Dr. Who and the Daleks: The Official Story of the Films is the definitive guide to the making of Dr. Who and the Daleks and Daleks’ Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. The first and only big-screen adaptations of the long-running TV series, the films starring Peter Cushing as the titular time-traveler, are beloved by fans – and the Daleks, in glorious Technicolor, have never looked better.
Author and film expert John Walsh has unearthed a treasure trove of archive material, interviews and stunning artwork and takes us through the whole process of translating the metal monsters from small screen to big. In-depth information on the production, design, casting and special effects are accompanied by full-colour illustrations, including props, posters, and behind-the-scenes photography – making it the perfect gift for fans of the films.
Foreword by Roberta Tovey and Jason Flemyng.
About the author:
John Walsh is an award-winning filmmaker with a focus on social justice. His work ranges from television series to feature films. He is a double BAFTA and double Grierson Awards nominee for his ground-breaking work. He is a trustee of the Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation.
In addition to his film and TV screenplays, John has written for The Telegraph and online publications on film history, politics and religion. He is a triple Rondo Award Nominee for “Book of the Year” with Harryhausen: The Lost Movies, FLASH GORDON: The Official Story of the Film and Escape From New York: The Official Story of the Film. Coming in 2023, Conan The Barbarian: The Official Story of the Film.