Terrance Dicks





Terrance Dicks


Born
in East Ham, Essex , The United Kingdom
May 10, 1935

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Terrance Dicks is an English writer, best known for his work in television and for writing a large number of popular children's books during the 1970s and 80s.

His break in television came when his friend Malcolm Hulke asked for his help with the writing of an episode of the popular ABC (ITV) action-adventure series The Avengers, on which Dicks received a co-writer's credit on the broadcast. He also wrote for the popular ATV soap opera Crossroads.

In 1968 he was employed as the assistant script editor on the BBC's popular science-fiction series Doctor Who. Dicks went on to become the main script editor on the programme the following year, and earned his first writing credit on the show when he and Hulke co-wrote the epic ten-part story The W
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Average rating: 3.57 · 20,916 ratings · 1,689 reviews · 232 distinct worksSimilar authors
Doctor Who: Timewyrm: Exodus

3.61 avg rating — 1,257 ratings — published 1991
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Doctor Who and the Abominab...

3.82 avg rating — 1,044 ratings — published 1974 — 11 editions
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Doctor Who: The Eight Doctors

3.29 avg rating — 774 ratings — published 1998 — 5 editions
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Doctor Who and an Unearthly...

3.69 avg rating — 642 ratings — published 1981 — 7 editions
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Doctor Who: Made of Steel

3.50 avg rating — 729 ratings — published 2007 — 6 editions
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Doctor Who and the Genesis ...

3.93 avg rating — 490 ratings — published 1976 — 13 editions
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Doctor Who: Revenge of the ...

3.47 avg rating — 579 ratings — published 2008 — 4 editions
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Doctor Who: The Five Doctors

3.86 avg rating — 437 ratings — published 1983 — 4 editions
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Doctor Who and the Day of t...

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3.74 avg rating — 482 ratings — published 1974 — 14 editions
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Doctor Who and the Three Do...

3.79 avg rating — 478 ratings — published 1975 — 11 editions
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Doctor Who and the Abominab... Doctor Who and the Android ... Doctor Who and the Androids... Doctor Who and the Armagedd... Doctor Who and the Auton In... Doctor Who and the Brain of... Doctor Who and the Carnival...
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Doctor Who: The Smugglers Doctor Who: The Faceless Ones Doctor Who and the Abominab... Doctor Who and the Web of Fear Doctor Who: The Wheel In Space Doctor Who: The Space Pirates
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Doctor Who: Made of Steel Doctor Who: Revenge of the ...
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3.55 avg rating — 188 ratings

The Ultimate Adventure Doctor Who: Seven Keys to D... Doctor Who: Beyond the Ulti...
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“The Master: The cosmos without the Doctor scarcely bears thinking about.”
Terrance Dicks, Doctor Who: The Five Doctors

“No point in being a grown-up if you can't be childish.”
Terrance Dicks, Doctor Who and the Giant Robot

“The trouble with the scientific approach, thought the Brigadier, was that it left you at the mercy of your scientists.”
Terrance Dicks, Doctor Who and the Auton Invasion

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