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Synopsis


Davros and His Daleks
Davros and His Daleks
 The Doctor’s own people - the Time Lords - have foreseen a time in which the Daleks dominate all other lifeforms in the universe. So disturbing is this possibility, that they break their own Laws of Time in an attempt to change the future. And who better to send on this quest than their own renegade number - The Doctor.

 Unwillingly transported into the fields and trenches of a battle-exhausted Skaro, The Doctor must face his most dangerous mission ever - to prevent the Daleks from ever being created.

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General Information

Season: Twelve
Production Code: 4E
Story Number: 78
Episode Numbers:392 - 397
Number of Episodes: 6
Percentage of Episodes Held:100%
Working Titles:"Genesis of Terror"
Production Dates: January - February 1975
Broadcast Started: 08 March 1975
Broadcast Finished: 12 April 1975
Colour Status: Colour
Studio: Ealing Television Film Studios and BBC Television Centre (TC1, TC6 and TC8)
Location: Betchworth Quarry (Betchworth, Surrey) and Bura & Hardwick (North London).
Writer:Terry Nation
Director:David Maloney
Producer:Philip Hinchcliffe
Script Editor:Robert Holmes
Editor:Larry Toft
Production Assistant:Rosemary Crowson
Production Unit Manager:George Gallacio
Assistant Floor Manager:Karilyn Collier
Designer:David Spode
Costume Designer:Barbara Kidd
Make-Up Designer:Sylvia James
Cameraman:Elmer Cossey
Incidental Music:Dudley Simpson
Special Sounds (SFX Editor):Dick Mills
Studio Sounds:Tony Millier
Lighting:Duncan Brown
Visual Effects:Peter Day
Title Sequence:Bernard Lodge
Title Music:Ron Grainer and the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. Arranged by Delia Derbyshire
Davros' Mask: John Friedlander
Daleks Originally Created By: Terry Nation
Number of Doctors: 1
The Doctor: Tom Baker (The Fourth Doctor)
Number of Companions: 2The Companions: Elisabeth Sladen (Sarah Jane Smith) and Ian Marter (Harry Sullivan) Guest Cast: Guy Siner (Ravon) Additional Cast: Michael Wisher (Davros), Peter Miles (Nyder), Dennis Chinnery (Gharman), John Franklyn-Robbins (Time Lord), Harriet Philpin (Bettan), Stephen Yardley (Sevrin), James Garbutt (Ronson), Drew Wood (Tane), Jeremy Chandler (Gerrill), Andrew Johns (Kravos), Pat Gorman (Thal Soldier), Tom Georgeson (Kavell), Ivor Roberts (Mogran), Michael Lynch (Thal Politician), Hilary Minster (Thal Soldier), Max Faulkner (Thal Guard), Roy Skelton (Dalek Voice), Peter Mantle (Kaled Guard), John Gleeson (Thal Soldier), Richard Reeves (Kaled Leader), John Scott Martin (Dalek Operator), Cy Town (Dalek Operator), Keith Ashley (Dalek Operator)Setting: Skaro Villains: Daleks, Davros and Nyder

The Episodes

No. Episodes Broadcast
(UK)
Duration Viewers
(Millions)
In Archive
392Part 108 March 197524'30"10.7PAL 2" colour videotape
393Part 215 March 197524'51"10.5PAL 2" colour videotape
394Part 322 March 197522'38"8.5PAL 2" colour videotape
395Part 429 March 197523'38"8.8PAL 2" colour videotape
396Part 505 April 197523'27"9.8PAL 2" colour videotape
397Part 612 April 197523'30"9.1PAL 2" colour videotape

Total Duration 2 Hours 23 Minutes


Audience Appreciation

Average Viewers (Millions) 9.6
Doctor Who Magazine Poll (1998)90.12%  (Position = 1 out of 159)
Doctor Who Magazine Poll (2003)1,184 Points (Position = 3 out of 159)
Doctor Who Magazine Poll (2009)91.55% Higher (Position = 3 out of 200)
Doctor Who Magazine Poll (2014)91.60% Higher (Position = 3 out of 241)


Archives


 All six episodes exist as PAL 2" colour videotapes.



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Notes


This story is one of the show's most popular stories of all time and marks the first appearance of Davros, the creator of the Daleks.

Michael Wisher provided a Dalek voice in part two as well as playing Davros, and it has been revealed that he rehearsed for the role of Davros by using a paper bag over his head to simulate the prosthetics.

