Marc Platt


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Marc Platt is a British writer. He is most known for his work with the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who.

After studying catering at a technical college, Platt worked first for Trust House Forte, and then in administration for the BBC. He wrote the Doctor Who serial Ghost Light based on two proposals, one of which later became the novel Lungbarrow. That novel was greatly anticipated by fans as it was the culmination of the so-called "Cartmel Masterplan", revealing details of the Doctor's background and family.

After the original series' cancellation Platt wrote the script for the audio Doctor Who drama Spare Parts. The script was the inspiration for the 2006 Doctor Who television story "Rise of the Cybermen"/"The Age of Steel",
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Doctor Who: Spare Parts

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Doctor Who: Cat's Cradle-Ti...

3.21 avg rating — 544 ratings — published 1992
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Lungbarrow

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Doctor Who: Loups Garoux

3.29 avg rating — 234 ratings — published 2001
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Doctor Who: The Silver Turk

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Doctor Who: Relative Dimens...

3.74 avg rating — 153 ratings — published 2010
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Doctor Who: Ghost Light

3.84 avg rating — 154 ratings — published 1990 — 4 editions
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Doctor Who: An Earthly Child

3.87 avg rating — 142 ratings — published 2009
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Doctor Who: The Skull Of Sobek

2.97 avg rating — 157 ratings — published 2008
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Doctor Who: Battlefield

3.92 avg rating — 137 ratings — published 1991 — 4 editions
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