Intimidated by the long history of Doctor Who? Don't be. Just jump right in at this year's first story and enjoy it as a brand new show. These four concepts are probably all you'll actually need.But if you get curious about the rest, take a look here at some specially-designed landing pages that'll help you get accustomed to the worlds of Doctor Who. Slowly. One bite at a time.
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You can certainly choose to enjoy Doctor Who as purely a television series. But did you know that there are far more stories told in the comic and audio form than exist in the whole television catalogue? Luckily, there's no such thing as canon in this fandom. So you can enjoy exactly the kind of Doctor Who you prefer. And we'll be here to cover it all!
The Fourth Doctor Adventures is a range of full-cast audios with Tom Baker reprising the role of the Fourth Doctor. It revisits various periods of Tom Baker's era, featuring, at different times, Leela, Romana and K9, voiced by Louise Jameson, Mary Tamm / Lalla Ward and John Leeson respectively, all reprising their roles from the television series.
Treasure Trail was a 1976 Fourth Doctor/Sarah Jane TV Comic story that was a pure historical set in the waning days of World War II. Although many other Doctor Who stories were set during the Second World War, Treasure Trail was unusual for portraying the Italian resistance, and was almost certainly the only Doctor Who story in any medium to depict the Nazi plunder of European art.