Doctor Who and the Genesis of the Daleks: 4th Doctor Novelisation

Version: Unabridged
Author: Terrance Dicks
Narrator: Jon Culshaw
Genres: Science Fiction
Publisher: BBC Books
Published In: February 2018
# of Units: 2 CDs
Length: 4 hours
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Overview

An unabridged reading of this classic novelisation of a 1975 TV story featuring the Fourth Doctor, as played by Tom Baker. The place: Skaro. Time: The Birth of the Daleks. After a thousand years of futile war against the Thals, 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. At the command of the Time Lords, the Doctor travels back through time in an effort to totally destroy this terrible menace of the future. But even the Doctor cannot always win...

With Dalek voices by Nicholas Briggs.

Author Details

Author Details

Dicks, Terrance

Terrance Dicks worked together with Malcolm Hulke on scripts for "The Avengers" as well as other series before becoming assistant and later full script editor of "Doctor Who". Dicks worked on the entirety of the Jon Pertwee Third Doctor era of the program and returned as a writer scripting Tom Baker s first story as the Fourth Doctor: "Robot". His later scriptwriting credits on "Doctor Who" included the twentieth anniversary story "The Five Doctors". Dicks novelized many of the original "Doctor Who" stories for Target books and has written original "Doctor Who" novels for BBC Books.