Doctor Who: The Newbies Guide

The Man in the Velvet Mask

This is the nineteenth story in Virgin's Missing Adventures series.

Where does this fit?

This story happens in Season 3 between The Savages and The War Machines

Other Guides to this Story


The first Doctor looks like a human in his sixties. He is physically quite frail, but has a keen intellect. He is paternalistic towards his companions, and has a degree of arrogance towards others. He sometimes forgets his companions' names.


Dorothea Chaplet (commonly referred to as Dodo is a girl from 1966 England who (in The Massacre) ran into the TARDIS on Wimbledon Common, thinking it was a genuine police box.

Recurring and Historical Characters

The Marquis de Sade was a famous French writer from the 18th & 19th Centuries who is most well-known for erotic material. He believed in an extreme ideology of freedom without morality, religion, or law.




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