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{{Infobox Story
 
{{Infobox Story
|name= Doctor Who and the Dæmons
 
 
|image=Daemons novel.jpg
 
|image=Daemons novel.jpg
|series=[[Target novelisation]]s
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|series=Publication order
 
|number= 15 (given to later editions)
 
|number= 15 (given to later editions)
 
|novelisation of= The Dæmons (TV story)
 
|novelisation of= The Dæmons (TV story)
 
|doctor=Third Doctor
 
|doctor=Third Doctor
 
|companions=[[Jo Grant|Jo]]
 
|companions=[[Jo Grant|Jo]]
|featuring=[[Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart|The Brig]], [[Mike Yates]], [[John Benton|Benton]]
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|featuring=The Brigadier
|enemy= {{il|[[Azal]],|{{Delgado|c}}}}
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|featuring2=Mike Yates
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|featuring3=John Benton
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|featuring4=Tom Osgood
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|enemy= [[Azal]], {{Delgado}}
 
|setting= [[Earth]], circa [[1970s]]
 
|setting= [[Earth]], circa [[1970s]]
 
|writer= [[Barry Letts]]
 
|writer= [[Barry Letts]]
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|publisher2= W.H. Allen
 
|publisher2= W.H. Allen
 
|cover = [[Chris Achilleos]]
 
|cover = [[Chris Achilleos]]
|release date= {{il|[[17 October (releases)|17 October]] [[1974]] (paperback)January [[1982]] (hardcover)}}
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|release date= {{il|[[17 October (releases)|17 October]] [[1974 (releases)|1974]] (paperback)|[[January (releases)|January]] [[1982 (releases)|1982]] (hardcover)}}
 
|format= Hardcover and paperback editions; 15 Chapters, 172 Pages
 
|format= Hardcover and paperback editions; 15 Chapters, 172 Pages
 
|isbn= ISBN 0-426-11332-2
 
|isbn= ISBN 0-426-11332-2
|series = Publication order
 
 
|prev= Doctor Who and the Day of the Daleks
 
|prev= Doctor Who and the Day of the Daleks
 
|next= Doctor Who and the Sea-Devils
 
|next= Doctor Who and the Sea-Devils
 
|series2 = [[Target novelisation]] numbering
 
|series2 = [[Target novelisation]] numbering
 
|prev2= Doctor Who and the Cybermen
 
|prev2= Doctor Who and the Cybermen
|next2= Doctor Who and the Daleks
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|next2= Doctor Who in an Exciting Adventure with the Daleks
 
|series3 = TV series order
 
|series3 = TV series order
 
|prev3=Doctor Who and the Doomsday Weapon
 
|prev3=Doctor Who and the Doomsday Weapon
 
|next3=Doctor Who and the Day of the Daleks
 
|next3=Doctor Who and the Day of the Daleks
 
}}
 
}}
'''''{{StoryTitle}}''''' was a novelisation based on the [[1971 (releases)|1971]] television serial ''[[The Dæmons (TV story)|The Dæmons]]''.
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'''''{{StoryTitle}}''''' was a novelisation based on the 1971 television serial ''[[The Dæmons (TV story)|The Dæmons]]''.
   
 
== Publisher's summary ==
 
== Publisher's summary ==
=== 1974 edition ===
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=== 1974 Target Books edition ===
 
[[Third Doctor|DOCTOR WHO]] is strangely concerned about Professor [[Gilbert Horner|Horner]]'s plan to cut open an ancient barrow near the peaceful [[England|English]] village of [[Devil's End]]; equally worried is [[Olive Hawthorne|Miss Hawthorne]], the local white witch, who foretells a terrible disaster if he goes ahead; determined that the Professor should is Mr. Magister, the new vicar (in truth [[The Master|the MASTER]]) whose secret ceremonies are designed to conjure up from out of the barrow a horribly powerful being from a far-off planet ... [[The Brigadier]] and [[Jo Grant]] assist DOCTOR WHO in this exciting confrontation with the forces of black magic!
 
[[Third Doctor|DOCTOR WHO]] is strangely concerned about Professor [[Gilbert Horner|Horner]]'s plan to cut open an ancient barrow near the peaceful [[England|English]] village of [[Devil's End]]; equally worried is [[Olive Hawthorne|Miss Hawthorne]], the local white witch, who foretells a terrible disaster if he goes ahead; determined that the Professor should is Mr. Magister, the new vicar (in truth [[The Master|the MASTER]]) whose secret ceremonies are designed to conjure up from out of the barrow a horribly powerful being from a far-off planet ... [[The Brigadier]] and [[Jo Grant]] assist DOCTOR WHO in this exciting confrontation with the forces of black magic!
   
