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Doctor Who: The Savages

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When the TARDIS materialises on an alien planet, the Doctor insists that he and his companions have arrived in the far future. Steven and Dodo think otherwise, however, after they encounter a band of cave-dwelling primitives who are terrified of strangers. The travellers soon discover that the planet's population is divided into two castes, and that the professed idyll of ...more
Audio CD, BBC Radio Collection, 2 pages
Published November 11th 2002 by BBC Audio (first published June 18th 1966)
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An adventure with Steven and Dodo. Reading/listening through the First Doctor's works that I can find, is educational. I know so very little about Hartnell's tenure; I had no idea he had other companions other than his granddaughter and the two teachers.

This is another case of Doctor fighting for the rights of the under-dog, the maligned, and disenfranchised. In the midst of listening, I realized how much the series did color my own perceptions about how Life should be.
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Ian Stuart Black was a novelist, playwright and screenwriter. Both his 1959 novel In the Wake of a Stranger and his 1962 novel about the Cyprus emergency The High Bright Sun were made into films, Black writing the screenplays in each case.

He also wrote scripts for several British television programmes from the 1950s to the 1970s, including The Invisible Man and Sir Francis Drake (for which he was
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