Guy Siner, who played Ravon, and Hilary Minster, who played a Thal soldier (and who had previously played a Thal in the 1973 Third Doctor story "Planet of the Daleks"), both later became famous for leading roles in the BBC classic comedy 'Allo, 'Allo, in which the two actors played German officers. Both actors had also appeared in that programme's inspiration, Secret Army, also playing German soldiers.

Guy Siner also went on to appear in Star Trek: Enterprise in the episode "Silent Enemy" as Stuart Reed, the father of Lieutenant Malcolm Reed. John Franklyn-Robbins, who played the unnamed Time Lord in the opening scenes of "Genesis of the Daleks", would also go on to appear in Star Trek: The Next Generation in the episode "Preemptive Strike". To date, only eight other actors have had speaking roles in both the Doctor Who and Star Trek franchises.

"Genesis of the Daleks" was scheduled to air before "Revenge of the Cybermen", the story which had preceded it into production, and the next adventure to be made as part of the twelfth recording block, "Terror of the Zygons", would be held over to start a new season in the autumn. This meant that "Genesis of the Daleks" completed the recording of Season Twelve.

This story forms part of a continuous series of adventures for the TARDIS crew, beginning from "Robot" and continuing through to "Terror of the Zygons". Although the Virgin Books' The Missing Adventures novel "A Device of Death" takes place in a possible brief gap between the end of this story and the next, "Revenge of the Cybermen".

"Genesis of the Daleks" tells a very different version of the origins of the Daleks, which had been alluded to previously in a TV Century 21 Dalek comic strip, that was written by David Whitaker, but credited to Terry Nation, and again in the Radio Times story "We Are the Daleks!", both of which made note of the Daleks having been mutant offspring of the Dal race, experimented on by a Dalek scientist. In the TV Century 21 Dalek comic strip the scientist was called Yarvelling. Curiously, Yarvelling's people were also called Daleks, although the term more properly describes the travel machines and not the creatures inhabiting them. While in the Radio Times story "We Are the Daleks!" the Daleks were created on Ameron by scientists from Halldon, who had captured and accelerated the evolution of early humans.

It has been reported that Dalek creator Terry Nation based the Daleks on the Nazis, and this story abounds with deliberate parallels: A madman leads his own race to its destruction. He is supported by security services that ride roughshod over the military and anybody else that gets in their way. They dress wholly in black, and salute each other by raising their hands and clicking the heels of their boots together. Their bespectacled leader, Nyder, is cold-hearted and ruthless, and even wears an Iron Cross in earlier episodes before the medal later disappears from his costume. Much of the action also takes place in ‘The Bunker’.

It is revealed that the Time Lords envisage a time when the Daleks will be the supreme power in the Universe and so call on The Doctor to destroy the Daleks at the time of their origin or find some inherent weakness that can be used, or affect their development so they evolve into less aggressive creatures. Interestingly the Time Lords attempt of genocide is forbidden under Article Seven – as revealed in the 1986 The Trial of a Time Lord season of stories.

This is not the first time The Doctor has been sent on missions by the Time Lords. He acted on their behalf in the Third Doctor stories "Colony in Space" and "The Mutants". It is also implied he is again sent on a mission in "The Brain of Morbius".

Like the previous story, "The Sontaran Experiment", the TARDIS does not appear in this story – although it is mentioned in Part One. The lack of the TARDIS does not happen again until the 2008 Tenth Doctor story "Midnight" thirty two years later.

In this story the Time Lord gives The Doctor a Time Ring to return him to his TARDIS which he does in the next story, "Revenge of the Cybermen". Time Rings also figure prominently in the Virgin Books’ novel "Who Killed Kennedy" written by David Bishop.

Some of the Thal guns were previously used by the Drahvins in the 1965 First Doctor story "Galaxy 4", while part of an Ice Warrior costume is seen in one shot, representing of the mutant creatures produced by Davros in his experiments.

This story marks the final on-screen appearance of the Thals. They would though feature in the BBC Books The Eighth Doctor Stories novel "War of the Daleks".

In Part One, Sarah Jane Smith refers to ‘The beacon’, which is apparently intended to be a reference to Space Station Nerva ("The Ark in Space"). However, the space station does not serve as a beacon in that story, and is not called a beacon until the following story, "Revenge of the Cybermen". This error in continuity probably occurred because "Revenge of the Cybermen" was recorded before "Genesis of the Daleks".

