Category Archives: 1st Doctor

Terrance’s Top Ten

It’s almost impossible for me to quantify how many hundreds of hours of enjoyment I’ve derived from Terrance Dicks’ Doctor Who books over the years.  It’s almost impossible to overstate how many expressions and phrases from Dicks’ books have worked … Continue reading

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The Wheel of Fortune

Title: Doctor Who and the Crusaders Televised as: The Crusade (video release title) Written by: David Whitaker Teleplay by: David Whitaker Published in: 1966 Chapters: Three through Eight When I reviewed The Web Planet a few years back, I lamented … Continue reading

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The Eye Should Have Contentment Where It Rests

Title: Doctor Who and the Crusaders Televised as: The Crusade (video release title) Written by: David Whitaker Teleplay by: David Whitaker Published in: 1966 Chapters: Prologue, One and Two “The next time we visit Earth, I hope we encounter a … Continue reading

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DeWinter of our Discontent

Title: Doctor Who and the Zarbi Televised as: The Web Planet Written by: Bill Strutton Teleplay by: Bill Strutton Published in: September 1965 Chapters: Two through Six … that’s as in Roslyn de Winter, the choreographer who provided “Insect Movement”for  … Continue reading

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Mad Men(optera)

Title: Doctor Who and the Zarbi Televised as: The Web Planet Written by: Bill Strutton Teleplay by: Bill Strutton Published in: September 1965 Chapter: One I’m gonna start off by cutting Bill Strutton some slack, just a little bit.  Doctor … Continue reading

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Sleepless on Skaro

Title: Doctor Who in an Exciting Adventure With the Daleks Televised as: The Daleks (video release title) Written by: David Whitaker Teleplay by: Terry Nation Published in: November 1964 Chapters: Seven through Ten Conventional  wisdom is that Episodes  1 through … Continue reading

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Ian Chesterton in an Exciting Adventure with the Daleks

Title: Doctor Who in an Exciting Adventure With the Daleks Televised as: The Daleks (video release title) Written by: David Whitaker Published in:November 1964 Chapters: Three through Six Last time, we talked about how David Whitaker opened his novelization of … Continue reading

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