I’d just like to use this post to point to some good resources for the BBC Second Doctor stories, in other words not anything produced since Patrick Troughton left the show in 1969, or seasons 4-6. Sometimes it’s not worth duplicating what others have done!
Back in the 1960s, Daleks were seen terrorising schoolchildren and taking a particular interest in the nuclear facility at Dounreay. Before you wonder if this is the plot for another Doctor Who lost story, rest easy; it’s the story of how a school visit was surprised by a home made Dalek.
Joining the throng of Doctor Who scripts available free on the BBC Writers’ Room is The Woman Who Fell to Earth. The link is: Doctor Who – Series 11, Episode 1 ‘The Woman Who Fell to Earth’ – Chris Chibnall. <-> Message Ends <->
Over on DoctorWho TV there’s news of the latest Twitch outing for Doctor Who (latest as of 11 Feb 2019). It’s a Dalek marathon running from 17 – 22 February. Stories start with Daleks and end with Remembrance and include The Five Doctors. Full details: The Daleks come to Twitch for six day marathon. /O\ Message Ends /O\
Let’s just imagine. After six years in the public eye, adventures in space and time (catchy phrase), at the end of The War Games the Doctor says farewell to companions Zoe and Jamie and then goes off to serve his punishment among his own people. THE END. Could it have happened? Should it have happened? Let’s chat…
Any consideration of the Second Doctor must come to the reasonable conclusion that Cybermen are his key nemesis, as suggested in my post What did the Second Doctor ever do for the Show? It’s a short step then to considering the impact of Kit Pedler (left in photo) on Doctor Who, but let’s not forget Gerry Davis (right). The picture shows them working on Doomwatch, but…
I found a good piece on the cusp between the First Doctor and Second Doctor on something called The BBC Genome Blog. The piece is by Andrew Martin (who I assume is the same person who has written with Justin Richards). The piece is: Doctor Who: The Regeneration Game.