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{{Infobox Story
 
{{Infobox Story
|image=WeeDeoch.jpg
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|image = WeeDeoch.jpg
|series=[[Brief Encounter]]
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|series = ''[[Brief Encounter]]''
|doctor= Sixth Doctor
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|doctor = Sixth Doctor
|companions= [[Melanie Bush|Mel]]
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|companions = [[Melanie Bush|Mel]]
|featuring=[[Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart|The Brig]], [[Doris Lethbridge-Stewart]]
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|featuring = Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart{{!}}The Brigadier
|setting=
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|featuring2 = Doris Lethbridge-Stewart
|writer=[[Colin Baker]]
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|setting =
|illustrator=[[Paul Vyse]]
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|writer = [[Colin Baker]]
|publication=[[DWMS Winter 1991]]
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|illustrator = [[Paul Vyse]]
|release date= [[November (releases)|November]] [[1991 (releases)|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)
}}{{prose stub}}
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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]].
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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]].
 
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== Characters ==
 
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== References ==
 
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== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==
 
* 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 title of this story is a play on "A Wee Deoch an Doris", a skit and song by Scottish comedian and singer Harry Lauder.
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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}}.
* This is the first time the Brigadier meets the Sixth Doctor in any medium. It even predates the only onscreen meeting in [[NOTVALID]]: ''[[Dimensions in Time (TV story)|Dimensions in Time]]''.
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* This is the first time the Brigadier meets the Sixth Doctor in any medium.
   
 
== Continuity ==
 
== Continuity ==
 
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[[Category:1991 short stories]]
 
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Latest revision as of 19:11, May 12, 2020

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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

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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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