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|image = WeeDeoch.jpg
{{Infobox Short Story
 
 
|series = ''[[Brief Encounter]]''
|name=A Wee Deoch an ...?
 
 
|doctor = Sixth Doctor
|image=WeeDeoch.jpg
 
 
|companions = [[Melanie Bush|Mel]]
|series=[[Brief Encounter]]
 
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|featuring = The Brig
|doctor= Sixth Doctor
 
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|featuring2 = Doris Lethbridge-Stewart
|companions= [[Melanie Bush]]
 
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|setting =
|featuring=[[Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart|Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart]]<br>[[Doris Lethbridge-Stewart]]
 
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|writer = [[Colin Baker]]
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|writer=[[Colin Baker]]
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|illustrator = [[Paul Vyse]]
|publication=[[DWMS Winter 1991]]
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|publication = [[DWMS Winter 1991]]
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|release date = [[November (releases)|November]] [[1991 (releases)|1991]]
|prev=Listening Watch (short story)
 
|next=Girls' Night In (short story)
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|prev = Listening Watch (short story)
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|next = Girls' Night In (short story)
 
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'''''{{StoryTitle}}''''' was a ''[[Brief Encounter]]'' short story published in [[DWMS Winter 1991]].
   
 
== Summary ==
 
== Summary ==
The [[Sixth Doctor|Doctor]] takes [[Melanie Bush|Mel]] to the Royal Albion Hotel in [[Brighton]] to celebrate his nine hundred and ninety-first [[birthday]]. At the same time, [[the Brigadier|Alistair Lethbridge-Stewart]] finds himself at the same hotel with forty-eight hours to wait until he meets a contact by the name of Herr Hahnstier. The Doctor accidentally creates a scene in the hotel restaurant, causing a waitress to spill her tray of cream cakes into the lap of a lady dining there. As the Doctor and Mel breeze off, Alistair offers his assistance to the lady, who gives her name as [[Doris Lethbridge-Stewart|Doris]]!
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The [[Sixth Doctor]] takes [[Melanie Bush|Mel]] to the [[Royal Albion Hotel]] in [[Brighton]] to celebrate his nine hundred and ninety-first [[birthday]]. At the same time, [[Alistair Lethbridge-Stewart]] finds himself at the same hotel with forty-eight hours to wait until he meets a contact by the name of Herr Hahnstier. The Doctor accidentally creates a scene in the hotel restaurant, causing a waitress to spill her tray of cream cakes into the lap of a lady dining there. As the Doctor and Mel breeze off, Alistair offers his assistance to the lady, who gives her name as [[Doris Lethbridge-Stewart|Doris]].
   
 
== Characters ==
 
== Characters ==
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* [[Melanie Bush]]
 
* [[Melanie Bush]]
 
* [[Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart|Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart]]
 
* [[Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart|Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart]]
* [[Doris Lethbridge-Stewart]]
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* [[Doris Lethbridge-Stewart|Doris Wilson]]
   
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
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== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==
* Illustrated by [[Paul Vyse]].
 
 
* This is the first published short story written by an actor who played the Doctor on television.
 
* This is the first published short story written by an actor who played the Doctor on television.
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* The title of this story is a play on "A Wee Deoch an Doris", a skit and song by Scottish comedian and singer {{w|Harry Lauder}}.
* The Sixth Doctor is celebrating his nine hundred and ninety-first birthday. ''This contradicts other information about [[the Doctor's age]].''
 
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* This is the first time the Brigadier meets the Sixth Doctor in any medium.
   
 
== Continuity ==
 
== Continuity ==
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''to be added''
* For the Doctor and Mel, the story would appear to be set between [[PROSE]]: ''[[Business Unusual (novel)|Business Unusual]]'' and ''[[Time and the Rani (TV story)|Time and the Rani]]''. However, it is unclear as to when these events occur for the Brigadier.
 
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[[Category:BE stories]]
 
[[Category:BE stories]]
 
[[Category:Brief Encounter stories]]
 
[[Category:Brief Encounter stories]]
[[Category:Sixth Doctor short stories|Wee]]
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[[Category:Sixth Doctor short stories]]
 
[[Category:Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart short stories]]
 
[[Category:Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart short stories]]
[[Category:Stories released in 1991]]
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[[Category:1991 short stories]]

Revision as of 22:55, March 2, 2019

RealWorld

A Wee Deoch an ...? was a Brief Encounter short story published in DWMS Winter 1991.

Summary

The Sixth Doctor takes Mel to the Royal Albion Hotel in Brighton to celebrate his nine hundred and ninety-first birthday. At the same time, Alistair Lethbridge-Stewart finds himself at the same hotel with forty-eight hours to wait until he meets a contact by the name of Herr Hahnstier. The Doctor accidentally creates a scene in the hotel restaurant, causing a waitress to spill her tray of cream cakes into the lap of a lady dining there. As the Doctor and Mel breeze off, Alistair offers his assistance to the lady, who gives her name as Doris.

Characters

References

to be added

Notes

  • This is the first published short story written by an actor who played the Doctor on television.
  • The title of this story is a play on "A Wee Deoch an Doris", a skit and song by Scottish comedian and singer Harry Lauder.
  • This is the first time the Brigadier meets the Sixth Doctor in any medium.

Continuity

to be added

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