Dan Dare' created in 1950 by the Reverend Marcus Morris and Frank Hampson
Writer James Swallow
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
Dan Dare: A Brief History Produced to celebrate the launch of the new #audioadventures from B7 Media, this mini-documentary takes a detailed look at one of Britain’s most celebrated comic book creations, Dan Dare. From his first adventures in the Eagle, through reboots and reimagining, to adventures on television and radio, Dan Dare has adapted to his times, but always captivated audiences young and old. Narrated by Geoffrey McGivern Produced by Andrew Mark Sewell Directed by Daniel Fox for Chat Noir Productions Ltd. Widescreen Audio Audio movies. Are we living in a more audio world? Is audio the way ahead to pioneer new ways of storytelling? The cast and crew of the Dan Dare Audio Adventures discuss the benefits and challenges of creating audio dramas. Were You Aware of Dan Dare? The cast and crew of B7 Media’s Dan Dare audio dramas reflect on their personal connection with the UK’s most famous space hero. Is the Mekon Misunderstood Produced to celebrate the launch of the new #audio adventures from B7 Media, “Is the Mekon Misunderstood?” takes a fun look at Dan Dare’s arch nemesis, The Mekon.

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