Tag Archives: historicals

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 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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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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The Smugglers

Airdates: September/October 1966 (4 episodes) Written by: Brian Hayles Directed by: Julia Smith The Story So Far: Arrrh!  The TARDIS lands outside of a smuggling tunnel on the Cornish coast in the 17th Century; soon they are caught between ruthless … Continue reading

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The Gunfighters

Airdates: April/May 1966 (4 episodes) Written by: Donald Cotton (book); Donald Cotton & Rex Tucker (lyrics); Tristram Cary (ballad music) Screen Credit to: Donald Cotton (script); Tristram Cary (ballad music) Directed by: Rex Tucker The Story So Far: So the … Continue reading

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The Massacre

Airdates: February 1966 Written by: Donald Tosh, from scripts by John Lucarotti Screen Credit to: John Lucarotti (Episodes 1-3); John Lucarotti & Donald Tosh (Episode 4) Directed by: Paddy Russell The Story So Far: It’s Paris, August 1572.  The Doctor … Continue reading

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The Myth Makers

Airdates: October/November 1965 (4 episodes) Written by: Donald Cotton Directed by: Michael Leeston-Smith Novelization by: Donald Cotton (April 1985) The Story So Far: It’s 1184 BCE.  The Greeks think the Doctor is Zeus, the Trojans think Vicki is a sorceress, … Continue reading

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