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June 7th, 2018 7 comments

Professor Howe and the Plastic Peril (Charity book)

Available to order from www.professorhowe.strikingly.com

Part of a range of unofficial charity books raising money for BBC Children in Need.

Professor Howe and the Plastic Peril by Jamie Hailstone

Colonel McDonald-McDougall-Jameson the head of ITEMS had a lot on his plate. A meteor shower of plastic bowls, dishes and various dinnerware, the appearance of a giant flying saucer, and the return of his old friend PROFESSOR HOWE.

Needless to say, trouble always followed where the Professor set foot and this was no exception. With Miss Trustfund by his side, the peculiar goings on at the Winkles Plastic Factory had to be investigated.

Why had the factory changed production to plastic cutlery? Was the Colonel’s Health and Safety Protocol really necessary? And does anyone really like listening to Demis Roussos?


Categorised under: Books, Story books

7 comments

  • Anonymous

    June 9th, 2018 - 11:09am

    I’ve tried reading parodies before and they were pretty much all awful.

    Reply
  • TardisTravller

    June 7th, 2018 - 10:51pm

    1. An Unearthly Child
    2. Nightmare of Eden?
    3. Haven’t a clue? Creature from the pit??
    4. Spearhead from Space

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    • Doctor Mysterio

      June 9th, 2018 - 9:50am

      Maybe number 3 is The Invisible Enemy…

    • Shaun

      June 12th, 2018 - 8:38pm

      No 2’s cover looks more like Planet of Evil…

  • Anonymous

    June 7th, 2018 - 3:26pm

    I haven’t heard of these before, who’s Professor Howe?

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    • Anonymous

      June 9th, 2018 - 12:55am

      Its a play/parody on ‘doctor who’

      Professor = Doctor

      How (e) = Who

  • Demdike@CultLabs

    June 7th, 2018 - 2:25pm

    The professor looks very much like Jason King.

    Reply

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