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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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4.30 avg rating — 767 ratings — published 2002 — 3 editions
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Doctor Who: Cat's Cradle: T...

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3.24 avg rating — 664 ratings — published 1992 — 2 editions
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Lungbarrow

4.01 avg rating — 388 ratings — published 1997 — 2 editions
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Doctor Who: Loups Garoux

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3.36 avg rating — 350 ratings — published 2001
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Doctor Who: The Silver Turk

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4.06 avg rating — 252 ratings — published 2011
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Doctor Who: Relative Dimens...

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Doctor Who: An Earthly Child

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3.83 avg rating — 218 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
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Doctor Who: Battlefield

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Doctor Who: The Beginning

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Doctor Who: Ghost Light

3.78 avg rating — 214 ratings — published 1990 — 4 editions
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