`DOCTOR WHO, the children's own programme which adults adore...'
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`DOCTOR WHO, the children's own programme which adults adore...'
 
Gerard Garrett, The Daily Sketch.
 
Gerard Garrett, The Daily Sketch.
   
=== 1980 edition ===
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=== 1980 Target Books edition ===
 
[[Third Doctor|Doctor Who]] is strangely concerned about Professor [[Gilbert Horner|Horner]]'s plan to cut open an ancient barrow near the peaceful village of [[Devil's End]].
 
[[Third Doctor|Doctor Who]] is strangely concerned about Professor [[Gilbert Horner|Horner]]'s plan to cut open an ancient barrow near the peaceful village of [[Devil's End]].
   
 
Equally worried is [[Olive Hawthorne|Miss Hawthorne]], the local white witch, who foretells a terrible disaster if he goes ahead.
 
Equally worried is [[Olive Hawthorne|Miss Hawthorne]], the local white witch, who foretells a terrible disaster if he goes ahead.
   
The only person who wants the Professor to open to the barrow is the vicar (in truth [[the Master|THE MASTER]]) whose secret ceremomies are designed to conjure up from out of the barrow a horribly powerful being ...
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The only person who wants the Professor to open to the barrow is the vicar (in truth [[the Master]]) whose secret ceremomies are designed to conjure up from out of the barrow a horribly powerful being ...
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=== 1993 Target Books edition ===
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'HARKEN TO MY VOICE, OH DARK ONE; ANCIENT AND AWFUL; SUPREME IN ARTIFICE; BEARER OF POWER; I CONJORE THEE!'
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Working with [[Unified Intelligence Taskforce|UNIT]] on [[Earth|earth]], the Doctor is strangely concerned about Professor Horner's plans to cut open an ancient barrow near the peaceful village of Devil's End. Equally worried is Miss Hawthorne, the local white witch, who foretells a terrible disaster if he goes ahead. The only person who wants Horner to open to the barrow is the new vicar - in truth the Master - whose secret ceremomies are designed to conjure up from the barrow a horribly powerful being.
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The author, [[Barry Letts]], has been associated with [[Doctor Who]] in several capacities, mainly as a [[Director|director]] and [[Producer|producer]] during the [[Jon Pertwee|Pertwee]] years.
   
 
== Chapter titles ==
 
== Chapter titles ==
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== Deviations from televised story ==
 
== Deviations from televised story ==
* As in the earlier novelisation [[PROSE]]: ''[[Doctor Who and the Zarbi]]'', the Doctor is referred to in the text by the technically incorrect name "Doctor Who".
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* As in the earlier novelisation [[PROSE]]: ''[[Doctor Who and the Zarbi (novelisation)|Doctor Who and the Zarbi]]'', the Doctor is referred to in the text by the name "Doctor Who".
 
* Some characters are renamed: [[Jim (The Dæmons)|Jim]] is renamed Josh Wilkins and [[Tom Girton]] is renamed Tom Wilkins.
 
* Some characters are renamed: [[Jim (The Dæmons)|Jim]] is renamed Josh Wilkins and [[Tom Girton]] is renamed Tom Wilkins.
 
* Several characters are given first or last names: [[Bert (The Dæmons)|Bert]] is given the last name Walker, [[Thorpe]] is given the first name Ron and [[Winstanley]]'s full name is given as Montmorency Vere de Vere Winstanley.
 
* Several characters are given first or last names: [[Bert (The Dæmons)|Bert]] is given the last name Walker, [[Thorpe]] is given the first name Ron and [[Winstanley]]'s full name is given as Montmorency Vere de Vere Winstanley.
 
* Benton's scenes with Miss Hawthorne are expanded upon.
 
* Benton's scenes with Miss Hawthorne are expanded upon.
* Benton and Miss Hawthorne drawing a pentagram to try to destroy Bok.
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* Benton and Miss Hawthorne draw a pentagram to try to destroy Bok.
 
* The Master is upset when he thinks he killed the Doctor.
 
* The Master is upset when he thinks he killed the Doctor.
   
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* Title page includes: THE CHANGING FACE OF DOCTOR WHO. The cover illustration of this book portrays the third DOCTOR WHO whose physical appearance was altered by the Time Lords when they banished him to planet Earth in the Twentieth Century.
 
