Doctor Who: Resurrection of the Daleks
The universe is at war. Action takes courage.
The TARDIS is ensnared in a time corridor, catapulting it into derelict docklands on 20th century Earth. The Doctor and his companions, Tegan and Turlough, stumble on a warehouse harbouring fugitives from the future at the far end of the corridor – and are soon under attack from a Dalek assault force.
The Doctor’s oldest enemies have set in motforce.The ...more
The expansion of the Airlock 3 scenes are a highlight but aside from that this is a facile, in the extreme, novelisation. I've no idea what the nonsense with the cat is about and the editing is sloppy as sentences appear to have words missing.
I cant help but think that the Paul Leonard/Gareth Roberts proposed versions from the late 90s would have been far better than this.
A crushing disappointment as I cant sta ...more
On tv this was a gritty and grim tale that took the more philosophical Davison era in a tough new direction. Saward is fonder of his more eccentric second Dalek tale than this but this is a fairly good book with some decent character writing . The name Vipod Mor conjures up a radio story best forgotten, and it would have been nice ...more
Saward had a particular fondness for the Cybermen. He wrote stories with good action throughout them and stories that connected the Doctor to important events in Earth's history.
He also wrote the short story Birth of a Renegade and the radio play Slipback.
He served as script e ...more