Doctor Who: The Newbies Guide

Speed of Flight

This is the twenty-seventh novel in Virgin's Missing Adventures series.

Where does this fit?

This happens in Season 10 between Planet of the Daleks and The Green Death.

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The Third Doctor

The Third Doctor has white hair, a large nose, and tends to dress as a society dandy. He has a love of technology, historical name-dropping, and vehicles. In The War Games the Doctor's people (the Time Lords) sentenced him to exile on Earth. In Spearhead from Space, he was appointed as scientific advisor to UNIT. In The Three Doctors the Time Lords revoked his exile.


Jo Grant

Josephine "Jo" Grant is the Doctor's assistant at UNIT. She failed General Science A Level, but has had training in escapology, cryptology, and explosives. She first appeared in Terror of the Autons..

Mike Yates

Captain Mike Yates is an officer in UNIT who was first seen in Terror of the Autons. Before this story he has never been for a trip in the TARDIS.

Recurring and Historical Characters


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