The Doctor's pockets contain a magnifying glass, the sonic screwdriver, his yo-yo, a pair of handcuffs, various lumps of brightly coloured rock, an item which he describes as 'an etheric beam locator, it's also useful for detecting ion charged emissions', and the time ring given to him by the Time Lords.

The freeze-frame cliff-hanger, seen at the end of the second episode, is the very first time this technique was used in the show's history.

The ‘Mark III Travel Machine’ is the name given to the first Dalek.

One of the prototype Daleks is heard to state that ‘pity’ is not registered in its vocabulary banks and it has no understanding of the word, in response to Davros' pleas for them to spare the Kaled scientists. In the 2005 Ninth Doctor story "Dalek", as The Doctor electrocutes the captive Dalek, it is heard to cry out ‘Have pity!’, echoing Davros.

A Dalek ray is used for its weapon for the first time, though the entire screen is still in negative when it fires.

The Dalek defeats that The Doctor is forced to reveal in his interrogation include an invasion in ‘the year 2000’ when the Daleks tried to mine the magnetic core of the Earth (a reference to the 1964 First Doctor story "The Dalek Invasion of Earth", although he misdates this early story as it took place in the 22nd century). He attributes the Daleks' defeat to the core's ‘magnetic properties’, though in fact magnetism only played a part in the movie version, "Daleks' Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D. ". The Doctor also mentions a Dalek invasion of Mars failing due to 'a virus that attacked the insulation cables of their electrical system' (noted in the Virgin Books’ The New Adventures novel "GodEngine" by Craig Hinton) and an invasion of Venus that was halted in the ‘Space Year 17,000’ by a fleet of ships from the planet Hyperon. Despite the last two not being part of a televised story it seems likely that these are real events, as The Doctor is keen to destroy the tape when free.

The Daleks and the Time Lords are later involved in a destructive Time War, alluded to in Season Twenty Seven (New Series 1). Russell T Davies (Executive Producer of the first four seasons of the show when it was revived in 2005) commented in an episode of Doctor Who Confidential that the origins of the Time War date back to this story, where the Time Lords struck first. Russell T Davies also made reference to this attempted genocide as a root of the Time War in a text piece in The Doctor Who Annual 2006. The Doctor's own internal struggle with the morality of wiping out the entire Dalek race is revisited to a degree in the 2005 Ninth Doctor stories "Dalek" and "Bad Wolf/The Parting of the Ways" and is a story point in the Season Thirty (New Series 4) finale "The Stolen Earth/Journey's End".

It is revealed that Skaro has been ravaged by a 1000 year war between the Kaleds and the Thals. There is a third ethnic group, the Mutos, mutants produced by the chemical weapons used during the first century of the war.

This story established Davros as the creator of the Daleks. He believes that the genetic mutation in the Kaleds is irreversible, and so is experimenting with living cells to produce the prototype Daleks. His early experiments involved animals, the resulting monsters being banished, along with the Mutos, into the wastelands. Davros is clearly old, stating that many times in the last 50 years the Government have tried to interfere with his work (it is never explained what, presumably horrific, accident brought about his infirmity).

The discussion between The Doctor and Davros about the hypothetical viral weapon is regarded as a classic moment from the show. This scene resulted in the famous line spoken by Davros:

Yes. Yes. To hold in my hand a capsule that contained such power. To know that life and death on such a scale was my choice. To know that the tiny pressure of my thumb, enough to break the glass, would end everything. Yes. I would do it. That power would set me up above the gods. And through the Daleks, I shall have that power!’.

Davros’ speech would become a reality in the Big Finish Productions audio story "Terror Firma". Interestingly this debate is reproduced almost word for word as a homage in the computer game Discworld Noir.

So popular was the introduction of Davros that all subsequent Dalek stories in the original run of the show would feature him. Though apparently destroyed at the end of this story, he returns in the Season Seventeen story "Destiny of the Daleks", having survived when his life-support systems placed him in a form of static hibernation.

The novelisation of the Second Doctor story "The Evil of the Daleks", by John Peel suggests, that the Dalek that exterminates Davros at the end of this story eventually becomes the Dalek Emperor seen in "The Evil of the Daleks". The BBC Books The Eighth Doctor Stories novel "War of the Daleks" (also written by John Peel) also states this.

