The Television Companion: The Unofficial and Unauthorised Guide to Doctor Who

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Telos, 2003 - Fiction - 751 pages
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Everything you ever wanted to know about the cult BBC Television series Doctor Who which celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2003. On its first publication, The Television Companion was hailed as possibly the best guide ever to the BBC's cult science fiction show Doctor Who. Now re-issued in a revised and updated edition, the book remains the definitive guide to the television worlds and adventures of the Doctor and his companions. Every story is covered in depth in all aspects of production, including plot details, cast and crew lists, episode endings, transmission dates, memorable quotes and popular myths. In addition there is a comprehensive analysis of every adventure, utilising reviews both contemporary and retrospective from a wide variety of sources. This book is the essential companion for every trip you will ever take into the TV universe of Doctor Who.

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About the author (2003)

David J Howe has been involved with Doctor Who research and writing for over 30 years. He has been consultant to a large number of publishers and manufacturers for their Doctor Who lines, and is author or co-author of twenty four factual titles associated with the show. He also has one of the largest collections of Doctor Who merchandise in the world.

Stephen James Walker is one of the directors and co-owners of Telos Publishing Ltd. He started watching Doctor Who from the very first season, and soon became hooked! Stephen joined the original Doctor Who Fan Club in 1973, and has been actively involved in celebrating and writing about the series ever since.

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