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The Unsilent Library: Essays on the Russell T. Davies Era of the new Doctor Who

Published by the Science Fiction Foundation
edited by Simon Bradshaw, Graham Sleight, and Tony Keen, with a foreword by Robert Shearman

The return of Doctor Who to regular TV production after many years of absence has proven to be one of the BBC's greatest successes of the last decade. To a great extent this is down to the distinctive re-invention of the programme by its chief writer and executive producer, Russell T. Davies, and the group of writers - many, like him, long-term Who fans - he assembled. The Unsilent Library examines the storytelling style and techniques of the first five years of the New Doctor Who. Ten in-depth critical essays explore how its writers have updated a series with a history stretching back five decades to stand in the forefront of contemporary science fiction drama. Contents:

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Published January 2011
Paperback, 180pp, £10
ISBN 978-0-903007-08-5

"...better than any of the other analytical books I've read about New Who." Nicholas Whyte

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