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  • Published: 15 October 2017
  • ISBN: 9781785298073
  • Imprint: BBC CD
  • Format: Audio CD
  • Length: 4 hr 11 min
  • Narrator: Nicholas Briggs, Jon Culshaw
  • RRP: $45.00

Doctor Who and the Genesis of the Daleks




Jon Culshaw reads this classic novelisation of a 1975 TV story featuring the Fourth Doctor

Jon Culshaw reads this exciting classic novelisation of a Fourth Doctor TV adventure, featuring the first appearance of the Daleks’ creator, Davros.

“Attention to detail is the hallmark of this always excellent range” Doctor Who Magazine

The place: Skaro
Time: The Birth of the Daleks

After a thousand years of futile war against the Thals, the scientist Davros has perfected the physical form that will carry his race into eternity: the dreaded Dalek. Without feeling, conscience or pity, the Dalek is programmed to exterminate all lifeforms it deems inferior.

At the command of the Time Lords, the Doctor, Sarah and Harry travel back through time in an effort to totally destroy this terrible menace of the future. But as events spiral out of control in horrific ways, it becomes clear that even the Doctor cannot always win...

Jon Culshaw reads Terrance Dicks’s complete and unabridged novelisation, based upon the 1975 TV serial by Terry Nation, first published by Target Books in 1976. Duration: 4 hours approx.

  • Pub date: 15 October 2017
  • ISBN: 9781785298073
  • Imprint: BBC CD
  • Format: Audio CD
  • Length: 4 hr 11 min
  • Narrator: Nicholas Briggs, Jon Culshaw
  • RRP: $45.00

About the Author

Terrance Dicks

Date: 2013-08-06
Terrance Dicks worked on scripts for The Avengers as well as other series before becoming Assistant, and later full Script Editor of Doctor Who from 1968. Dicks worked on the entirety of the Jon Pertwee Third Doctor era of the programme, and returned as a writer - scripting Tom Baker's first story as the Fourth Doctor: 'Robot'. His later script writing credits on Doctor Who included the 20th anniversary story 'The Five Doctors'. Terrance Dicks novelised many of the original Doctor Who stories for Target books, and has written original Doctor Who novels for BBC Books.

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