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Terrance Dicks (1935–2019)

Autor(a) de Doctor Who and the Day of the Daleks

255+ Works 20,862 Membros 255 Críticas 4 Favorited

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Obras por Terrance Dicks

Doctor Who and the Auton Invasion (1974) 401 exemplares
Doctor Who: The Five Doctors (1983) 386 exemplares
Doctor Who and an Unearthly Child (1981) 378 exemplares
Doctor Who: The Three Doctors (1975) 362 exemplares
Doctor Who and the Giant Robot (1975) 322 exemplares
Doctor Who and the Web of Fear (1976) 286 exemplares
The Deadly Assassin (1977) 268 exemplares
Doctor Who and the State of Decay (1981) 267 exemplares
Doctor Who: Kinda (1983) 264 exemplares
The Eight Doctors (1997) — Autor — 264 exemplares
Doctor Who and the Time Warrior (1978) 259 exemplares
Doctor Who: Death to the Daleks (1978) 258 exemplares
Doctor Who and the Claws of Axos (1977) 254 exemplares
Players (1999) 253 exemplares
Doctor Who and the Face of Evil (1978) 253 exemplares
Doctor Who: Arc of Infinity (1983) 252 exemplares
Doctor Who and the Stones of Blood (1980) 249 exemplares
Made of Steel (2007) 248 exemplares
Timewyrm: Exodus (1991) 246 exemplares
Doctor Who: The Caves of Androzani (1985) 242 exemplares
Doctor Who and the Underworld (1980) 239 exemplares
Doctor Who and the Mutants (1977) 239 exemplares
Doctor Who and the Hand of Fear (1979) 236 exemplares
Doctor Who: Warriors of the Deep (1984) 235 exemplares
Blood Harvest (1994) — Autor — 235 exemplares
Doctor Who: Snakedance (1984) 235 exemplares
Doctor Who: Four to Doomsday (1983) 234 exemplares
Doctor Who and the Invisible Enemy (1979) 230 exemplares
Doctor Who and the Horns of Nimon (1980) 229 exemplares
Doctor Who and the Power of Kroll (1980) 229 exemplares
Doctor Who: Inferno (1984) 222 exemplares
Doctor Who and the Planet of Evil (1977) 213 exemplares
Doctor Who and the Robots of Death (1979) 210 exemplares
Doctor Who: Meglos (1983) 205 exemplares
Doctor Who and the Sunmakers (1982) 204 exemplares
Shakedown (1995) — Autor — 201 exemplares
Doctor Who: The Mind of Evil (1985) 197 exemplares
Doctor Who: The Krotons (1985) 193 exemplares
Doctor Who: The Time Monster (1985) 184 exemplares
The Making of Doctor Who (1972) — Autor — 170 exemplares
Revenge of the Judoon (2008) 167 exemplares
Endgame (2000) — Autor — 157 exemplares
Doctor Who: The Smugglers (1988) 156 exemplares
Doctor Who: The Faceless Ones (1987) — Autor — 152 exemplares
Doctor Who: Planet of the Giants (1990) 148 exemplares
Doctor Who: The Wheel in Space (1988) 145 exemplares
Catastrophea (1998) — Autor — 142 exemplares
Doctor Who: The Mysterious Planet (1987) 140 exemplares
Doctor Who: The Space Pirates (1990) 138 exemplares
Doctor Who: The Seeds of Death (1986) 138 exemplares
World Game (2005) 127 exemplares
Deadly Reunion (2003) — Autor — 119 exemplares
Doctor Who: Warmonger (2002) 109 exemplares
The Adventures of Doctor Who (1949) 74 exemplares
Doctor Who: The Target Storybook (2019) — Autor — 69 exemplares
Mean Streets (1997) — Autor — 67 exemplares
