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Adventures in Lockdown was a collection of short stories written by Doctor Who writers in response to COVID-19. In addition to those previously released online for free, three new stories were written, with a portion of the proceeds being donated to Children in Need.[1]

Publisher's summary[]

Darkness Never Prevails.

While staying home was a vital safety measure in 2020, the freedom of the TARDIS remained a dream that drew many - allowing them to roam the cosmos in search of distraction, reassurance and adventure. Now some of the finest TV Doctor Who writers come together with gifted illustrators in this very special short story collection in support of BBC Children in Need.

Current and former showrunners - Chris Chibnall, Russell T Davies and Steven Moffat - present exciting adventures for the Doctor conceived in confinement, alongside brand new fiction from Neil Gaiman, Mark Gatiss and Vinay Patel. Also featuring work from Chris Riddell, Joy Wilkinson, Paul Cornell, Sonia Leong, Sophie Cowdrey, Mike Collins and many more, Adventures in Lockdown is a book for any Doctor Who fan in your life, stories that will send your heart spinning wildly through time and space...


# Title Author Doctor Featuring
1 A Message from the Doctor[2] Chris Chibnall 13th
2 Things She Thought While Falling
3 The Terror of the Umpty Ums Steven Moffat David Karpagnon
4 Doctor Who and the Time War Russell T Davies 8th, 9th The Moment
5 Revenge of the Nestene None Nestene Consciousness
6 Rory's Story[2] Neil Gaiman Rory Williams
7 One Virtue, and a Thousand Crimes 1st Seventh Corsair
8 The Simple Things Joy Wilkinson 13th Yaz, Ryan, Graham
9 The Tourist Vinay Patel Fugitive George
10 Press Play Pete McTighe 13th Susan
11 The Shadow Passes Paul Cornell Yaz, Ryan, Graham
12 Shadow of a Doubt[3] None Benny, Daughter of Mine
13 The Shadow in the Mirror[2] 13th Daughter of Mine
14 Fellow Traveller Mark Gatiss Susan
15 Listen[2] Steven Moffat 12th
16 The Secret of Novice Hame[2] Russell T Davies 10th Novice Hame


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