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Doctor Who - Snakedance

by Terrance Dicks

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Published by A Target Book in Great Britain .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesNumber 83 in the Doctor Who Library
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Pagination124
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7506034M
ISBN 100426194578
ISBN 109780426194576

Snakedance. Doctor Who, Season Tegan has programmed the TARDIS to go to the Federated world of Manussa, but is unaware of this. Much of the original paperwork for the production of Doctor. A large collection of various Doctor Who-related books, texts, magazine articles and literature. Doctor Who is a British science-fiction television programme produced by the BBC. The programme depicts the adventures of the Doctor, a Time Lord—a time-travelling humanoid alien. He explores the.

Like many sequels, ‘Snakedance’ is the same toy in brand new packaging. Bailey recycles the plot of 'Kinda' (Mara breaks into our world by possessing Tegan, causes havoc, and is defeated after the Doctor has a cryptic chinwag with a local mystic), just in a brand new setting. And the Doctor. Dear oh dear oh dear. The Disco Guide pegs Snakedance as a great story because of the way we get to see the Doctor as outsiders see him, as a wild-eyed nutcase spouting a load of cobblers about doom and disaster. Well, yeah, but as far as we're concerned this gets the thing backwards.

"Snakedance" then quickly begins 80's style intercutting of two groups of not-yet related characters: the Doctor's gang in the TARDIS and some royal visitors to the planet in their quarters - all without really letting the audience in on why we are watching them or .   ‘Snakedance’ may not be nearly as cerebral or complex as its predecessor, but it nonetheless is a wonderfully engaging Doctor Who story that makes the most of each of its leads and guest cast and succeeds on many dramatic levels/5.


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Doctor Who book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The TARDIS arrives on the planet Manussa — much to the Doctor's surprise, /5. Snakedance was a novelisation based on the television serial Snakedance. The TARDIS arrives on the planet Manussa - much to the Doctor's surprise, because Tegan has mysteriously set the by: Andrew Skilleter.

It always amazes me how the Doctor gets such quick access to the people in power. In this one he regularly makes it to the company of the hier to the title of Federator, ruler of a group of worlds.

He also manages to get thrown in jail, as does Nyssa, but they manage to escape. Quite a fun Doctor Who - Snakedance book and a quick s: 3. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Doctor Who and Snakedance by Terrance Dicks (, Paperback) at the best online prices at 5/5(1).

Buy a cheap copy of Doctor Who: Snakedance (Target Doctor book by Terrance Dicks. Tegan is back aboard the TARDIS, but she is not the same, she is unsuspecting medium for the sinister Mara.

Free shipping over $/5(3). Directed by Fiona Cumming. With Peter Davison, Janet Fielding, Sarah Sutton, John Carson. The TARDIS lands on Manussa where Tegan once again gets possessed by the Mara, who plan to break into the physical world/10(). Target Book No.

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‘DOCTOR WHO – SNAKEDANCE’ Please feel free to comment on my review. Mara Tale in Book – The Snakedancers ‘Doctor Who – Snakedance’ by Terrance Dicks has been a great book to read. This book is a novelization of the TV story by Christopher Bailey that was shown in Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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Snakedance was a four-episode serial that occurred midway in Peter Davison (the Fifth Doctor)'s tenure on the program in the early 's. It is a sequel to the serial Kinda, a story that had occurred early during Davison's run (but not immediately preceding Snakedance).Kinda was a trippy story involving an ancient evil known as the Mara, who managed to force his way into.

In Doctor Who’s twentieth season, producer John Nathan-Turner wanted to celebrate the show’s history by featuring an element from the past in all the adventures. In Snakedance it was a monster of pure greed and hatred from the previous year – the Mara. Doctor: Fifth, in his second season.

Companions. If so, “Snakedance” succeeds admirably. Once again, a superb supporting cast. Clunes is wonderful, and watching him here there’s just no question that he was destined for greatness. John Carson’s Ambril is the primary skeptic toward the Doctor’s perceived lunacy, and he also knocks it out of the park.

All about Classic Doctor Who story - Snakedance - The Mara want to return. Their plan involves an ambitious prince, a showman and an air hostess. - Index. Under the Doctor’s hypnosis, Tegan regresses to her six-year-old self – this is all good stuff, and it sparks a real curiosity as to how the ragbag of characters and settings will knit : Mark Braxton.

Click to read more about Doctor Who: Snakedance by Terrance Dicks. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers3/5(2). This feature is not available right now. Please try again later. Now, the reason I really shouldn't have gotten this wrong, aside from the fact that I love "Snakedance," is that, in some ways, Fear of the Dark is a sort of inversion of "Snakedance." In each, one of the Doctor's companions is, via her dreams, contacted and eventually possessed by an ancient evil which seeks to re-establish a physical presence.

Doctor Who In Vision EMBED (for hosted blogs and item tags). Directed by Fiona Cumming. With Peter Davison, Janet Fielding, Sarah Sutton, John Carson. Escaping from jail and rescued from execution by Tanha, the Doctor escapes to find Dojjen. Will he finally be able to defeat the Mara?/10(3).

Doctor Who Mara Tales is a 2-disc BBC science fiction boxset featuring the following classic stories special features: Kinda - The TARDIS visits the planet Deva Loka, where Nyssa remains behind in the ship to recover from a mild mental disorientation while the Doctor, Tegan and Adric falls asleep under some wind chimes and becomes possessed by an evil force, /5(72).

But it is perhaps not satisfying for fans of the old-school of domineering Doctor to see Davison's torrents of energy expending themselves upon people who simply ignore him or fob him off, like he's a minor pest.

Still, he gets the last laugh in the end, because the Mara really does appear and the Doctor is the only one who can stop it/5. it's time for another doctor who dvd review this week i'm reviewing doctor who snakedance great story well directed the first tv apperance of martin clunes leave me a comment and subscribe follow.

To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the longest-running science-fiction show in the world, I’ll be taking weekly looks at some of my own personal favourite stories and arcs, from the old and new series, with a view to encapsulating the sublime, the clever and the fiendishly odd of the BBC’s Doctor Who.

Snakedance originally aired in I know exactly what you want.