Steve Cambden The Doctor's Effects

THE DOCTOR'S EFFECTS (Paperback)

A fantastic companion to The Doctor’s Affect, this book contains 30 interviews with the people who worked in Doctor Who’s design and special effects departments, throughout the show’s original 26-year run.

The Doctor’s Effects takes you back through time to experience behind-the-scenes activity on over 100 productions, many of them today regarded as classics, such as: The Daleks, Tomb of the Cybermen, the Sea Devils, Genesis of the Daleks, Terror of the Zygons, The Awakening and Trial of a Timelord.

The Doctor’s Effects includes many previously unseen photographs and exclusive interviews including: Bernard Wilkie, John Friedlander, Ian Scoones, Mat Irvine and Ray Cusick

Originally published in 2001, The Doctor's Effects is fast becoming collectable and sought after by fans of Classic Who!

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What the readers say...

“Well Done! Another useful book to fill a real gap. I hope the fans will go for it big.”
TOM BAKER

Crew reaction

“Your book is most impressive...It is bound to appeal to Dr Who fans but it should also fill a gap in the market for those who want back stage stories or are interested in special effects.”
BERNARD WILKIE

“This is a book that I’m proud to be a part of.”
JOHN FRIEDLANDER

“The book is a delight, you have really captured the feel of the FX department of the 70’s. What a gem for those Doctor Who fans out there, a mine of information & insight.”
CHARLIE LUMM

Congratulations, the book looks really good!
MAT IRVINE

"The book’s really good, thanks for the six pages on me, I didn’t know I had done so much!"
GEORGE REED

“You seem to hav gathered a wealth of effects stories, some of which I’ve heard in the bar over the years, but several which were new to me. Fascinating stuff.”
MIKE TUCKER

“I loved these books! Great reads.”
FRANK ALMILES MOLE

"Indispensable these are"
GENE FENDER -  doctorwhoscarf.com

Magazines & readers comments

"The Doctor’s Effect is an amazing collection of interviews dedicated to those people that every Doctor Who fan secretly wanted to be – the ones who made the monsters, the models and the explosions. A wonderful reference work that I’ve consulted so often over the years that I’ve had to buy a second copy as I wore the original one out!"
RICHARD BIGNELL – publisher Nothing At The End of The Lane

“Many of those interviewed are new – and so too are their stories, a rare thing these days.”
VANESSA BISHOP – DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE

“For the fans interested in the series’ production this is a welcome addition and often a fascinating read.”
JAN VINCENT-RUDZKI – TV ZONE

“This book is nothing short of superb. There are so many nuggets of information that you find yourself unable to put it down.”
DARREN ALLEN – CELESTIAL TOYROOM

“At last, a book that celebrates the real heroes of Doctor Who.”
ROBERT LANGLEY

“What a load of hard work must have gone into this book. I think it is excellent.”
NIGEL HOPKINS

“I thought your first book was excellent, but this second book is an absolute treasure trove of unseen material.”
WAYNE CROSS