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The Tribe of Gum was the first in a series of script books released by Titan Books.

Publisher's summary Edit


A police box in a fog-shrouded junk-yard. A mysterious pupil who knows more than her teachers. A white-haired old man in an Edwardian frock-coat. These were the key elements in the first episode of what was to become the World's longest running television science-fiction series.

Read for the first time the complete script of the first-ever Doctor Who story together with background and technical information

First of a new series.

Subject matter Edit

A verbatim transcript of the televised Doctor Who adventure The Tribe of Gum

Contents Edit

  • Introduction
  • Doctor Who: The Beginning
  • Background
  • Cast
  • Technical Details
  • Production Credits
  • Episode One: An Unearthly Child
  • Episode Two: The Caves of Skulls
  • Episode Three: The Forest of Fear
  • Episode Four: The Firemaker

Notable features Edit

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Notes Edit

  • Published in paperback
  • Priced £2.95 (UK)
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