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The Companions of Doctor Who: K-9 and Company
Series: Doctor Who -
Target Novelisation
Release Number: NA
Doctor: None
Companions: Sarah Jane Smith
Enemy: Coven
Setting: Village of Hazelbury Abbas
Author: Terence Dudley
Publisher: Target Books, W. H. Allen and Co. Ltd. UK
Publication: 15th October 1987
Format: Paperback Book, 160 Pages
ISBN: ISBN 0-426-20309-7
Previous Story: NA
Following Story: NA



  • This novelisation is based on the original television production generally referred to as K-9 and Company which was shown 28th December 1981 and written by Terence Dudley
  • The cover and information shown on the right is for the original Target novel and featured the artwork of Andrew Skilleter. (See below for information on other UK and international editions which published with a different cover).
  • The first novelisation based upon a Doctor Who spinoff production, and the last until novelisations based upon The Sarah Jane Adventures (itself a followup to K-9 and Company) began to appear in 2007.

Publishers Cover Blurb

In the sleepy village of Hazelbury Abbas, the Winter Solstice is fast drawing near. It is a time of deep mystery and ancient evil.

Sarah Jane Smith, journalist and former companion to the Doctor, comes to Hazelbury Abbas to start work on her new book. While there she meets Brendan, the young ward of her Aunt Lavinia.

Suddenly Brendan disappears. Has he been kidnapped by the practitioners of Black Magic who are said to live in the village? Is he to be sacrificed to the goddess Hecate on the Winter Solstice?

But Sarah is not alone in her search for Brendan. Across the unimaginable gulfs of time and space, the Doctor has sent her a very special companion: a robotic dog by the name of K-9...

Book Chapters

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  • Contains no illustrated pages

Deviations from the Televised Story

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Author, Writing and Publishing Notes

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Associated Images

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Publishing History (UK)

  • This title did not appear in hardback and had a single printing of 20,000 copies.
  • It was released priced £1.95 (UK) under the short lived The Companions of Doctor Who Series.

International Editions

  • None

External Sources

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