Doctor Who: The Scripts, Tom Baker 1974/5 (2001) — Author "Introduction" and "Robot" — 61 exemplares
Teacher's Pet (1990) 60 exemplares
The Doctor Who Monster Book (1975) 51 exemplares
Doctor Who: Horror of Fang Rock [TV serial] (1977) — Writer — 45 exemplares
Doctor Who: The Brain of Morbius [TV serial] (2008) — Writer; Writer — 39 exemplares
Doctor Who: Robot [TV serial] (2007) — Writer — 35 exemplares
Doctor Who and the Daleks Omnibus (1976) 35 exemplares
The Dæmons and The Time Monster (1989) — Autor — 29 exemplares
Invasion of the Bane (2007) 29 exemplares
Sarah Jane Smith: Comeback (2002) 29 exemplares
The Seeds of Doom and The Deadly Assassin (1989) — Autor — 24 exemplares
Doctor Who Yearbook 1994 (1993) 21 exemplares
The Ultimate Adventure (2008) — Autor — 20 exemplares
Seven Keys to Doomsday (2008) 15 exemplares
The Doctor Who Dinosaur Book (1976) 15 exemplares
A Riot of Irish Writers (1992) 14 exemplares
Star Quest - Spacejack (1979) 14 exemplares
Beyond the Ultimate Adventure (2011) 13 exemplares
Enter T.R. (1985) 13 exemplares
The Dominators and The Krotons (1988) 11 exemplares
Star Quest - Roboworld (1979) 11 exemplares
Sally Ann on Her Own (1989) 11 exemplares
Star Quest (2004) 10 exemplares
The Easter Island Incident (1999) 10 exemplares
T.R. Goes to School (1986) 9 exemplares
The Case of the Cop Catchers (1981) 9 exemplares
The Bermuda Triangle Incident (1997) 9 exemplares
The Transylvanian Incident (1998) 8 exemplares
Cry Vampire! (Jugglers) (1981) 8 exemplares
T.R.'s Day Out (1986) 8 exemplares
Sam, the Detective (1999) 7 exemplares
Terrorsaur! (1981) 7 exemplares
The Chinese Ghost Incident (2000) 7 exemplares
The Circle of Death Incident (1997) 7 exemplares
Nurse Sally Ann (1994) 6 exemplares
The case of the Fagin file (1978) 6 exemplares
The Bombay Deaths Incident (2001) 6 exemplares
The Borley Rectory Incident (1998) 5 exemplares
SS World (Changing Universe) (1998) 5 exemplares
The Inca Alien Incident (2001) 5 exemplares
T.R.'s Hallowe'en (1988) 5 exemplares
The Wollagong Incident (1996) 5 exemplares
T.R. Bear at the zoo (1992) 4 exemplares
Cassie And The Devil's Charm (2000) 4 exemplares
Doctor Who - Tod den Daleks! (1991) 4 exemplares
La Fiesta de la escuela (1996) 4 exemplares
EL CASO DE LOS CHANTAJISTAS (1900) 3 exemplares
Wereboy! (1982) 3 exemplares
Jonathan's Ghost Omnibus (1997) 3 exemplares
Max and the Quiz Kids (1992) 3 exemplares
Camden Street Kids: School Fair (1987) 3 exemplares
Nazi Dagger Incident (2001) 3 exemplares
Knightschool (1992) 3 exemplares
Sagen om pengeafpresserne (1981) 2 exemplares
Esi-isän aaveen tapaus (1981) 2 exemplares
Mindgame Saga 2 exemplares
Jonathan's Ghost (1991) 2 exemplares
Woof! The never-ending tale (1994) 2 exemplares
Europe United (1991) 2 exemplares
Kampf um die Erde (1981) 2 exemplares
Meet the MacMagics (1990) 2 exemplares
Cassie and the Cornish Ghost (2001) 2 exemplares
L'attaque du cybervirus (1996) 2 exemplares
Sally Ann-The Pony (Streamers) (1991) 2 exemplares
Sagen om biograf-svindelen (1980) 1 exemplar
Loch-Ness Monster 1 exemplar
Deadly Assasain 1 exemplar
