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Published on November 22nd, 2010 | by Christian Cawley

The Quotable Doctor Who


“I love this show as much as ever. It has not diminished as I feared it would. I can still catch a Jon Pertwee repeat on UK Gold and be happy as a Zygon.”

Russell T. Davies in The Guardian (2005)

The Quotable Doctor WhoCompiled & Edited by Colin M Jarman & Catherine A Davies, The Quotable Doctor Who – Volume One contains 2000 interesting quotations and insightful comments about the TV show from the first black and white episode in 1963 to the HD wonders of 2010. This publication from Blue Eyed Books covers all eleven TV incarnations of the Doctor – both character and actor – William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann, Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant, Matt Smith as well as other film & TV Doctors – Peter Cushing & William Hurndall.

Described as “deeply-researched and well-presented” the compendium also includes observations and opinions about each of the Doctor’s companions, from Susan Foreman in 1963 to Amy Pond in 2010.

The Quotable Doctor Who – Volume One will be followed by further volumes in 2011:

Volume Two: Enemies, Monsters & Other Characters
A broad selection of quotations about The Doctor’s major enemies and scary monsters (from the Daleks to Weeping Angels, Silurians to Sontarans, Davros to The Master) plus a cast list of supporting / minor characters & famous guest stars from the TV show.

Volumes Three & Four: The Quotable Doctor Who Episode Guides
Critical reviews & first-hand, behind the scenes comments on all 32 seasons of the TV Show from …
Vol 3 Classic Who: An Unearthly Child (1963) to Survival (1989)
Vol 4 New Series: Rose (2005) to Season Six (2011).

More details on these volumes, can be found at www.blue-eyed-books.co.uk/doctor-who-quotes-book

Available from Friday, 7th December 2010 and with an RRP of £14.99, The Quotable Doctor Who – Volume One can be purchased online at Amazon.co.uk for a 25% pre-publication discount, which reduces the RRP of £14.99 down to £11.24!

(Via Online PR News)

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About the Author

A long-term Doctor Who fan, Christian grew up watching the show and has early memories of the Graham Williams era. His favourite stories are Inferno, The Seeds of Doom and Human Nature (although The Empty Child, Blink and Utopia all come close). When he’s not bossing around the news team, Christian is a freelance writer specialising in mobile technology and domestic computing, and enjoys classic rock, cooking and spending time in the countryside with his wife and young children. You can find him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.




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