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Steve Tribe is the author of three Doctor Who books - The Time Traveller's Almanac, Companions and Allies and The TARDIS Handbook - and of the audiobook Doctor Who: The Essential Companion, and compiled The University Challenge Quiz Book. He has edited two or three hundred books, and contributes, occasionally, to Doctor Who Adventures and the official Torchwood magazine.
The Time Lords are an immensely civilised, and immensely powerful, race. Yet we know very little about them, save that they can live forever and possess the secrets of space and time travel. This book intends to unlock the secrets of this ancient, legendary alien race - a civilisation that inflicted some of its most notorious renegades and more.
It's been on television for over five decades, and it's still loved by viewers of all ages. University Challenge is a firm favourite on BBC2 screens for 10 months of the year. This brand-new quiz book saves you having to shout answers at the screen - you can shout them at your family and friends instead! Regularly the third most popular show on BBC2, and with Jeremy Paxman its iconic host, it's not all about the students. University Challenge: The Professionals and Christmas University Challenge have proved equally popular, with the great and the good queuing up to participate; previous contestants have included Kate Adie, Jonathan Coe, Lynne Truss, Rory Bremner, Charlie Higson and Louis Theroux.
University Challenge has been dazzling, delighting and puzzling viewers with its fiercely intelligent questions since 1962. From Bobby Seagull to Gail Trimble, the show has produced some iconic contestants and continues to be as popular as ever. This book compiles some of the most dastardly questions over the years and gives you the oppurtunity to hold your very own tournament. Asking the questions... you. Fingers on the buzzers, who's ready for their starter for 10?
If you enjoyed the Eleventh Doctor's first series of TV adventures, you'll love this opportunity to hear again the most exciting, scary, funny and moving moments. What is the new Doctor really like? What's in store for Amy and Rory when they join him on his travels? Confront the Smilers, the Daleks, the Weeping Angels, the Dream Lord and all the other terrifying aliens they face! Meet Winston Churchill and River Song amongst the many brave friends who help along the way. Travel to Starship UK, Alfava Metraxis, Venice, Provence and Stonehenge - all in the company of your favourite Time Lord and his friends. Doctor Who: The Essential Companion has everything you need to know about the Doctor's travels before he - and you - set off in the TARDIS once again. 2 CDs. 2 hrs 38 mins.
For almost 50 years, University Challenge has served as a bastion of general knowledge, regularly testing our finest young minds with a dizzying array of subjects. Now - if you think you're up to the challenge - you can pit your own wits against the trickiest quiz around. With over 3,500 challenging quiz questions, The University Challenge Quiz Book will probe the murkiest corners of your intellect. Leaving no stone unturned, in-depth questions cover every aspect of history, science, language, economics, culture and more, and will put even the hardiest quiz veteran through their paces. With games to play either on your own or in teams (no conferring), here is a collection to challenge, surprise and stimulate - from your first starter for ten to the final gong. Come on, come on!
As the Eleventh Doctor and Amy embark on all-new adventures in time and space, The TARDIS Handbook gives you the inside scoop on 900 years of travel aboard the Doctor's famous time machine. Everything you need to know about the TARDIS is here - where it came from, where it's been, how it works, and how it has changed since we first encountered it in a London junkyard in 1963. Including photos, design drawings, floor plans and instruction manuals from different eras of the series, this handbook explores the ship's endless interior, looking inside its wardrobe and bedrooms, its power rooms and sick bay, its corridors and cloisters, and revealing just how the Doctor Who production teams have created the dimensionally transcendental police box, inside and out. The TARDIS Handbook is the essential guide to the best ship in the universe.
Who are the eminent artists of the 16th, 19th, or 21st centuries? What are the mysteries of Carrionite Science? Where do the Daleks come from? Answers to all of these questions and more are found in The Time Traveller's Almanac, the ultimate intergalactic fact-finder. The Almanac draws on resources far and wide, from the beginning of time to the end of the universe, to provide information on key historical events and great lives, important issues in science, technology and the arts, and the stories that have defined each era. Fully illustrated with photos and artwork, The Time Traveller's Almanac provides an essential biography of the Doctor Who universe.