|Publication Date||27 March 1974|
1974 Target Books edition
Mysterious humans from 22nd-century Earth `time-jump’ back into the 20th century so as to assassinate a high-ranking diplomat on whom the peace of the world depends. DOCTOR WHO, Jo Grant and the Brigadier are soon called in to investigate. Jo is accidentally transported forward to the 22nd century; The Doctor follows, eventually to be captured by his oldest and deadliest enemy – the DALEKS! Having submitted The Doctor to the fearful Mind Analysis Machine, the DALEKS plan a `time-jump’ attack on Earth in the 20th century! …
1981 Hardback edition
The peace of the world depends on the success of a forthcoming conference – and the success of the conference depends on one man, Sir Reginald Styles. Or does it?
According to the history books of the 22nd century Sir Reginald was responsible for the outbreak of the Third World War and all its terrible consequences…
The Doctor and Jo Grant are caught up in a desperate bid by a group of 22nd-century guerilla fighters to return to the 20th century and assassinate Sir Reginald, thereby changing the course of history…
1991 Target Books edition
‘WE USUALLY THINK OF GHOSTS COMING FROM THE PAST. BUT WHAT ABOUT GHOSTS FROM THE FUTURE?’
Earth in the twenty-second century: a place controlled by the Daleks and their mindless, ape-like slaves, the Ogrons. Only small pockets of human resistance remain…
The Doctor and UNIT are caught up in the desperate attempt of a small group of rebels to return to the twentieth century and assassinate the one man on whom the outbreak of the Third World War depends…
Doctor Who – The Day of the Daleks, featuring Jon Pertwee in the role of the Doctor, was written by Louis Marks. This adaptation by Terrance Dicks, who was script editor of the series for five years.
2012 BBC edition
UNIT is called in when an important diplomat is attacked in his own home – by a man who then vanishes into thin air. The Doctor and Jo spend a night in the ‘haunted house’ and meet the attackers – who have time-jumped back from the 22nd century in the hope of changing history.
Travelling forward in time, The Doctor and Jo find themselves trapped in a future where humans are slaves and the Daleks have already invaded. Using their ape-like servants the Ogrons to maintain order, the Daleks are now the masters of Earth.
As The Doctor desperately works what has happened to put history off-track, the Daleks plan a time-jump attack on the 20th century.
- Terror in the Twenty-Second Century
- The Man Who Saw a Ghost
- The Vanishing Guerilla
- The Ghost Hunters
- Condemned to Death!
- Prisoner of the Daleks
- Attack of the Ogrons
- A Fugitive in the Future
- Escape from the Ogrons
- Interrogation by the Daleks
- The Raid on Dalek Headquarters
- Return to Danger
- Day of the Daleks
- All Kinds of Futures
DEVIATIONS FROM THE TELEVISED STORY
When the Ogrons attack the house for the first time, the UNIT soldiers gather around to create a barrier of defence and fight back.