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The Other 'The Enemy of the World' - In October 1979, David Whitaker submitted the following proposal to W. H. Allen, publisher of the TargetDoctor Who novelisations. It was an outline for Doctor Who and the Enemy of the World - a novel based on his 1967/8adventure featuring the Second Doctor. The significant differences Whitaker proposed for the novelisation are interesting to note, as are his reasons. Whitaker died in February 1981 without having begun work on the book. Eventually Ian Marter produced a novel based on the original scripts and not these notes.
Rennigan's Record - Intended for publication in a book entitled The Journeys of Doctor Who, the following story is the only known previously unpublished Doctor Who work by David Whitaker. The book would presumably have been made up of four or five similar stories. Rennigan's Record is clearly indicated as story number one. DWM is pleased to present this story unedited and as Whitaker wrote it.
Whitaker's World - Philip MacDonal takes a look at the writing of David Whitaker, Doctor Who's first story-editor and his influence on subsequent writers.
A Personal Note - Back in the late Seventies, Gary Hopkins was the co-editor of a Doctor Who fanzine entitled The Doctor Who Review. One of the many people Gary had contact with was David Whitaker, exchanging regular letters and notes. Gary looks back over these personal recollections and has also provided three short capsule stores which Whitaker wrote as diary entries for each of the three original companions (Susan, Ian Chesterton and Barbara Wright).