Fallet med bankrånet (1983) 1 exemplar
Cassie and the Conway Curse (2001) 1 exemplar
double detection 1 exemplar
Abominable Snowman 1 exemplar
Auton Invasion 1 exemplar
Władcy Czasu 1 exemplar
Dalek Special 1 exemplar
Zemsta Cyborgów 1 exemplar
Scary Stories (1997) — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar
An Earthly Child 1 exemplar
Time Warriors 1 exemplar
Marvin's monster (1982) 1 exemplar
T.R. Afloat (1986) 1 exemplar
War of the Witches (1983) 1 exemplar
The great march West (1976) 1 exemplar
T.R.'s festival (1989) 1 exemplar
Jeu supreme (1998) 1 exemplar
Steaming Sam (Blackie Bear) (1992) 1 exemplar
The picnic (1988) 1 exemplar
Sagen om "Forbryderskolen" (1979) 1 exemplar
Vicky's victory (1985) 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Doctor Who and the Cave Monsters (1974) — Introdução, algumas edições352 exemplares
Doctor Who : A Celebration—Two Decades Through Time and Space (1983) — "Who and I" — 260 exemplares
The Discontinuity Guide (1995) — Prefácio, algumas edições223 exemplares
Doctor Who: The Five Doctors [1983 TV episode] (1983) — Screenwriter — 90 exemplares
Short Trips: A Christmas Treasury (2004) — Contribuidor — 60 exemplares
The Target Book: A History of the Target Doctor Who Books (2007) — Introdução — 48 exemplares
Beyond the Stars (Tales of Adventure in Time and Space) (1983) — Contribuidor — 45 exemplares
Wiped! Doctor Who's Missing Episodes (2010) — Introdução — 37 exemplares
A Life of Surprises (2005) — Contribuidor — 24 exemplares
Doctor Who: The Boxset (2008) — Contribuidor — 23 exemplares
Talkback, Volume Two: The Seventies (2006) — Interviewee — 13 exemplares
Doctor Who: Tales from the TARDIS, Volume One (2004) — Contribuidor — 11 exemplares
Talkback, Volume One: The Sixties (2006) — Interviewee — 11 exemplares
Doctor Who: The Krotons (BBC Audio Collection) (2008) — Script editor, algumas edições6 exemplares
Bernice Summerfield: Treasury (2015) — Contribuidor — 4 exemplares
In●Vision: State of Decay (1994) — Contributor "Two script editors, one story" — 2 exemplares
In●Vision: The Five Doctors (1997) — Contributor "The Eight Doctors" and "Perfect Dicks-ion" — 2 exemplares
In●Vision: Season 18 Overview (1994) — Contributor "Borderlines" — 2 exemplares
In●Vision: The Brain of Morbius (1989) — Contributor "Bland stand" — 2 exemplares
In●Vision: Whose Doctor Who (1990) — Contributor "text, lies, and videotape" — 2 exemplares
In●Vision: Horror of Fang Rock (1990) — Contributor "The Script Mutations" — 2 exemplares
In●Vision: UNIT Special (1988) — Contributor "Soldiering On" — 2 exemplares
In●Vision: The Ark in Space (1988) — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares
In●Vision: Robot (1988) — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares
Roger Delgado ~ A Tribute (1987) — "You could almost say that the part of the Master was created for him" — 1 exemplar
Doctor Who: The Collection [2007] (2007) — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar
Doctor Who — An Adventure in Space & Time: The Krotons (1984) — Contributor "Holmes for Hire" — 1 exemplar

