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February 8th, 2018 11 comments

The Complete History Book Collection Issue 67

Available to order in the UK from www.forbiddenplanet.com

Usually available to order in the USA from www.things-from-another-world.com

The definitive history of BBC’s long-running series Doctor Who continues with volume 54.

Illustrated throughout with photographs from the archives and in full-color, this hardcover volume features story summaries, character and actor profiles, pre- and post-production notes, broadcast reaction, and much more.

For more information visit the official site at www.dwcompletehistory.com


Categorised under: Books, Reference books

11 comments

  • Joe

    February 20th, 2018 - 4:33pm

    I wonder if they’ll be a profile on Deborah Watling and Wendy Padbury asfterall they are the only 2nd Doctor companion actors to not have a profile about them

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  • Andrew Stocker

    February 10th, 2018 - 10:46am

    It is great that the first run complete of The Doctor Who History collection is Patrick Troughton’s era. He had the job of taking over from the great William Hartnell who defined the role and in my opinion Patrick Troughton was the best Doctor and his success in the role and the stories from his era paved the way for the future Doctors to follow.

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  • Tim M

    February 9th, 2018 - 12:28pm

    The release of this book will compete the Troughton era. The first of the classic era Doctors to have every story available to read an archive of.

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    • The Caretaker

      February 13th, 2018 - 9:25am

      It’s ironic that whilst Troughton’s full archive can be read, much of it can’t be seen.

  • TIMELORDTC

    February 8th, 2018 - 10:08pm

    They should’ve used Mr Quill for Fury, he was quite a freaky character along with his accomplice

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  • Tim M

    February 8th, 2018 - 8:39pm

    My favourite story in this book is ‘The Dominators’. I find ‘Fury from the Deep’ overrated and not that enjoyable to listen to on audio in all honesty, I enjoy ‘The Wheel in Space’ which I feel is very underrated. I may well be in the minority, but I really like ‘The Dominators’. The Quarks are great, the two argumentative Dominators are fun, and there’s some lovely acting dumb humour from Troughton and Hines in episode 2. I may be delusional, but I find ‘The Dominators’ to be a little gem.

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  • Doctor Mysterio

    February 8th, 2018 - 7:08pm

    Looking forward to this one.

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  • Doctorfan

    February 8th, 2018 - 6:52pm

    probably get this for the wheel in space

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  • Anonymous

    February 8th, 2018 - 6:15pm

    Why does The Second Doctor look like a cartoon on the front?

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    • Michael

      February 8th, 2018 - 7:52pm

      I was thinking how much better he looked on this cover compared to the last one (which someone suggested was a composite).

      It’s because they colour them in. Even the colour photos are given an art like wash so they sort of look like a painting. Some more than others.

    • Anonymous

      February 9th, 2018 - 6:38am

      He doesn’t, but the last one certainly was a composite (part of it was from a Three Doctors photo). Proven fact.

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