In the 2005 story "Dalek" The Ninth Doctor alludes to Davros, but does not name him, when explaining the Daleks' origins to Henry van Statten. "Genesis of the Daleks" was also referenced in the 2008 Tenth Doctor story "The Stolen Earth/Journey's End", when Davros again meets Sarah Jane Smith, recognising her and commenting on her presence at the birth of the Daleks.

The 2006 four part audio series "I, Davros" depicts Davros' early life, from his childhood, right up to a few weeks before "Genesis of the Daleks". Peter Miles reprises his role as Nyder in the fourth episode "Guilt".

Alister Pearson‘s cover for the 1991 reprint of the Target Books novelisation is unique for a Dalek novelisation as it doesn't have a Dalek on it! The artwork was reused on the back cover of the Silva Screen CD release Doctor Who - Pyramids of Mars which features music composed by Dudley Simpson, arranged and performed by Heathcliff Blair.

According to the DVD Text commentary, the Target Books novelsiation of this story has the largest print run of any of the original run of the show.

An abridged version of this story, along with an abridged version of the Third Doctor story "Planet of the Daleks" were published in the large format Marks and Spencers book Doctor Who and the Daleks Omnibus, published by Artus Books in September 1976. The dynamic illustrations were provided by the General Illustration Company. Rather confusingly, the Fourth Doctor is illustrated fleeing the Daleks (twice!) in accompaniment to the telling of the "Planet of the Daleks" story, and on page 134, it would seem that the Daleks have cannibalised the Servo robot from "The Wheel in Space" in order to build a variation of a special weapons Dalek. The large format hardback book also included articles by Terry Nation on The Seventh Galaxy (far beyond the constellation Andromeda and including the planet Skaro apparently), The Anatomy of a Dalek, and The Dalek Deep Space Cruiser. There is also a couple of pages showing original camera script pages from "Genesis of the Daleks".

The popularity of "Genesis of the Daleks" is not in doubt. It has been described as ‘a gem of a story’ by David Howe and Stephen James Walker in their Doctor Who Television Companion, and in a 1998 poll of readers by Doctor Who Magazine, over 2500 voters placed this story at the top of a poll to find the greatest Doctor Who stories of all time, and it has regularly featured in the top-tens of other similar polls down the years, such as; in 2004 when it topped Doctor Who Magazine's ‘greatest Doctor Who story ever’ vote, and in the Doctor Who Magazine 'Mighty 200' poll in 2009 this story was voted as the third best story.

However, at the time of broadcast, the story caused considerable outcries about the level of violence portrayed. Mary Whitehouse's National Viewers' and Listeners' Association complained that this story contained ‘tea-time brutality for tots’.

Despite this "Genesis of the Daleks" is the most repeated Doctor Who story on BBC, having been re-shown in edited form on BBC1 in 1975 and again in 1982 (the later repeat as part of "Doctor Who and the Monsters") and again in its full episodic form in 1993 and 2000 (both on BBC2). It has also been repeated on the BBC's digital television channel BBC Choice in 1998 and has also been regularly transmitted on satellite television station UK Gold.



First and Last

The Firsts:

 The first appearance of Davros.

 The first time an episode ended with a freeze-frame cliff-hanger.

 The first time a Dalek ray is used for its weapon.


The Lasts (Subject to Future Stories):

 The last story involving the Thals.


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The Plot

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A Time Lord Instructs The Doctor
A Time Lord Instructs The Doctor

After dealing with the Sontaran’s preparations for invading Earth (see "The Sontaran Experiment") The Doctor and his two travelling companions, Sarah Jane Smith and Harry Sullivan, use the transmat to return to Space Station Nerva. However, instead of arriving back on the space station the transmat beam is intercepted and they find themselves on a desolate planet in what seems to be in the middle of a battle zone.

A Time Lord suddenly appears from the fog and explains to The Doctor that they have decided that the Daleks need to be destroyed. The Doctor is given the task to change history to prevent, or alter, the Daleks' development so that they become less of a threat to the future of the universe. The Time Lord also gives The Doctor a Time Ring that will enable him and his companions to return to the TARDIS once this task has been completed. When The Doctor reluctantly agrees the Time Lord informs The Doctor that the planet they have arrived on is Skaro at a time just before the Daleks are due to be created.