* Title page includes: THE CHANGING FACE OF DOCTOR WHO. The cover illustration of this book portrays the third DOCTOR WHO whose physical appearance was altered by the Time Lords when they banished him to planet Earth in the Twentieth Century.
 
* This is the only novelisation of a televised story to be written by series producer Barry Letts. He would later novelise two Third Doctor radio plays and also write several original novels.
 
* This is the only novelisation of a televised story to be written by series producer Barry Letts. He would later novelise two Third Doctor radio plays and also write several original novels.
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* This novelisation was later released as part of ''[[The Master Collection]]''.
   
 
== Additional cover images ==
 
== Additional cover images ==
''to be added''
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File:SkilleterDaemons.jpg|1980 edition.<br />Cover by [[Andrew Skilleter]]
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File:HardbackDaemons.jpg|1982 Hardback edition
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File:StarBooksDaemons&TimeMonster.jpg|1989 Star Books edition.<br />Front and Back Covers by [[Andrew Skilleter]]
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File:PearsonDaemons.jpg|1993 edition.<br />Cover by [[Alister Pearson]]
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</gallery>
   
 
== British publication history ==
 
== British publication history ==
 
First publication:
 
First publication:
* Hardback
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* Hardback
: W.H. Allen & Co. Ltd. UK
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: W.H. Allen & Co. Ltd. UK
 
* Paperback
 
* Paperback
: Target
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: Target
 
Re-issues:
 
Re-issues:
 
: 40p
 
: 40p
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== Editions published outside Britain ==
 
== Editions published outside Britain ==
* This novelisation was translated into Dutch and released in the Netherlands in [[1974]]
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* Published in the Netherlands by Unieboek/De Gooise in about 1975/76 as a paperback edition, translated by Wim Hohage and published as ''Doctor Who en de Demonen'', it was one of eight Dutch novelisations; despite the broadcaster TROS showing [[Season 12|Seasons 12]] and [[Season 13|13]] at this time the cover still depicts the [[Third Doctor]], however [[Chris Achilleos]]' image of the [[Fourth Doctor]] from [[The Doctor Who Monster Book]] does appear on the back cover.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.wonderfulbook.co.uk/basedon/|title=Based on the Popular BBC Television Serial 3rd Edition}}</ref>
* This novelisation was translated into Portuguese and released in in Portugal in [[1983]].
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* Published in Portugal by Editorial Presença in 1983 as a paperback edition, translated by Conceicao Fardim and Eduardo Nogueria and published as ''Doutor Who e a Arma Total'', it was one of ten Portuguese novelisations.
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File:The Daemons Dutch cover.jpg|Dutch edition
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File:The Daemons Portuguese cover.jpg|Portuguese edition.<br />Cover by Rui Ligerio
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</gallery>
   
 
== Audiobook ==
 
== Audiobook ==
[[File:The Daemons Audio.jpg|thumb|]]
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This Target Book was released on [[14 August (releases)|14 August]] [[2008 (releases)|2008]] complete and unabridged by [[BBC Audio]] and read by the author, [[Barry Letts]].
This Target Book was released complete and unabridged by [[BBC Audio]] and read by the author, [[Barry Letts]].<br />
 
The audio set of four CDs with an ISBN 1-405-? was released in August 2008 priced £13.99 (UK)
 
   
 
The cover blurb and thumbnail illustrations were retained in the accompanying booklet with sleevenotes by [[David J. Howe]]. Music and sound effects by [[Simon Power]].
 
The cover blurb and thumbnail illustrations were retained in the accompanying booklet with sleevenotes by [[David J. Howe]]. Music and sound effects by [[Simon Power]].
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<gallery position="center" captionalign="center" hideaddbutton="true">
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File:The Daemons Audio.jpg|Audiobook cover
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</gallery>
   
 
== External links ==
 
== External links ==
 
''to be added''
 
''to be added''
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== Footnotes ==
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{{Reflist}}
   
 
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[[Category:The Master Collection novels]]
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[[Category:UNIT novels]]
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[[Category:Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart novels]]
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[[Category:Stories set in the 20th century]]
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[[Category:Stories set in Devil's End]]

Latest revision as of 15:04, September 29, 2019

RealWorld

Doctor Who and the Dæmons was a novelisation based on the 1971 television serial The Dæmons.

