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Doctor Who and the Pescatons

Written by Victor Pemberton, a veteran of the Troughton era, this two-part story is notable for being the first Doctor Who audio drama ever produced, and was released by Argo (Decca) on vinyl LP in 1976 (between TV season 13/14) and cassette in … Continue reading

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More Doctor Who Target Book Reprints

Following the success of last summer’s re-issue of six vintage Target book titles, this May sees the second wave of classic Doctor Who novelisations, again re-published by BBC Books. The next six stories to be released are: The Day of the Daleks, The Ark … Continue reading

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Growing-up with the Doctor: Part 1, the 1970’s

One abiding childhood memory I have is of corned-beef sandwiches and horlicks. This was my bedtime treat on Hazel Ward. I had several ENT operations at St. Helens Hospital, and one doctor in particular aided my recovery, the Doctor. Now demolished, the … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The Visitation Remembered

Part one of The Visitation aired on BBC1 exactly thirty years ago today. The Target novelisation (title #69 in the range) was published later in 1982. Not only was the book the first Target title that I bought, it’s also the very … Continue reading

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