The Doctor and his companions discover Skaro is currently in the grip of a thousand year war of attrition between its two humanoid powers, the Kaleds and the Thals. The Kaleds' chief scientist is Davros, who has been crippled and confined to a wheelchair, which looks suspiciously like the base of a Dalek, and a mobile life support system. Davros has been experimenting with genetic mutations to discover the final form which his race will mutate into due to all the chemical and radiation weapons which have devastated the planet. His latest invention is a protective casing in which the last survivors of the Kaled race can live in, thus ensuring his race's continuation. Davros calls his design a Mark 3 Travel Machine.

The Doctor and Harry Meet the Kaled Scientists
The Doctor and Harry Meet the Kaled Scientists

After a gas attack Sarah becomes separated from The Doctor and Harry. She finds herself captured by the Thals and forced to work on loading toxic explosives into a rocket which the Thals plan to use to destroy the Kaleds. She befriends a Muto – one of the genetic mutations from Davros’ experiments. The forced labour and the heavy dosages of radiation takes its toll on Sarah and her fellow prisoners. This though does not stop her trying to escape but the attempt fails when they try to reach the outside of the Thal’s dome by climbing to the very top of the rocket.

The Doctor and Harry meanwhile are captured by the Kaleds and taken inside the bunker where Davros and his Elite, led by the sadistic Nyder, are based. They confiscate the Time Ring and so their only means of escape. They also get to meet the mad scientist Davros just as he unveils his Mark 3 Travel Machine which The Doctor instantly recognises as a Dalek!

Davros
Davros

After being questioned, and nearly exterminated by the newly activated Dalek, The Doctor persuades one of the Kaled scientists of the warped direction Davros has followed in his pursuit of creating the ‘perfect’ race. The Doctor and Harry escape from the Bunker, via a ventilation shaft, and persuade the Kaled leaders to put the Dalek experiments on hold. The Doctor then travels to the Thal’s dome and rescues Sarah – who returns to the Kaled’s city along with Harry. While in the Thal’s dome The Doctor discovers that Davros is also there and it is then that The Doctor realises that he has underestimated Davros. Not only is he a genius but he is also insane. So much so Davros is actually conspiring with the Thals to destroy the Kaled city with their rocket. The Doctor tries to sabotage the Thal’s rocket but is caught and so is unable to stop it being lunched. With the Kaled’s city destroyed The Doctor believes that both Sarah and Harry have perished along with the whole Khaled race except for the Elite in the bunker. But he has greater things to be concerned with when Davros activates all the Daleks and orders them to wipe out the Thals. The Doctor and a couple of Thal’s only just manage to escape before the slaughter takes place.

While crossing the wasteland The Doctor is relieved to be reunited with Sarah and Harry who had not reached the Kaled's city before the rocket struck. All three head for the Bunker but as soon as they get inside, via the same ventilation shaft they used to escape from the Bunker earlier, they are captured by Nyder and brought before Davros, who threatens to torture Sarah and Harry unless he reveals details of all the future Dalek defeats so that they can be averted.

The Doctor eventually manages to escape and frees his companions. He then decides to blow up the Dalek incubator room. But he is unable to finish off the embryonic Daleks – despite one of them wrapping itself in a stranglehold around his throat. He argues that he does not have the right to wipe out an entire race of intelligent creatures and that some good will come from the Daleks being in the Universe.

Davros and His Daleks
Davros and His Daleks

The Doctor finally manages to destroy the recordings that he was forced to make. He also manages to retrieve all the items that were confiscated from him when they were captured, including the Time Ring. The Doctor, with the help of a Dalek, also destroys the embryonic Dalek mutants.

The Daleks, after exterminating the Thals, have also returned to the Bunker. Davros thinks he is in control but in reality he is not. What Davros has done is to ensure that his creations have an overriding instinct to survive, resulting in a totally ruthless life form which sees all other creatures as a potential threat to itself. The Daleks therefore start to systematically destroy all life which is not Dalek. This may have begun with the destruction of most of the Thals but when some members of the Elite revolt, protesting at the genetic alterations that Davros has made to the Daleks, they too are exterminated.

As the remaining Thal survivors detonate explosives at the entrance to the Bunker, sealing the Daleks inside, The Daleks seize control, killing the remainder of the Elite as well as Davros himself.

Realising that his intervention will have only delayed the Dalek’s development The Doctor and his two companions use the time ring to leave Skaro so as to be reunited with the TARDIS.

