The Three Doctors
Katy Manning reads Terrance Dicks’ complete and unabridged novelisation, first published by Target Books in 1975.
The most amazing Who adventure yet, in which Doctors One, Two and Three cross Time and Space and come together to fight a ruthlessly dangerous enemy – Omega. Once a Time Lord, now exiled to a black hole in space, Omega is seeking a bitter and deadly revenge against the whole Universe…
Featuring the first three Doctors as played by William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton and Jon Pertwee, together with Jo Grant and the UNIT organisation commanded by Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart
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- William Hartnell’s scenes were filmed in the garage of his home against a black backdrop. (His scenes were actually filmed at Ealing Television Film Studios. His garden shed was used as a makeshift photo studio for a set of publicity shots for himself, Troughton and Pertwee together.
- This story celebrates the start of the tenth season of Doctor Who on television. Either for this reason or another, some people erroneously identify this as the 10th anniversary special.
- The Second Doctor offers the Brigadier a jelly baby. A few years later, the sweet would be brought back as the Fourth Doctor’s favourite sweet.
- After Jo and the Brigadier step through the singularity, their footsteps can still be heard after they’ve faded away.