Doctor Who and the Giant Robot

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Look, Brigadier! Its growing! screamed Sarah. The Brigadier stared in amazement as the robot began to grow and grow swelling to the size of a giant! Slowly the metal colossus, casting its enormous shadow upon the surrounding trees and buildings, began to stride toward the Brigadier. A giant metal hand reached down to grasp him. Can Doctor Who defeat the evil forces controlling the robot before they execute their plans to blackmailor destroythe world? Tom Baker, who played the Fourth Doctor in the BBC TV series, reads Terrance Dicks complete and unabridged novelization, first published by Target Books in 1975.

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Terrance Dicks worked together with Malcolm Hulke on scripts for "The Avengers" as well as other series before becoming assistant and later full script editor of "Doctor Who". Dicks worked on the entirety of the Jon Pertwee Third Doctor era of the program and returned as a writer scripting Tom Baker s first story as the Fourth Doctor: "Robot". His later scriptwriting credits on "Doctor Who" included the twentieth anniversary story "The Five Doctors". Dicks novelized many of the original "Doctor Who" stories for Target books and has written original "Doctor Who" novels for BBC Books.

Tom Baker is best known as the fourth incarnation of the Doctor. Baker acted in repertory theaters around Britain until the late 1960s, when he joined up with the National Theatre. He was working as a laborer at a building site when he landed the role of the main character in the popular, long-running British television series "Doctor Who", which brought him international fame and popularity.

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