BBC Worldwide Launches Doctor Who: Cybermen Monster File eBook!

Cybermen Monster File

Attention Doctor Who fans! The Cybermen – next to the Daleks, the Doctor’s most relentless foes – have become the subject of a new interactive ebook. Doctor Who: Cybermen Monster File is now available – going into detail on all things Cybermen. Every version of Cyberman is covered, as well as Handles, Cybermats and more, using clips, photos and in-depth series-based information. Also exclusive to this edition: Cybermen: Status Update, new Cybermen story by John Lidster, narrated by the voice of the Cybermen himself, Nicholas Briggs.

Doctor Who: Cybermen Monster File is available across all platforms for $9.99. For more details, check out the press release following the jump.

BBC Worldwide Launches New ebook Doctor Who: Cybermen Monster File Globally

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New York – July 2, 2014 – Created by the BBC and distributed internationally by BBC Worldwide, Doctor Who: Cybermen Monster File is the ultimate interactive history of one of the Doctor’s most famous foes. Every version of the Cybermen is brought to life using clips, photos and in-depth information.  The interactive ebook also includes a brand new exclusive story written by Joseph Lidster entitled Cybermen: Status Update, which is narrated by Nicholas Briggs, who has been the voice of the Cybermen since Doctor Who’s relaunch in 2005. 

The Cybermen Monster File also features galleries and the real-life story behind the metal monsters. There are interactive sections on the world of the Cybermen, where everything from Handles to Cybermats and the CyberKing is investigated as well as quizzes about the Time Lord’s old enemies.

The ebook will be released on June 24 globally, and will retail at $9.99 across all platforms (including iTunes, Android stores, the Kindle Fire App and Google Play) in the U.S. BBC AMERICA’s highest rated series, Doctor Who, returns with a new season and a new Doctor in August.

The ebook will be available for free to licence fee payers in the UK only for 30 days, after which it will be available on iTunes, Android stores, the Kindle Fire App and Google Play priced £6.99. 


About BBC Worldwide North America:

BBC Worldwide is the main commercial arm and a wholly-owned subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) operating in the U.S. and Canada.  The company exists to maximize the value of the BBC’s assets for the benefit of the UK license payer and invests in public service programming in return for rights. The company operates channels, a production arm, consumer products and a digital business, in addition to handling sales & co-productions. Under these businesses fall two key brands in the U.S. – digital cable channel BBC AMERICA and BBC Worldwide Productions, the production arm responsible for the smash hit Dancing with the Stars.