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The Tenth Doctor


On November 23rd, 1963, the BBC introduced the world to The Doctor. Eleven incarnations, dozens of companions, one K-9, and countless TARDIS rides later, Doctor Who has become a worldwide cultural phenomenon.


On November 23rd, 2013, the BBC will air the 50th Anniversary special of the popular British science fiction television program. Titled The Day of the Doctor, this highly anticipated episode will be broadcast simultaneously in over 75 countries spanning six continents.


If you’re as big of a Whovian as I am, I’m sure you’ve been planning your parties and getting your costumes ready for months now. But to help you prepare and build up some excitement for this historical event in popular culture, here is a selection of eBooks and Audiobooks, available for purchase in Marketplace, that feature each incarnation of The Doctor.


First Doctor (William Hartnell)

The Reign of Terror


Second Doctor (Patrick Troughton)

Evil of the Daleks


Third Doctor (Jon Pertwee)

Doctor Who and the Silurians


Fourth Doctor (Tom Baker)

Doctor Who: Demon Quest, The Complete Series 


Fifth Doctor (Peter Davison)

Tales from the Tardis: Volume 1


Sixth Doctor (Colin Baker)

Vengeance on Varos 


Seventh Doctor (Sylvester McCoy)

Death Comes to Time


Eighth Doctor (Paul McGann)

Tales from the Tardis: Volume 2


Ninth Doctor (Christopher Eccleston)

The Stealers of Dreams 


Tenth Doctor (David Tennant)

Doctor Who: The Price of Paradise


Eleventh Doctor (Matt Smith)

Doctor Who: Plague of the Cybermen


I hope you have as much fun reading and listening to these titles as I had putting the list together. Feel free to share some of your other favorite Doctor Who titles or favorite memories from the last 50 years in the comments section. Allons-y!


Rachel Somerville is an Account Specialist with OverDrive.



One Response to “Are you excited for the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special?”

  1. Joseph

    This was a great post! Thank you for all the great Doctor Who info. As a librarian, it’s great to see other Whovians reading what the good Doctor is up to while he’s not on the screen. I’m looking forward to reading this excellent list! Thank you thank you!