Publisher's summary Edit

1974 Target Books edition Edit

DOCTOR WHO is strangely concerned about Professor Horner's plan to cut open an ancient barrow near the peaceful English village of Devil's End; equally worried is Miss Hawthorne, the local white witch, who foretells a terrible disaster if he goes ahead; determined that the Professor should is Mr. Magister, the new vicar (in truth the MASTER) whose secret ceremonies are designed to conjure up from out of the barrow a horribly powerful being from a far-off planet ... The Brigadier and Jo Grant assist DOCTOR WHO in this exciting confrontation with the forces of black magic!

`DOCTOR WHO, the children's own programme which adults adore...' Gerard Garrett, The Daily Sketch.

1980 Target Books edition Edit

Doctor Who is strangely concerned about Professor Horner's plan to cut open an ancient barrow near the peaceful village of Devil's End.

Equally worried is Miss Hawthorne, the local white witch, who foretells a terrible disaster if he goes ahead.

The only person who wants the Professor to open to the barrow is the vicar (in truth the Master) whose secret ceremomies are designed to conjure up from out of the barrow a horribly powerful being ...

1993 Target Books edition Edit

'HARKEN TO MY VOICE, OH DARK ONE; ANCIENT AND AWFUL; SUPREME IN ARTIFICE; BEARER OF POWER; I CONJORE THEE!'

Working with UNIT on earth, the Doctor is strangely concerned about Professor Horner's plans to cut open an ancient barrow near the peaceful village of Devil's End. Equally worried is Miss Hawthorne, the local white witch, who foretells a terrible disaster if he goes ahead. The only person who wants Horner to open to the barrow is the new vicar - in truth the Master - whose secret ceremomies are designed to conjure up from the barrow a horribly powerful being.

The author, Barry Letts, has been associated with Doctor Who in several capacities, mainly as a director and producer during the Pertwee years.

Chapter titles Edit

  • Prologue
  1. The White Witch
  2. The New Vicar
  3. The Opening of the Barrow
  4. The Appearance of the Beast
  5. The Heat Barrier
  6. Meetings
  7. Explanations
  8. The Second Appearance
  9. Into Danger
  10. The Third Appearance
  11. The Rescue
  12. Into the Cavern
  13. The Sacrifice
  • Epilogue

Deviations from televised story Edit

  • As in the earlier novelisation PROSE: Doctor Who and the Zarbi, the Doctor is referred to in the text by the name "Doctor Who".
  • Some characters are renamed: Jim is renamed Josh Wilkins and Tom Girton is renamed Tom Wilkins.
  • Several characters are given first or last names: Bert is given the last name Walker, Thorpe is given the first name Ron and Winstanley's full name is given as Montmorency Vere de Vere Winstanley.
  • Benton's scenes with Miss Hawthorne are expanded upon.
  • Benton and Miss Hawthorne draw a pentagram to try to destroy Bok.
  • The Master is upset when he thinks he killed the Doctor.

Writing and publishing notes Edit

  • Title page includes: THE CHANGING FACE OF DOCTOR WHO. The cover illustration of this book portrays the third DOCTOR WHO whose physical appearance was altered by the Time Lords when they banished him to planet Earth in the Twentieth Century.
  • This is the only novelisation of a televised story to be written by series producer Barry Letts. He would later novelise two Third Doctor radio plays and also write several original novels.
  • This novelisation was later released as part of The Master Collection.

Additional cover images Edit

British publication history Edit

First publication:

  • Hardback
W.H. Allen & Co. Ltd. UK
  • Paperback
Target

Re-issues:

40p
1980 Target Books with a new cover by Andrew Skilleter priced 75p (UK)
1993 Virgin Publishing with a new cover by Alistair Pearson priced £3.50 (UK)

Editions published outside Britain Edit

  • Published in the Netherlands by Unieboek/De Gooise in about 1975/76 as a paperback edition, translated by Wim Hohage and published as Doctor Who en de Demonen, it was one of eight Dutch novelisations; despite the broadcaster TROS showing Seasons 12 and 13 at this time the cover still depicts the Third Doctor, however Chris Achilleos' image of the Fourth Doctor from The Doctor Who Monster Book does appear on the back cover.[1]
  • Published in Portugal by Editorial Presença in 1983 as a paperback edition, translated by Conceicao Fardim and Eduardo Nogueria and published as Doutor Who e a Arma Total, it was one of ten Portuguese novelisations.

Audiobook Edit

This Target Book was released on 14 August 2008 complete and unabridged by BBC Audio and read by the author, Barry Letts.

The cover blurb and thumbnail illustrations were retained in the accompanying booklet with sleevenotes by David J. Howe. Music and sound effects by Simon Power.

External links Edit

to be added

Footnotes Edit

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