 
Nyder
Nyder
Davros
Davros
The Doctor and Davros
The Doctor and Davros
Sarah Tries to Escape
Sarah Tries to Escape
 
The Doctor and Bettan
The Doctor and Bettan
Death by Dalek
Death by Dalek
Can The Doctor Destroy the Birth of the Daleks?
Can The Doctor Destroy the Birth of the Daleks?
A Dalek Survives
A Dalek Survives




Quote of the Story


 'I know that although the Daleks will create havoc and destruction for millions of years. I know also, that out of their evil, must come something good.'

The Doctor



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Release Information

FormatTitleRelease Date (UK)Code NumberCover ArtRemarks
Audio
LP
Science-Fiction Sound Effects No. 191978REC 316Sound Effects
Audio
Tape
Science-Fiction Sound Effects No. 191978Sound Effects
Audio
LP
Genesis of the Daleks1979Abridged version of the story released as an LP Contains newly written narration by Tom Baker
Audio
Tape
Genesis of the Daleks and SlipbackNovember 1988ZBBC 1020Photo-montageDouble Cassette Abridged version of the story with newly written narration by Tom Baker Also includes "Slipback" starring Colin Baker
Video
VHS
Genesis of the Daleks and The Sontaran ExperimentOctober 1991BBCV 4643Andrew SkilleterDouble cassette release Released along with "The Sontaran Experiment"
Video
VHS
The Tom Baker YearsSeptember 1992BBCV 4839PhotoClip only Introduced and commented on by Tom Baker Double cassette release
Audio
CD
Pyramids of Mars (Classic Music from the Tom Baker Era)1993FLMCD 134Music score
Audio
CD
Genesis of the Daleks and Exploration Earth: The Time MachineJuly 2001Photo-montageExtended version of the abridged version of the story with newly written narration by Tom Baker Also includes "Exploration Earth: The Time Machine"
Video
VHS
Genesis of the DaleksSeptember 2001BBCV 7251Photo-montageRemastered version Part of the "The Davros Collection Boxed Set" released by WH Smith
Video
DVD
Genesis of the DaleksMarch 2006BBCDVD 1813Clayton Hickman
Video
DVD
Genesis of the DaleksJanuary 2007BBCDVD 2261Part of "The Dalek" Box Set containing 5 Dalek stories Exclusive to Amazon
Video
DVD
Genesis of the DaleksNovember 2007BBCDVD 2508Photo-montagePart of the "The Davros Collection" Box Set containing 5 Davros stories
Audio
CD
Genesis of the DaleksFebruary 2011Re-released version of the abridged story originally released as an LP Contains newly written narration by Tom Baker
Video
DVD
Genesis of the DaleksJuly 2013BBCDVD 3800Part of the "The 4th Doctor Time Capsule" - A Special Limited Edition Box Set
Video
DVD
Genesis of the DaleksSeptember 2013BBCDVD 3810Photo-montagePart of "The Monster Collection - Davros" boxset
Video
Blu-Ray
Doctor Who: The Collection - Season 12 (Limited Edition)June 2018BBCBD 0435Photo-montageBlu-Ray Limited Edition boxed set containing 5 specially restored stories
Video
Blu-Ray
Time Lord Victorious - Road To The Dark TimesNovember 2020BBCBD 0518Photo-montageBlu-Ray set containing 7 stories containing legends of the Dark Times, the Dalek Empire and the Time Lord Victorious.
Video
Blu-Ray
Doctor Who: The Collection - Season 12 (Standard Edition)May 2021BBCBD 0526Photo-montageBlu-Ray Standard Edition boxed set containing 5 specially restored stories


