The Writer's Tale: The Final Chapter

By Russell T Davies & Benjamin Cook

  • Release Date : 2013-03-31
  • Genre : Performing Arts
  • FIle Size : 9.68 MB
Score: 5.0
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Description

The Writer's Tale: The Final Chapter For this new edition of The Writer's Tale, Russell T Davies and Benjamin Cook expand their in-depth discussion of the creative life of Doctor Who to cover Russell's final year as Head Writer and Executive Producer of the show, as well as his work behind the increasingly successful Torchwood and The Sarah Jane Adventures spin-offs. Candid and witty insights abound throughout two years' worth of correspondence, covering David Tennant's last episodes as the Doctor and the legacy that Russell and David leave behind as a new era of Doctor Who begins.

With over 300 pages of new material, and taking in events from the entire five years since the show's return in 2005, The Writer's Tale: The Final Chapter is the most comprehensive - and personal - account of Doctor Who ever published.

Reviews

  • Something For Everyone

    5
    By Arieliondotcom
    I love autobiographies and this collection of emails and texts between Doctor Who rescuer/writer/show runner Russell T. Davies and Doctor Who Magazine writer Ben Cook reads very much like an autobiography. The fact that the subject is ostensibly Doctor Who, my favorite programme and obsession, makes it all the better. But it is so much more. This book is (despite RTD's worries it would happen) a wonderful guide to writers of all stripes, especially screenwriters. It shows the writer's mind and common angst and joys. For the Whovian there are wonderful alternative stories and some that never got on the screen. For writers there are commiserations and pointers from RTD. For those struggling with self-acceptance there is RTD's candid experience as a homosexual. For psychologists there are deeper issues common to humanity. A brilliant book and must read. One note: In the Kindle/Kindle app version there are errors where links don't work because the old scripts and other references don't work but you can Google for those scripts. Just don't use the hyperlinks in the book.

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