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Nome legal
Dicks, Terrance William
Outros nomes
Bland, Robin
Data de nascimento
1935-04-10
Data de falecimento
2019-09-02
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
UK
País (no mapa)
England, UK
Local de nascimento
East Ham, London, England, UK
Local de falecimento
Hampstead, London, England, UK
Locais de residência
London, England, UK
Educação
Cambridge University (Downing College)
Ocupações
advertising copywriter
playwright
script editor
screenwriter
Relações
Germaney, Elsa (wife)
Organizações
BBC
British Army
Prémios e menções honrosas
Scribe Award (Grandmaster, Faust Award, 2015)

Membros

Críticas

This is not one of the better novelisations of a Doctor Who TV story, but is a workmanlike adaptation of what was anyway a fairly pedestrian story, usually regarded as the weakest of the early Cyberman stories, though though there are some colourful human characters among the Wheel's personnel. The Cybermen's plot is very convoluted and also requires suspiciously ready acceptance of unlikely coincidences by the Wheel's crew. The story is also noteworthy for the first appearance of companion Zoe.
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john257hopper | 3 outras críticas | Nov 25, 2023 |
I am celebrating the 60th anniversary of Doctor Who by reading a couple of novelisations of classic TV stories from the pen of the late, great Terrance Dicks. This is a novelisation of the second ever Dalek story, first broadcast in late 1964 after the show had been on for a year. It is also the last story for the Doctor's first companion and grand-daughter Susan. The plot is dramatic and there is room for a bit more expansiveness on characters' motivations and the descriptions of the extensive devastation of a London conquered and largely destroyed by the Daleks. Terrance just had a gift for telling a proper story without pretension or bashing the reader over the head with his views, and this is always very enjoyable.… (mais)
 
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john257hopper | 2 outras críticas | Nov 24, 2023 |
An eminently readable, but also very ordinary, Target adventure. I don't want to besmirch Terrance Dicks' name in any way, or the excellent legacy he left of inspiring a generation of children to read - indeed, I would still very gladly put this book in a ten year old's hand. However, I also know that Dicks wrote other, far more exciting Target novels. This one is starting to indicate the direction of his books in the late '70s, which he wrote at too great a speed for a lot of the more interesting detail he had worked into earlier volumes. In particular, it suffers in comparison to its "prequel," the earlier Doctor Who and the Abominable Snowmen, which is a wonderfully atmospheric book.

Having said that, there are still some nice little touches and tweaks to this one, including an extended meeting between the Doctor and Col. Lethbridge-Stewart that never happened on screen, and the quiet rewriting of an anti-Semitic stereotype and muffling of a Welsh one. Pound for pound the TV serial is simply better, especially as there's no real way for Dicks to replicate Douglas Camfield's well-directed action sequences (and he doesn't really try) - but it's still a very likeable book, and as I said, one I'd be happy to hand to a budding Doctor Who fan.
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saroz | 5 outras críticas | Sep 16, 2023 |
Utterly charming. An easy guide through the most popular dinosaurs (and a little bit beyond), presented via the cheerful persona of Tom Baker’s Doctor. I’d have loved this as a kid and I’m mystified we didn’t get anything similar during the show’s 21st century heyday (someone must have pitched it).

Also always takes me aback when I’m reminded that as late as the 1970s (when this book was written) there was still no consensus on what killed off the dinosaurs.
 
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m_k_m | 1 outra crítica | Sep 13, 2023 |

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Associated Authors

Barry Letts Author, Producer
Robert Holmes Author "The Ark in Space", Writer
Steve Cole Author, Editor
Terry Nation Author "Genesis of the Daleks"
Gerry Davis Author "Revenge of the Cybermen"
Bob Baker Co-Author "The Sontaran Experiment"
Dave Martin Co-Author "The Sontaran Experiment"
Ian Marter Author, Actor
Bel Mooney Contributor
Julia Jarman Contributor
Julia Bertagna Contributor
Vivian French Contributor
Robert Swindells Contributor
Malorie Blackman Contributor
Tom Baker Actor
Colin Baker Narrator, Author
Gary Russell Introduction, Contributor
Jason Haigh-Ellery Foreword, Director
Susie Day Author
Anthony Dry Cover artist
Mike Collins Illustrator
Martin J. Wiggins Author "Appendix B"
Andrew Pixley Contributing Editor and additional text
Derek Carlyle Narrator
Noel Sullivan Narrator
Claire Huckle Narrator
David Banks Narrator
Nadine Cox Narrator
Andrew Miller Contributor
Philip Martin Contributor
Paul Leonard Contributor
Paul McGann Narrator
Jon Pertwee Narrator
Peter Davison Narrator
Peter Anghelides Contributor
Harlan Ellison Introduction, Contributor
Chris Achilleos Illustrator
Bill Donohoe Cover artist
Michael Moorcock Introduction
Jon Culshaw Narrator
Russell T. Davies Introduction
Stephen Baxter Introduction
Alan Willow Illustrator
Gary Leigh Foreword
Peter Elson Cover artist
John Lisco Cover designer
Gary Viskupic Cover artist
Fred Gambino Cover artist

Estatísticas

Obras
255
Also by
28
Membros
20,862
Popularidade
#1,036
Avaliação
3.2
Críticas
255
ISBN
680
Línguas
11
Marcado como favorito
4

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