Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Roundheads

Written by: Mark Gatiss Series: BBC Books – Past Doctor Adventures Featuring: The 2nd Doctor, Ben, Polly, and Jamie Set Between: The Macra Terror and The Faceless Ones Publication date: November 1997 The Story So Far: In December 1648, as … Continue reading

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The Macra Terror

Airdates: March/April 1967 (4 episodes) Written by: Ian Stuart Black Directed by: John Davies The Story So Far: Super-intelligent crabs enslave and exploit an outer-space Earth colony by means of recreation and leisure. Novelization by: Ian Stuart Black (July 1987)

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The Moonbase

Airdates: February/March 1967 (4 episodes) Written by: Kit Pedler with Gerry Davis Screen Credit to: Kit Pedler Directed by: Morris Barry The Story So Far: The Cybermen menace a weather control station on the moon in the year 2070, seeking … Continue reading

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The Underwater Menace (TV)

Airdates: January/February 1967 (4 episodes) Written by: Geoffrey Orme and Gerry Davis Screen Credit to: Geoffrey Orme Directed by: Julia Smith The Story So Far: In the ruins of Atlantis, the faith of one priest is severely tested when the … Continue reading

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The Highlanders

Airdates: December 1966/January 1967 (4 episodes) Written by: Gerry Davis, from a suggestion by Elwyn Jones Screen Credit to: Elwyn Jones and Gerry Davis Directed by: Hugh David The Story So Far: In the aftermath of the bloody Battle of … Continue reading

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Power of the Daleks

Airdates: November/December 1966 (6 episodes) Written by: Dennis Spooner, from scripts by David Whitaker Screen Credit to: David Whitaker Directed by: Christopher Barry The Story So Far: The TARDIS lands on Vulcan (a different one) at the exact moment that … Continue reading

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A Look Back: The First Doctor

Last week I was listening to an episode of The Memory Cheats podcast, where the two hosts were discussing The Romans. ¬†One host mentioned that it was a shame that the only two things anyone ever remembers about William Hartnell … Continue reading

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