Tag Archives: Daleks

Guerillas in the Midst

Title: Doctor Who and the Day of the Daleks Televised as: Day of the Daleks Written by: Terrance Dicks Teleplay by: Louis Marks Televised in: January 1972 Published in: March 1974 [An earlier version of this post was published on … 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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The Novelization That Isn’t

Title: Doctor Who in an Exciting Adventure With the Daleks Written by: David Whitaker Published in:November 1964 Chapters: One and Two So here’s a true story.  I may have told it before.  It’s so embarrassing that it has to be … Continue reading

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8 Thoughts on “Into the Dalek”

Airdate: August 30, 2014 Written by: Phil Ford and Steven Moffat Directed by: Ben Wheatley The Story So Far: The Doctor is asked to heal a Dalek by a couple of soldiers named Blue; Clara has an awkward meet-cute with … 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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An Adventure in Space and Time

Airdate: November 21, 2013 Written by: Mark Gatiss Directed by: Terry McDonough The Story So Far: This is the BBC. The following program is based on actual events. It is important to remember, however, that you can’t rewrite history, not … Continue reading

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Daleks – Invasion Earth 2150 A.D.

Release Date: August 1966 Written by: Milton Subotsky (based upon the TV serial by Terry Nation), with additional material by David Whitaker Directed by: Gordon Flemyng The Story So Far: Another big-screen adaptation of a Doctor Who serial, featuring an all-new … Continue reading

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The 50th Anniversary Specials

I am casting all objectivity aside for this one.  Let’s face it, Doctor Who‘s 50th anniversary is Chanukah and Rosh Hashanah all rolled together into one for me.  It’s also my own personal 29th anniversary as a fan — I once … Continue reading

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The Daleks’ Master Plan (Episodes 7-12)

Airdates: December 1965/January 1966 Written by: Terry Nation (Episode 7); Dennis Spooner, from an idea by Terry Nation (Episodes 8-12) Directed by: Douglas Camfield The Story So Far: The Daleks are still allied with the Guardian of the Solar System … Continue reading

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