In Print

FormatTitleRelease Date (UK)PublisherAuthorCover ArtRemarks
Novel
Novel
Doctor Who and the Genesis of the DaleksJuly 1976Target No. 27Terrance DicksChris AchilleosISBN: 0-426-11260-1
(1st Edition Target Cover)
Novel
Novel
Doctor Who and the Daleks Omnibus1976Marks and SpencersTerrance DicksGeneral Illustration CompanyHardback. Abridged and illustrated. Also includes "Doctor Who and the Planet of the Daleks".
Novel
Novel
Doctor Who and the Genesis of the Daleks1987Target No. 27Terrance DicksChris AchilleosISBN: 0-426-11260-1
(Reprinted Target Book Cover)
Novel
Novel
Genesis of the DaleksMay 1991Target No. 27Terrance DicksAlister PearsonVirgin new cover reprint.
ISBN: 0-426-11260-1
Script
Script
The Scripts Tom Baker 1974/75October 2001BBC BooksTerry Nationphoto-montageHardback. Contains an introduction by Terrance Dicks. ISBN: 0-563-53815-5
Novel
Novel
Genesis of the DaleksJune 2016Target No. 27Terrance DicksChris AchilleosBBC Reprint. ISBN: 978-1-78594-038-5
CD
CD
Genesis of the DaleksOctober 2017Target No. 27Terrance DicksChris AchilleosAudio version of the Target Novel read by Jon Culshaw.
Novel
Novel
The Essential Terrance Dicks Volume 2August 2021BBC BooksTerrance DicksHardback with a forward by Robert Webb
Doctor Who CMS Magazine (In Vision)Issue 4 (Released: May 1988)
Doctor Who Monthly - ArchiveIssue 69 (Released: October 1982)
Doctor Who Magazine - NostalgiaIssue 179 (Released: November 1991)
Doctor Who Magazine - After ImageIssue 197 (Released: March 1993)
Doctor Who Magazine - ArchiveIssue 250 (Released: April 1997)
Doctor Who Magazine - Time TeamIssue 346 (Released: August 2004)
Doctor Who Magazine - The Fact of FictionIssue 466 (Released: December 2013)
Doctor Who DVD FilesVolume 31 (Released: March 2010)

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On Release

Audio LP - Sound Effects No. 19
Audio LP - Sound Effects No. 19

BBC
AUDIO
LP Cover
LP Cover

BBC
AUDIO
Tape Cover
Tape Cover

BBC
AUDIO
VHS Video Cover
VHS Video Cover

BBC
VIDEO
   
Tom Baker Years VHS Video Cover
Tom Baker Years VHS Video Cover

BBC
VIDEO
Pyramids of Mars CD Cover
Pyramids of Mars CD Cover

Silva Screen
AUDIO
CD Cover
CD Cover

BBC
AUDIO
W.H. Smith VHS Video Cover
W.H. Smith VHS Video Cover

BBC
VIDEO
   
DVD Cover
DVD Cover

BBC
VIDEO
Amazon Dalek Box Set DVD Cover
Amazon Dalek Box Set DVD Cover

BBC
VIDEO
Davros Collection DVD Cover
Davros Collection DVD Cover

BBC
VIDEO
CD (LP Version) Cover
CD (LP Version) Cover

BBC
AUDIO
   
The 4th Doctor Time Capsule
The 4th Doctor Time Capsule

BBC
VIDEO
The Monster Collection - Davros Cover
The Monster Collection - Davros Cover

BBC
VIDEO
The Collection Season 12 Limited Edition Blu-Ray Cover
The Collection Season 12 Limited Edition Blu-Ray Cover

BBC
VIDEO
Time Lord Victorious Blu-Ray Cover
Time Lord Victorious Blu-Ray Cover

BBC
VIDEO
   
The Collection Season 12 Standard Edition Blu-Ray Cover
The Collection Season 12 Standard Edition Blu-Ray Cover

BBC
VIDEO



In Print

Original Target Book Cover
Original Target Book Cover

Target
NOVEL
Doctor Who and the Daleks Omnibus Cover
Doctor Who and the Daleks Omnibus Cover

Marks and Spencers
NOVEL
Reprinted Target Book Cover
Reprinted Target Book Cover

Target
NOVEL
Reprinted Virgin Book Cover
Reprinted Virgin Book Cover

Virgin
NOVEL
   
BBC Script Book Cover
BBC Script Book Cover

BBC
SCRIPT
Reprinted BBC Book Cover
Reprinted BBC Book Cover

BBC
NOVEL
Target Audio CD Cover
Target Audio CD Cover

BBC
CD
The Essential Terrance Dicks Volume 2 Book Cover
The Essential Terrance Dicks Volume 2 Book Cover

BBC
NOVEL
   



Magazines

Doctor Who CMS Magazine (In Vision): Issue 4
Doctor Who CMS Magazine (In Vision): Issue 4

CMS
Doctor Who Monthly - Archive: Issue 69
Doctor Who Monthly - Archive: Issue 69

Marvel Comics
Doctor Who Magazine - Nostalgia: Issue 179
Doctor Who Magazine - Nostalgia: Issue 179

Marvel Comics
Doctor Who Magazine - After Image: Issue 197
Doctor Who Magazine - After Image: Issue 197

Marvel Comics
   
Doctor Who Magazine - Archive: Issue 250
Doctor Who Magazine - Archive: Issue 250

Marvel Comics
Doctor Who Magazine - Time Team: Issue 346
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