Steve Tribe - Author

About the Author

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.

Featured books by Steve Tribe

Doctor Who: A Brief History of Time Lords

Doctor Who: A Brief History of Time Lords

Author: Steve Tribe Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/05/2017

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.

University Challenge: The Ultimate Questions Over 3000 Brand-New Quiz Questions from the Hit BBC TV Show

University Challenge: The Ultimate Questions Over 3000 Brand-New Quiz Questions from the Hit BBC TV Show

Author: Steve Tribe Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/10/2016

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.

Other books by Steve Tribe

The Classic University Challenge Quiz Book

The Classic University Challenge Quiz Book

Author: Steve Tribe Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/10/2018

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?

Doctor Who: A Brief History of Time Lords

Doctor Who: A Brief History of Time Lords

Author: Steve Tribe Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/05/2017

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.

University Challenge: The Ultimate Questions Over 3000 Brand-New Quiz Questions from the Hit BBC TV Show

University Challenge: The Ultimate Questions Over 3000 Brand-New Quiz Questions from the Hit BBC TV Show

Author: Steve Tribe Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/10/2016

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 The Ultimate Quiz Book

University Challenge The Ultimate Quiz Book

Author: Steve Tribe Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2015

'Fingers on buzzers, your first starter for ten...' Every week the nation tunes in to hearthese legendary words. Over the course of its incredible 53 years, University Challengehas achieved cult status. It's regularly the third most popular BBC2 show, testamentto the enduring appeal of this beloved programme. It even has its own spin-offseries: The Professionals, and Christmas specials featuring famous faces.This bumper quiz book allows you to pit your wits against the students withover 3000 questions drawn from the University Challenge archive. Plus there arequotes and testimonies from behind-the-scenes. Massively popular with fans of allages, University Challenge's Ultimate Quiz Book makes the perfect gift for children,students, grandparents and everyone in between.

Sherlock: Chronicles

Sherlock: Chronicles

Author: Steve Tribe Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/11/2014

A visually stunning and comprehensive guide to the hit BBC series, Sherlock: Chronicles tells the full story of the show as you've never seen it before. Packed with exclusive unseen material, including all-new interviews with the cast and crew, this is Sherlock from the ground up: from story and script development to casting, sets, costumes, props, music and more. Each episode of the spectacular three series is remembered by those who made it, from the show's dazzling debut in A Study in Pink to this year's breathtaking finale, His Last Vow. Featuring over 500 images of concept artwork, photographs, costume and set designs, and more, Chronicles is the ultimate celebration for Sherlock fans everywhere.

Doctor Who: A History of the Universe in 100 Objects

Doctor Who: A History of the Universe in 100 Objects

Author: Steve Tribe, James Goss Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/09/2012

Every object tells a story. From ancient urns and medieval flasks to sonic screwdrivers and glass Daleks, these 100 objects tell the story of the entire universe, and the most important man in it: the Doctor. Each item has a unique tale of its own, whether it's a fob watch at the onset of the Great War or a carrot growing on the first human colony on Mars. Taken together, they tell of empires rising and falling, wars won and lost, and planets destroyed and reborn. Within these pages lie hidden histories of Time Lords and Daleks, the legend of the Loch Ness Monster, the plot to steal the Mona Lisa and the story of Shakespeare's lost play. You'll find illustrated guides to invisible creatures, the secret origins of the internet, and how to speak Mechonoid. A History of the Universe in 100 Objects is an indispensible guide to the most important items that have ever existed, or that are yet to exist.

Doctor Who: The Dalek Handbook

Doctor Who: The Dalek Handbook

Author: Steve Tribe, James Goss Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/05/2011

Daleks! The Dalek Handbook is your complete guide to the Doctor's greatest enemies. It explores the Daleks' origins on the planet Skaro, how a Time Lord intervention altered the course of Dalek history, and how they emerged to wage war on Thals, Mechonoids, Draconians and humans. It also reveals the secrets of Dalek design, the development of their iconic look and sound, and their enduring appeal on and off the screen. With artwork and photographs from six decades of Doctor Who, The Dalek Handbook is the ultimate celebration of all things Dalek. Exterminate!

Doctor Who: The Essential Companion

Doctor Who: The Essential Companion

Author: Steve Tribe Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 18/11/2010

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.

The University Challenge Quiz Book

The University Challenge Quiz Book

Author: Steve Tribe Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/10/2010

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!

Doctor Who: The Tardis Handbook

Doctor Who: The Tardis Handbook

Author: Steve Tribe Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/05/2010

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.

Doctor Who: Companions and Allies

Doctor Who: Companions and Allies

Author: Steve Tribe Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/04/2009

The Doctor has been travelling through space and time for centuries, showing his friends and companions the wonders of the universe. From Sarah Jane Smith and the Brigadier to Martha Jones and Donna Noble, Companions and Allies celebrates the friends that have been by his side and the heroes that have helped him battle his deadliest foes. Find out: How the First Doctor uprooted schoolteachers Ian and Barbara from their twentieth-century lives Why the Third Doctor worked for UNIT How the Fifth Doctor sacrificed his life for Peri Who helped the Eighth Doctor save Earth from the Master What became of Rose Tyler and her family And much more. Beautifully illustrated and including - for the first time - a complete story guide to the sci-fi adventures of all ten Doctors, Companions and Allies is the definitive guide to the Doctor's intergalactic family.

Doctor Who: The Time Traveller's Almanac

Doctor Who: The Time Traveller's Almanac

Author: Steve Tribe Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/09/2008

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.

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