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|image = WeeDeoch.jpg
|name=A Wee Deoch an ...?
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|series = ''[[Brief Encounter]]''
|image=WeeDeoch.jpg
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|doctor = Sixth Doctor
|series=[[Brief Encounter]]
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|companions = [[Melanie Bush|Mel]]
|doctor= Sixth Doctor
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|featuring = The Brig
|companions= [[Melanie Bush]]
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|featuring2 = Doris Lethbridge-Stewart
|featuring=[[Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart|Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart]]<br>[[Doris Lethbridge-Stewart]]
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|setting =
|year=
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|writer = [[Colin Baker]]
|writer=[[Colin Baker]]
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|illustrator = [[Paul Vyse]]
|publication=[[DWMS Winter 1991]]
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|publication = [[DWMS Winter 1991]]
|prev=Listening Watch (short story)
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|release date = [[November (releases)|November]] [[1991 (releases)|1991]]
|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.
* 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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* 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}}.
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* This is the first time the Brigadier meets the Sixth Doctor in any medium.
   
 
== Continuity ==
 
== Continuity ==
* 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:Brief Encounter stories]]
 
[[Category:Brief Encounter stories]]
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[[Category:Sixth Doctor short stories]]
 
[[Category:Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart short stories]]
 
[[Category:Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart short stories]]
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Latest revision as of 22:55, March 2, 2019

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

Summary Edit

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 Edit

References Edit

to be added

Notes Edit

  • 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 Edit

to be added

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